For Natanya Montgomery, owner of Naza Hair in the Mission, that looks like offering a weekly Zoom class on different hairstyles for African American hair, which her salon specializes in. Her salon, which closed a month after opening in February, has been able to retain staff and started selling hair kits online, largely thanks to a $1 million funding round led by Initialized Capital — she’s one of the few female- and minority-owned businesses that’s seen some venture funding. … [Read more...] about Will e-commerce help small business survive coronavirus fallout?
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“We moved to New Orleans to start a new life…And we had a dream to be our own bosses and that dream came true. So no matter what happens, we're not going to give up,” Serino said. “I don't know how near the future it will be, but tourism's going to come back and New Orleans is going to come back probably stronger than ever, as it always does.” … [Read more...] about Small business owners hold onto hope as New Orleans tourism faces dire outlook
In fact, more than 40 percent of business owners said they felt the phase 3 reopening was coming "too late," compared with just 13.6 percent who said it's happening too early. Thirty percent said they feel it's the right time to reopen, and business owners seemed almost evenly split in their opinion on Pritzker's performance during the pandemic. More than 42 percent said they are dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with the governor's performance, while more than 45 percent are satisfied or very satisfied. … [Read more...] about IL Reopening: Businesses Ready, Many Customers Anxious
“We wanted to revisit a few of our favorite moments throughout our career but also show a different side, because we’re starting to elevate the line and move it in different directions,” said David Blond, speaking to The Daily Beast after the show. “We want to maintain the business we have now and work with our clients obviously, but to get some new ones too. So I think we really surprised people tonight because we stripped everything away to start the show.” … [Read more...] about The Blonds Know How to NYFW Party, and Hood by Air Sells Sex With a Smile
Her father said "riots are the language of the unheard. The part we often miss is about the unheard. This is a time when we all have to listen — the cries coming out of the hearts and souls and other young brother and sisters in the streets. Things can't go back to how they were yesterday. … [Read more...] about Businesses Find Broken Windows, Trash Day After ATL Riot