Tag: Small Business

Groupon Champions Women and BIPOC Small Businesses

By MeiMei Fox October is national women-owned small business month. With numerous, unpredictable school and business shutdowns in the past year and a half due to the Covid-19 pandemic, women are feeling burnt out. Even so, recent research conducted by Groupon reveals that 95% of women small business owners are happier than ever being their own boss despite facing some challenges.  Groupon is…

Beyoncé’s Directory of Black-Owned Businesses to Support

Beyoncé’s Directory of Black-Owned Businesses to Support Beyoncé has many founders, owners and entrepreneurs of color jumping for joy after including them in her directory of Black-owned businesses. In addition to releasing a new song, “Black Parade,” on Juneteenth, her website was also updated to feature an organized list curated by her go-to fashion stylist, Zerina Akers. On Instagram, Akers presented @black.owned.everything and…

‘15 Percent Pledge’ Calls On Major Retailers To Support Black-Owned Businesses

‘15 Percent Pledge’ Calls On Major Retailers To Support Black-Owned Businesses In recent months, as COVID-19 swept across the United States and disproportionately affected people of color, and in the last week, following the death of George Floyd and a wave of protests calling for an end to police brutality and racial injustice, many people have wondered how they can…

30 Black-Owned Brands to Support Today

30 Black-Owned Brands to Support Today In the wake of George Floyd‘s death and the nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality, it’s important not to give up on the momentum and continue the fight to dismantle systemic racism in our society. There is an outpouring of support to organizations such as the George Floyd Memorial Fund, Minnesota Freedom Fund, and Campaign Zero,…