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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Delaware entered Phase 2 of the state’s economic reopening on Monday, enabling businesses like restaurants and retail shops to increase their indoor capacity. As Delaware businesses look to adapt to new ways of doing things, the SmallBusinessTrends website pulled together suggestions from various blogs about moves business owners may wish to consider. From increasing spending […]


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Date Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2020

The federal Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which was signed into law June 5, makes several significant changes to the program designed to make it easier for businesses to have at least a portion of the loan forgiven. Under the new law, businesses need to spend at least 60 percent of the loan on payroll, […]


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Date Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2020

This is a news release issued by Barclays US Consumer Bank Nonprofit organizations in Delaware, Nevada and Ohio are latest to receive funds from the global $125 million Barclays’ COVID-19 Community Aid Package May 26, 2020 11:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time This is a news release issued by Barclays US Consumer Bank WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barclays […]



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Date Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kelly Pitts May 13, 2020 Kelly.Pitts@co.kent.de.us (302) 744-2304 KENT COUNTY LEVY COURT ESTABLISHES A COVID-19 BUSINESS RELIEF FUND Dover, Del. – What grew out of a request for assistance from the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce to help businesses acquire Personal Protective Equipment and cleaning supplies, became the establishment […]


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Date Posted: Sunday, April 26th, 2020

Banks can begin submitting applications to the Small Business Administration for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans on Monday, so if you haven’t applied for a PPP loan yet, where should you apply? Laura Bilazarian, a venture capitalist and company founder who has been writing about the PPP, has a post out suggesting […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Sigma Data Systems Inc. in Newark is facing the same problem other businesses large and small are dealing with in the age of coronavirus: how to change business practices to keep things safe for customers and employees. The IT services support company serves clients whose business is essential, even during these difficult times. So, it […]


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Date Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2020

The team at Delaware on Main, the state’s Main Street coordinating program, has been constantly on the lookout for content to help small businesses at this challenging time. One of Utah’s Small Business Development Centers hosted a webinar recently with helpful suggestions on how small businesses can lead themselves through the current financial crisis. It […]


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Date Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Wilmington office is holding ZOOM video conferencing and Skype meetings to answer questions about SBA loan programs for small businesses that need financial assistance. Here’s the schedule and how to join the meetings: 10:30 a.m. (Monday-Friday) Download ZOOM. Enter meeting i.d. #6794772946 3:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday) Dial in to Skype: 202-765-1264  pin: […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Reposted from the Delaware Tourism Office: As COVID-19 continues to affect the state and businesses, one of the most important things you can do to keep business flowing is to inform your customers of  your latest hours, services and more. Start with your Google My Business listing and ensure that the hours posted reflect your current operating […]


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Date Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2020

We’re keeping a running list of sources of emergency funding for your Delaware small business economically affected by Coronavirus. We’ll update the list as we learn of more. Here’s what we’re aware of so far. As of May 20 The federal CARES Act includes a $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program that provides forgivable loans for […]


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