Narita said Japan is facing “a triple whammy of negative demand shock,” on top of the outbreak, the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics until next year, a recent tax raise and trade tensions between the U.S. and China, Japan’s main trading partners. … [Read more...] about Bank of Japan helps fund small businesses fighting pandemic
Last month, he was astonished to get a notice of criminal charges in the mail. “It’s been overwhelming, what with everything else,” he said, adding that he has lost $16,000 in monthly revenue since the gym, and an adjacent barber shop he owns, have shut down. … [Read more...] about Will small-business owners go to jail for breaking coronavirus rules? We’ll find out
This is an opportunity to get many of the questions that are on your mind answered in one webinar. Officials from the state, local and federal government will provide updates on a variety of issues vital to the continued success of your business, including the CARES Act, PPP Forgiveness Guidance, and the Governor's recently released "Reopening Massachusetts" Plan. … [Read more...] about HELPFUL WEBINAR for Wilmington & Tewksbury Small Businesses
She’s managed to retain her staff of five at the store, which sells one of the largest assortments of woks and other Chinese cookware. She has a basement that functions as her warehouse, where she and her staff do most of the packaging. Before the pandemic, online sales made up half of her business, but now it’s closer to 70%, she said. She averages 50 shipments a day, an increase of roughly 20% from mid-March, though revenue is down about 20%. It used to average about $40,000 per month, she said. … [Read more...] about Will e-commerce help small business survive coronavirus fallout?
CORONAVIRUS: NY Health Dept. | NY Call 1-(888)-364-3065 | NYC Health Dept. | NYC Call 311, Text COVID to 692692 | NJ COVID-19 Info Hub | NJ Call 1-(800)-222-1222 or 211, Text NJCOVID to 898211 | CT Health Dept. | CT Call 211 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … [Read more...] about Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; ‘We’re In A Dead Phase’