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Bringing you the latest on small business news and more—this week it’s shared workspaces, what overtime reform means for your business, and why Google might be doing your grocery shopping. 

Brick and mortar boom

A growing group of young entrepreneurs are focused not on launching startups, but on buying existing small businesses.

Retail reluctance

In the face of the upcoming EMV liability shift on October 1, many retailers still aren’t making the switch.

No more blackout?

The FCC is considering whether or not to restrict broadcasting blackouts.

Getting out of the house

Shared workspaces are gaining ground across the country, as many freelancers leave the home office behind and larger coworking companies take off.

Burning down the house

Two New York music store owners were charged with burning down their business for the insurance claim.

Fresh service

Google wants to bring you groceries.

Ratings boost

The Caddy Girls have seen a four-fold increase in business since appearing on Shark Tank.

Overtime reform decoded

What effect would Obama’s proposed overtime law have on small businesses? Fit Small Business dives into the details in a new infographic.

Advice from the headlines

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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.