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Date Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2020

As organizations continue to announce cancellations and postponements of small business events in Delaware as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures and precautions, we’ll remove them from the Division’s events calendar and track of them here. If your organization is canceling or postponing a small business event, let us know by emailing us at business@delaware.gov. […]

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Date Posted: Monday, March 9th, 2020

As many as 5,200 businesses served by Delmarva Power may be eligible for lower rates for their electric service, an investigation by staffs at the Delaware Public Service Commission and Delaware Division of the Public Advocate found. More than 5,200 Delmarva commercial customers receiving Medium General Service (MGS) or Large General Service (LGS), may be […]

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Date Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2020

Delaware restaurants have a new way of attracting dog owners as customers, thanks to legislation signed into law this week by Governor John Carney. House Bill 275 allows owners of food establishments and beer gardens to allow leashed dogs on licensed outdoor patios. Gov. Carney signed the bill Tuesday at Woody’s in Dewey Beach. Click […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health this week issued guidelines for businesses to help contain the spread of coronavirus in the state. While there have been no confirmed cases in Delaware to date of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, public health officials are asking businesses to take the following steps: • Review plans to operate […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Economic development is a major priority of Governor Carney’s proposed fiscal year 2021 budget, which allocates $82 million for economic development. “We presented a responsible budget plan today that makes investments to improve our economy, strengthen our public schools and protect Delaware’s unique quality of life,” Carney said when he presented his spending plan to […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2020

The Division of Small Business brought its Make Me a Match supplier networking event to Kent County for the first time on Jan. 8. The morning workshop at the Kent County Levy Court building gave central Delaware small business owners the chance to hear from and have one-on-one conversations with representatives from some of the […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2020

U.S. News & World Report ranks Delaware a top 10 state for business. Delaware came in #8 in the rankings, which were released in December. In compiling its rankings, the magazine looked at the rate at which new businesses are formed in the state (3.5 percent), the tax rate on personal income (6.6 percent) and […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

A new report from online small business lending platform Lendio shows how Delaware small businesses seeking loans stack up against the rest of the U.S. Delaware borrowers were in business a shorter length of time (6.6 years compared with 7.8 years nationally) but had substantially higher average annual income ($2.2 million compared with about $807,000), […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Want to get some assistance with your business? Business students from the University of Delaware are available to help with marketing, industry analysis or in developing a social media or online campaign through the Small Business Management Program. The program is free to participating businesses, other than expenses such as purchasing an email list or […]

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Date Posted: Friday, December 27th, 2019

The following press release was issued by Zip Code Wilmington: Delaware small business owners will have greater access to graduates from Zip Code Wilmington’s computer coding training program thanks to a new partnership between Zip Code Wilmington and the Delaware Division of Small Business. Zip Code Wilmington is now designated as a certified trainer by […]

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