BBB celebrates National Small Business Week, May 4-8

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, creating about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin will celebrate National Small Business Week, May 4-8,…

BBB announces new Code of Advertising

BBB has been advocating for truthful advertising since 1917, which means that the organization has seen many changes in advertising practices over the years.  The public now regularly encounters ads that make claims about how products affect the environment, how products are made, and how to compare prices of different items. How should advertisers make…

Be a smart shopper–don’t get misled by Fourth of July sale ads

The Fourth of July means different things to different people. It’s a celebration of our nation’s birth, for one. It’s also a time for fireworks and fun with friends. And last, but not least, it’s a good time to take advantage of holiday sales and find some deals. Your BBB would like you to be an…