Small Business

Like many community playhouses around the country, the Studio Theatre shuttered its doors in March 2020 for coronavirus pandemic and did not fully reopen for more than a year. The sales the Little Rock, Arkansas, theater collected from streaming events online or holding outdoor performances did little to cover the debts that began to pile
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In this article ETSY Darin Mays makes wood tables and sells on Etsy. He sources locally and can quickly navigate supply headaches plaguing other retailers. Larry Falk | CNBC This holiday season, Darin Mays isn’t staring down labor challenges or supply chain woes like some of his big-box competitors, and sales are strong. The entrepreneur’s
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Having an emergency fund should be a cornerstone of household budgets. Experts commonly recommend you have at least three months of expenses in savings to handle unexpected setbacks. But how much money should you save to intentionally quit your job? That is a harder question to answer. For Tori Dunlap, founder of the woman-focused financial
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Christopher Willard | Disney General Entertainment Content | Getty Images Some valuable firms like Hermes demonstrate there’s brand value preserved in keeping the business under family control. Others prove that the family connection can help restore belief in a damaged brand — Toyota after its unintended acceleration crisis in 2010 is an example. But those
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Morsa Images | DigitalVision | Getty Images Job listings are requiring applicants get vaccinated in increasing numbers, and the trend appears poised to continue. The number of job postings mandating candidates have a Covid-19 vaccine doubled since the end of September, according to an analysis published Tuesday by Ladders, a career site for higher earners.
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Early in 2020, Sam Lyon’s new job fell through because of a coronavirus hiring freeze. That’s when Lyon decided to create what he calls the “Uber Eats Challenge.” The Salem, Oregon, resident committed to delivering food for 12 hours per day every day in June, aiming for a pace that would amount to $100,000 a
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Ruby Bugarin owns two restaurants in California and is being hit by rising supply chain struggles and inflation. Courtesy: Ruby Bugarin Restaurants around the county were looking ahead to the economy’s reopening over the last few months, as Covid vaccines became more widespread and pent-up consumer demand was palpable. But headwinds from supply chain disruptions
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