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Turn Conference Insights into Actionable Strategies

Capture and Organize Key TakeawaysAt good conferences, there’s rarely a shortage of ideas. In fact, you likely come away from attending one with a million ideas in your head.But then life happens. Someone has a crisis or there’s a fire to put out, and suddenly you’re...

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Are You Worried About Inflation?

For the past two years or so, it feels as if economists have been avoiding the wordsrecessionandinflation. No one wants to hear those terms. They’ve been pointing to economic equations and data to show we’re not “technically” in a recession because unemployment is low...

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WORKFORCE

When businesses can find and retain the right people to innovate, compete, and grow—and when people have the skills and opportunities to put their talent to work—there’s no limit to what we can all achieve.A national crisis by the numbersRight now, there are too many...

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A Look Ahead: Preparing for America’s 2025 Tax Cliff

It may seem hard to believe, but it has been nearly seven years since the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law. Heralded as the most comprehensive tax reform legislation to be enacted since 1986, the TCJA achieved a substantial...

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Small Business Outlook: Optimism Around Growth Continues

Every week the U.S. Chamber's Vice President of Small Business Policy Tom Sullivan summarizes the latest data and what it means for the health of America's small businesses.This week is National Small Business Week, and survey data from Pew Research shows...

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Investing in Connection and Community Across Louisiana

VIEW EVENT IMAGES HERE David Aubrey, President – AT&T Louisiana May 29, 2024 Community Impact   Investing in our Communities  In Louisiana, we invested nearly $2.1 billion in our network infrastructure from 2019-2023 to connect more people to greater...

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What Is a POS System?

A smooth checkout process improves customer experiences. Learn what a point-of-sale platform consists of and why you need one.A point-of-sale (POS) system streamlines the checkout experience, allowing your small business to process payments, record customer loyalty...

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How to Hire and Pay Independent Contractors

If your small business works with independent contractors, it’s important to understand worker classification and how to process payments.The use of independent contractors is increasing, and there’s no sign of this trend slowing down anytime soon. Recent data...

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11 Self-Care Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs

As today’s consumers invest more in health and wellness products, self-care businesses can be a great path to entrepreneurship.Today’s consumers are investing more in products that promote better health, nutrition, and overall self. This indicates a...

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NATO Forum: Business, Goverment Discuss Making World Safer

For the first time in the 75-year history of NATO, an alliance-endorsed working conference of business executives, defense officials, and NATO leaders gathered to seek solutions to a safer world.At the NATO Summit Defense Industry Forum, hosted by the U.S....

How the U.S. Chamber Is Supporting Pro-Growth Champions in 2024

The political focus of the U.S. Chamber is to support a policy environment that promotes innovation, economic growth, and the jobs American families rely on. We cannot achieve that without the support of elected officials who advance and defend the free enterprise...

Prospective Lawmakers Discuss Policy Issues at Free Enterprise Forum

The U.S. Chamber event brought together congressional candidates to provide an outlook for the legislative battles looming in the 119th Congress.In January 2025, the 119th Congress will be sworn-in with several looming policy challenges on the horizon. To provide an...

Has Your Small Business Applied for the CO—100 and All the Perks?

Ten businesses will receive $2,000, and America's Top Small Business of the Year will be awarded $25,000. All small businesses that make the list will receive brand exposure, exclusive access to top experts, and VIP perks. Apply today!The U.S. Chamber and CO—,...

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