Small Business

Sharp decline in new business development across SC highlights impact of COVID-19 Recession

WBTW-TV September 26, 2020 Watch Video by: Dennis Wayman COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) — The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has complied data showing a decline in new business license applications in numerous municipalities and counties in South Carolina. The data shows a worrisome trend in the health…

Sharp decline in new business development across South Carolina highlights impact of Covid-19 Recession on the state

Press Release Contact: Frank Knapp fknapp@scsbc.org 803-600-6874 cell Columbia, SC, September 26, 2020—The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has compiled data showing a decline in new business license applications in numerous municipalities and counties in South Carolina. The data shows a worrisome trend in the health of…

Another Administration gift to Wall Street at the expense of small businesses

Some publicly traded companies that received taxpayer-backed small business loans to pay their employees during the early weeks of the pandemic paid out millions to Wall Street investors in dividends and share buybacks, publicly available financial disclosures reviewed by The Washington Post show. Under the Small Business Administration rules, a…

Misery on Main Street: COVID-19 takes a grim toll on America’s small businesses

NBC Today Show September 23, 2020 Watch Video, Pa. Brunetti’s Pizza and Deli of Scranton, Pa., was so beloved customers volunteered to shovel its sidewalk on snowy days. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. By Gretchen Morgenson, Didi Martinez, Kenzi Abou-Sabe and Cynthia McFadden Brunetti’s Pizza and Deli opened in Scranton, Pa.,…

Webinar–Business for Democracy: A Conversation on Voter Engagement + Responsible Business Strategy

Join the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) on Wednesday, September 23rd, at 2PM EDT for a crucial conversation on voter + election engagement and the business community’s role. ASBC is committed to building a sense of urgency and collective action in order to increase voter turnout this election and make…

Tele-Town Hall: Congress lack of action to support small businesses

You’re invited to join Small Business for America’s Future and other small business owners from across the country for a tele-town hall on Thursday, September 24th at 4:15 pm PT / 7:15 pm ET to discuss Congress lack of action to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and what you, as a small…