Statistically speaking: Economy a barrier to small business success

From staff reportsMay 27, 2013 

A recent survey performed by Manta and CNNMoney shows that the economy is the biggest concern for 30.5 percent of small-business owners. Here are other findings from the report:

14% of owners are adding more employees in 2013.

40% are reporting stronger sales this year.

65.6% of small-business owners aren’t seeking additional financing.

22.8% of small-business owners say that rising costs are their biggest concern.

7.9% of owners say their biggest concern is health care.

Source: Manta and CNNMoney

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