Businesses should see an increase in earnings because of lower fuel costs. Lower fuel costs allow consumers to have more money to spend and this can create business growth. In addition, this allows businesses to have more money as a result of lower fuel costs. The following was taken out from CNBC: In a Quester research report compiled for CNBC, more than three-quarters of the small- to medium-sized businesses surveyed said they’ve been positively impacted by declining fuel prices.
Quester surveyed 150 owners of small businesses five to 500 workers. The businesses bring in $100,000 to $4.9 million in annual revenues. Lower fuel costs can be very advantegous to U.S. businesses in the coming months and we should see business growth in numerous sectors to include consumer goods, transportation, and other sectors.