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Small businesses want a piece of Barbie’s world

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NEW YORK, July 23 (Reuters) – It is Barbie’s world, and US small businesses hope their social-media marketing can help them cash in on it.

From Malibu makeovers to striped dog bandanas to hot pink cocktails, many small business owners

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Calls for extension of repayment deadline on pandemic small business loans

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Approximately $49B went out to about 900,000 businesses through the program. Officials say 21% of the businesses have fully repaid as of May 31, 2023

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No, startups are not facing a ‘mass extinction event’ | US small business

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“Tthe Mass Extinction Event for startups is under way,” a partner for a well-known venture capital firm warned in a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. Capital from venture investors and bank loans is “scarce and expensive” and

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NB premier defends provincial carbon legislation, says it protects small business

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New Brunswick’s premier is pushing back against claims that a piece of provincial legislation, rather than federal rules, is to blame for higher gas prices.

The province implemented a law last year to allow the cost of Ottawa’s clean fuel

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Local small businesses struggle with CEBA repayments

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The average Alberta small business is still carrying $85,000 to $100,000 worth of pandemic-related debt, according to the CFIB

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The Niagara Independent

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Colleen Slappendel (pictured, center) opened her Pelham hair salon at the height of the pandemic in October 2020. Despite the inherent challenges in starting a small business, plus the added pressures of recurrent lockdowns and restrictions, she and her business

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Tri-Cities woman created a fake business to get $337,000 in COVID-relief money

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A West Richland woman was sentenced to a year and three months in federal prison for fraud related to COVID-19 loans intended for small businesses struggling during the pandemic.

Jimia Rae Cain, 52, also had to pay back about $337,000

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If You Cannot Do It – Can You Teach It? – PHE America

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People with physical disabilities hold limited positions as scholars, teachers, or leaders in physical education, recreation, and sports. Perhaps the reason is that the field is flooded with able-bodied people who think they know best. But

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An App Store For ChatGPT

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Here are five things in tech that happened this week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?

1 – OpenAI plans app store