High school technology center creates small business

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – Students at Greenup County Area Technology Center are not just learning job-ready skills, but now they’re creating their own small businesses. “It gives them the confidence that they can see their idea, make it into something tangible, and it really builds a structure that our community can build on,” said … Read more

Minnesota business owner joins global Etsy strike over fee increase

Minnesota business owner joins global Etsy strike over fee increase Thousands of sellers across the country, and some here in Minnesota, are fed up with the company Etsy over a fee increase. CARVER, Minn. (FOX 9) – Thousands of sellers across the country, and some here in Minnesota, are fed up with the Etsy company … Read more

The Day – As US inflation hits 8.5%, business group sees mixed bag in state economy

Chris DiPentima said he didn’t mean to give his audience “motion sickness with the ups and downs” of the Connecticut economy while speaking at the Connecticut Business Day, which the Connecticut Business and Industry Association held at The Bushnell in Hartford on Tuesday. The CBIA president and chief executive officer struck a note between the … Read more

Business Inspiration: This Bar Lets You Buy Drinks With Wands |

At The Cauldron Co., a New York City bar, customers use wands to fill their glasses, make potions that change color and check their tabs on magic mirrors. It’s all part of the immersive fantasy experience created by co-founders Matthew Cortland and David Duckworth. Co-founders David Duckworth and Matthew Cortland. (Photo courtesy of The Cauldron … Read more

New small businesses find a home at Millstone Kitchen Business Local

Three new businesses have launched this year at Millstone Kitchen, a shared-use facility in Blacksburg. The owner-operators of Grandpa Foods, Just Graze & Co and Thyme & Table are all making their dreams a reality this spring, each with a unique perspective on food and hospitality. Rose Mary and William Bellamy, of Grandpa Foods, aim … Read more

WATCH NOW: Downtown Kenosha Small Business Bunny Hop brings egg hunters out on Saturday | Local News

Downtown Kenosha was turned into one giant Easter egg hunt Saturday afternoon, with 31 businesses handing out eggs filled with candy, stickers, coupons and more to kids and adults as part of the Downtown Kenosha Small Business Bunny Hop. There was also a chance to win a $ 200 Downtown Kenosha gift card for anyone … Read more

Entrepreneurial spirit spurring more record business creations in NC | Local

Becoming your own boss continues to have a record level of appeal among North Carolinians as an economic ripple effect from the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 46,868 new businesses launched during the first quarter, which beat by 4.2% the previous record of 44,930 in the first quarter of 2021. That included 1,235 just in Forsyth … Read more

Greene Farmers Market now open for business Lifestyles

Chilly weather did not deter locals from coming out to the opening day of the Greene County Farmers Market Saturday, April 2. Early spring plants, arts and crafts and baked goods were available, as were handmade soaps, lotions, gluten-free items and fresh eggs . Kathleen Borrelli Chilly weather did not deter locals from coming out … Read more

Small businesses in need of a loan find banks are stingy | Business News

NEW YORK (AP) – Small businesses still have the pandemic and now high inflation to grapple with – and they’re finding it’s tough to get a loan to help with the daily grind. A recently released survey from the Federal Reserve shows how the pandemic has altered the financial landscape for small business. About 85% … Read more

This 33-year-old quit her sales job to start her own business. Now she brings in $ 119,000 a month

Business has always been second nature to me. Selling rhubarb pies at an Amish market with my family sparked my entrepreneurial spirit at eight years old. After college, I worked in direct sales, securing a spot in the top 2% of consultants at my company. The job came with many perks: I was rewarded with … Read more