Local Small Businesses Report Having a Successful Holiday Season | News

Small businesses like Queen City Records are reporting that this holiday shopping season has been better than expected, with locals spending money in smaller stores. Photos of Hazard Herald by Katie Kelley This holiday season, many local small businesses have reported having had a successful holiday and have the support of the community. The community, several business owners said, seems …

Holiday season has been rich in tourism for Chester County businesses, treasured landmarks – Daily Local

KENNETT SQUARE – This holiday season has been rich in tourism for local businesses and treasured monuments. “Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is truly an all-season destination,” said Susan Hamley, executive director of the Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau. “While nature may seem sleepy during the winter, there is a beauty and serenity to be discovered and enjoyed,” Hamley said. …

Fruitful, But Worrisome Holiday Season in Ketchum |

Business has exploded in Ketchum during the holiday season as restaurants, hotels and retail outlets have seen larger crowds than they have ever seen in the past two years, while the number of New cases of COVID-19 in Blaine County continue to climb into a pandemic-high. More than 200 new cases were recorded in the county during the week of …

EXPLAINER: Why has the holiday season been such a nightmare?

A forecast for better weather means the worst could finally be over for tens of thousands of air travelers who have been grounded by flight cancellations that exploded over New Years weekend. January generally means fewer people traveling, and this will be even more true in 2022, as many business travelers have not returned to the skies. Lighter crowds should …

Almost 8,000 flights have been canceled this holiday season. What is going on?

The forces that have scrambled thousands of flights since Christmas Eve may ease in January, but it’s a cold comfort to the millions of travelers with New Year’s plans. And if 2021 has taught us anything, it’s that 2022 will likely be just as unpredictable. Here’s a look at what has ruined flights for thousands of people this holiday season, …

Older workers can help alleviate staff shortages during the holiday season

Australia’s Small Business and Family Owned Ombudsman Bruce Billson encourages small businesses and family businesses to welcome applications of all ages when hiring staff for the holiday season and through 2022. With many small family businesses struggling with staff shortages nationwide, Billson suggests that mature employees could help ease the workload. Billson explains that “Small businesses and family businesses are …

Brooklyn Small Businesses Hit Hard by Omicron This Holiday Season

The increase in COVID-19 cases has taken its toll on Brooklyn’s small business community, with around 20% of local businesses having to shut down for some time during the holiday season and 59% having had employees who have called sick in the past three weeks, a new poll reveals. The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce surveyed 109 small businesses in the …

Make the Most of Credit Card Rewards This Holiday Season

Finance for Info Presented by JPMorgan Chase The holidays are approaching, which for many of us means spending extra money on gifts, meals, decorations, and travel. It’s an expensive time of year, but with some planning and careful use of credit card rewards, you can make the holidays a little easier on your wallet by earning rewards that mitigate all …