Bringing you the latest news on small business and more—this week we’re covering 3D printing, millennials at work, and what you need to know about Black Monday. 

Black Monday

This past week was one of the bumpiest in stock market history:

Oil prices took an especially large hit this week, and have barely recovered from a six-year low on Monday.

Can a market correction be good for your business? Gene Marks has a few reasons to look on the bright side.

Holy merchandise

Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to the U.S. has sparked a surge in Papal merchandising.

Tech update

From a business perspective, so far 3D printing has failed to live up to the hype.

Best Buy has been seeing the financial benefits of their growing relationship with Apple.

Young workers

A newly-released study on workers in their 20s had some interesting findings on what motivates millennials.

Advice from the headlines

Let us know your thoughts on this week’s small business news stories in the comments. 

AvatarMichael 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.