Small businesses have big impact
Monday, May 01, 2017
The first week of May is National Small Business Week, a time to celebrate the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Did you know that more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business? Small businesses are also responsible for creating two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.
Small businesses spur growth in local economies. Studies have found 48 percent of purchases at local independent businesses go back into the community, compared with 14 percent for chain stories.
GROW South Dakota cultivates small businesses by offering affordable business financing.