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Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.


Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

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Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

Overall Friendly States

Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.



Confidence Growing Among Manufacturing And Logistics Workers

Logistics Job Security

Job security and economic outlook within the manufacturing and logistics sectors on the upswing according to a recent survey from Randstad.


Survey: Government Economic Development Needs Improvement

Economic development falls short

In the Crowe Horwath LLP and Governing Institute study, government leaders revealed that the lack of modern technology and processes creates problems, such as uncoordinated strategies among departments and untracked or incorrectly tracked data.





Distribution Top Priority As Asset Managers Look At Growth

distribution

Growth through new products and distribution channels replaces regulation as the key driver for change. US managers grab first mover advantage over Europe by leading this shift in focus; medium sized managers furthest ahead on implementing a global operating model.



Inexpensive Natural Gas Boost Manufacturing Jobs, Economy In U.S. Metro Areas

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Over the last three years, metro area manufacturing employment has expanded by an average annual rate of 1.7%. Energy intensive industry, in particular, has been a key component in manufacturing expansion.