October 26, 2021

Businesses Anticipating A Possible Record Breaking Cyber Monday

Black Friday was reasonably good to retailers this year, with a busy day after Thanksgiving that led into a busy weekend. According to the National Retail Federation, consumer spending was up 6.4 percent this year over last. Many retailers are looking for the momentum to continue through Cyber Monday, offering a number of carry over […]

Verizon Wireless Ends Inquiry About Data Charge Fees

Unauthorized data charges were the focus of an inquiry into Verizon Wireless by the Federal Communications Commission. Complaints by customers about the data fees are what caused the investigation to be launched. The unauthorized charges affected 15 million cell phone subscribers over a span of the last three years. The customers affected were “pay as […]

20 Year Old Hopes To Change A Small Township In Mexico

Twenty year old Marisol Velles Garcia was sworn in Wednesday to be the new police chief in a small township of 8,500 people in the Jaurez Valley in Mexico. It’s one of the most dangerous municipals in northern Chihuahua. She hasn’t finished her criminology degree yet, but she is ready to try and solve some […]

Latest SBA Statistics Identify both Positive and Negative Trends

During 2009 approximately 552,600 new employer firms were established and 660,900 firms went out of business, according to information released by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBA’s Office of Advocacy furnished the latest update to the database of small businesses statistics. According to the SBA, 7 out of 10 new employer firms remain viable […]