Small Business Rising Statement on Investigation into Amazon

Contact: Jess Del Fiacco, delfiacco@ilsr.org WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 9, 2022) – The following statement was issued by Small Business Rising, a coalition of nearly 30 national and local associations representing over 150,000 small and independent businesses, including the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA), in response to a letter from Members of the House Judiciary Committee urging the … Continued

Retailers Helped by Passage of Postal Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2022) – The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed the final passage of the first major postal reform legislation approved by Congress in more than 15 years. The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) also supported this legislation. “The U.S. Postal Service has long played a key role in ensuring that retailers can deliver … Continued

Small Businesses Encouraged to Start Preparing for Upcoming Tax Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2022) – With the opening of the tax season on January 24, Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, offered the following advice for the American public and the nation’s small business community in filing this year’s … Continued

COVID-19 EIDL Program an Option for Small Businesses Through December 31

By Jennifer ShafferNSGA Comptroller The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program under the Small Business Administration is not new.  Since its inception, it has helped small businesses obtain funds needed during federally declared disasters. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this program was modified to serve as another avenue for businesses to access much-needed funding alongside other … Continued