It Figures 01/05
Entrepreneurial cities, hiring plans and more
of consumers aged 35 to 54 say they'll pay more for groceries in a pleasant shopping environment.
Statistic Source: WSL Marketing Inc.
of businesses plan to hire more staff by April.
Statistic Source: "Small Business Monitor" by OPEN from American Express
of parents say they first introduced their children to computers at age 4 or younger.
Statistic Source: ParentCenter.com
The percentage of job seekers who said they'd risk starting a business increased from
in 2003 to
Statistic Source: Challenger, Gray & Christmas
From 1998 to 2003,
of all defense contract money reportedly going to small businesses actually went to large companies.
Statistic Source: The Center for Public Integrity
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