SBA revises size standards for wholesale trade and retail trade industries

February 10th, 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) increased small business size standards affecting businesses in 46 industries in North American Classification System (NAICS) sector 42, wholesale trade, and in one industry in sector 44-45, retail trade. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on Jan. 25 and will be effective Feb. 26. SBA reviewed […]

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Maintaining quality in a tough economy

May 1st, 2009

So you’re known for your quality…Great! But how are you supposed to sell quality in this economy? That’s the challenge manufacturers face: persuading discount-seeking buyers to pay a premium for top-of-the-line goods. It’s not so easy. “Prices are really becoming the selling point that we’ve noticed this year, and it probably will continue,” says Angela […]

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