Small Business

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Small Business

A type of enterprise that is independently owned and operated, has few employees, does a small amount of business, and is not predominant in its area of operation.

Cross-references

Sole Proprietorship.

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In observance of National Mom-and-Pop Business Owner's Day, on March 29, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service[R] is recognizing mom-and-pop and other small business owners with important tax tips and advice to help them achieve the best bottom line on their business and personal taxes.
While the battle between big chains and mom-and-pop stores has raged in New York City for decades, this year, Reverend Billy's call for zoning change is gaining new momentum, both among activists and in city government.
But what makes this article about small, closely held restaurants taking on the fast-food giants particularly compelling is the fine reporting and writing that revealed the challenges mom-and-pop eateries must overcome.
The company uses a simple 16-page, double-spaced contract of sale that mom-and-pop sellers like immensely.
He saw the demise of mom-and-pop insurance and financial-services shops.
While state aid couldn't save Super Pride, Leonard says this doesn't mean that other companies are doomed in a culture where mom-and-pop grocery stores are an integral part of the blue-collar city.
But growth hasn't squeezed out the mom-and-pop shops.
When I was a small kid, one of my favorite signs posted at mom-and-pop grocery stores read, "We don't know where Mom is, but we have Pop on ice.
Reports of the decline of the small mom-and-pop restaurant have been greatly exaggerated, according to just-related research from the U.
The majority of mom-and-pop shops are open for business and ready to take your muffaletta and gumbo orders.
Small Business Administration reveals that it's mom-and-pop outfits, not big box behemoths, who are hardest hit.
If elected, she said, she would offer incentives to smaller mom-and-pop shops and encourage developers to build small town homes instead of five-story complexes.