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SBA accepting nominations for annual awards

JACKSON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking nominations for the 2015 Mississippi Small Business Person of the Year and Small Business Champion Awards. Each year since 1963, the President of the United States has designated a National Small Business Week. The highlight of Small Business Week activities is the presentation of awards at the state and national ...

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Specialty retailers emphasize the store experience

Upon the 2006 opening of the Libby Story store in Starkville, the university town had one other clothing and accessories boutique. Today the city has about a dozen and a half, Libby Story McRight says. “Now, I bet there are 20 at least,” she says. “I’ve got several competitors I think are really good. I like them to keep me ...

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