No new cheer for small business sector this holiday season
Economist says business owners can’t afford to think too far into the future right now, especially with new restrictions on business activities.
Small business 12-month outlook holds at 59.2 on CFIB index
Three-month Business Barometer outlook considerably more pessimistic at 39.7 over the year-long outlook.
Small business confidence flat in May: CFIB
Thirty-nine per cent of reporting manufacturing firms identified business health as bad.
Small businesses more optimistic in April: CFIB
Only 5% foresee adding on full-time staff in the next three months, 63% say they will have to cut back.
Small business optimism is weak in January: CFIB
Businesses across Canada are moderating their expectations for the year ahead.
Small business confidence rises, but behind 2018 levels: CFIB
Manufacturing was down 1.5 points from a 58 in December.