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DC business owners hard at work for Small Business Saturday

As the nation celebrates Small Business Saturday, D.C. business owners say, for them, the day is a chance for people to support businesses in the community, and not the usual big box stores.

As the nation celebrates Small Business Saturday, D.C. business owners say, for them, the day is a chance for people to support businesses in the community, and not the usual big box stores.

Amaya Smith, co-founder of The Brown Beauty Co-op in Dupont circle, says she’s happy that Small Business Saturday has become a staple of the holidays.

“Everybody thinks of Black Friday and the big box stores, but small businesses really power our economy and it’s great for small business to have a piece of this huge retail opportunity that takes place after Thanksgiving,” she said. “It’s been a critical part of our business success, and I think it’s important in general.”

As someone who has

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Finding the Right Business Insurance Can Be Hard

When you assume a business owner’s role, you take up complete legal responsibility for all physical assets and the financial well-being of your clients, employers, and anyone who stumbles upon your business. This calls for the need to protect everything that is affected by your business activities. The pandemic has highlighted how important it is to get the right business insurance with optimum coverage and best premiums.

Business insurance can protect physical, intellectual, and financial assets if anything goes wrong, like a recession. But choosing one can be tricky since different kinds of businesses need a variety of business insurance policies like workers’ compensation, business interruption insurance, cyber liability, general liability, business owners’ policy, professional liability, equipment breakdown, and more. Businesses usually require a nice blend of different coverages for complete protection.

Finding what your business needs can be a tedious process because you don’t want to skimp on

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