Perspectives

Texas Small Business Needs Assessment Poll

Most small businesses in Texas are optimistic about sales and opportunities in 2014 but see barriers to growth including access to credit and reliability of employees. A new poll from the Dallas Fed's Community Development Department, in partnership with the Texas Small Business Development Center Network, asked over 750 small business owners across Texas about firm size, performance, financing and employee skills gaps. This report highlights the poll findings in an effort to more deeply understand trends and emerging issues in the Texas small business community.

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