As a small-business owner, you know that making a profit has a lot to do with how you manage expenses. And utilities make up a big part of that overhead.
Ever wonder how electricity and natural gas are priced for small businesses? It’s an important question if you want to understand where your business’s energy costs come from.
When it comes to choosing an energy contract, small-business owners have a lot to consider. And without performing the proper research, the whole process can start to feel overwhelming.
As winter approaches, small-business owners are looking for ways to keep their businesses up and running. This can prove challenging, especially when customers are doing less shopping in-store and social distancing guidelines are in place.
The trend of consumers moving away from traditional brick-and-mortar business toward online commerce has been going on for years. But things have sped up in 2020: Consumer habits and expectations are rapidly changing, and business owners face new regulations and health concerns.
You may not be able to run your business exactly according to plan next year. If it’s anything like 2020, 2021 could be a challenging time for many small businesses around the country.
Small Business Saturday 2020 is coming up on November 28, and this year’s event could look different than it has in the past. With the recent rise in online shopping — along with the challenges of in-person shopping — participating small-business owners may need to adapt their strategies for the day.
Because most companies use equipment of some type, a small-business equipment loan is something every owner should consider. It might just be a laptop and a phone, but it could be as elaborate as manufacturing robotics.