Missouri Small Business Owner Highlight

It’s no secret that maintaining a small business is tough work. At the heart of many small business success stories is adaptability, a trait that has enabled Goedeker’s to thrive for more than 60 years.

Since 1951, the St. Louis staple has changed with the times, becoming a trusted name in major appliances, furniture and home lighting after starting out as a quaint TV and radio repair shop, noted Steve Goedeker, the store’s current owner and son of the store’s founder, Ben Goedeker.

Missouri Events

Date:
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Time:
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join AIDS Project of the Ozarks, Edward Jones Investments, Justine PETERSEN, Modern Woodmen of America, and Small Business Majority for a presentation to help build your wealth and secure your health as a small business.

Location: Nixa , MO
Event type: Healthcare, Access to Capital, General Small Business, Retirement Security, Women in Business, Workforce, Crowdfunding Presentation
Date:
Tue, 2 May 2017
Time:
2:00 pm CST

Join Small Business Majority and St. Louis Regional Chamber for a presentation on implementing a wellness program at your small business!

Location: St. Louis , MO
Event type: Wellness Presentation
Date:
Thu, 11 May 2017
Time:
2:00 pm CST

Join Small Business Majority and the Center for Social Empowerment for a presentation to help build your wealth and secure your health as a small business.

Location: St. Louis , MO
Event type: Healthcare, Access to Capital, General Small Business, Retirement Security, Women in Business, Workforce, Crowdfunding Presentation
Date:
Mon, 15 May 2017

Workplace wellness programs make for healthier employees and communities, which in turn have shown a direct correlation to increased productivity and employee retention—two components of maintaining a profitable and successful business.

Location: Springfield, Joplin, and St. Louis Areas , MO
Event type: Wellness Other

Missouri Research

Published:
Tue, 4 Jun 2013

Small business owners nationwide are doing all they can to strengthen their businesses and put the Great Recession’s effects behind them. Now more than ever, it’s critical they have the help of smart employment laws allowing them to attract and retain the best talent. National scientific opinion polling shows the vast majority of small business owners believe we’re long overdue for federal and state policies protecting all workers from discrimination, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Published:
Thu, 4 Apr 2013

When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, it delivered sweeping reform to the nation’s healthcare system. A significant feature of the law is an expansion of Medicaid to cover a larger number of low-income individuals. In June 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it was up to each state to decide whether to expand eligibility for Medicaid. The Medicaid expansion gives every state the opportunity to take advantage of federal funding that will support jobs and stimulate economic growth throughout the state while expanding health coverage for its residents.