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The Party's Over

Don't worry, you're not the only scrooge on the block. An American Express Co. survey of 300 small-business owners found that only 30% plan to give employee holiday parties this year. Why the fete phobia?Edited by Dennis BermanReturn to top

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Humbug Report

Why aren't small businesses throwing holiday parties?

NEVER HAVE PARTIES 55%

TOO EXPENSIVE 8

BUSINESS WAS NOT GOOD 5

CONCERN ABOUT DRINKING 5

LIABILITY/INSURANCE ISSUES 2

OTHER/DON'T KNOW 25

DATA: AMERICAN EXPRESS

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