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Small business cultures need to evolve along with work force

May. 22, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Meloney Perry once worked at a traditional big law firm with a formal, corporate atmosphere, and knew she wanted a different culture at her own firm. "I learned the 'old school' way, but it's changed," says Perry, founder of Perry Law in Dallas. "Nowadays, with the employees coming in...

Consumers could be collateral damage if US expands tariffs

May. 14, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many Americans, President Donald Trump's trade war may soon get very real. His administration is preparing to extend 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports not already hit with duties, including toys, sneakers, shirts, alarm clocks, toasters and coffeemakers. That's roughly...

Oops! Small businesses are vulnerable to marketing mistakes

May. 8, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Tom Scarda heard about a franchise opportunity called Super Supper, he fell in love with it. He was so confident that he and his business partner decided against researching the concept — a marketing mistake that led to the failure of the business. "It was great on paper but we...

Owners should expect the unexpected when buying a business

Mar. 27, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Many small business owners get some unpleasant surprises when they buy a company, whether the problems are with staffers, finances or the firm's technology, equipment or premises. Expect the unexpected is the advice from small business consultants, including those who have bought and sold...