Hot Topics Recap: National Small Business Week 2017

  Hot Topics Recap: National Small Business Week 2017

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- May 5, 2017

Following are the latest Small Business Week 2017 news releases and story
ideas for reporters, bloggers and media outlets:

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Economic Optimism Prompting Small and Medium Businesses to
Invest in Jobs, Technology, Study Finds Source: Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

WASHINGTON--Retailers Say Repeal of Swipe Fee Reform Would ‘Undermine
Transparency and Competition’ and Harm Consumers Source: National Retail
Federation (NRF)

BOULDER, Colo.--Brewers Publications Presents How to Brew: Everything You Need
to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time Source: Brewers Association

SAN FRANCISCO--Study: Customers, Employees, Trump’s Election Driving Strong
Optimism Among U.S. Small Business Owners Source: Womply

HERNDON, Va.--Congresswoman Comstock Tours Local Veteran-Led Business, Klas
Telecom Government, Whose Innovative Technology Furthers Military Readiness
and Lowers Government Costs Source: Klas Telecom

RESEARCH TRIANGLE REGION, N.C.--New Study Finds 42 Percent of Small Businesses
Turn to Facebook to Boost In-Store Traffic Source: Netsertive

PORTLAND, Maine--Travelers Institute Recognizes National Small Business Week
with Event in Portland, Maine Source: The Travelers Companies, Inc.

RADNOR, Pa.--Small Businesses and Benefits: Capitalizing on the Opportunity to
“Wow” Employees Source: Lincoln Financial Group

LOS ANGELES--YP to Host Webinar on Five Habits of Local Business Champions
During National Small Business Week Source: YP

SAN DIEGO--Businesses and Their Employees Now Have Access to Free
Cybersecurity Awareness Training Thanks to ESET Source: ESET North America

CHICAGO--Groupon and Uptown’s Business Partners Present an Exclusive Discover
Uptown Collection, Highlighting the Neighborhood’s Diverse Local Business
Offerings Source: Groupon

WASHINGTON--JPMorgan Chase Institute’s Local Consumer Commerce Index Shows a
0.7 Percent Decrease in Consumer Spending Growth in January 2017
Source: JPMorgan Chase Institute

CINCINNATI--Anticipating Small Business Growth this Year? Not So Fast, Says
One Study Source: Fifth Third Bank

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Small Business Confidence in the Economy Jumps 21 Percent in
Six Months, According to Bank of America Survey of Small Business Owners
Source: Bank of America

SAN FRANCISCO--Wells Fargo Announces Small Business Neighborhood Renovation
Program Contest Source: Wells Fargo & Company

LONDON & NEW YORK--Western Union and UK Department for International Trade to
Host ‘RegTech Trade Mission’ in New York Source: The Western Union Company

CINCINNATI--Fifth Third Bank’s “What Drives You?” Contest Will Take One Small
Business to the Races Source: Fifth Third Bank

ARLINGTON, Va.--Steve Case, Chris Lehane and FWD.us to Join Lawmakers at CTA
Jobs Summit Source: Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

ROCKFORD, Ill.--Cleo CEO Shares Perspective on the Future of Critical Business
Information Integration at Software Growth Summit Source: Cleo

ATLANTA--YP Supports National Small Business Week by Recognizing Local
Business Champions Source: YP

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