Small Business

Weddings Took a Big Hit in 2020. Enter the Micro-Wedding.

Rocket Science Events, founded in 2010 in Minneapolis, specializes in elaborate, imaginatively designed weddings held in nontraditional venues, like an…

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GM, Ford are all-in on EVs. Here’s how their dealers feel about it

A sign is unveiled at General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly on Oct. 16, 2020, introducing the facility’s new name: Factory Zero,…

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Breaking Her Way Out of the ‘Shecession’

The pandemic has caused huge job losses among women. A program called Selfmade aims to help by teaching entrepreneurial skills.…

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Crook’s Corner, a Landmark North Carolina Restaurant, Has Closed

Crook’s Corner, the restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., that helped spark a renaissance in Southern cuisine starting in the 1980s,…

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Here’s why LGBTQ small business owners are having a hard time finding workers

LGBTQ small business owners are having a difficult time getting back to business pre-pandemic. Just over 20% are having a…

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States will start cutting off federal unemployment benefits this week. Here’s a map of where (and how soon) aid is ending

A Help Wanted sign in the Queens borough of New York on June 4, 2021. Spencer Platt | Getty Images…

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Meet the People Who Make New York City’s Summer Hustle Happen

Like the merciful cracking-open of a fire hydrant on a scalding day, summer promises to be that long-awaited relief for…

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3.7 million Americans set to lose unemployment benefits early as 25 states exit federal programs

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images Around 3.7 million Americans will be affected…

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A Black Whiskey Entrepreneur Will Help Bankroll Others Like Her

In 2016, Ms. Weaver, then a Los Angeles-based author and real estate investor, traveled to Lynchburg, Tenn., to research a…

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Island Residents Protest at the Willows Inn After Workplace Allegations

LUMMI ISLAND, Wash. — Carrying hand-painted signs with slogans like “Take Sexism Off the Menu!” and “Racism is NOT a…

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