Articles: Research & Analysis

28Jul

2021 Small Business Market Outlook

Small business ownership has always been a haven for individuals seeking independence in times of uncertainty. Last year, COVID -19 presented a wakeup call for American workers who faced job loss or stay-at-home downtime to assess their future. As lockdowns began last March, US unemployment rose to over 20%. Restaurants were hardest hit; over 40% […]

28Jul

2021 Small Business Outlook: Is Florida the Canary in the Coal Mine?

According to the latest BizBuySell Insights report, small business sales activity was strong as buyers continue to flock to high performing businesses causing median sale prices to jump 30% compared to Q1 of 2020, according to BizBuySell’s Insight Report. “Essential businesses” including liquor stores, convenience stores, gas stations, construction services and home improvement businesses, e-commerce […]

28Jul

How the Pandemic Changed Small Business Forever

Small business owners will remember 2020 as one of the most traumatic periods of their life. As the realization of the impact COVID 19 would have on family, business and community began to sink in, business owners who adapted quickly to conserve cash, modify operations, and find customers in new channels survived, many did not. […]