Inflation: Inflation dampens otherwise bright small business holiday season

The freewheeling holiday shopper of 2021, happy to spend money to relieve pent-up pandemic demand, has given way to a more convenient consumer this year, according to many small business owners. The reason: inflation. Stephanie Sala felt like she had a YOLO, or “you only live once” last year, feel it. People were splurging — … Read more