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Small Business Owners Are Retiring, And Millennials May Not Fill The Gap On America's Main Street — _ The FundingNavigator℠.pdf
This article explains how many small businesses are being forced to shut down. However, with the coming domiance of internet retail, there is concern over whether new small businesses will emerge in the future. Given the threats dwelling from the…
Created By: Joseph Coughlin
Date: 09/2018

Restaurants Struggling to Find Help.pdf
Restaurants describe their struggle to find help as customer traffic increases due to COVID-19 restrictions becoming increasingly relaxed.
Created By: Kate Benoit; Contributed By: Kate Benoit
Date: 04/02/2021

Flowbird and Wescor Hit A Home Run In Worcester, MA.pdf
The City of Worcester has been and is working on efforts to improve the downtown area to make it more easily accessible as well as brighten up the area. One of these examples is a new pay-by-plate system for vehicles to make the parking process much…
Created By: Marielle Ahlfors
Date: 04/19/2021

BID asks for artists to decorate empty Worcester storefronts _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
The Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District is making strides towards improving the downtown business scene. They are hosting a contest where users can submit designs which will subsequently be put up on storefronts to decorate the area.…
Created By: Monica Busch
Date: 04/15/2021

Worcester tech firm awarded NASA contract for swarming robot technology _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
Geisel Software in Worcester, a small business tech firm was awarded a technology contract from NASA in conjunction with Arizona State University. At a time where small businesses can see the light at the end of the tunnel, after fighting a long,…
Created By: Monica Busch
Date: 04/09/2021

Report_ 37% of Mass. small businesses have closed _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
This report highlights that approximately 37% of small businesses in Massachusetts closed shop during the pandemic. With the commercial influence Worcester has, many of these businesses are certainly local small businesses who couldn't keep up with…
Created By: Monica Bush
Date: 12/02/2020

Small Business Saturday 2020_ Worcester Businesses Participating _ Worcester, MA Patch.pdf
Small Business Saturday in November of 2020 was more like Christmas during the pandemic for most local businesses. This all-local shopping event drove customer traffic their way that many businesses more than needed amidst the pandemic. During the…
Created By: Neal Mcnamara; Contributed By: Neal Mcnamara
Date: 11/27/2020

Worcester eateries, businesses adjust under virus' shadow - News - - Worcester, MA.pdf
This is a more personal account of what kinds of experiences Worcester local businesses have encountered with the pandemic looming over. Maria's Kitchen describes what low customer traffic has done to their business and the area, and how they have…
Created By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.; Contributed By: Steven H. Foskett Jr.
Date: 03/21/2020

295 Businesses Receive $14.6 Million in State Grants.pdf
Gov. Charlie Baker describes funding grant's small businesses around MA have recieved due to COVID-19.
Created By: This Week in Worcester; Contributed By: This Week in Worcester
Date: 03/25/2021

Worcester chamber launches pro-Worcester commercial _ Worcester Business Journal.pdf
The Worcester-Regional Chamber of Commerce is in the final stages of putting together a commercial to promote the downtown Worcester area and encourage viewers to come visit and support the area. It encourages viewers to take their funds and point…
Created By: Worcester-Regional Chamber of Commerce
Date: 04/19/2021
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