Archive for category Small Business

Increase in Spending by SMBs on PCs: NPD Report

As per the NPD Group’s SMB Technology Report which is a leading market research company, small and medium sized businesses in US are expected to spend more on PCs this year when compared with any other major IT hardware category. As per the report, 77 percent of small and medium businesses are planning to spend […]

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The Economy and Small Business Trends: Second Quarter 2010

A research report was released by SBA office on small businesses performance in second quarter of 2010. Trends in second quarter of 2010: There was a growth in Real Gross Domestic Product for the fourth consecutive quarter. There was an increase in private fixed investment in both residential and non-residential and also exports. There was […]


EU to promote SME exports

As per new EU study, the small firms which trade internationally are creating more jobs and are more innovative. Only one in four SMEs participated in exporting for the past 3 years which prompted the European Commission to promote internationalisation in the upcoming innovation strategy. The small firms which are internationally active businesses reported growth […]

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Big Banks Interested to Lend to Small Businesses

The activities of Obama’s administration have started to give positive results. This has made a great impact on the Big Banks to lend credit to small businesses. Especially, the pressure on banks is changing the mind set of Big banks. Today, big banks are interested in lending to small businesses. Big banks like Bank of […]

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Using Hosted Services by Small and Midsize Businesses has Increased their Financial Performance: Microsoft Study

As per the recent global SMB IT and Hosted Index 2010 by Microsoft Corp, has shown how small and medium-sized businesses have recovered during the recession and how they use technology. As per the research, the small and medium-sized businesses that value IT as a facilitator for increasing business productivity and effectiveness and also those […]

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Decrease in Business Failure Levels in Manufacturing

According to the Equifax Business failure reports, there is a decrease in number of businesses failing, but it is not as far as the pre-recession levels. It also reports that there is 19.1 percent year-on-year drop for the second quarter of this year. On comparison with the first 3 months of this year, there was […]


Small Business Owners Believe in Stockpiling Cash : A Survey

It is expected that efficiency would be key driver for the small business owners in 2010. According to a survey released by Brother International Corporation, about 79 percent of respondents expressed that they are planning to make their company by hiring new employees, increasing marketing budgets and work space. The respondents wanted to be more […]