As retailers report slow levels of growth in July, large retailers are also having trouble driving in profits.
Consumers are expected to spend less on back-to-school shopping, leaving some small and medium businesses struggling to bring in sales.
Employees continue to feel more secure in their jobs, and are optimistic about the future of their current employers’ business.
Businesses are in the market for summer help, according to a recent poll by CareerBuilder, but they may need help financing the cost of additional labor.
Female-owned businesses are on the rise, but obtaining a small business loan may be more difficult for those who do not develop strategic relationships with alternative lenders.
Studies show that although female owned businesses are on the rise, many women face more obstacles when it comes to securing a small business loan. Studies show that female small-business owners are still having a harder time securing financing to fund their organizations.