Small Business Resource Center

Owning a Small Business Together – Lakeside Floral and Gift’s Love Story

February 14, 2013

My grandfather used to say “You don’t know someone ‘til you live with them.” I wonder what his mantra would have been for people who live AND work together?

For those of you in this boat, you’re not alone by any means.  Nearly 4 million small businesses in the U.S. are owned and operated by couples, according to the last available census.  So how does cohabitation translate to staying happy while managing cash flow, marketing the business, and keeping up with taxes and regulations?

One couple seems to have it figured out.

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Success Tastes So Sweet

February 13, 2013

Before Valentine’s Day, men and women of all ages visit their local confectioner’s shop to acquire sweets for their sweets. At a quality confectionary, they’ll encounter wide-ranging choices from multitudes of chocolates to fruit-flavored sweets. They’re sure to find something to the liking of their love ones’ sweet teeth!

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