small businesses


  • Charity foundation plans to create 18,000 jobs 2021-06-15 19:30

    Charity foundation plans to create 18,000 jobs

    TEHRAN – The Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated with Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, plans to generate 18,000 jobs by reviving and developing 300 economic enterprises this year (began March 21), Seyyed Amir Hossein Madani, head of the Foundation, said.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan 2021-01-27 18:04

    Impact of handicrafts now visible on Iranian economy, tourism minister says

    TEHRAN - Iranian tourism minister has hailed the impact of handicrafts businesses on the economy of the country, saying its results are now evident on people's jobs and their livelihoods. 

  • Gig economy 2020-02-24 12:21

    By Alireza Farahmand

    Gig economy, a real assist for small businesses

    A “gig” economy, otherwise called a freelance economy that has an independent workforce, helps small businesses and independent contractors succeed. Obviously, it is difficult for small businesses to compete against large corporations which have economies of scale, but a gig economy can be a tremendous aid for small businesses and individuals and sharpen their competitive postures. The gig economy also opens up a global marketplace for independent contractors to expand their customer base nationally and internationally. Online outsourcing has proven to be a transformative medium in the global economy.