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SHANGHAI - The cost of doing business in China is going up.
Coastal Fcatories are raising salaries, local governments are hiking minimum wage standards and if China allows its currency, the renminbi, to appreciate against the U.S. dollar later this year, as many economists are predicting, the cost of manufacturing in China will almost certainly rise.
A common priority for business owners is attempting to reduce their tax liability during peak earning and profit-generating years. Below are a few tips that may help you minimize the tax hit:
This week we looked at how women entrepreneurial businesses are growing twice as quickly as the national average for all startups. One women entrepreneur that has helped in this growth over the past two years is entrepreneur Kate Friedman, owner of Atelier Shoes.
Every year, business owner Jim Fab lends his 25 employees as much as $4,000 interest-free for personal expenses they can't afford up front, ranging from down payments on homes and cars to funeral and legal fees. Most pay him back - eventually.
The new national jobless numbers came out Friday morning with the umemployment rate falling from 9.9 percent to 9.7 percent - thank, in large part, to the 2010 Census that hired 411,000 temporary workers.
With the recession lifting, returning to normal (even if it's a new normal) will take some time. The economy is recovering, and business growth is beginning to resume.
BP has received almost 35,000 ideas in just over a month on how best to clean up the millions of gallons of oil from the biggest spill in U.S. history. So far, only four hace made it into testing.
Last week I had the pleasure of attending Tech Town’s 2010 FastTrac to the Future conference in Detroit, Michigan. More than 700 experienced and aspiring entrepreneurs gathered on the campus of Wayne State University to participate in what will become the future of Detroit’s economy. ...
Just announced, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s 2010-2011 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program's Online Request for Proposal is now available through Sept. 15, 2010. The Kauffman Foundation will award up to fifteen Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D., D.B.A. or other doctoral students for...
Many people start their business with a business plan, perhaps for the purpose of getting initial funding from financial institutions or investors. But those plans are designed for lenders, not for business owners.
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