Small Business

Film Festival Marketing

Strategies for connecting with executives, movie houses

Film festival fever is in the air. This week the 12th annual American Black Film…

By George Alexander

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Russert's Successor is Newsweek Veteran

When Mark Whitaker was selected earlier this week to head NBC News’s Washington Bureau, a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Change May Be Brewing

Belgian company takes over Anheuser-Busch

The Budweiser and Bud Light family of beer have a new home with the $52…

By Cliff Hocker

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Film Financing

Tax incentives offer attractive options

Making a film has never been easy. Raising the cash, securing a bankable cast and…

By George Alexander

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Victoria’s Secret Pink Adds HBCU Flair

Collegiate apparel to showcase black colleges

When Victoria’s Secret Pink rolled out its nationwide collegiate collection in June, featuring the names…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Avoiding Insurance Fraud

Tips for finding a health insurer your business can depend on

There are a lot of health insurance scams out there. Not only must small business…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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On a Lonely Highway

RV franchisor offers tips for carving out a niche in an untapped market

As the owner of one of the nation’s first RV rental companies, Las Vegas-based Bates…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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D.C.’s Green (and Pink) Cash Infusion

AKA members flex buying power during centennial convention

When Melanie Burke Delaney arrived in Washington, D.C., for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s…

By Donna M. Owens

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Dr. 'Green' House

Former neurochemist builds healthy houses in the South

When Freeman Ledbetter was nearing the end of his post-doctorate program in neurochemistry at Duke…

By Wendy Harris

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Sean Combs Receives Reginald F. Lewis Award

Icon gets inaugural honor for strides in business

Business mogul and entrepreneur, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs was honored with the inaugural Reginald F.…

By Renita Burns

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A Whopper of a Franchise

C.H. James & Co. expands Burger King restaurant business unit

Charles H. “Chuck” James III continues to reposition his family-owned company into the quick-service restaurant…

By Cliff Hocker

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Dead Air

Lawmakers fear minorities will be shut out in Sirius/XM merger

Lawmakers fear minorities will be shut out in Sirius/XM merger

By Anthony Calypso

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Strategies to Small Business Success

Down economy has many entrepreneurs struggling to stay afloat

Junior’s company, which teaches large and small businesses brand development, strategic planning, implementation, marketing, and…

By Wendy Harris

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Jaguar Dealers Take Final Drive

Luxury automaker suffers from sales declines

As Ford Motor Co. struggles to maintain competitive and return to profitability, at press time…

By Jeff Fortson

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Beyond Government

The federal government is not the only source of support for small business owners. A…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Just Because You Build It…

How to turn online tire kickers into actual customers

They flock to your Website in droves, looking for the latest information on a certain…

By Bridget McCrea

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Feeling the Pinch

Vallejo bankruptcy filing may be the tip of iceberg

Encumbered with ballooning labor costs and years of recurring debt that led to a $16…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Capri Capital Goes Global

Lands $2 billion real estate deal in Saudi Arabia

Capri Capital Partners L.L.C. (No. 4 on the BE ASSET MANAGERS list with $4.48 billion…

By Alan Hughes

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The Business of the NBA Finals – Part 6

The Advertisers

With so many entertainment options available today—ranging from 500+ cable channels and pay-per-view programming, to…

By Alexis McCombs

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The Business of the NBA Finals—Part 3

The Network

Television networks search the high seas to find programming that will appeal to a large…

By Alexis McCombs

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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