WASHINGTON — Retailers were mostly satisfied last week with a last-minute agreement in Congress to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff” of spending cuts and broad tax increases. Many small businesses, however, will feel the pinch of the income-tax rate hike on high-earning individuals, and some could also pay higher rates on businesses that they inherit. “It’s a good news/bad news story,” Andrew Harig, director of government relations, Food Marketing ...
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