The Gazette has an article about the importance of customer service to small businesses during the downturn. They mention a couple of Bethesda businesses, Coco Mio (clothing and accessories), Jaleo (restaurant), and Fancy Cakes by Leslie (baked goods).
For Coco Mio, business is down 30 percent since last summer, but Fancy Cakes is hiring.
[where: 4700 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD]
[where: 4939 Elm Street, Bethesda, MD]
[where: 7271 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD]