Small Business


How Small Philly Businesses Are Taking Advantage of Amazon This Holiday Season

Last holiday season, about half of online retail purchases were made on Amazon, and this year, a new platform from the e-commerce giant is helping […]


20 Small Philly Businesses to Follow on Instagram Right Now

Philly’s small businesses are doing some really cool things and a great place to see it all is none other than Instagram. Each business’s dedicated […]


New City Initiative Seeks to Clear Home Repair Assistance Backlog

This afternoon, in front of a modest rowhome in Olney, Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, City Council member Cherelle Parker (D-9th District) […]


Survey: Family-Owned Businesses Not Prepared For the Future

Like many family-owned businesses, Dunmore, a manufacturing company based in Bristol, Pa., had a succession plan involving one of the oldest children taking the reigns […]


Hey Business Owners, Want $30,000 from Comcast?

Hey business owners: If you had $30,000, how would you use technology improve your business? Give a compelling answer and you could get a serious windfall of […]


Philly-Area Company Named Fifth-Best Franchise Opportunity in U.S.

Marketwired has ranked the best franchising opportunities in the United States — and a local company ranked far above big national names like McDonalds, Panera […]


Study: Philly Small Business Owners Optimistic About 2016

A survey of 300 small business owners in the Philadelphia area suggests 2016 could be a good year for the local economy. More than a […]


Meet the Queen of Airbnb in Philly

Jen Jordan is arguably Philadelphia’s busiest Airbnb host. She drives around the city — from Fishtown to Fairmount to South Philly — cleaning bathrooms, making […]


9 Great Employee Perks Every Philly Business Owner Should Know

Recently, Netflix announced that it was providing up to a year of unlimited paid time off for new parents. Unlimited! This, of course raises two issues: […]