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04 Jun Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

Survey Reveals Top Cities for Small Businesses

Survey Reveals Top Cities for Small Businesses

For the fifth year in a row, Austin, TX, has been named the best city to start and grow a small business, outranking 100 other U.S. metro areas with populations of at least half a million, according to a study released by The American Cities Business Journals. The booming metro boasts a growing population, adding […]

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29 May Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Economists Forecast Stronger U.S. Growth

NEWSFLASH: Economists Forecast Stronger U.S. Growth

Spurred by several improving sectors, GDP in the U.S. will likely expand by 2.8% this year and 3.1% in 2015, according to a closely-watched survey of economists. The results of the new survey, which was conducted by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), demonstrate greater optimism among economists, whose previous consensus forecast called for […]

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19 May Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Owner Optimism On the Rise

NEWSFLASH: Owner Optimism On the Rise

While doubts persist, small-business owners are growing more optimistic about the direction of the U.S. economy. That’s according to Union Bank N.A.’s Small Business Economic Survey, an annual analysis that also identified positive trends in owners’ hiring plans and hours worked. Overall, 41% of small-business owners believe the national economy is headed in the right […]

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14 Apr Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Industry Reacts To Proposed Minimum Wage Hike

NEWSFLASH: Industry Reacts To Proposed Minimum Wage Hike

In his State of the Union address in January, President Obama urged Congress to enact legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage for all workers from $7.25 an hour to $10.10. “I firmly believe it’s time to give America a raise,” he said.  Also during the State of the Union, President Obama said he […]

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09 Apr Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: CEO Confidence High On Growth Outlook

NEWSFLASH: CEO Confidence High On Growth Outlook

A survey released by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that U.S. CEOs are increasingly confident about corporate growth and a stronger global economy in 2014. Among 162 CEO respondents, 89% expect their companies will report improved sales this year and 40% predict international economic gains. Meanwhile, the biggest threat to revenue and economic improvements, according to CEOs surveyed, […]

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07 Apr Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Consumer Confidence Soars in January

NEWSFLASH: Consumer Confidence Soars in January

Reaching a five-month high, consumer confidence increased sharply in January, according to a new report released by The Conference Board, a private research firm. The group’s latest confidence index rose to 80.7 in January – up from a revised 77.5 in December – beating most forecasts by at least two points. While not at levels […]

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18 Mar Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Gallup Says Small Biz Expectations Mixed

NEWSFLASH: Gallup Says Small Biz Expectations Mixed

A survey by Gallup and Wells Fargo shows small-business owners are about as optimistic headed into 2014 as they were going into 2013. About 28% say they are less optimistic about their business’ future, while 23% say they are more hopeful. Attitudes about the business climate for 2014 are similarly mixed, with about a quarter […]

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19 Jun Posted by in What's New | Comments

3/8” Econ Lanyard [SM-L903F]

3/8” Econ Lanyard [SM-L903F]

A 3/8” wide x 18” long lanyard with one of 20 different free attachments made from thin polyester material. Price includes a one color, one side, step and repeat imprint. Econo lanyards are made with the same materials and attachments as regular lanyards, but they are thinner using less material. Item Size: 3/8” wide x […]

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