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Michigan couple make $9,000 a month teaching people how to get into money-making side businesses: Our #1 rule is 'anyone can do it'

Michigan couple make $9,000 a month teaching people how to get into money-making side businesses: Our #1 rule is ‘anyone can do it’

In 2020, Jamie and Sarah McCauley filmed themselves tearing up, repainting and restoring second-hand furniture. They resold the items, made over $1,000 in profit, and posted the results on YouTube. Within a week, the video received 20,000 views. The McCauleys, who live off a variety of side hustles, sensed an opportunity. They started posting more …

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Economists say rampant retail theft is worsening inflation and threatening bleeding businesses

Economists say rampant retail theft is worsening inflation and threatening bleeding businesses

The upsurge in organized retail theft will shutter storefronts and further increase costs for consumers already struggling with high inflation, economists at the Heritage Foundation have said. “If businesses can’t raise their costs to cover the cost of the flight, if they don’t make a profit, then they’re going to shut down,” said Andrew Puzder, …

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People shop for Christmas trinkets in Bryant Park's Winter Village

Small businesses and buyers return to holiday markets | Finance & Trade

NEW YORK — On a recent evening in early November, shoppers at New York’s Bryant Park Holiday Market were in the holiday spirit long before Black Friday. The smell of pine drifted from the stalls of candle vendors, people bought gingerbread cookies and hot apple cider, and ice skaters swirled around the ice rink in …

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First Black Friday flea market supports dozens of black-owned businesses in Baltimore

First Black Friday flea market supports dozens of black-owned businesses in Baltimore

While some shoppers hit the big box stores for Black Friday, others stopped by a one-of-a-kind flea market held inside Baltimore Unity Hall. are deeply here and celebrate black culture and black shopping today,” said BLK FLEA MKT co-founder Bri Mobley. to actually see why this space is happening here, and it’s happening all day …

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Black Friday Market Deals: Bargains Among the Healthiest Businesses |  invest.com

Black Friday Market Deals: Bargains Among the Healthiest Businesses | invest.com

The tough market race led to many sales Sorting out bargains from value traps isn’t easy InvestingPro’s Financial Health Score Helps Sort Treasure Trash 2022 appeared to be a long market sell-off. That’s one way of looking at it, anyway. Buying the dip has worked over the past decade, but as inflation, recession, oil shortages, …

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Support Local Businesses By Shopping At These 11 Christmas Craft Markets - Rough Draft Atlanta

Support Local Businesses By Shopping At These 11 Christmas Craft Markets – Rough Draft Atlanta

Ponce City Market will host the Village Retail Holiday Markets, a special event featuring products made by black designers. (Courtesy of Jamestow With Christmas figuratively around the corner, now is the time to double check your list and shop for a variety of handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery, metalwork and more. from local merchants in …

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President of Shopify: America's small businesses are the backbone of the economy

President of Shopify: America’s small businesses are the backbone of the economy

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein explains the impact of the pandemic on his business. A company president has his sights set firmly on the big success of America’s small business — and his company has a lot to do with it. Harley Finkelstein, who runs Shopify, told FOX Business in an interview this week, “It’s pretty …

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“Buy now, pay later” lenders spot a new market: small businesses

“Buy now, pay later” lenders spot a new market: small businesses

Record levels of inflation, rising interest rates and low levels of confidence continue to complicate business life. This is especially true for small and new businesses, which often need to invest a significant amount of initial capital to purchase equipment, build inventory, or advertise. A potential solution to this difficulty is business-to-business (B2B) “buy now, …

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