businesses

“Tough Months Ahead” – NYC’s Lackluster Recovery Continues To Decimate Businesses And Livelihoods

By Tyler Durden Indoor dining is banned; offices are empty; city dwellers are fleeing the metro area.  The virus pandemic has deeply scarred New York City’s economy that will have long-lasting effects. Many small- and medium-sized firms, entire industries, and livelihoods continue to unravel as the economic toll continues to rise nearly one year after the…

"Tough Months Ahead" – NYC's Lackluster Recovery Continues To Decimate Businesses And Livelihoods

Indoor dining is banned; offices are empty; city dwellers are fleeing the metro area.  The virus pandemic has deeply scarred New York City’s economy that will have long-lasting effects. Many small and medium-sized firms, entire industries, and livelihoods continue to unravel as the economic toll continues to rise nearly one year after the pandemic began.  Bloomberg…

Small Businesses Freaking Out About Surging Taxes Under Biden

In December, the first month after Donald Trump’s loss, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index slumped 5.5 points to 95.9, falling below the average Index value since 1973 of 98, and missing expectations of a triple digit print. Nine of the 10 Index components declined and only one improved. Of note, owners expecting better business…

EU Nations Unanimously Approve Brexit Deal As UK Warns Businesses To "Prepare For A Bumpy Ride"

It has been two days since Brussels and London finally released the text of the draft trade deal struck between UK and the EU negotiators last week, and on Monday morning, EU leaders officially signed off on the deal, clearing one of the last major hurdles for what is expected to be a historic trade…

A Record 61% Of Restaurants, 35% Of Small Businesses Can’t Pay December Rent

By Tyler Durden Another day, another restaurant doomsday story. According to the latest Alignable Rent Poll, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for small businesses everywhere to pay their rent in full and on time, given the latest COVID resurgences. The need for more federal funding is also becoming more pronounced for many of these businesses, according…

48% Of U.S. Small Businesses Fear That They May Be Forced To “Shut Down Permanently” Soon

By Michael Snyder What would the United States look like if we lost half of our small businesses?  The reason I ask that question is because approximately half of all small business owners in the entire country believe that they may soon be forced to close down for good.  Not even during the Great Depression…

48% Of US Small Businesses Fear That They May Be Forced To “Shut Down Permanently” Soon

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, What would the United States look like if we lost half of our small businesses?  The reason I ask that question is because approximately half of all small business owners in the entire country believe that they may soon be forced to close down for good. …

Open Letter To Governor Brown: The Data Confirms “It’s Time To Re-Open Oregon’s Businesses”

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, I’m a proud native Oregonian.  I’ve lived in Asia, Europe, and traveled most of the world, but I choose to live in Oregon. It’s that good.  Oregon is also great because it is a political and social dichotomy.  Ultra liberal Portland, Eugene, Bend vs ultra conservative rural Oregon….

“It’s Really Bad” – Almost One-Third Of Small Businesses In NY, NJ Have Closed

By Tyler Durden Here comes the next recession as nearly one-third of small businesses in New York and New Jersey remain closed since the virus pandemic began earlier this year. The NYPost outlines small business data from Opportunity Insights and New Jersey Business & Industry Association paint a troubling outlook for the rest of 2020 into 2021. Opportunity Insights’…

Riots are driving Portland’s small businesses under

 … but mainstream media wants to sell you a different story After nearly 60 straight nights of violence, business owners in Portland are sick and tired of riots. But as their stores go under, the coastal media treats the rioters to glowing coverage and city authorities do nothing. Portland is a liberal stronghold, and as…

Mob ruled ‘Woke’ (BLM/Antifa) ‘new country’ within Seattle – ‘Chaz’ – being run on exactly the lines of colonialists with its own armed ‘border’ guards (what happened to ‘open borders’?), violent ‘police’ and extortion of businesses

Mob ruled ‘Woke’ (BLM/Antifa) ‘new country’ within Seattle – ‘Chaz’ – being run on exactly the lines of colonialists with its own armed ‘border’ guards (what happened to ‘open borders’?), violent ‘police’ and extortion of businesses – David Icke

Zoos, safari parks and drive-in cinemas among English businesses reopening on Monday after insane and disastrous lockdown

Boris Johnson will set out details on Wednesday of which sectors of the economy will be allowed to resume on June 15, including the reopening of zoos and drive-in cinemas in England. Britain has already begun slowly opening for business after shuttering large swathes of the economy and ordering citizens to stay at home on…