Month: October 2016

September Franchise Job Growth Up Versus August

ADP Franchise Report Sep 2016 Remains Off Pace Versus 2015    Source: ADP Franchise Report Sep 2016 The September 2016 ADP National Franchise Report revealed franchise corporations added 26,000 jobs to our economy. While this amount is up from August's 19,100 figure, it is well below the 33,600 jobs franchises added one year ago. In all, the franchise growth rate [...]

Small Business Growth Shows Signs of Slowing

ADP Small Business Report Sept 2016 Employers With Fewer Than 50 Employees Impacted Most   Source: ADP National Employment Report® According to the ADP Research Institute's September 2016 Small Business Report®, small businesses with fewer than 50 employees added just 34,000 jobs in September. That is the slowest growth since December 2013, and continues a downward trend that began last April. [...]

Small Business Is Big In Southern France

Castellane France This post is part of a series, "Rod's Rambles," where Rod travels the world interviewing small business owners to listen and learn how they turned their passion into profits when starting their own businesses. Bonjour mes amis! I just returned from the beautiful South of France and could not wait to share with you all the wonderful [...]