Chicago Father Reinvents Himself During Pandemic Recession While Getting Closer To His DaughterIt's a Chicago classic: the hot dog. Local tradition dictates it's all-beef, piled high with a garden of ingredients, and absolutely no ketchup. But now a family business born out of the pandemic recession is doing things its own way.
Many Chicago Restaurants Are On The Brink, But Pullman's AndySunflower Café Is Taking A Chance Opening Newly During PandemicWe hear often about businesses struggling to survive – thousands that could close any day in the coronavirus pandemic. But CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov found one restaurant that is making it work.
DATA: These Companies Got Millions In PPP Loans From The Federal Government
Some Businesses Reopen, But Others Wait For Official Guidance"May is our largest month so if I can make some decent numbers in May that would set me up for the whole year."
Thousands Of Small Businesses May Go Under Before Congress Approves More Funding After Paycheck Protection ProgramThousands of small businesses have been put on hold after the feds announced that its $349 billion dollar Paycheck Protection Program is out of money. And as CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports they may be out of business before Congress approves more funding.
Not Sure Where To Turn? Here Are Resources For Unemployed Workers And Small Business Owners During COVID-19
City Treasurer Hosts Expo For Women In Small BusinessMore than 150 vendors had representatives to help with government contracts, financing and ways to market your business.
Small Businesses Must Get Creative To Attract Holiday ShoppersThis year the Chicago area has seen the demise of retailers like Carson's and Sears, who had difficulties adapting to new consumer habits.
Firing An Employee? Check Out These 4 Tips For Avoiding A LawsuitWhile it's no small business owner's idea of a good time, it sometimes becomes necessary to fire an employee.
Every Small Business Owner Should Know The 80/20 RuleThe law of the vital few, or the 80/20 principle, is one of the most important concepts in modern entrepreneurship.
Stop Throwing Money Away: How To Price Your Business's Products & ServicesOne of the most challenging aspects of running a small business is pricing.
Work From Home? Learn About The Home Office Deduction Before Filing Your TaxesIf you work from home, then it's very important that you know and understand how the home office deduction works. Here is a quick look at how the deduction works and when you can take it.
City Encouraging Small Businesses To Use Social MediaIt is “Social Media Week” in Chicago, and the Emanuel administration is encouraging small business owners to get with the programs.
Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small BusinessesA data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don't take your company under.
Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google SearchIncreasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.