Business & Finance: Tougher New Year


In the year just ended the most important —and least publicized—fact about the alleged plight of the little businessman was that he did not go out of business. In the coming year it is a fairly safe prediction that the going for the small businessman is going to be a lot tougher.

The Miracle. The survival of small business in 1942 against all the bets of the experts is now no longer subject to argument. It is a matter of cold statistical year-end fact. All through the year, according to Dun & Bradstreet, the...

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