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The growing activity of Vivers Plantel is… expanding | Photo of the Chamber of Santa Maria | business

Els Vivers Plantel de la Vall de Santa Maria has been cultivating high quality vegetable transplants for 35 years. Sergio Ruiz, Collaborator While the bounty of Santa Maria Valley farmland is easiest to see at harvest time as vegetables, fruits and flowers are loaded onto trucks, the work begins much earlier. The harsh conditions that …

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Small businesses say inflation is cutting into profits: new survey

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably had a turbulent past few years. For businesses that survived the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic shutdowns and supply chain issues, the economic recovery brought back customers willing to spend. But more recently, businesses have had to contend with record inflation that has increased the cost of …

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UPDATED: More than 50 businesses are participating in the second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. Several hundred people attended the event, which featured food, live music and other family-friendly activities. “Small businesses are truly the lifeblood of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, director of business development for Liberty Family Medicine. “We’re very fortunate to have …

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Virginia moves to regulate a high-cost small business financing option

The coolest weather since last May moves into Thursday night. Astronomical autumn begins at 9:03 PM this evening. A complex and often high-cost financing option for small businesses will be easier to follow with an order from the State Corporation Commission dictating what providers must tell users. The option, called sales-based financing, is an advance …

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6 new rules for a smarter European trip

Liz Weston, CFP® Tourism recovered this summer in Europe, and Europe was not ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages led to massive lines and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, hotel and taxi prices soared. Then there were the record temperatures that caused roads, airport runways and railroad tracks to collapse, causing more disruption. Our family of …

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The Thai tourism sector has turned a corner, say senior officials: the diplomatic

Happy ASEAN | Economy | Southeast Asia The country aims to attract more than 30 million tourists by 2023, but its success may depend on the future of China’s “zero COVID” policy. The lively night market in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Credit: Depositphotos announcement In recent days, senior government officials in Thailand have expressed confidence that …

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Danville hiring more economic development, tourism staff to handle increased workload | Local business news

Danville’s tourism and economic development office is hiring more employees to handle an increased workload due to more inquiries from industries and the addition of the regional tourism program. bad “Due to increased potential activity and the addition of a regional tourism program to our office, new positions were needed to better support activity within …

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Hokeah releases the novel ‘Call for a Blanket Dance’ | entertainment

TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation citizen and author Oscar Hokeah published his debut novel “Call for a Blanket Dance” in July and has since received public praise for sharing his perspective on Native American family and culture . The basis of the story comes from Hokeah’s Kiowa and Cherokee origins and follows the life of Ever …

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