Amazon makes a move into small business

Daniel B. Kline •
The Motley Fool

For many businesses, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) operates as both a competitor and a partner. The online giant offers a platform for companies to sell their goods while it also competes with the same companies it works with. Now, the digital retailer has launched Amazon Storefronts, a new “store” that exclusively sells products from small and

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Do employee-owned companies make for happier workers?

Jen Hubley Luckwaldt •
The Simple Dollar
Happy Employees

Your boss would love for you to feel like you have a stake in the company. After all, loyal employees put in longer hours, produce better work, and stick around for more years than those whose feelings about the organization can be summed up with a resounding, “Meh.” There’s just one problem: With job security a thing of

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