Category: Small Businesses

How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Strong E-Commerce Trends

Nov 30, 2020 / Bulletin

Even in a recession, consumers continue to whip out their credit cards. According to this year’s Adobe Analytics Holiday Forecast, consumers are expected to spend over $189 billion online this holiday season. This represents a 33% year-over-year increase versus 2019. If physical stores close over the next few weeks, along with the potential for Congress to approve another round of stimulus checks, online sales could easily surpass $200 billion. New Customers Drive Growth Adobe’s report […]

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Small Business Guide: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday 2020

Nov 24, 2020 / Small Businesses

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner. You likely already know that these are major spending events, but you may not be aware of the exact spending numbers that are seen on these days. No Signs of Slowing A study from Finder estimates that Americans are expected to spend $148.5 billion this coming weekend – approximately $665 per person. Among the top shopping categories includes furniture, appliances, […]

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Business Interruption from COVID-19

Nov 16, 2020 / Bulletin

Business owners throughout the country are bringing their insurers to court seeking damages for business interruption as a result of nationwide lockdowns and closures. UPenn Law recently created and published the Covid Coverage Litigation Tracker which essentially tracks the total number of case filings for business interruption claims resulting from closures and lockdowns throughout the past few months. The litigation tracker shows that these types of cases continue to rise […]

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Florida Voters Approve $15 Minimum Wage Increase by 2026

Nov 9, 2020 / Bulletin

Among several amendments on the Florida ballot this election cycle, one amendment includes a minimum wage increase to $15 per hour by the end of 2026. Floridians voted in favor of Amendment 2 last week, which incrementally increases the minimum wage each year until it reaches $15 per hour in 2026. Amendment 2 required 60% approval from Florida voters. With 100% of the ballots reporting, Amendment 2 barely passed with 60.8% approval […]

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