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NEWS: American Express Survey Shows U.S. Businesses Have Bullish Outlook on B2B Spending

Small-business spending in many sectors has been on pause for months. However, the world is indeed opening up and businesses are spending more, says a new American Express Survey. Survey indicates that U.S. spending is on the rise across nine key business-to-business (B2B) categories. U.S. survey respondents cited that raw or processed materials, such...

Global SMEs are Resilient and Plan to Keep Growing Despite Economic Turbulence via @AmericanExpress

From American Express - The world’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are forecasting slower revenue and profit growth, according to the third annual Global SME Pulse: Smart Strategies to Improve the Bottom Line, conducted by Oxford Economics on behalf of American Express. Despite forecasts, global SMEs are developing strategies to sustain their top and...

Small Businesses Cautious About Growth and Expansion Heading into First Quarter 2019 @GraziadioSchool @DnBUS

From Dun and Bradstreet - Small businesses expressed caution about borrowing capital for growth and expansion in the year ahead, according to the latest Private Capital Access Index (PCA Index) from Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. Top findings: Thirty-three (33%) of surveyed small (<$5 million in revenue) and mid-sized ($5 - $100 million)...