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  • Amazon has named its 3 best small businesses of 2019. Here's why the e-commerce giant says they 'exemplify what small business success looks like.'

    Amazon has announced the winners of its first-ever Small Business of the Year awards. nutpods, based in Bellevue, Washington, won Small Business of the Year, for their dairy-free, sugar-free coffee creamer that uses all-natural ingredients. 1818 Farms, based in Mooresville, Alabama, won Woman-Owned Small Business, for their farm that is a model of environmental stewardship. Habit Nest, based in Los Angeles, California, won Small Business Owner Under 30, for their journal system that helps people...

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  • Amex Business Platinum vs. Chase Ink Business Preferred: Which small-business credit card is best for you?

    Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The Business Platinum® Card from American Express and the Ink Business Preferred Credit Card from Chase are two of the best small-business credit cards. The Business Platinum is the more premium option of the two, with a $595 annual fee and a long list of travel perks, compared to a $95 annual fee and fewer travel benefits on the Ink Business Preferred. If you want to maximize your business spending, the Ink Business Preferred could be a better option. It also...

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  • VIDEO: Small business owner's Christmas ad featuring his toddler son has gone hugely viral — and it cost only $130 to make

    The toddler son of Tom Jones, manager of Hafod Hardware store in Rhayader, Wales, stole the show in a commercial advertisement for the family-owned business. The kicker? The moving, high-quality commercial only cost $130 to create.What are the details? Jones posted the advertisement to YouTube on Sunday. Jones' 2-year-old son Arthur is the star of the commercial, and follows the child as he gets ready for a big day of work at the family hardware store. Some of young Arthur's "duties" — which...

  • Businesses in Acadiana gear up for Small Business Saturday

    LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Business owners across the country will celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend. The event was started by American Express 10 years ago. Consumer spending on that day has reached an estimated $103 billion across the country since the campaign began. Here in Acadiana, small businesses are getting ready for the busy weekend. [