Stories tagged with: Small Business

January 15, 2016 - 7:27pm
27 weeks 20 hours ago

 As Zanesville police continue to deal with the ongoing problem of shoplifting, one local man is speaking out on the toll it's taking on his business.

Shoplifting has been a long time issue for businesses. However, it's extremely detrimental to small businesses and the owner of the Winerak, Mike Alfman said it's time that someone spoke up.

"A lot of store owners don't like to talk about shop-lifting it's sort of sweeped under the rug. We take it on as a cost of doing...

September 25, 2013 - 6:15pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Small business owners from all over Muskingum County vented their frustrations about the new Affordable Healthcare Act, widely known as "Obamacare" during a public forum at Zane Petroleum. VP of the Ohio chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses Ron Geiger, said the healthcare tax that comes along with the ACA will hurt small businesses.

"It is a $8 billion tax next year and it'll grow to be a $100 billion tax and it'll be placed on small businesses,...

October 5, 2010 - 8:53pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

Republican concern over making Ohio a business-friendly state has political figures talking Tuesday in Zanesville.

94th District State Representative, Troy Balderson, and 20th District State Senator Jimmy Stewart spoke with community members at republican headquarters about the need for small businesses to be welcomed in Ohio.

"Businesses are leaving the state of Ohio and we need to put a stop to that and we need business people in the state legislature where I'm serving...

March 17, 2010 - 4:09pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

Starting a business is a major financial investment, and the Ohio Department of Development says it wants to help small businesses exceed.

So it's offering free "Small Business Development" seminars across the state, including here in Zanesville. The seminars will be held once a month, starting in April and ending in November. They will discuss topics ranging from credit, banking, and marketing to legal issues. The seminars will be held at Zane State Community College from...

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