Small business equals big jobs.
WHAT EXACTLY IS A SMALL BUSINESS?
The U.S. Small Business Administration has established size standards for small businesses that vary by industry, based on the number of employees and average annual receipts.
Small business = By definition, in manufacturing, fewer than 1,500 employees
Small businesses have a proud history as job creators. Positions at small businesses account for 55 percent of all U.S. jobs.
More than 600,000 franchised small businesses in the U.S. provide roughly 8 million jobs alone.
Small Businesses and Big Sales
The 28 million U.S. small businesses are responsible for 54 percent of all domestic sales.