Business Notes | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

Business Notes |  News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

PHOTO PROVIDED Kyle DeCicco DECICCO HONORED WITH EMERGING BANK LEADERS AWARD Sanibel Captiva Community Bank President Kyle DeCicco was selected by the Independent Community Bankers’ Association for its annual 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders Awards. The national program recognizes 40 community-minded innovative leaders under age 40 who represent the future of the industry. … Read more

High gas prices are hurting small businesses that need big vehicles: NPR

High gas prices are hurting small businesses that need big vehicles: NPR

The high pump prices are hurting small businesses, like landscapers, plumbers and carpet cleaners who often rely on gas guzzling vehicles to serve their customers. AILSA CHANG, HOST: As President Biden makes plans for a gasoline tax holiday, small business owners and the self-employed are hurting. Many drive gas-guzzling trucks or vans and have little … Read more

As rent continues to rise, Phoenix area small business owners express doubts and fears over the future

As rent continues to rise, Phoenix area small business owners express doubts and fears over the future

Small business owners express concerns as rent rises With rising rent, some small businesses in the Phoenix area say they are concerned about their future. FOX 10’s Steve Nielsen reports. PHOENIX – Inflation is at four-decade highs, and that means many things are getting more expensive, including rent. As rent for businesses go up, people … Read more

Curinos Debuts Small Business Lending Consortium

Curinos Debuts Small Business Lending Consortium

Data intelligence firm Curinos rolled out a new small business lending platform Wednesday (June 22), allowing direct access for various originations metrics. The platform, called LendersBenchmark, will offer weekly up-to-date originations data and metrics, delivering financial institutions the performance data and market insights to deal with small business lending portfolios. This will let banks identify … Read more

Are Black Businesses Ready For Another Recession?

From left, Bazaar Los Angeles co-founders Imani Watts and Alexandria Hadley. Bazaar Los Angeles Black businesses were slammed by the pandemic-induced recession of 2020. Although they bounced back fairly strongly in 2021 – according to research by Robert Fairlie, a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz – many Black businesses still have some … Read more

How to Set Business-Driving Goals with Your Clients

American businesses are growing, even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, 4.3 million new business applications were filed, up 51 percent over the 2010–2019 period. Despite the incredible growth, it is tough to keep a business profitable. About 20 percent of new businesses fail within the first year. Starting and growing a … Read more

Small Business Owners Navigate Lingering Effects of Pandemic, Inflation – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

While many businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic are reporting stronger sales are near or comparable to 2019 levels, some owners say effects still linger along with new challenges. Kari Seher, owner of Melt Ice Creams, has seen the ups and downs of the pandemic. Right now, her shops are busy as she calls it … Read more