Top Stock Picks for Week of January 24, 2022

This story originally appeared on Zacks [embedded content] Costco Wholesale Corporation COST sells high volumes of foods and general merchandise (including household products and appliances) at discounted prices through membership warehouses. Shares of Costco have increased and outpaced the industry in the past six months. The company’s growth strategies, better price management, decent membership trend and […]


What Is the Metaverse? 5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know

The metaverse exploded into the public consciousness in October 2021 as Facebook, Inc. changed its name to “Meta” and announced multibillion-dollar investments in metaverse technologies. NerdWallet – NerdWallet Despite the fanfare, Meta says metaverse technology is a decade or more away from maturity. In the meantime, small-business owners might want to take metaverse-related claims and […]


Need an E-Commerce Makeover? New SBA Resource Hub Has Free Tools for You

The Small Business Administration is stepping into the world of online education. Working with the economic policy-focused non-profit Business Forward, the SBA is launching a new initiative called the Small Business Digital Alliance, it announced in a press release last week. The online initiative is expected to offer a variety of free resources for business leaders, all aimed at […]


3 Entrepreneur Lessons From the Movie Free Guy

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you were locked down or sheltering in place when the movie Free Guy hit the box office, then you missed out on tons for business lessons. Of course, even if you watched the movie then you might have been so distracted by Ryan Reynolds’s hilarious antics and missed out on the entrepreneurial easter eggs scattered throughout the film.  Twentieth Century […]