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Amy and Cody Morgan pose in their new warehouse, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Cypress, Texas. The couple, who lost their jobs as corporate executives during the coronavirus pandemic, decided to start a pool servicing company, Pit Stop Pools. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

New companies face tough task overcoming pandemic, recession

Sep. 17, 2020 12:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Campbell had to rethink her new wallpaper business before she could sell her first sheet. Campbell launched Pasted Paper in February, but soon after, the coronavirus forced the cancellation of the trade shows where she expected to introduce her wallpaper to prospective retail...

FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump prepares to sign four executive orders during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. As employees of small businesses get their first September paychecks, they’re probably receiving their usual amount, as company owners are still withholding money for Social Security despite a presidential order allowing the tax to be deferred. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Thanks, but no: Small businesses shun payroll tax deferral

Sep. 5, 2020 8:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As employees of small businesses get their first September paychecks, they’re probably receiving their usual amount — company owners are still withholding money for Social Security despite a presidential order allowing the tax to be deferred. The order President Donald Trump...

FILE In this Wednesday, May 13, 2020 FILE  photo, Monique Kursar, left, completes a purchase with Amy Witt, owner of the Velvet Window, in Dallas.  For small retailers across the country, the coronavirus outbreak has turned an already challenging business environment into never-ending uncertainty.   Witt might have 20 customers on a good day in her women’s clothing store, and then none the next.  “It’s a rollercoaster we ride every day,” says Witt (AP Photo/LM Otero)

As shoppers stay away, small stores seek refuge online

Aug. 23, 2020 9:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For small retailers across the country, the coronavirus outbreak has turned an already challenging business environment into never-ending uncertainty. Amy Witt might have 20 customers on a good day in her Dallas women’s clothing store, and then none the next. “It’s a...