According to the Small Business Administration, 90 percent of small businesses in the U.S. are family-owned. That’s why a few weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day by talking to mothers at women-owned businesses. Now, with Father’s Day right around the corner, we are shining the spotlight on the “pops” of these mom-and-pop, family-owned businesses by speaking with three businesses across the country and getting their tips for small shop owners.… Read More

Next up in our series of posts introducing tools to help small businesses, we are featuring Shakr — an innovative start-up based in Seoul and San Francisco that creates video templates for small businesses to use for their advertisements or informational videos, eliminating the high costs associated with hiring a videographer and editor.… Read More

This Mother’s Day, we would like to take the time to recognize some of our tenants that happen to be both small business owners and mothers. We spoke with five businesswomen throughout the country to get their tips and advice on juggling motherhood and a business.… Read More

At Kimco, small retailers are an integral part of our more than 830 neighborhood and community shopping centers, adding diversity and a local touch to our tenant mix nationwide. But these mom-and-pop shops aren’t just adding high-demand retail options to our centers, they’re also spurring economic development across the country.… Read More

Small Business Saturday (SBS) is so well-known, it’s hard to believe that it was only founded in 2010. This year Small Business Saturday falls on November 28, and is sure to capitalize on the surge of shoppers between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.… Read More

Have you Googled yourself or your business lately? If so, are you happy with what you see? For many consumers, off-line shopping generally starts with online research. According to Andy Beal, a leading online reputation management expert, all your radio, TV, and print ads will be wasted money if someone then types your name into Google and sees that you have a questionable reputation.… Read More