5.29.20 Small businesses ditching delivery services; Avoid using these apps for payments especially with current Covid scams

Delivery services cost small businesses money. So many are opting to ditch the delivery services and Clark discusses how you can continue to support them. Using app like Venmo and Cash app are great for paying people that you know. … Read more…

As Businesses Reopen, Certain Environments Are More Prone To Virus Infection | The Last Word | MSNBC

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WATCH: What You Need To Know — May 1, 2020: Diddy Holds Black Vote — Black Businesses Shut Out — Champion-Style Graduation

1. Can’t Nobody Hold Diddy Down What You Need To Know: Music mogul, businessman Sean Combs, is catching it from all sides for stating what many believe — they just aren’t saying it.  2. Over 30 Million Americans Out Of Work What … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — May 1, 2020: Diddy Holds Black Vote — Black Businesses Shut Out — Champion-Style Graduation

1. Can’t Nobody Hold Diddy Down What You Need To Know: Music mogul, businessman Sean Combs, is catching it from all sides for stating what many believe — they just aren’t saying it.  2. Over 30 Million Americans Out Of Work What … Read more…

Gyms, barber shops, hair salons, tattoo parlors and bowling alleys are among the nonessential businesses that can reopen today

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Trump says he ‘totally disagrees’ with Georgia Gov. Kemp’s decision to reopen businesses in the middle of coronavirus pandemic

“Would I do that? No. But I respect him and I will let him make his decision,” Trump said. “But I told him, I totally disagree.” US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Must Read: Nordstrom Canceling Orders and Delaying Anniversary Sale, Instagram Introduces Stickers to Support Small Businesses

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Nordstrom is canceling orders and delaying its anniversary sale amid pandemicNordstrom has canceled more merchandise orders and delayed its Anniversary Sale until August, WWD reports. Normally held in July, the … Read more…

Getting Small Businesses The Loans They Need Faster, With Fewer Restrictions – Steve Forbes | Forbes

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The SBA gave fintech companies the green light too late, leaving the smallest of businesses without PPP loans

On Tuesday evening, several fintech companies finally received the green light they’d been waiting for: The U.S. Small Business Administration approved them to make loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, part of the government’s $ 2 trillion stimulus package. Those … Read more…

4.9.20 Unemployment number skyrocket + PPP update; Feds aiding mid-size businesses; Exercising from home; Improving your work from home abilities

Unemployment numbers are up big today. Clark talks about when the increased unemployment checks will arrive. Also, fintechs are starting to lend to small businesses as part of the PPP program. Online lender Kabbage is taking applications and has a … Read more…

Silicon Valley businesses who made their living from tech industry events are suddenly staring at blank calendars and layoffs

Food caterers, event planners, venue owners, DJs and others that rely on the tech industry’s parties and conferences have struggled to find work due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Andy Puzder: As coronavirus increases unemployment, federal aid helps small businesses survive pandemic

Unfortunately, we know unemployment will go higher before it goes down again. Roughly 10 million workers have filed unemployment claims over just the past two weeks, as businesses all over the country curtailed operations to fight the spread of the … Read more…

Congress is working on a massive coronavirus relief package — it might not be enough for businesses

“The bailout requests are mind-boggling,” said Dennis Kelleher, chief executive of advocacy group Better Markets. “And it’s going to be a matter of whose going to win and who’s going to lose.” US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Fed will help businesses get up to $1 trillion in funding in the short-term borrowing markets amid coronavirus crisis

In a move much anticipated on Wall Street, the bank announced a special credit facility to purchase corporate paper. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

China invokes ‘force majeure’ to protect businesses — but the companies may be in for a ‘rude awakening’

The disruption that the coronavirus outbreak has brought on global supply chains is spurring Chinese companies to declare force majeure as they cannot meet contractual obligations — but there’s a high chance they will not succeed. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

Counterfeit goods from China are crushing American small businesses – and they’re calling on Trump to fight back

The Trump administration has announced new initiatives to crack down on the sale of Chinese counterfeit goods on e-commerce platforms. Some small firms say it won’t be enough. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

2.11.20 T-Mobile and Sprint Merger; Businesses profit sharing; Password management tools

The merger between wireless giants T-Mobile and Sprint has cleared a major hurdle as a federal judge ruled in favor of the deal. Clark explains his take for consumers, including information about the impact on home internet service. Today, we pause to salute companies … Read more…

Democratic presidential candidates take aim at a tax break for small businesses

Democratic contenders for the presidency are taking aim at the 20% qualified business income deduction — a tax break for “pass-through” entities, including S-corporations and sole proprietorships. Here’s what that might mean for small-business owners. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

10.17.19 Businesses want to use chat technology with you; Medical images leaked online; Happiest states in America

The U.S. has lagged behind in ‘conversational commerce’ enjoyed elsewhere in the world, where texting meets commerce for AI customer service. We spend most of our online time now throughout smartphones. Unlike other countries, the U.S. lacks centralized portals from which to … Read more…

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip

The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of … Read more…

Award-winning Filmmaker Tells the Stories of Black Businesses Through a Historic Lens

Oftentimes, when mainstream business success stories are told, the African American experience is overlooked despite the fact that black folks have been building businesses—as well institutions and communities—for decades in the face of racism, legal segregation, and systemic oppression. However, … Read more…

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Unique Gift Ideas

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Unique Gift Ideas Ivy Storehouse Box (Image: Ivy_Box/Instagram) Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters will love this subscription box tailored to the tastes of this sorority’s members. According to the company’s website, The Ivy … Read more…