08
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Bar Italia, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fall, Food, patio, PUB, Restaraunts, Season, Silver Heights, Winnipeg patios, Winnipeg Restaurants

‘Sales will be down for sure’: Winnipeg bars brace for end of patio season – Winnipeg

Winnipeg restaurants have been through the wringer over the last few months, but the worst might be yet to come. Cool weather over the long weekend set the scene for empty patios across the city following a busy summer for outdoor seating areas. Many restaurants are already seeing dips…
03
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta economy, Alberta Small Business, Calgary small business, Canada, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, CFIb, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, edmonton small business, Federal Small Business Programs, news, Nicks Steakhouse, Rent Relief Small Business

Low sales, fewer customers creating dire situation for Alberta small businesses: CFIB ​

A newly released survey from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business shows Alberta small businesses remain tough as the province enters its sixth month of COVID-19 infections. The survey, conducted on Aug. 27, attributed fewer customers and lower sales as the root causes of a slower recovery for Alberta’s…
06
May
2013
Posted by: In: Money

Senate passes bill letting states tax online sales

WASHINGTON – The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping — for many a largely tax-free frontier — to state sales taxes. The Senate passed the bill by a vote of 69 to 27,…