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Wal-Mart Promises to Hire 100,000 Veterans

Retail giant promises jobs to any soldier who wants one.

First Lady Michelle Obama, who lead a drive to encourage hiring veterans, calls announcement “historic.”

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Former NBA Player Jamal Mashburn Moves into Hospitality Industry

The former NBA all-star adds hospitality to his already impressive resume.

Highly successful entrepreneur and retired NBA professional Jamal Mashburn is expanding his entrepreneurial interests yet…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Chick-fil-A Offers Free Breakfast to Customers

Chick-fil-A Offers Free Breakfast to Customers

Part of Chick-fil-A's "Eat Mor Chikin 4 Brekfast” promotion

The fast food chain’s latest promotion to spread word of their new breakfast menu.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Safe or not, Electronic-cigarettes gain popularity

Safe or Not, Electronic-Cigarettes Gain Popularity

The e-cigarette market is estimated to be a $300 million industry.

E-Cigarettes continue to grow in popularity, but are they safe?

By C. Daniel Baker

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Non-Profit Teaches Ex-Con’s Entrepreneurship

City Startup Labs wants to create 1000 new young black male entrepreneurs

Non-profit claims it’s more important to teach ex-cons entrepreneurial skills rather than job-seeking skills

By Makkada B. Selah

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TaskRabbit Adds Ex-Googler Stacy Brown-Philpot to COO Position

The former Google employee is the first COO at the startup.

Stacy Brown-Philpot brings her considerable international and strategic experience to the San Francisco Startup.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Anthropologie Removes Racist Candlestick From Site After Backlash

Anthropologie Apologizes For Racist Candlesticks

After internet backlash, Anthropologie issues statement

After removing candlestick, Anthropologie’s PR director issues an apology

By C. Daniel Baker

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Flooded cars are bad news & big business

Hurricane Sandy’s Flooded Cars Are Big Business And Bad News

That used car for sale could be hiding a flood damaged past

Some cars totaled in Hurricane Sandy being retitled and resold

By C. Daniel Baker

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Taste of Jamaica Restaurant Brings Island Flavors to Sacramento

Restaurant aims to bring the culture of Jamaica to California's capital

A new Jamaican restaurant opens its doors New Year’s Eve in South Sacramento with a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Goldman Sachs Announces $20 million Initiative to Philadelphia

Goldman Sachs Announces $20m Small Business Initiative in Philly

Philadelphia is the 9th city in Golden Sachs' "10,000 Small Businesses" Initiative.

Initiative aims to help small businesses in Philadelphia by providing access to capital and education

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FTC Says NYC-Based Telemarketers Scammed Thousands

The scams targeted the elderly and disabled telling them they would get home-based Internet businesses enabling them to work from home.

The FTC has filed suit against the Tax Club, Inc., claiming they scammed thousands of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Back Like it Never Left! Wonder Bread is Back

Will Twinkies and Ding Dongs come back too?

Wonderbread, the well-known household bread brand by bankrupt Hostess, will be acquired by Flowers Foods

By Makkada B. Selah

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New Service Offers Unlimited Business Credit Report Lookups

New service offers you the chance to look at your credit report as many times as you'd like.

Business credit reports range from $10 to $70 dollars, and are necessary for owners

By C. Daniel Baker

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Hobby Lobby Manipulating Health Care Plans to Deny Employees Access To Birth Control

Company Changes Health Care Plan to Deny Employee Access to Birth Control

Store could face potential penalties of up to $1.3 million a day

“Hobby Lobby will continue to vigorously defend its religious liberty and oppose the mandate and…

By C. Daniel Baker

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What Foursquare's new privacy policy means for small businesses

What Foursquare’s New Privacy Policy Means for Small Businesses

How small business can benefit from Foursquare's new privacy policy

Changes in FourSquare’s Privacy Policy will allow merchants to collect more data on users.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Anthropologie Removes Racist Candlestick From Site After Backlash

Anthropologie Removes Racist Candlestick From Site After Backlash

After item is removed, questions on why it was ever offered remain.

Anthropologie racist candlestick is latest gaffe for the store’s parent company, Urban Outfitters.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Grey’s Anatomy Actor & Starbucks Battle for Small Coffee Chain

Both sides have multi-million dollar bids on Tully's.

The battle for Tully’s Coffee, a small Seattle based coffee chain, moves to the court…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Nike Wins Supreme Court Lawsuit Over Air Force 1’s

Nike Wins Supreme Court Lawsuit Over Air Force 1’s

In question? The validity of the trademark for the popular sneaker.

A series of lawsuits with a small rival over trademarks finally reaches the Supreme Court

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Don’t Let Flu Season Hurt Your Small Business

Don’t Let Flu Season Hurt Your Small Business

Simple tips to stay healthy this Flu season

This Flu season is not only a health concern but also an economic one if…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Miami-Dade County

Luke Laments the Loss of Black Businesses in Miami-Dade County

The former rapper speaks on the loss of black businesses in his hometown.

Luther Campbell recalls the story of Tyrone Greene, a small business owner whose store served…

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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