Archive for the 'Business Conditions' Category

What is in store for our local economy in 2016?

January 28th, 2016, 01:05:30 PM
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While several entities provide an outlook for their respective sectors, little information exists as to the outlook for the regional economy as a whole.  What is the big picture of an increase in taxable sales, gaming revenue, home sales, etc.?  How does it compare to historical trends and what does it tell us about the […]

Small businesses indicative of the state’s recovering economy

April 9th, 2015, 09:37:38 AM
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via Nevada Today by Nicole Shearer Small businesses in Nevada were a big deal in 2014. The Nevada Small Business Development Center, a statewide resource for business assistance and headquartered in the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business, helped open 136 new small businesses in the state last year. “It’s easy to forget the […]

Cottage Law – Senate Bill 206

June 11th, 2013, 02:44:16 PM
Posted in Business Conditions, Legal, License and Permits, Trends | 1 Comment »

Bill has been signed into law by Governor Sandoval, and goes into effect on July 1, 2013 On May 24, 2013, Governor Sandoval signed job-creating Senate Bill 206 on Cottage Food Industries into law in Nevada! This bill will support micro-enterprises and farmers’ value-added products, and to allow people to supplement their income, and to […]

Restaurant Statistics

April 15th, 2013, 04:25:35 PM
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The students and the excellent full time faculty members at the Nevada Small Business Development Center, or Nevada SBDC for short, have been assisting clients in improving operations and providing helpful insight to ensure business success since 1985. Over the past few decades the Nevada SBDC has seen the expansion and contraction of a number […]

Your Business To-Do List for 2012

January 20th, 2012, 03:53:04 PM
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By: Jennifer Ott, MBA Student, University of Nevada, Reno Depending on the industry, the beginning of a new year can be incredibly busy or the slowest time of the year. Wherever the start of a new year finds your business, January marks a good time to begin thinking of baseline business strategies. Here are six […]

A Look Back at Entrepreneurship in 2010

January 31st, 2011, 05:08:44 PM
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Jonathan Ortmans is an author at who wrote an article recently that recapped the role of entrepreneurship in 2010 and why it is important to economic recovery.  Here is a blurb and we suggest reading the whole storey. This past year brought new, sobering data that defied conventional wisdom that all businesses contribute to […]

The Reality of Lending

December 6th, 2010, 10:37:11 AM
Posted in Business Conditions, Financing, Raising Capital | 2 Comments »

  The Reality of Lending – “The New Norm” A feature article re-posted from the online edition of  Nevada Business – The Decision Makers Magazine. A Nevadan needs $120,000 to open a used sporting goods store but can’t get a loan from a bank. Either he gives up the idea or resorts to creative financing, […]

The ‘Six Ps’ of Small Business Borrowing in Tough Credit Markets

October 22nd, 2008, 04:35:00 PM
Posted in Business Conditions, Business Start-Up, Financing | 1 Comment »

Despite the current financial upheaval both in Nevada and throughout the nation, entrepreneurs and small business owners still need access to capital to start or expand a business.  But, navigating the path from deciding a loan is needed to having the funds in the business banking account has recently become much tougher. Not only have […]

Small Business and the Economic Meltdown

October 17th, 2008, 03:40:43 PM
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UNR President Milt Glick and our own Sam Males, Director of the Nevada Small Business Development Center, visit with KUNR Radio’s Dan Erwine to discuss how the economic meltdown is hurting small businesses in Nevada and the University’s role in assisting businesses.  This October 17, 2008 edition of KUNR’s Friday morning Nevada Newsline features call […]

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