At banks with more than $10 billion in assets, 10.2% of loan applications from small businesses were approved in May, down from 10.6% in April—and from 11.7% in January and February, according to surveys of small business customers of Biz2Credit, a Manhattan-based company that matches small businesses with lenders.
The commercial success of many high-profile Chinese entrepreneurs appears to have done little to encourage young Chinese college graduates to become their own boss.
Online purchasing was rated the “Overall favorite” by 59 percent of those surveyed, as well as the “Easiest” (68%) and “Most convenient” (68%).
It was cookies — not frozen yogurt or lattes or food-truck food — that captured the attention and adoration of American tastebuds.
It’s an economic issue, and a pair of recent studies make clear just how important immigrants’ role is in creating new businesses in this country.
One minute Christina Moffat, 33, was working with RDG Planning & Design, working on a multi-million dollar health care project, and the next she was eyeball-deep in cupcake batter.
Sure, McDonald’s move doesn’t have immediate implications for hotels; initially, McWeddings will most likely lure couples who considered restaurant weddings.
It’s called Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, and it refers to the practice of allowing employees to use their own handheld devices (and in some cases, laptops or desktop computers) to access their work networks.
Slathering mayonnaise and spreading fresh roasted turkey on a handmade sub can be a mundane task, but for Augustin Nemet it’s a symbol of ownership and purpose.
As Apple gets set to launch the iPad 3, the study by The Business Journal’s parent company found that use of the tablet has jumped from 9 percent in 2010 to 34 percent in 2011, indicating that the iPad is the fastest growing technology among the SMB market.