Tag: firms

Africa: Covid-19 Accelerated Tech Adoption By Most Firms

March 2, 2021
The Covid-19 global pandemic has resulted in changes to advertising, marketing, promotional and media spend, forcing businesses and brands to re-evaluate their thinking about current and future advertising and marketing campaigns to maintain a steady stream of income. Most companies with trusted brands managed to leverage on technology during the pandemic to remain afloat over

Auto dealers, restaurants with ties to lawmakers were among the firms that got PPP loans: Treasury/SBA data

July 7, 2020
WASHINGTON – Businesses owned by several members of Congress or their families received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans designed to help small firms weather the economic fallout of the coronavirus, according to information the Trump administration released Monday.The list of lawmaker-connected businesses includes car dealerships, casinos, construction companies, and restaurants. All were deemed eligible by the Small Business