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A New Report Shows Precisely How the PPP Program Failed Philly

Despite the mixed messaging coming from the President’s Twitter account — “I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election” one minute […]

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Best of Philly: Here’s to Philly’s Small Business Owners Striving to Stay Afloat

Admittedly, it’s a little silly to get so emotional over an email. But that’s how it goes during a pandemic — an indeterminate one that’s […]

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80 Notable Philly Institutions and Businesses That Received PPP Loans

When the Trump administration first began issuing forgivable loans through the Paycheck Protection Program to help small businesses survive amid the coronavirus pandemic, Treasury Department […]

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Local Business Owners Begin to Revolt Against Pennsylvania Coronavirus Shutdown Orders

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Local Business Owners Begin to Revolt Against the Coronavirus Shutdown Orders Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s coronavirus czar, has […]


The Ultimate Philly Small Business Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all of the gifts you need still need to buy and wrap for the all of the special people in […]


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 […]

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The Next Battle in the War on Cash Will Be Waged In Philadelphia

“This note is legal tender for all debts, public and private.” That’s what is written on every single piece of United States paper currency that’s […]


I Love My Job: Jinxed Owner Mike Supermodel on Building a Philly Empire

If you’re a Philadelphian who loves a good deal, you’ve probably spent some time at Jinxed — four beloved Philly treasure troves that serve up […]


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 […]


I Love My Job: This Woman Will Make You Want to Cheat on Your Barber

Barber Jacque’ Scott, better known as Sci-Fi, is definitely on the come up. The 27-year-old hair magician can allegedly turn any head into a mind-blowing […]


15 Made-in-Philadelphia Gifts Perfect for Father’s Day

Stumped again by Father’s Day? With just a few days till the main event, BizPhilly is here to help with some last-minute ideas that’ll make dad happy. […]


I Love My Job: Syreeta Scott

Syreeta Scott has been a Philly small business owner for almost 16 years now. She opened Duafe Holistic Hair Care, a natural hair care salon […]


3 Takeaways From Philadelphia’s Small Business Saturday

Big-box stores and online retailers weren’t the only establishments that got a bump over the holiday weekend. On Small Business Saturday, the #shopsmall movement infiltrated […]


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 […]


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 […]