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Here you will find news and updates related to Small Business.

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Cyber Monday: November 28, 2022
According to USA.Gov, “Cyber Monday is the day with sales and discounts across online retailers.” Check out these shopping stats and other links.

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Small Business Saturday: November 26, 2022
The 2020 County Business Patterns series counted 8,000,178 establishments in the U.S. Most (6,819,150) had less than 20 employees and averaged about 4.4 each.

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Black Friday: November 25, 2022
According to 2020 County Business Patterns, the retail trade sector had 1,036,821 establishments, 15.8 million employees and $484.9 billion in annual payroll.

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Minority Enterprise Development Week: September 18-24, 2022
The 2019 Annual Business Survey counted 1,077,319 minority firms with 9,348,384 employees and $344.5 billion in annual payroll.

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National Preparedness Month: September 2022
When major disasters strike, visit the Census Bureau's Emergency Management page (under TOPIC) to access demographic and economic data for the impacted areas.

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New Detailed Construction Data Now Available From Monthly Building Permits Survey
The monthly BPS data will now provide complete coverage down to the county- and metro-area level.

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Chinese New Year: February 1, 2022
According to the International Database, the mid-2021 population of China was 1.4B vs. 7.8B for the world, or about 17.9%. Children per woman was 1.5 vs. 2.3.

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Small Business Pulse Survey Phase 7 Weekly Data Release
New data from Phase 7 of the SBPS which measures the effect of changing business conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as other major events.

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Business Formation Statistics Monthly Data Release
The BFS provide timely and high frequency information on new business applications and formations in the United States.

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