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Urban Grape Wine Shop Expands to Washington, D.C.
Owners TJ and Hadley Douglas were named America's Top Small Business in 2021 and sit on the Chamber's Small Business Council. The expansion builds on their mission to make the wine industry more accessible.
By Lindsay Cates
In 2023, the Chamber shaped pro-business outcomes for the most immediate issues at hand while also advancing debates around the topics that will determine our nation’s competitiveness for years to come.
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The Department of Energy is downplaying future demand in Europe and Asia to justify its decision to freeze liquified natural gas (LNG) exports.
This Valentine's Day is brought to you by small businesses like Chocolate Chocolate, a four-decade-old family business in Washington, D.C.
New Chamber data reveals economic value of Valentine’s Day across the country, highlights the role of American business.
Using data from the National Retail Federation, the Chamber has calculated how much consumers will spend in all 386 U.S. metro areas. Track spending in our searchable database.
Valentine's Day, a holiday for romantic gestures and excessive amounts of chocolate, doubles as a thriving economic phenomenon in the United States.
American businesses are creating hundreds of thousands of jobs each month, yet a significant number of positions still remain unfilled, especially in the professional and business service sector.
Capturing the current state of the U.S. workforce.
Workforce participation remains below pre-pandemic levels. We are missing 1.7 million Americans from the workforce compared to February of 2020.
Every state is facing an unprecedented challenge finding workers to fill open jobs. Learn which states have been impacted the most by the nation’s worker shortage crisis.
With economic uncertainty and international competition, now is not the time for political interference from states that would jeopardize American free enterprise.