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The novel coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted small businesses around the country with many seeking federal relief to keep their workforce and operations afloat. Despite government stimulus incentives and loans through the broken PPP program, black business owners are uncertain that federal relief will be enough for them to save their business.

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There are currently over 2,500 different categories of franchise businesses in the US today. That number can be overwhelming when trying to consider what type of business to purchase. While some people lean toward areas they are passionate about (e.g. Senior Care, Children’s Services, Pet Care, etc.), sometimes it’s simply about doing something different and fun. That was the case for Leisa Lundy.

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Mattapan residents, Greater Boston’s Caribbean community, local elected officials celebrated the grand opening of Boston’s first Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill on Saturday....

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 For Brooklyn, New York-based Butterfly 7 CEO Rick Shorter, change, transformation, and growth have become his hallmark, in an ever-changing retail experience centered on smart play for kids. Today, Shorter sells toys, books, art, and school supplies, as the head of one the few remaining black-owned children’s toy stores in the country.Af...

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Queen Latifah has once again expanded her repertoire with a groundbreaking floral line at Giant Food stores....

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With the help of a $300,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the HBA has launched The Lillian Project to help low-income, African American women in Harlem become entrepreneurs. TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby recently spoke to Gina Ramcharan, project director of The Lillian Project, and Regina Smith, exec. dir. of the HBA, to find out...

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Monday, 02 May 2016 07:00

Tricia Lee Talks Passion and Business

New and seasoned entrepreneurs will disclose that building a business from the ground up isn’t for the faint of heart.Following the logistics and planning in building your business, you’re then left with the often deal-breaking task of ensuring that business is successful. For many aspiring entrepreneurs, this is the hard part—the wait for success....

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Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:42

Daymond John launches start-up funding program

Entrepreneur Daymond John of ABC’s “Shark Tank” held a fireside chat Thursday, Feb. 4 during the kick-off presentation of the American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA). The new annual award program, which provides start-up funding of up to $25,000 for entrepreneurs, is sponsored by the Libra Group and the Idea Center at Miami Dade College.  An entrep...

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Wednesday, 16 December 2015 08:00

Goodway Bakery’s Sweet Success for School

In New York City and indeed, across the country, open-air markets have made a resurgence thanks to a thriving foodie culture. In some of these markets and food expo events, you may see a seemingly nondescript stand with a few people peddling rum cakes and other baked goods. This would be the travelling stand of Goodway Bakery.[Related: Food...

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A new partnership with Citigroup aims to provide free help to aspiring female-business owners....

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