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ArkLaTex Business Brief May 13, 2014

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTBS) - National Small Business Week is May 12-15, and 12 different businesses test their concepts during the first Downtown Pop UP Project.

It
officially kicked off Monday in the Red River District. Dozens of people checked out the restaurants and shops on their lunch breaks.

RELATED ARTICLE: Dozens attend soft opening of Shreveport Downtown Pop UP Project


Two more Pop UPs are planned for this year, and now there is more incentive for businesses to participate.

One will win a year of free rent downtown, thanks to the Committee of One Hundred.

The group will choose the pop up that has the most potential. Click here for details.


Want to open a new business? The Small Business Development Center can help.

It holds a seminar Thursday that can help determine the feasibility of your business idea and help set you up financially.

The talk will be held at their main office in LSU-S's Business/Education building, room 103 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

RELATED ARTICLE: Small Business Development Center to hold start-up workshop in Shreveport

SporTran enters a new financial partnership with area businesses.

You can now have a bus wrapped in your logo—like this Raising Cane's bus unveiled Monday.

At least one more is expected to roll out this week. Find out what this new revenue stream means for tax payers tonight on KTBS 3 News at 5:00pm and 6:00pm.

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