June 2003      Vol. 12, No. 6  REAP HOME PAGE  A publication of the Center for Rural Affairs    
June 2003      Newsletter
  • Takin’ Care of Business or Take this Job and Shove It?
    How to help your business avoid failure and be a success. We share mistakes to avoid and things you should do for your business.

    BY JEFF REYNOLDS, REAP PROGRAM DIRECTOR

    The first and most important thing you need to succeed in a small business is knowledge. According to a Dun & Bradstreet report, “Businesses with fewer than 20 employees have only a 37 percent chance of surviving four years and only a 9 percent chance of surviving 10 years.” Restaurants have a 20 percent chance of surviving 2 years. [more]
     

  • REAP Program Advisory Committee Meets
     
  • THREE CHEERS -- Hip Hip Hooray!
    This column salutes REAP businesses that are finding ways to increase their success.
    This month we profile K-T's Saddlery & Tack in Gering, Nebraska
     
  • REAP Notes
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