Small Businesses Wish Big for the Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC]


For small businesses, this holiday season isn't looking cheerful. A recent Intuit Small Business Survey found that small businesses are surviving but not thriving, and that winter is the toughest single season of the year for them. The good news is that they're a resourceful and optimistic group and can stretch a dollar a long way.

How would small businesses spend $5,000? We asked. They answered.

See how small businesses would spend $5,000 based on our survey in the infographic below. And it's not just wishful thinking. Intuit is granting small businesses $5,000 wishes starting today through our new Love Our Local Business program. We'll grant one wish per day, every day, through Dec. 21. Submit your wishes for consideration at

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