Immigration is the No. 1 concern of small businesses on Main Street, the Q1 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey reveals. The sentiment may be driven by the skills shortage and curbs that limit the formation of start-ups by immigrants.
A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday.
A majority of small-business owners expect a recession within a year, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Recession fears are higher among women, Democrats and Independents.
Small-business confidence declined in the Q1, according to a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey survey. After reaching an all-time high in the Q3r 2018, entrepreneurs across the U.S. have grown more concerned about business conditions, revenue and hiring.
Positions at small businesses across the country are remaining open for months. To attract solid candidates, Main St. is not only offering higher wages but paying for training and education, reveals the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey.
Although tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks this year fueled small-business optimism to hit its highest level in decades, the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, released Monday, reveals small-business confidence is starting to cool.
Small Business Saturday, now in its ninth year, is sponsored by American Express and encourages consumers to get out and shop "small" supporting local retailers and restaurants in person and online.
Small-business confidence is at a record level, and business owners plan to hire more workers now than they have in years. But there is a problem: The lack of skilled workers is leaving many open job postings on Main Street unfilled.
Bolstered by a strong economy, small-business confidence is continuing to climb to record levels, even in the face of a potential trade war and an increasingly tight job market, according to the latest report from CNBC and SurveyMonkey.
The recent furor over President Trump's immigrant children detention policy didn't change the outlook of a key conservative constituency: small-business owners. The Main Street view on immigration has been remarkably stable in the Trump era.
For the first time since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began tracking small-business confidence a year ago, a majority of small-business owners say conditions look good.
Small-business owners in retail are the most likely to have Facebook pages and spend money on Facebook ads. And they plan to continue, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey.
The outlook on Main Street is more positive after a full year under President Trump, according to the full four quarters of data from CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey now in.
Americans want to see tax cuts turn into a pay raise, but on Main Street most small-business owners don't plan to increase employee wages.
Detroit wants the new Amazon headquarters more than any other city, and its residents are also the most willing to work for Jeff Bezos.