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New Yorkers Petition Against Proposed Soda Ban

More than 60,000 New York citizens oppose the city’s proposed bans on large soft drinks. New Yorkers have started to petition against Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed “soda ban,” which will create size restrictions on soft drinks, juice drinks, sports drinks, flavored water and teas sold at many retail outlets. The ban would affect delis, restaurants, movie

PMAA

PMAA To Members: “Contact House of Representatives”

PMAA calls for vigorous opposition to rest area commercialization amendment. PMAA is urging retailers to contact their Congress members and fight the rest area commercialization amendment that could come up for a vote as early as tomorrow. Representatives Steven LaTourette (R-OH), Steve Stivers (R-OH), and Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) have introduced an amendment to the Highway

Moneystacks

Share of Sales Slip For Small Independent Owners

Independent full-service restaurants and grocery stores fared better than other small retail establishments. Just-released data from the American Express OPEN Independent Retail Index shows independently-owned small retailers account for 11% less of total retail sales than they did 20 years ago (from 57% in 1990 down to 46% in 2009). Independent bars and restaurants fared

Business-For-Sale Marketplace Flat

While the business-for-sale market has bottomed out, it is experiencing a very slow recovery, BizBuySell.com, an Internet marketplace for buying or selling a small business, reported with the release of its third quarter 2010 economic data. According to the BizBuySell.com Insight Report data, the number of closed transactions nationwide in Third Quarter 2010 was 1,117,

Sam’s Club Celebrates Small Business Week

Sam’s Club is celebrating the American entrepreneur and National Small Business Week with a special offer to help small business owners nationwide with a 15-week membership for $15. The program is open to small business owners and entrepreneurs starting up and not currently members to see how Sam’s Club can help them simplify their operations

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