22 Jun


Growing Number Of Businesses Position Themselves As “Anti-Amazons” The Wall Street Journal (6/16, Mattioli, Subscription Publication) reported on the “growing group of businesses and organizations positioning themselves as anti-Amazons” and “working to unite small businesses that have lost sales and margins to the e-commerce giant and tap into concern...

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15 Jun

Who Would Have Thought?

Williams: Expanded Unemployment Benefits A Powerful Disincentive To Find Work. Jonathan Williams, executive vice president of policy and chief economist at the American Legislative Exchange Council, wrote in The Hill (6/13) that “economists across the ideological spectrum” agree that expanded unemployment benefits “would encourage people not to work, thereby...

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15 Jun

New Spending

Emergence From Pandemic Set To Let Loose Rush “Of Spending By Older Consumers.” Bloomberg (6/12, Pham) reported, “The world’s emergence from the coronavirus pandemic is set to unleash a wave of spending by older consumers, with increasing opportunities for investors in aging-linked stocks.” Bloomberg added that that’s the perception...

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11 May

Army Looking for a Few Good Businesses

US Army Looking For Small Businesses To Advance RCV Sustainment Defense Daily (5/6, Subscription Publication) reported the US Army “announced Thursday it is starting a new small-business cohort looking for innovative ideas to apply sensor capabilities for sustainment of its future fleet of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV).” Phase one...

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11 May

Payment Service

Plastiq’s Move To Service Small Business Puts It Competition With PayPal Payments Source (5/7, Adams) reported payment technology firm Plastiq “originally served only consumers, and it switched its focus to small to medium-sized businesses right before the pandemic strained cash flows.” The move “put Plastiq in competition with a...

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11 May

Hard to Find Help

Advertisement McConnell: Biden Stimulus Has Created Labor Shortage The Washington Post (5/6) reported that last Thursday, Senate Minority Leader McConnell “alleged that the Biden administration’s stimulus law, which included $1,400 checks and new unemployment assistance for millions of Americans, had created a massive labor shortage that threatens to hold...

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16 Mar

Small Business Marketing

Shopify Gives Small Business Another Option To Fight Against Amazon The Wall Street Journal (3/13, Mims, Subscription Publication) reported that as e-commerce becomes a necessity for retailers, they seemingly face two options – list goods on dominant marketplaces such as eBay, Walmart, or Amazon, or sell to consumers directly....

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14 Jan

King of the Baggers!

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Home > News > Motorcycle > King Of The Baggers expands to five rounds for 2021 King Of The Baggers expands to five rounds for 2021 January 14, 2021 The King of the Baggers debut at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in November was a success, and as a result...

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7 Jan

Paris Dakar, 2021

Home > News > Motorcycle > Contaminated fuel results in Short’s exit from Dakar Rally Contaminated fuel results in Short’s exit from Dakar Rally January 6, 2021 Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team rider Andrew Short was forced to retire from the 2021 Dakar Rally during Stage 2 from Bisha...

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12 Nov

Harley withdraws from racing!

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 With Harley-Davidson no longer racing AFT or drag racing, Vance & Hines pivots With Harley-Davidson no longer racing AFT or drag racing, Vance & Hines pivots November 11, 2020 With the announcement that Harley-Davidson has chosen not to field factory racing teams in American Flat Track (AFT) or NHRA...

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