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Atlanta Small Businesses and Startups Confident About Growth

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Atlanta Small Businesses and Startups Confident About Growth

Marketwatch.com Dell and Intel have teamed up to release new research that┬áreveals a bright local outlook for Atlanta and Miami startups and small businesses despite the tough broader economic environment. The optimistic picture shows a favorable view of the local economy and local organizations supporting businesses as well as healthy expectations for growth. “The confidence […]

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Georgia Ranked Among the Best in Small Business Friendliness

| May 15, 2012 | 3 Comments
Georgia Ranked Among the Best in Small Business Friendliness

Atlanta Ranked #5:  Powerful Indicator for Atlanta Small Business The Kaufman Foundation and Thumbtack.com recently surveyed over 6,000 small business across the U.S. to determine a particular city or state’s appeal to businesses.   Georgia received a grade of "A" – placing it among the top states in the Southeast, and No. 6 among the other […]

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Coca Cola Freestyle Machines: An Atlanta Hit for Five Guys Burgers

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Coca Cola Freestyle Machines: An Atlanta Hit for Five Guys Burgers

Atlanta based beverage giant Coca Cola have announced plans to introduce their unique Freestyle drink vending machines to Five Guys Burgers locations across the country after the fast food chain successfully trialled the machines in a select number of their Atlanta based restaurants throughout 2010 and 2011. The Coca Cola Freestyle vending machines allow customers […]

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An “Amazon Tax” for Georgia. Could It Impact Your Atlanta Business?

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
An “Amazon Tax” for Georgia.  Could It Impact Your Atlanta Business?

Referred to as an "Amazon tax" or the "Internet tax", an Affiliate Nexus tax provide local governments, such as Georgia, with additional streams of revenue.  Says New York accounting firm Marks Paneth & Shron: "States are moving to tax online businesses that sell in their territory. The so-called "Amazon Tax" demands that online businesses collect state […]

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Atlanta Small Business Bankruptcies Down

| September 6, 2011 | 4 Comments
Atlanta Small Business Bankruptcies Down

Atlanta Small Business Bankruptcies Down Small business bankruptcies fell 15.3 percent nationally, from Q1 2010 to Q1 2011, according to Atlanta-based Equifax, Inc.  While an improvement, this is 30.03 percent higher than the small business bankruptices during the pre-recession period of Q1 2008.  How did Atlanta small business fare? Locally, 228 small businesses in the […]

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Georgia Tops In Entrepreneurial Activity

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Georgia Tops In Entrepreneurial Activity

TechJournal South Georgia and Nevada tied for the top spot for the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity in 2010, according to a report by The Kauffman Foundation. Both came in at a .51 percent rank, meaning 510 people per 100,000 created businesses each month during the year in the two states. We have noted in […]

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