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A guide to welcoming your customers and employees back to your business.

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We know that the concept of returning to work looks different for every business, so our goal is to provide small business owners like you with the resources, tips and tangible advice that you need to create the picture of what that looks like for your own unique needs.

Amazon Solves Top Small Business Pain Points

Amazon's expanded supply chain function and AI-driven product listing tools aim to help SMBs drive sales on its site and beyond, says Claire O’Donnell, Director, Selling Partner Empowerment.

Holiday Trends Your Business Should Know for Black Friday 2023 (and Beyond)

Millennials and Gen Z drive self-gifting trend, as AI-personalized shopping tools take flight — underscoring growth opportunities for marketers this holiday selling season.

Guide to Understanding Credit Card Processing

Customers want to pay with credit and debit cards. Payment processors facilitate these transactions. Explore what it entails to partner with a merchant services provider.

A Guide to Sales Tax Collection and Payment Requirements

Before you start collecting tax from your customers, you'll have to first register with the government to remit your collections.

Bluemercury Curates Beauty Assortments to Win Customers

Head of Merchandising and Spa Tracy Kline on how the Macy’s-owned beauty retailer distinguishes itself from the ever-expanding pack of beauty purveyors.

Tax Incentives for Minority-Owned Businesses

Minority-owned businesses may be better positioned to take advantage of certain tax breaks and credits.

What Is Tax Form 941, and Who Needs to File It?

File this form quarterly to report federal withholdings from employees and avoid penalties and fees.

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday falls on the last Saturday of November. Here’s what small businesses can do to make the most of the shopping holiday.

CEO of 30-Year-Old Beauty Brand on Keeping Things Fresh

Since joining Jane Iredale in 2019, CEO Chris Payne has discovered how to balance the professional clean beauty brand’s roots with direct-to-consumer growth.

Dickies CMO on How the Legacy Apparel Brand Wins Over New Consumers

Sarah Crockett on the marketing initiatives and brand collaborations that are helping the ubiquitous workwear brand retain its heritage credibility while appealing to a new generation.