• Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists

    9 days ago - By Chron

    Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely on food, entertainment and souvenirs.
    U.S. states and cities have loosened many of their restrictions on crowd size and mask-wearing, a positive sign for businesses that struggled for more than a year when theme parks and other tourist attractions were shuttered.
    Still, the return to a pre-pandemic “normal” is a way off for most. There are few business travelers and international tourists. Many businesses are grappling with staff shortages...
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  • Shopping Local Goes Global: Faire Marketplace Connects U.S. Small Businesses With Europe

    9 days ago - By Forbes

    Faire is seeing transatlantic transactions surge, as it connects U.S. brands with the mom and pop shops of Europe.
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