Bands are small businesses, too

Jul 1, 2021
When the pandemic hit, Western swing group Asleep at the Wheel lost 75% of its income. So it cut expenses and applied for federal relief funds.
Ray Benson and Katie Shore — then Katie Holmes — of Asleep at the Wheel perform in 2014. Because the band is a small business, it received a PPP loan during the pandemic.
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How one small business pivoted when it couldn't get a PPP loan

Dec 22, 2020
A South Carolina media producer is among the companies rethinking their business models to address needs created by the pandemic.
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Businesses are taking out fewer bank loans

Aug 14, 2020
It could be a sign that businesses are holding back and that banks are worried about future defaults.
A view of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018.
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