Small Business is our Business

Fourth Quarter 2011 survey findings from the Vistage CEO Confidence Index of  1,641 small business chief executives reveal:

*41%  recogonized improved economic conditions over the previous 12 months, up from 18% in the third quarter survey

*Only 12% think the economy had recently worsened

*55% said they plan to increase the number of their employees over the next twelve months, up from 46% in the third quarter survey

*24% are finding it easier to obtain credit for their business today compared to six months ago

*73% expect  to increase sales revenues over the next twelve months

*25%  find customer retention and /or lead generation the biggest challenge to their business

Visage International is a membership organization of more than 15,000 small business chief executives.

 

 

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