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20 November

Big corporations have a long history of oppressing smaller businesses and putting massive burdens on lower-income communities such as the black community and black-owned retail companies. For example, Walmart’s presence in the US caused many mom-and-pop shops to go out of business. But this doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it; you can still […]

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20 November

Whether you’re just setting up a store or have been running one for many years, gaining new customers and generating sales are vital for the survival of retail businesses.  The sad reality is that finding new customers and making sales is almost impossible in this competitive landscape without using marketing strategies. Fortunately, though, there are […]

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20 November

Writing a Federal Grant proposal can seem daunting at first, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the requirements that are in place. So we decided to sit down with Stephanie Richards, a grant reviewer of many years for federal, state, and municipal funding levels. Stephanie was willing to share some simple mistakes to […]

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20 November

Entrepreneurs start businesses for various reasons aside from monetary gain and success. The founder and CEO of the brand Nature’s Spill, Brother Truth, began a company to provide for his family, to help educate and nurture his community. He’s not new to business, entrepreneurship, or community life. The name “Nature’s Spill” comes from their clothing […]

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20 November

Invest Detroit is an organization that has deep roots in the community. They focus on four specific areas in an effort to build a stronger community. Their main areas of support are real estate, small business growth, commercial and industrial development, and venture capitalism. This year they are celebrating 25 years of growth. They are […]

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10 November

Big corporations have a long history of oppressing smaller businesses and putting massive burdens on lower-income communities such as the black community and black-owned retail businesses. For example, how Walmart’s presence in the US caused many mom and pop shops to go out of business. But this doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it, […]

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01 January

In today’s current climate, there are so many things going awry. We have loss and disparity from a misleading pandemic, closed and failing small businesses, violence, hate crimes, rioting, and destruction, but most of all fear and uncertainty. People are uncertain of the times to come. How will the new normal present itself? Well, for […]

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