On July 30, 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Small Business Act into law, creating a new agency: the U.S. Small Business Administration. Its mission: To aid, counsel, assist and protect small businesses, the backbone of America’s economy.
Many veterans choose to pursue entrepreneurship once they transition to civilian life, which comes as no surprise when you consider the transferable skills that service members develop through their military careers.
July is Independent Retailer Month, a time to celebrate the important role that independent retailers play in their communities. It’s also a great time to take the next step if you’ve been thinking about starting your own retail operation.