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Bringing you the latest on small business news and more—this week it’s 401(k)s, vinyl records, and Shark Tank for President. 

Shark tank

Mark Cuban has been speculating about a presidential run, which would make him the second entrepreneur-turned-reality-TV-star in the race.

Startup news

Have you heard of the $5 billion startup quietly powering a massive amount of eCommerce sales?

Additionally in startup news, a number of emerging tech startups are trying to help small businesses provide 401(k) plans.

Under pressure

The vinyl craze has put pressure on the few remaining record-pressing machines, and sparked a rush to build new plants to press records.

Battle of the banks

Are small business owners turning away from local banks? In case they are, JP Morgan is making moves to seize the small business banking market.

Study break

A recent study found stories told at work to be a vital factor in forming workplace culture.

Another study conducted by American Express found that nearly three quarters of small business owners considered growth their top priority.

Of interest

The Washington Post explores the Fed’s difficult goal of raising interest rates above zero—and keeping them there.

Advice from the headlines

  • Not sure what’s behind your business credit rating? Fit Small Business has an in-depth guide to business credit reports that can clear things up and give you the knowledge to improve your credit score.
  • There’s customers, and there’s committed customers. Here’s a handy guide to help you get customers to fall in love with your business.

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Michael X. Heiligenstein
Michael X. Heiligenstein

Michael X. Heiligenstein manages communications and marketing at Fit Small Business, a product and service review site for small businesses. Previously he has written and edited for the Saturday Evening Post and run his own small business as a marketing consultant and copywriter. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, playing guitar and learning new things.