Tagged: Small Business

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

After 43 Years, RAO Video Nears 'The End'

After 43 Years, RAO Video Nears 'The End'

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RAO Video, a 43-year fixture on Main Street in Little Rock, is going down as one of the first and last outlets in an American industry driven and eventually killed by technology. read more >

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

As businesses across the state struggle to stay afloat, Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI and the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau have launched an online resource to provide information on Arkansas businesses, restaurants and service providers. read more >

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

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Employment in the United States is forecast to grow by 8.4 million jobs to 169.4 million jobs during the decade of 2018-28, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Or it was; the report was released months before the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread job losses. read more >

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

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Arkansas Commerce Secretary Mike Preston says the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented” challenge to the state’s economy, but the state is in a good position to cushion the blow to businesses and employees. read more >

Trump Signs $2.2T Stimulus After Swift Congressional Votes

Trump Signs $2.2T Stimulus After Swift Congressional Votes

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President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. read more >

Virus Diaries: Winery Wilting as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

Virus Diaries: Winery Wilting as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

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Her winery is “kind of dead in the water,” and Audrey House, owner of Chateau Aux Arc in Altus (Franklin County) and chair of the Arkansas Wine Producers Council, and it’s suffering from supply-chain issues as businesses she sources items from have closed. read more >