Yelp to label businesses accused of ‘racist behavior’ amid discrimination uptick

Yelp says the alert will help consumers decide whether they’ll be welcome at a particular business — but some conservatives fear it will be used to “destroy” merchants with false allegations. Business | New York Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Yelp to label businesses accused of ‘racist behavior’ amid discrimination uptick

Yelp says the alert will help consumers decide whether they’ll be welcome at a particular business — but some conservatives fear it will be used to “destroy” merchants with false allegations. Business | New York Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Sheryl Sandberg: Senior-level women are leaving the workforce. If businesses don’t act, we’ll lose our best leaders

This op-ed is the third in a series by LeanIn.Org on the state of women in the workplace. Last month, the U.S. workforce lost 865,000 women—and that might be just the tip of the iceberg. According to the 2020 Women … Read more…

Program strengthens diverse small businesses in Washington

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Melissa Putman melissa.b.putman@kp.org 206-963-4449 SEATTLE — Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington is bringing Inner City Capital Connections — an initiative designed to support small businesses led by Black and other underrepresented groups overcome systemic economic disadvantage … Read more…

How big businesses in Singapore are managing the challenges of coronavirus | Make It International

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In The Loop: Labor Day, Women in Fishing & Small Businesses’ Honest Take on State and Federal Aid

Newsy SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Must Read: The September Issue in Flux, Retailers Respond to Consumer Interest in Black-Owned Businesses

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. The September issue is changingThe September issue is typically a magazine’s largest and most important of the year — but in a year as politically fraught as this one, sticking … Read more…

Vitesse, a fintech providing real-time cross-border payments for businesses, scores £6.6M Series A

Vitesse, the London-based fintech that offers real-time cross-border payments for businesses, has raised £6.6 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing backers including Hoxton Ventures and various angel investors. The company … Read more…

Support Black Businesses: NeNe Leakes’ Swagg Boutique in Atlanta Is Going Out of Business – 50-75% Off [Photos]

@NeNeLeakes / Credit: Rodney Ho/rho@ajc.com NeNe Leakes’ Atlanta-area Swagg Boutique is shutting down. via AJC: Going-out-of-business signs festooned the outside of her store on a recent Tuesday afternoon. “All Sales Final,” said one sign. A second sign said “Fixtures For … Read more…

Gov. Kemp Sues Lance Over Masks, Calls Decision To Shut Businesses ‘Devastating’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Op-ed: Strong cybersecurity strategy is no longer a luxury for small businesses

While businesses across the country prepare to welcome back their customers, hackers and cyber criminals are actively infiltrating and exploiting small business databases, writes Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ weekly Flights … Read more…

Must Read: Keke Palmer Covers ‘Cosmopolitan,’ How to Keep the Widespread Support for Black-Owned Businesses Going

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Keke Palmer covers CosmopolitanKeke Palmer is Cosmopolitan’s “Jaugust” cover star. Palmer took a break from marching and protesting to hop on the phone with Hunter Harris to discuss standing together … Read more…

Cash Pours Into Black Organizations And Businesses Amid Protests Against Racism

Source: Owen Franken / Getty A month filled with traumatic videos of police violence, racist terrorism and relentless “Karens” is enough to lower any spirits of racial justice. However, with each loss comes a win as more people are contributing … Read more…

Federal disaster loan program applications no longer limited to agricultural businesses

The Small Business Administration is reopening its Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL advance grant portal to a broader array of eligible small businesses and nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic, beginning Monday. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way … Read more…

Powell warns of ‘significant uncertainty’ about the recovery and says small businesses are at risk

The Fed chairman repeated warnings about the economy during the first day of his semiannual testimony before Congress. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

‘I don’t even know how the dominoes fell’: Gripped by recession, some businesses evolve — but struggle to see a path to full recovery

Avalon Caterers and dozens of its vendors suffered the ripples of industries in free fall. Now, how the U.S. economy reignites will depend on the risks countless such ecosystems are willing to take. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Scores of minority-owned small businesses in Santa Monica turn to crowdfunding sites for help after being burned, looted and vandalized

In the aftermath of riots descending on Santa Monica on Sunday, more than 17 local businesses – voraciously damaged and looted inside the beachside enclave – have had to turn to the crowdfunding site GoFundMe for immediate assistance, their future … Read more…

Kanye West Joins Protest in Chicago, Donates $2 Million to Help George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery + Black Owned Businesses

via Marat Shaya Kanye West is shutting his mouth and opening his wallet…for once. The rapper is giving more than $ 2 million to help the families and legal teams of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Not only that, but Kanye … Read more…

Hurting Hong Kong’s financial hub status will harm foreign businesses too, city’s commerce secretary says

As “one of three major financial centers” in the world, any damage to Hong Kong’s status as a key hub will have have an impact on foreign firms as well, warned Hong Kong’s secretary for commerce and economic development. Asia … Read more…

5.29.20 Small businesses ditching delivery services; Avoid using these apps for payments especially with current Covid scams

Delivery services cost small businesses money. So many are opting to ditch the delivery services and Clark discusses how you can continue to support them. Using app like Venmo and Cash app are great for paying people that you know. … Read more…

As states reopen, it’s a race against the clock for small businesses to pay bills and stay solvent

As states reopen, the focus has turned to whether smaller companies can find enough business to survive, preventing a wave of failures. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Most small businesses remain optimistic on reopening after coronavirus: poll

The majority of small businesses in the U.S. are optimistic about reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new study says. Nearly three-quarters of businesses (74 percent) expect to return to business as usual within six months of coronavirus restrictions being … Read more…

Experts offer some consumer-friendly advice as states loosen restrictions on opening schools, businesses and leaving home

Podcast | Expert advice | US cases | Tributes | Catch up CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your … Read more…

When businesses shut down, truckers lost work, risked their health to keep America open

Even as American truckers risk their lives to deliver goods, their livelihood has been threatened by the coronavirus pandemic.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Mounting tension as businesses in Colorado, Michigan defy orders and reopen | Nightline

Nightline BEST DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

The Lawsuit Pandemic That Could Cripple The Reopening of U.S. Businesses – Steve Forbes | Forbes

Forbes SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Businesses, nursing homes seek liability protections as country reopens

Businesses are seeking COVID-19-related liability protections from Congress as states begin to reopen. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost … Read more…

The businesses that made Disney a juggernaut are suddenly hurting, distracting from its streaming success

Disney wants Wall Street to focus on its growing streaming business, but its media networks, theme parks and film studio have grown too large to be ignored. That’s become a big problem during coronavirus shutdowns. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

5.4.20 Corporate liability shields; Airline stocks hammered; Micro businesses; Cash-out refi or 401k withdrawal?

Employers fear liability from as they bring employees back into the office. Virtual volunteering might be a great use of your time right now. Watch the video Warren Buffet has sold all shares in the major airlines. Their stocks are … Read more…

Clock ticking for small businesses squeezed out of government loans, now have a few months or less to survive, survey reveals

Only 13% of small businesses that applied for relief through the Paycheck Protection Program have received funding, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey released Monday. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

WATCH: What You Need To Know — May 1, 2020: Diddy Holds Black Vote — Black Businesses Shut Out — Champion-Style Graduation

1. Can’t Nobody Hold Diddy Down What You Need To Know: Music mogul, businessman Sean Combs, is catching it from all sides for stating what many believe — they just aren’t saying it.  2. Over 30 Million Americans Out Of Work What … Read more…

Lack Of Testing, Safety Enforcement Putting Workers At Risk In Reopened Businesses | MSNBC

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Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes

Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes 2019 Novel Coronavirus SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION … Read more…

GOP’s Kevin Brady: Punishing businesses with higher taxes would hurt ‘blue-collar’ workers

“I don’t think making us less competitive, less attractive, and taking more of what people earn will ultimately be the answer here,” Rep. Kevin Brady told CNBC on Friday. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

While Texas and Georgia reopen, New York businesses wonder if they’ll survive | Nightline

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Small businesses in Georgia are suffering, but many are divided on the prospect of reopening Friday

In Georgia, gyms, bowling alleys, tattoo parlors, hair and nail salons, massage therapists and more are allowed to reopen their doors Friday.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Gyms, barber shops, hair salons, tattoo parlors and bowling alleys are among the nonessential businesses that can reopen today

Those we’ve lost | Tracking US cases | Podcast | Catch up | Q&A CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — April 22, 2020: Mrs. Obama For VP? — Small Businesses Beware — Abrams To The Rescue

1. That’s Probably a No, Joe! What You Need To Know: In a recent radio interview, Joe Biden repeated what many are still hoping, that he would pick former First Lady Michelle Obama as his running mate, “in a heartbeat.” 2. Help … Read more…

Senate approves $480 billion package to help small businesses and hospitals, expand testing

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that he believes a $ 450 billion relief package could be passed in the Senate as soon as Tuesday afternoon to help small businesses and expand coronavirus testing. CNN.com – RSS Channel – … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: US deaths hit 40,000 as NY begins mass antibody testing campaign; cash for small businesses coming

The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. was nearing 760,000, according to John Hopkins University data, after the death toll topped 40K on Sunday.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Must Read: Nordstrom Canceling Orders and Delaying Anniversary Sale, Instagram Introduces Stickers to Support Small Businesses

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Nordstrom is canceling orders and delaying its anniversary sale amid pandemicNordstrom has canceled more merchandise orders and delayed its Anniversary Sale until August, WWD reports. Normally held in July, the … Read more…

Getting Small Businesses The Loans They Need Faster, With Fewer Restrictions – Steve Forbes | Forbes

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How A Stimulus Deal Could Help Small Businesses During Coronavirus Crisis | NBC News NOW

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Fed will help businesses get up to $1 trillion in funding in the short-term borrowing markets amid coronavirus crisis

In a move much anticipated on Wall Street, the bank announced a special credit facility to purchase corporate paper. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Donating Sanitizer & Producing Face Masks, Businesses Retool For Virus Threat | MTP Daily | MSNBC

MTP Daily with Chuck Todd | MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s … Read more…

Counterfeit goods from China are crushing American small businesses – and they’re calling on Trump to fight back

The Trump administration has announced new initiatives to crack down on the sale of Chinese counterfeit goods on e-commerce platforms. Some small firms say it won’t be enough. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

Buffett sees economy ‘a little softer,’ says several Berkshire businesses impacted by coronavirus

Buffett said that while the economy looks healthy, it’s not as strong as it was six months ago thanks to the trade war and coronavirus. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

2.11.20 T-Mobile and Sprint Merger; Businesses profit sharing; Password management tools

The merger between wireless giants T-Mobile and Sprint has cleared a major hurdle as a federal judge ruled in favor of the deal. Clark explains his take for consumers, including information about the impact on home internet service. Today, we pause to salute companies … Read more…

Democratic presidential candidates take aim at a tax break for small businesses

Democratic contenders for the presidency are taking aim at the 20% qualified business income deduction — a tax break for “pass-through” entities, including S-corporations and sole proprietorships. Here’s what that might mean for small-business owners. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Here’s what small businesses, slammed by China tariffs, are doing to minimize impact of trade war

The sweeping tariffs imposed on China for its alleged unfair trade practices was intended to set right imbalances that put U.S. companies at a disadvantage. What wasn't intended: the financial hit U.S. small businesses are suffering as a result. Small … Read more…

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions

Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being considered in Chicago and New York. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip

The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of … Read more…

ULTIMATE 2019 GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Unique Gift Ideas

ULTIMATE 2019 GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Unique Gift Ideas Shades of Color Growing in Grace 2019 Weekly Inspirational Planner   Shades of Color Faithful, Fierce and Fabulous Journal   Ivy Storehouse Box (Image: Ivy_Box/Instagram) Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters will … Read more…

Award-winning Filmmaker Tells the Stories of Black Businesses Through a Historic Lens

Oftentimes, when mainstream business success stories are told, the African American experience is overlooked despite the fact that black folks have been building businesses—as well institutions and communities—for decades in the face of racism, legal segregation, and systemic oppression. However, … Read more…

Higher Health Insurance Costs for Small Businesses Coming in 2019?

A recent ruling by a Texas federal judge insisting the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—otherwise known as Obamacare—is unconstitutional is potentially bad news for millions of small businesses, the national advocacy group Small Business Majority maintains. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor … Read more…