Small Business Stories from New York Times:
Breaking Her Way Out of the ‘Shecession’
6/12/2021 4:00 AM
The pandemic has caused huge job losses among women. A program called Selfmade aims to help by teaching entrepreneurial skills...Read More
Crook’s Corner, a Landmark North Carolina Restaurant, Has Closed
6/10/2021 8:29 AM
It led the modern revival of Southern cuisine nearly 40 years ago, and remained a seedbed for talented chefs and new ideas...Read More
How China"s Tencent Avoided an Antitrust Push, For Now.
6/2/2021 2:00 AM
Tencent’s popularity may help it avoid trouble with Beijing. But its vast power could still squelch innovation in the world’s largest online market...Read More
A Black Whiskey Entrepreneur Will Help Bankroll Others Like Her
6/1/2021 12:48 PM
Fawn Weaver, the founder of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, has amassed a $50 million venture capital fund to seed minority-owned spirits businesses...Read More
Island Residents Protest at the Willows Inn After Workplace Allegations
5/30/2021 10:51 PM
About 50 people carried signs and a few shouted, ‘Shame,’ after a New York Times article chronicled harassment and discrimination claims from former employees...Read More
Still Here and Still Queer: The Gay Restaurant Endures
5/29/2021 10:23 AM
Many have closed in a time of growing inclusion and more fluid sexual identities. But in several places around the country, they remain anchors of safety and community...Read More
She Built a Baltimore Restaurant Empire, but She Still Works the Stove
5/27/2021 3:20 AM
Cindy Wolf is a rarity — a seasoned chef focused on her flagship and a style of white-linen dining that’s been endangered by the pandemic...Read More
How Food Trucks Endured and Succeeded During the Pandemic
5/25/2021 11:40 AM
Embracing technology, scaling down costs and general flexibility have helped them through a difficult time...Read More
Small Businesses Have Surged in Black Communities. Was It the Stimulus?
5/24/2021 6:10 PM
New research finds a big rise in new businesses despite the pandemic, particularly in predominantly Black neighborhoods...Read More
‘We Always Rise.’ A Black-Owned Bookstore in Newark Navigates the Pandemic
5/22/2021 4:00 AM
Source of Knowledge has been a Newark mainstay for decades. It survived the past year thanks to the generosity of its customers and an owner who provides more than just books...Read More

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