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When Rachel Irons won Nav’s first small business grant for her company Founding Foods,  it wasn’t just about the money. “To have a much larger company choose us and trust us with with such a sum of money felt...
(StatePoint) Talented, dedicated and ambitious women’s entrepreneurial spirits increasingly are driving the nation forward. Women have steadily increased their presence in the world of small-business ownership over the past 10 years. In fact, the number of women-owned firms has grown 68...
October 14. 2018 6:41PM Small can be good if it is by intention. Fear of failure is a powerful force, and once breakeven is achieved, or a reasonable income is reached, it is normal to avoid risk and attempt to...
Last February, Alton, Illinois won a half million dollar revitalization prize package from Deluxe Corp. Giving Alton’s Main Street a facelift was part of the project, but don’t be mistaken. The transformation was also about revitalizing business and community...
By: Chanté Russell, Managing Editor Howard University alumna, Lori George Billingsley, has been named the new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at The Coca-Cola Company. Billingsley assumed this new role on Monday, Oct. 1 after just six months of serving...
NEW YORK — The PR Council is offering one-year complimentary memberships to five small minority-owned PR firms to add new voices to the organization. The new opportunity is extended to firms with three or more practitioners that have been...
When Pinterest announced Shop the Look Pins in 2017, it was only available to large brands. The company just announced the feature is now open to small businesses and influencers with a business account. The decision for wider availability of...
This is Part 1 of a six-part series on Inclusion as a Growth Strategy. Inclusion as a Growth Strategy(Credit: Glenn Llopis Group) In the public life of the United States today, inclusion can feel like a quaint, impossible concept. News and...
Samantha DeMouy, partner stylist at Sassy Shearz Salon, answers the questions for today’s Small Business Snapshot. What is the primary purpose of your business? To promote salon service, to educate and answer clients’ and guests’ questions on proper hair care as...
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Friday, small businesses throughout San Diego came together against a proposed ban of Styrofoam and single-use plastics while proponents are holding their ground, citing environmental impacts. Some San Diego County cities voted to ban the Styrofoam...