Archive for November 13th, 2012

Upcoming cuts in federal military spending are poised to significantly reduce business activity among defense contractors and manufacturers that supply the defense industry. Moreover, unless the looming “fiscal cliff” issue is resolved in time, even deeper budget reductions will hamstring military funding for years to come. Small and medium-sized manufacturers are particularly at risk from the potential cuts. Read more


In an interview with IMT, James Chan, president of Asia Marketing and Management, explains the ins and outs of selling U.S.-made goods to the Chinese market and how American manufacturers can grow their overseas business. Read more


Do veteran-owned businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses have the tools they need to win government contracts and sell their products to government agencies? How is 2013 shaping up for veteran-owned companies?’s Michael Keating answers these and other questions in the latest Expert’s Corner. Read more


As U.S. military veterans return home from duty, many face difficulty finding work. In honor of Veterans Day this month, we take a look at the efforts manufacturers are making to put veterans in skilled jobs. Read more


Foreign-born entrepreneurship spurs job creation and small business revenue in the U.S., yet a new study indicates that immigrant start-ups are on the verge of decline for the first time in a decade. Read more


On November 11, the U.S. celebrated Veterans Day, honoring the brave members of the armed forces. Here we break down the statistics about our nation’s veterans and the contributions they’ve made. Read more


Given that close to half of the Fortune 500 companies were founded by foreign-born entrepreneurs, The Immigrant Exodus looks at the recent decline in immigrant-founded companies and how this slowdown could affect the health of the U.S. economy in coming years. Read more

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