Small Business

Fullerton Police officer wears his Axon body camera on his chest while on patrol in Fullerton, California, on February 16, 2017. A proposed bill in the California legislature would ban law enforcement in the state from using facial recognition software and biometric scanners in body cameras. Axon body cameras do not use facial recognition software.
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Daniel Goldman (L), attorney and director of investigations with the House Intelligence Committee, and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (C) (D-CA), and U.S. House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes (R) (R-CA), arrive to the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Sixty percent of small business owners approve of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president, the highest approval rating number since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began its quarterly Small Business Survey in 2017. Small business owners typically are a conservative-leaning group. Approval of Trump never has been below 51% in the almost three-year history
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Independent retailers are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, a day used to promote mom-and-pop retailers, and many towns are doing their best to support the effort.  In 2018, an estimated 104 million consumers shopped at independent retailers and restaurants on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. They spent $17.8 billion, the most since the shopping event
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Portrait of small business owner MoMo Productions | Taxi | Getty Images American Express created Small Business Saturday in 2010 to try to encourage shoppers to support local retailers, but a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey shows waning enthusiasm for the day. The survey, conducted Nov. 20–22, surveyed 2,397 Americans nationwide across all age demographics.
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President Donald Trump delayed announcing a flavored e-cigarette ban because he was “spooked” by the political ramifications, but a plan will likely still be implemented, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “I think that something’s going to get done here,” Gottlieb said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “They wouldn’t be putting on
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Eric Ryan, co-founder of Method, Olly and Welly Whoever doubted that a line of first-aid products in chic patterns and bold colors would instantly hit Editor’s Pick lists and become a top giftable for the holidays doesn’t understand Eric Ryan’s ability to reinvigorate a simple, everyday consumer need and transform it into a lifestyle accessory. 
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AiFi AI-driven checkout-free systems for retail stores Santa Clara, CA 2016 Airspace Technologies Logistics platform for time-sensitive shipments, like donated organs or replacement parts San Diego 2019 AISERA AI-driven help desk for IT, HR and customer service Palo Alto, CA 2017 Alpha Medical Mobile platform providing basic health-care services for women Palo Alto, CA 2017
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U.S. military veterans are a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield — and in business. Many choose entrepreneurship as their career after returning from service, equipped with a cadre of unique leadership and time-management skills. Currently they own about 2.5 million small businesses in America in a host of industries, according to the
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Courtney Keating | Getty Images The past two years have been halcyon times for small businesses searching for capital. The lending landscape has never been higher during the post-recession era, and approval rates have increased steadily at big banks, regional and community banks and at institutional lenders for an ongoing basis. For instance, the SBA
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Earlier this year, Rockets of Awesome landed a $12.5 million investment from Foot Locker to help it grow. Source: Rockets of Awesome Rachel Blumenthal is no stranger to starting a business. When the 39-year-old launched Rockets of Awesome, an online kids clothing subscription service and e-commerce site, back in 2016, she was already a seasoned
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