Sears Encourages Small Business Growth With Tu Empresa, Tu Futuro

Four Small Business Owners Will Receive $5,000 Grants To Help Grow Their Businesses

To recognize the value and importance of small business growth across the country, Sears Holdings is conducting a competition that will award four $5,000 grants to small businesses with the Tu Empresa, Tu Futuro/Your Company, Your Future grant competition starting this October through December 31, 2010. According to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development Agency and the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic-owned firms increased by 43.7 percent, more than twice the national rate, between 2002 and 2007. With small business representing 99.7 percent of all employer firms, Sears Holdings aims to encourage growth within this segment of the economy. Read More »