Small Business Optimism on a Major Upswing in 2018
In a new National Small Business Association/ZipRecruiter survey, 60% of US small businesses anticipate growth in the economy in 2018, up from 45% in July 2017. 53% reported revenue increases in the past year, the first time in a decade that the majority of respondents in the small business sector reported incerases. Two-thirds expect revenue growth in 2018. 30% reported adding employees in the past year, up from 22% in July 2018.