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Saturday, August 9, 2014

FL Small Business Q2 2014 Survey


2014 Quarter 2 Survey Results - Conducted: May 12 -23, 2014

 
The Florida Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index Survey shows:

 
Top Issue Facing Small Businesses: Tied between access to capital and economic uncertainty, with both receiving 24 percent of the vote.

Access To Capital: Increased by 12 percent compared to the same time period last year.

Economic Uncertainty: Decreased by 10 percent compared to the same time period last year.

Sales Increased: 43 percent of businesses surveyed reported higher company sales compared to the same time period last year, with only 1-in-4 businesses reporting lower sales.

Optimism Increased: 58 percent expect the economy to improve over the next year, up three percent from 2013. Additionally, two-thirds (67 percent) of respondents expect the economy to improve in the next three years, up six percent from 2013.

 
How does your business compare?


Steve Koenig, SCORE Counselor


 

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