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Big businesses might have the global name recognition, but don't count out small businesses. There are nearly 5.5 million small businesses with 999 employees or less in the United States. With small businesses in every state, you don't have to look hard to find ones in your own neighborhood. Here's a closer look at where small businesses are, what businesses they're engaging in, and where they're thriving.