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Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kenya Moore Launches New Fitness DVD British-Born, Brooklyn-Based ‘Iron Chef’ Champ Opens NYC Restaurant Square Given Cease and Desist Notice, Ordered to Stop Business in Illinois Harlem Shake Video Costs Workers Their 6 Figure Salary Anheuser-Busch Responds to Lawsuit over Watery Beer Amazon Removes Pro-Rape T-Shirts From Site Should Your Business Add Credit Card Surcharges? 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Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kenya Moore Launches New Fitness DVD

Kenya's new DVD targets the backside

Kenya Moore releases “Booty Boot Camp”

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British-born, Brooklyn-based ‘Iron Chef’ champ opens NYC Restaurant

British-Born, Brooklyn-Based ‘Iron Chef’ Champ Opens NYC Restaurant

Chef went from homeless to Food Network's first "Grand Champion"

Between working with Michelle Obama and launching a new series, Madison Cowan finds time to…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Square ordered to stop business in Illinois until it obtains state license

Square Given Cease and Desist Notice, Ordered to Stop Business in Illinois

Microtransaction processor is ordered to cease doing business in Illinois

In the heavily regulated business of payments, startups must deal with outdated state regulations

By C. Daniel Baker

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Harlem Shake Video Costs Workers Their 6 Figure Salary

Harlem Shake Video Costs Workers Their 6 Figure Salary

Popular viral video cost workers their job and future employment

One groups attempt to re-create the popular dance craze turns into a lesson for all…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Liquor Privatization Bill Could Mean Goodbye to ABC Stores

Anheuser-Busch Responds to Lawsuit over Watery Beer

Ads mock class action lawsuit filed in 12 states regarding water content

Anheuser-Busch InBev went on the defensive Sunday, dismissing claims of incorrect alcohol content in their…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Amazon Removes 'Keep Calm And Rape' T-Shirts;

Amazon Removes Pro-Rape T-Shirts From Site

Shirts featured variations on "Keep Calm & Carry on" slogan

Company says t-shirts were auto generated, but online apology wasn’t enough

By C. Daniel Baker

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Businesses Unite to Fight Credit card companies & High Swipe Fees

Should Your Business Add Credit Card Surcharges?

Tips to consider before charging your customers credit card surcharge fees

To surcharge or not to surcharge is a question merchants have to ask themselves

By C. Daniel Baker

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Red Bull introducing new flavors

Red Bull Introduces 3 New Flavors as Energy Drink Wars Heat up

New flavors look to compete with rival Monster

Experts believe the energy drink market will soon reach $11.9 billion valuation

By C. Daniel Baker

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New Store Sells Expired Food to Low Income Families

Expired Food Offered to Poor Families by Former Trader Joe’s President

Store will sell food that's still safe to eat at a lower price

US supermarkets throw away tons of food while one in six americans goes hungry. One…

By C. Daniel Baker

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How I Made $100,000 From Home

Lower overhead and startup costs make these franchise options attractive

When Maxine P. Gill was laid off from her job as a sales and marketing…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Horse Meat Traces Found in Taco Bell Beef

Taco Bell Finds Traces of Horse Meat In Its Beef Supply

Taco Bell is the latest brand hit by the horsemeat scandal

Taco Bell’s meat supply is the latest food chain to contains traces of horsemeat

By C. Daniel Baker

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Hilton Hotel Employee Sues Over Racist Slavery Mural

New Orleans Hilton Hotel Employee Sues Over Racist Slavery Mural

Employee calls mural "demeaning," wants it removed.

Should this 73-year-old mural be removed or stay as a reminder of the past?

By C. Daniel Baker

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Michael Winans Jr. Sentenced To Nearly 14 Years In Prison

Michael Winans Jr. Sentenced To Nearly 14 Years In Ponzi Scheme

Fraud targeted church members as well as friends and family

3rd generation member of the Winans family is sentenced for his role in a $4.7…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Obama Returns Portion of Pay to Show Solidarity with Workers

Sequester Cuts Already Hurting Small Businesses and Contractors

Half the jobs lost due to the Sequester will be from Small Business

The federal spending cuts known as the sequester are already hurting small businesses

By C. Daniel Baker

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Shark Tank Mogul Daymond John Partners with Fuse Science

Shark Tank’s Daymond John to Keynote InfusionCon 2013

InfusionCon brings over 2,000 small businesses together

In addition to other highly sought after industry leaders, the founder of FUBU will share…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Diddy and Mark Wahlberg Team Up For AQUAhydrate

Diddy has you covered, beverage wise.

Will you drink the water?

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5 Ways Your Website Is Driving Away Customers

Tips to keeping consumers engaged on your site

The most common website mistakes that drive your customers away.

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Majority Of Business Owners Hesitant To Visit Healthcare Exchanges

EmblemHealth Drops Small Business Insurance Plans

Move also reduces incentive for brokers to sell insurance

Small business insurance brokers reap $693 million a year in commissions, according to study.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Anheuser-Busch Is Watering Down Brews Alleges Former Employees

Former employees claim watering down beer is "routine"

Former high ranking employees say beermaker sacrified quality to reduce costs

By C. Daniel Baker

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Lil Jon Teams Up With Zumba Fitness to Launch Zumba Nightclub Series

Lil Jon Teams Up With Zumba Fitness to Launch Nightclub Series

"Exercise in disgusie" parties hope to attract new customers

Capitalizing on his high energy brand, Lil Jon brings fitness to your local nightclub

By C. Daniel Baker

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Fashion’s Night Out 2013 Goes on Hiatus

Fashion’s Night Out is Cancelled for 2013 in NYC

The annual celebration of fashion will skip NYC in 2013

Fashion’s Night Out will be held in 30 other cities this year, but none in…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Researchers find Donkey Meat in Beef Burgers

Scientists Find Donkey & Other Mislabeled Meats in Beef Burgers

Scientists looking for horse meat uncover other animal meats

As the horse meat scandal continues, serious questions regarding food labeling are being raised.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Federal Officials Suspend Fung Wah Bus Line Over Safety Concerns

Federal Officials Suspend Fung Wah Bus Line Over Safety Concerns

Officials found "questionable" results in routine inspections

Authorities crackdown on charter bus companies after a horrific crash.

By C. Daniel Baker

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10 Reasons Why People of Color Should Care About Sequestration

10 Reasons People of Color Should Care About Sequestration

If a deal isn't reached, Sequestration will hit Americans, hard.

African-Americans & Latinos will be affected by budgets cuts if the Sequester happens.

By C. Daniel Baker

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The Green Goldmine of the Legal Marijuana Industry

Marijuana Entrepreneurs Face Excessive High Tax Rates Due to Old Laws

Another case of old laws hurting new industries

Laws set up to stop drug smugglers are hurting innovation in the “green revolution”

By C. Daniel Baker

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Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference: Who’s Who: Brand Camp U CEO Hajj Flemings

The Gokit co-founder and brand strategist shares why the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference is a can’t-miss event.

Flemings took a few moments to talk with us about the importance of personal branding,…

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Have a Baby in 9 Months, Get a Free Ikea Crib.

IKEA Finds Horsemeat in Meatballs, Removes from Stores

Furniture giant becomes latest company in horsemeat scandal.

The scandal that began in Ireland in mid-January continues to affect brands

By C. Daniel Baker

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Months after Hurricane Sandy, Fairway Market in Red Hook to Reopen

Months After Hurricane Sandy, Fairway Market in Red Hook to Reopen

Store was a critical anchor to retail traffic in the neighborhood

Months after Hurricane Sandy, Fairway Market returns to the Red Hook neighborhood it helped revitalize…

By C. Daniel Baker

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No More Working From Home Say Yahoo CEO

No More Telecommuting for Yahoo Workers Says CEO

Yahoo workers can no longer work remotely, says new CEO

Will a company known for its generous telecommuting perks accept this new policy?

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Bob Johnson and Tracy Edmonds Launch New Network, Alright TV

Alright TV debuts on Easter, March 31st

Edmonds and Johnson join forces to bring faith-based programming to the masses

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Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Mandela Family Launches ‘House of Mandela’ Wines

A portion of proceeds from the wines go to charity

South African statesman and reformer Nelson Mandela’s family launches fine wine company

By Makkada B. Selah

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Square introduces a “one-stop startup kit”

Square Introduces a One Stop Point-of-Sale Kit

All items work wirelessly and seamlessly with Square's software

While traditional POS software can run into the thousands, Square’s POS is $299

By C. Daniel Baker

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Helping Bodegas & Barbershops Get Environmentally Friendly

Helping Bodegas and Barbershops Get Environmentally Friendly

Program helps small business recognize the benefits of going green

New organizations are helping small businesses like bodegas and barbershops become ecofriendly

By C. Daniel Baker

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Group Hopes to Help Black-Owned Businesses Stay in Harlem

Here to Stay? Group Hopes to Help Black Businesses Stay in Harlem

New program hopes to be a lifeline to small businesses in Harlem

“We need to generate and support as many entrepreneurs as we can because they are…

By C. Daniel Baker

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The Game Changer Changes Everyday By: Marjorie Perry

4 Ways to Go From Bench Warmer to Game Changer in Business

Business advice on how to reinvent yourself, and your vision

In life and in business, the terrain is always changing. Here’s how you can adapt…

By Marjorie Perry

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Wal-Mart: Small Business Are Hurting, too

Retail giant says owners are more cautious with their spending

Half of Wal-marts 47 million members, are small businesses. And they’re worried about the future

By C. Daniel Baker

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Whole Foods Advertises Chicken Using Image of Obama

Whole Foods Advertises Chicken Using Image of Obama

Sign was removed after complaints by customers

Using the President to sell chicken usually ends poorly

By C. Daniel Baker

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Study Reveals Numerous Restaurants Mislabeling Fish For Profit

Retailers pass off tilapia as more expensive fish

Study found as much as 33 percent of fish nationwide is mislabeled

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Xzibit launches tequila for 'hip urban savvy consumers'

Rapper Xzibit Launches World’s First Five-Times Distilled Tequila

Brand aims to be the ultimate top shelf tequilia

Following the leads of Diddy, & Sha, the former Pimp My Ride Host joins the…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Introduces New "Pitch Room" Contest for Small Business Owners and Hosts Small Business Mentoring Session in New York City

Samuel Adams Available in Cans Starting this Summer

One of the last holdouts embraces the Aluminium can

Company is investing $1 million dollars in a radical new can design

By C. Daniel Baker

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FCC Seeks to End High Prison Phone Rates, Open Industry to Competition

FCC Seeks to End High Jail Phone Rates, Open Industry to Competition

Familes often pay $200 for one 15 minute phone call

After years of requests from the public, the FCC tackles the “near monopoly” of the…

By C. Daniel Baker

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AMC Theatres Strikes First Ever Distribution Deal With Nollywood Studio

AMC Theatres Strikes 1st Ever Distribution Deal With Nollywood Studio

New Nollywood film set to debut in 15 major cities on the big screen

The rapidly growing Nigerian film industry is the second largest in the wordl

By C. Daniel Baker

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Edible Arrangements New Program Helps Veterans Become Enterpreneurs

Edible Arrangements’ Program to Help Veterans Become Business Owners

The popular edible food arrangement brand gives back to veterans.

How the popular edible arrangement company hopes to help veterns re-enter the workforce.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Waffle House Makes Customers Pay for Security Guard

Waffle House Makes Customers Pay for Security Guard

Restaurant says security guard is needed for customer safety

Waffle House attempts to balance investing in a high-crime area with customer’s needs

By C. Daniel Baker

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How to Build a Professional Relationship with Your Beau

These tips will help you and your spouse keep the love---and business---going

Whether you’re coworkers or business partners, these tips will help you keep the love —…

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Tupac Shakur’s Estate Signs Deal With Jampol Artist Management

The firm represents Otis Redding, Michael Jackson and others.

Afeni Shakur, the rapper’s mother, promises to “release his complete body of works”

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4 Tips for Vending with Square From Conventions and Festivals

Repeat Square user provides best practices for using electronic payment service

Business owner Karla Spencer-George provides fellow vendors with tips for using Square.

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Office Max & Office Depot in Merger Talks

OfficeMax, Office Depot in Merger Talks

Move combines the 2nd and 3rd largest office supply companies

Move comes as competition tightens between Wal-Mart, Staples, Amazon and others

By C. Daniel Baker

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Fox launches partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Fox Partners With HBCU’s to Encourage Diversity in Entertainment

Membership in the Alliance is open to all current HBCUs

Fox makes major steps to nurture and encourage diversity in the filmmaking industry

By C. Daniel Baker

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Kandi Burruss’ Sex Toy Company Under Fire for Making Gospel Song

Burruss says she's very honest about who she is

Do you think it’s appropriate for RHOA star Kandi Burress to record a gospel song?

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Burger King Twitter Feed Hacked & Suspended

Burger King’s Twitter Account Hacked and Suspended

Hackers referenced Lil Reese, Chief Keef and other rappers

Already dealing with a horsemeat scandal, now Burger King faces a social media crisis

By C. Daniel Baker

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Maker's Mark Reverses Decision to Water Down Their Whiskey

Maker’s Mark Reverses Plan to Water Down its Whiskey

Whiskey maker heard from "thousands and thousands" of customers

Customers would rather deal with shortages than changes to the recipe of the iconic bourbon

By C. Daniel Baker

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3 Tips for Managing Your Business’ Reputation on the Web

How to stay on top of your online presence

BlackEnterprise.com outlines how you can manage your business’ online reputation.

By S. Lynn Cooper

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SCORE Salutes the First American Entrepreneurs, The Founding Fathers

Celebrating the First American Entrepreneurs, The Founding Fathers

On President's Day, remembering the first entrepreneurs

The Founding Father’s continue to be a great example for small business to follow

By C. Daniel Baker

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Restaurant Offers Striking Workers Free Pizza In Lieu Of Back Pay

“No Food; Pay me!” Restaurant Offers Striking Workers Free Pizza in Lieu of Back Pay

Workers have been protesting for low wages since 2011

Workers have been attempting to collect back pay from Bruce Molzan for a year

By C. Daniel Baker

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Obama’s Favorite D.C. Burger Chain Closes

Obama’s Favorite D.C. Burger Chain Closes

President Obama and VP Biden frequented Ray's Hell Burger

Ray’s Hell Burger, which President Obama made famous, is closing 2 locations

By C. Daniel Baker

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Tiffany & Co. Sues Costco for Selling Fake Engagement Rings

Costco has allegedly been perpetrating the fraud for years

Tiffany tells Costco to stop selling fake diamond rings bearing its name

By Makkada B. Selah

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2,500 Small Business Leaders Join the Fix The Debt Campaign

Fix The Debt Campaign Launches Debt Deniers Website

Small business owners have joined the bipartisan fight.

“Doctors, teachers, small business owners and many more are speaking out and calling on Congress…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Monster Beverage Changes Label, No Longer a Dietary Supplement

Monster Beverage Changes Label, No Longer a Dietary Supplement

Dietary supplements are directly regulated by the FDA

Move comes as lawmakers ask the FDA to look into the safety of energy drinks.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Have a Baby in 9 Months, Get a Free Ikea Crib.

Make a Valentine’s Day Baby, Get a Free Ikea Crib.

Ikea's latest Valentines Day promotion goes viral.

Incorporating humor into advertising is tricky. Here’s how Ikea got it right

By C. Daniel Baker

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Postal Service Makes Direct Mail Easier For Small Businesses

USPS Makes Direct Mail Easier for Small Businesses

Every Door Direct Mail lets owners bulk mail for cheap

New product helps owners mail to any neighborhood, zip code or city – without needing…

By C. Daniel Baker

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How Poland Spring Failed to Capitalize on Marco Rubio’s Sip

How Poland Spring Failed to Capitalize on Marco Rubio’s Sip

Lesson's on the need for a pro-active social strategy

Marco Rubio took a sip from a mini bottle and created a social media opportunity…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Coffee Barista Fired After Insulting Customers & Boss Online

Coffee Barista Fired After Insulting Customers and Boss Online

Barista insists the snarky blog was "satire"

Can you be fired for what you do anonymously off the clock?

By C. Daniel Baker

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All-Star to Tech Star: Why Black Athletes Need to Get in the Startup Game

Athletes-turned-startup founders call for a transition from the stadium to the Valley

Startup founders, Ryan Nece and Garrett Johnson, make a case for African-American athletes and their…

By Garrett Johnson

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Taco Bell Announces Doritos Cool Ranch Taco Release Date

Taco Bell Announces Doritos Cool Ranch Taco Release Date

They are coming March 7th.

Taco Bell hopes for a sequel to the very popular Dorito Flavored Taco, which sold…

By C. Daniel Baker

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U.S. small business hiring increases in February

Small Business Associations React to State of the Union Address

Associations generally agreed with the President's speech

The president touched on several topics close to owners, including sequestration

By C. Daniel Baker

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How One Man’s Last Name Generated $6 Million Dollars

How One Man’s Last Name Generated $6 Million Dollars

The $45,500 we paid to buy Jason's last name equates to $900 a week, or $125 a day

How investing in one man’s last name paid off with media attention for Headsets.com

By C. Daniel Baker

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Heart Attack Grill's Unofficial Spokesperson Dies from a Heart Attack

Heart Attack Grill’s Unofficial Spokesman Dies from Heart Attack

Restaurant holds Guinness World Record for "most calorific burger"

Yes again, the Heart Attack Grill lives up to its name.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Shark Tank Mogul Daymond John Partners with Fuse Science

Shark Tank Mogul Daymond John Partners with Fuse Science

Founder of FUBU announces strategic partnership with sports science brand

Fuse Science make The Drop, which has been endorsed by Tyson Chandler, Paul Pierce, David…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Advocacy Releases Annual Small Business Lending Report

Karen Mills to Step Down as Head of Small Business Administration

Mills came on as Head of the SBA during the financial meltdown of 2009

Exit comes as President Obama proposes merging the SBA with the Dept of Commerce &…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Mountain Dew Enters the Energy Drink Market with "Kickstart"

Mountain Dew Enters the Energy Drink Market With “Kickstart”

PepsiCo hopes to break into the $8 billion dollar energy drink market.

Even as soft drink sales have decreased, energy drink sales rose 17% in 2011 according…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Makers Mark watering down its whiskey in an effort to meet rising global demand.

Maker’s Mark Waters Down Bourbon to Stretch Low Supply

Company COO says alcohol volume has to be reduced due to global demand.

Known for its signature red wax-sealed bottles, Maker’s Mark is watering down its whiskey.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Lessons in Freelancing: How to Diversify Your Client Base

Insider tips to help you remain marketable

Insider tips to help you remain marketable

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Chris Paul and Avon team up for a new frangrance

Chris Paul and Avon Team Up to Launch “Untouchable” Cologne

Injured, the Los Angeles Clipper's point guard is still making moves off the court.

The head of the CP3 Foundation, father of two, and 2-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Chaka Khan debuts her 'Chakalates' Chocolate, 'Khana Sutra' Candle Line

Chaka Khan Debuts her “Chakalates” Chocolate, “Khana Sutra” Candle Line

In time for Valentines Day, Chaka Khan announces her new line of chocolates

Celebrating 40 years in the music industry, the 10 time Grammy Winner debuts chocolates and…

By C. Daniel Baker

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New Postal Service Changes May Reduce Netflix Mail Costs

New Postal Service Changes May Reduce Netflix Mail Costs

Eliminating Saturday mail delivery could save Netflix millions of dollars in postage.

How the elimination of Saturday delivery would affect Netflix’s profitable DVD-by-Mail option

By C. Daniel Baker

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National Small Business Association Says “Outlook Not Good”

Business owners expressed frustration regarding healthcare costs and regulations

Annual survey of business owners shows troubling trends for the upcoming year

By C. Daniel Baker

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666 on tax form causes Christian worker to quit his job

“666″ on Tax Form Causes Christian Worker to Quit His Job

"666" is commonly associated with the devil

Worker felt the number on his tax form went against his Christian faith

By C. Daniel Baker

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Customers win, Furniture Store Loses on $600,000 Super Bowl Bet

Customers Win, Furniture Store Loses on Super Bowl Bet

445 customers took advantage of the store's annual Super Bowl promotion

One Baltimore furniture shop won for losing when it bet on a rare event in…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Swizz Beatz Announces Co-Ownership Of A “Monster” Headphone Company

Swizz Beatz adds his vision to Monster

A week after his wife Alicia Keys joined BlackBerry, Swizz Beats announced his own “Monster”…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Loans available to Businesses Affected by Sandy

100 Days After Hurricane Sandy: Businesses Continue To Put Disaster Plans Into Place

Having a continuity plan can help keep your company’s doors open after a tragedy

Because of Hurricane Sandy, the Sharps’ company, Precision Infrastructure Inc., experienced losses of about $250,000.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Lifestyle Entrepreneur Mariah Huq's The Mommy, The Mrs., The Mogul

Lifestyle Entrepreneur Mariah Huq Turns Her Dream into a “Reality”

Mariah Huq balances a home decor line & a new reality show

New show aims to show the behind the scenes drama doctors and their families face.

By C. Daniel Baker

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New York Soul Food Hot Spot Files for Bankruptcy

Popular New York Soul Food Hot Spot Files for Bankruptcy

Pink Teacup saga continues as new location files for bankruptcy

When the eatery moved last year to its latest location, it did not have a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Five Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Small Business Bank Loan

Employers Show Love with Benefits Packages

Improving economy giving employers confidence to treat workers well

Employers see the benefit in keeping workers happy, healthy a new study says

By Ashley R. Harris

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Entrepreneurs' Organization Signs Partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft Starts $75M Program for African Businesses

The company's 4Afrika Initiative will offer business training for as many as 200,000 people

Microsoft initiative will put as many as a million small African businesses online in the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Queen Latifah signs exclusive Multi-Year Agreement with Netflix

Queen Latifah Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Agreement With Netflix

Deal will allow Netflix users exclusive early views of Queen Latifah Productions.

Queen Latifah’s “Flavor Unit” continues it’s success

By C. Daniel Baker

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BP Accused of Manipulating Gas Prices, Ex-Employee Speaks Out

BP is accused of rigging the oil market for the third time in less than 10 years.

BP falls in hot water again as former head of gas liquids trading speaks out…

By Amber McKynzie

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Minority Hiring at Columbia University Expansion Project Under State Scrutiny

Columbia University will be expanding its footprint in Harlem by 17 acres

State to confirm that minority hiring goals are being met

By Makkada B. Selah

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Baker refuses to Bake a Wedding Cake for a Same Sex Couple

Baker Refuses to Bake a Wedding Cake for a Same Sex Couple

Baker says if he has to be punished for his religion, so be it.

Incident raises the question: Does the First Amendment trump anti-discrimination statues

By C. Daniel Baker

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Slashing Costs, Not Innovation: How a Virtual Team Can Benefit Your Business

Study shows advantages and risks of the management model

Study by Chronos Consulting explores the risks and advantages of leading virtual teams.

By Amanda A. Ebokosia

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Why does Budweiser want to Buy Corona?

Why Does Budweiser Want to Buy Corona?

If Budweiser bought Corona, they'd control 46% of beer sales in the United States

Department of Justice says Budweiser’s attempt to purchase Corona is a threat to American Beer…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Entrepreneur sells millions of cans of “fresh air”

Entrepreneur Sells Millions of Cans of “Fresh Air?”

Chen Guangbiao has already sold 8 million cans of fresh air this week

With pollution in China increasing everyday, one entrepreneur has found a way to send a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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A Small Company’s Big Super Bowl Gamble

A Small Company’s Big Super Bowl Gamble

How SodaStream Used Getting Banned from the Super Bowl

How Soda Stream Turned Getting Banned from the Super Bowl into an Opportunity

By C. Daniel Baker

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Timberland Helps Plant Two Million-Plus Trees in Haiti

Timberland partners with the Small Farmers Alliance to plant five million trees in five years in Haiti.

Timberland works with Haiti’s Small Farmers Alliance to restore the country from its 2010 earthquake.

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Small Businesses Step up Their Support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Business owners contribute to fight AIDS in their community

D.C. small business owners provide time and support on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

Connects new entrepreneurs with established industry mentors

Startout is an organization dedicated to assisting entrepreneurship in the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Majority Of Business Owners Hesitant To Visit Healthcare Exchanges

Obamacare Clarifies Contraception Mandate for Businesses, Religious Groups

Clarifications hope to end lawsuits from religious organizations

After facing more than 50 lawsuits, the Obama administration attempts to clarify the Affordable Care…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Survey shows American’s Are Still in Love with Valentine’s Day

Survey Shows Americans are Still in Love with Valentine’s Day

Shoppers are expected to spend $130.97 on gifts

Americans to spend more this year on Valentine’s Day than last year

By C. Daniel Baker

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Burger King® Expands Its Delivery Service To Chicago, Los Angeles And San Francisco

Burger King Admits Whoppers Contaminated With Horse Meat

European supplier used meat sources "other than beef"

Burger King does damage control after European supplier is found to be using horsemeat

By C. Daniel Baker

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Applebee’s Waitress Fired For Sharing ‘I Give God 10%’ Tip Receipt

Waitress violated Applebee's Customer Privacy Policy

After Pastor’s “I give God 10%, why should you get 18″ message goes viral, Waitress…

By C. Daniel Baker

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New Government Site Helps Small Business Track Regulations

New Government Site Helps Small Business Track Regulations

An attempt to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses

Most small businesses don’t have lawyers or lobbyist who focus on regulatory compliance, like corporations…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Marijuana Based Sandwiches Headed To The NorthEast

Marijuana Based Sandwiches Headed to the Northeast

Arizona based delivery service looks to expand

Last year Cheba Hut made about $10 million in sales and continues to grow

By C. Daniel Baker

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BBASE looks to support African American Entrepreneurship in West Virginia

BBASE Looks to Support Black Entrepreneurship in West Virginia

A simple search for a black architect leads to a new group Group

Empowering entrepreneurs with special attention to young people in West Virginia

By C. Daniel Baker

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Tech Startup of the Week: Stipple Brings Photos to Life Through Tagging

Rey Flemings found a way to see past the limitations of computer vision

Image-based advertising and e-commerce company Stipple is Black Enterprise’s Tech Startup of the Week.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Postal Service Makes Direct Mail Easier For Small Businesses

How to Survive The 2013 US Postal Service Rate Changes

New postal rates do not have to cost you money.

Mail and shipping services play a vital role in small business. Here’s how to keep…

By C. Daniel Baker

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IncubateNYC: Entrepreneurs Teaching Entrepreneurs

Former Wall Streeters follow passion and create a startup incubator

BlackEnterprise.com speak with IncubateNYC founders Brian Shields and Marcus Mayo on quitting their jobs on…

By Demetria Irwin

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Executive Services Firm Hardesty LLC Offers Organizations Tips on Overcoming a Financial Crisis

5 Crucial Steps for Surviving a Brand or Product Crisis

5 steps from an industry expert on surviving crises

Tips from the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association on weathering a crisis.

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Foursquare gives small business owners their own app

Foursquare for Business Gives Small Business Owners Their Own App

Access Foursquare data without a computer

Gives busy managers a way to keep up with Foursquare without being tied to a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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NYC Times Square Incubator Space Launched

The Times Square office suite is a natural addition to our portfolio

Office suite will provide workspaces and business services to traditional startups and small businesses

By C. Daniel Baker

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New York Times announces a new incubator for startups

New York Times Announces a New Incubator for Startups

New program provides space and opportunities to startups

The NY Times’ new partnering program offers startups a chance to grow without losing equity

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Taco Bell Announces Doritos Cool Ranch Taco Release Date

Taco Bell CEO: “Cool Ranch Tacos are on the Way”

Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos saved their company

CEO hints at a follow up to the Doritos Locos Taco which sold over 200…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Thank You Small Business Campaign

New Campaign Thanks Small Business Owners with Live Events and Webinars.

New campaign thanks small businesses and their owners

New campaign will visit 10 cities and distribute 25,000 cards, thanking small businesses

By C. Daniel Baker

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Small Businesses Say “No” to Outsourcing and Redefine Success

After the recession, some small businesses are still finding ways to keep their product 100% American-made.

Small businesses fight to keep their doors open in a diminishing economy.

By Amber McKynzie

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NYC Comptroller: Lack of Minority Participation in City Contracts is a Plague

John Liu looks to bring inclusion into other branches of the city’s government

John Liu’s policies of inclusion and transparency has led to significant city bond underwriting deals…

By Alan Hughes

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Barnes & Noble Plans to Close 239 Stores Nationwide

Barnes & Noble Plans to Close 239 Stores Nationwide

The largest traditional bookstore faces uncertain times.

Competition from Wal-Mart, Amazon, & e-books force a rethinking on the value of brick &…

By C. Daniel Baker

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SBA offers new tools to educate Small Business on the Affordable Care Act

SBA Offers New Tools to Educate Small Businesses on Healthcare Law

New webpage and blog aims to explains new healthcare law

The SBA wants to help business owners find the special provisions in the Affordable…

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Lessons on Customer Engagement from the Detroit Auto Show

As the Auto Show ends, what can small businesses learn?

Customer engagement lessons from the Detroit Auto Show

By C. Daniel Baker

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Government sets aside $5 Billion U.S. award for Small Businesses

Government Sets Aside $5 Billion Award for Small Businesses

Contract goes to 3 small business with 150 workers or less

Dell and Hewlett-Packard will need to work with small businesses to tap a $5 billion…

By C. Daniel Baker

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The Business of Mommy Blogging

Mommy Bloggers: The Business of Mommy’s Behind the Computer Screen

3.9 million Americans are mommy bloggers and the number is going to continue to grow.

Running a motherhood blog is popular, and anything but easy.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Offering Wifi At Your Small Business Maybe Illegal

Offering Wifi at Your Small Business May be Illegal

Offering free Wifi at your small business may cost you

You may be breaking the law by offering your customers and employees free Wifi

By C. Daniel Baker

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Rohan Marley Continues to See Success with Marley Coffee

Rohan Marley Continues to See Success with Marley Coffee

Signs deal to appear on "In The Kitchen With David" on QVC

Bob Marley’s son takes Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee mainstream and sees success with Marley Coffee…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Subway Vows To Ensure Every 'Footlong' Is 12 Inches

Subway Vows to Ensure Every ‘Footlong’ is 12 Inches

Subway issues a 2nd Comment regarding sandwich length.

After being hit with lawsuits, Subway changes their postion on the term “Footlong”

By C. Daniel Baker

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Tomato Prices Could Skyrocket If Agreement Isn’t Reached

Tomato Prices Could Skyrocket If Agreement Isn’t Reached

Prices could reach "more than the American consumer can bear."

If distributors withdraw Mexican tomatoes from the marketplace U.S. consumers would be hit with…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Women Owned Small Businesses Continue To Lose Out On Government Contracts

Government agencies have little incentive to award contracts

Losing out at a faster rate than that of male-owned small businesses.

By C. Daniel Baker

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The 2014 H-1B Visa Race Begins today

Entrepreneurs Demand Immigration Reform For Skilled Workers

Start-ups say it's too expensive and difficult to hire foreign talent

Owners say they have to reject many skilled applicants due to red tape and regulations

By C. Daniel Baker

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SBA Introduces Online Marketplace for Federal Jobs and Contracts

RFP-EZ, is an exciting partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the White House’s Presidential Innovation Fellows.

RFP-EZ helps small businesses search for government jobs and contracts

By C. Daniel Baker

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Tech Startup of the Week: OnceLogix Provides Innovative Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

Entrepreneurial trio provides healthcare solutions...the tech way

BlackEnterprise.com’s Tech Startup of the Week highlights different tech entrepreneurs and the innovative companies they’ve…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Chipotle to offer catering service in all restaurants

Chipotle Announces New Catering Service

Catering service will begin in Colorado then spread to all stores

Chipotle catering will allow groups to customize their own individual burritos and bowls, at home.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Will There be Enough Chicken Wings for the Super Bowl?

Chicken companies produced about 1% fewer birds last year

With reduced productions and the return of the NHL, will there be enough wings for…

By C. Daniel Baker

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The NAACP Joins The Battle Against New York City’s Soda Ban

The NAACP Joins the Battle Against New York City’s Soda Ban

Group says the law is "inconsistent and undemocratic"

NAACP feels the Soda Ban will burden and disproportionally impact minority-owned businesses

By C. Daniel Baker

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“Speed dating for Startups” returns Atlanta

“Speed Dating for Startups” Event Returns to Atlanta

Startup Riot returns to Atlanta for a 6th year of Matching startups with investors

Now in it’s 6th year, Startup Riot offers startups 3 minutes to pitch their idea…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Obama’s Second Inauguration Expected to Draw Less Revenue to Small Business

Obama’s Second Inauguration Draws Less Revenue to Small Business

Did you go to the Inauguration?

Official estimates put crowd at less than half the 1.8 million people whom gathered four…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Actor Dwight Henry brings his signature meals to the old Lenox Lounge Space

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” Actor Brings his Signature Meals to Old Lenox Lounge Space

Actor and chef makes his Harlem debut later this year.

The Oscar nominated actor is also a Chef know for his New Orleans style cooking

By C. Daniel Baker

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SCORE Recognizes Businesses for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

How can entrepreneurs be inspired by MLK?

How did you spend your MLK holiday?

By C. Daniel Baker

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Yelp Adding Health Inspection Grades to Restaurant Reviews

A restaurant's health grade can often make or break business

Yelp joins with municipalities in posting health grades to its business review site

By Makkada B. Selah

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Popular Mexican Food Chain Chipotle Announces New Catering Service

Chipotle to Increase Prices Later This Year

Will you still buy from there despite the increase?

Chipotle announces a rise in food prices yesterday (January 17)

By Amber McKynzie

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Subway Responds to ‘Footlong’ Controversy

'Footlong' name is only descriptive

Subway responds to claims that its Footlong sub isn’t a foot long

By Makkada B. Selah

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Win a Small Business Makeover & Appear on CNBC’s New Reality Series

Win a Small Business Makeover and Appear on CNBC’s New Reality Series

CEO Marcus Lemonis will offer his help and money.

CNBC offers small businesses a chance to get an “extreme makeover”

By C. Daniel Baker

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Locals Only! Café owner refuses to serve non-locals.

Locals Only! Café Owner Refuses to Serve Non-Locals.

Why non-residents aren't welcome in this cafe

As a reward to regular customers, one business owner tells vistors to “Stay Out”

By C. Daniel Baker

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Can Robot Workers Save Small Factories?

Can a Robot Named Baxter Save Small U.S. Factories?

Robots may replace low wage overseas workers.

A humanoid robot could revive U.S. manufacturing

By C. Daniel Baker

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When Crowdfunding goes wrong, Kickstarter Project Bankrupts Entrepreneur

Did a Kickstarter Project Bankrupt an Entrepreneur?

What happens when you don't deliver your Kickstarter Project?

Kickstarter has raised millions for designers and entrepreneurs. But what happens when no product materializes?

By C. Daniel Baker

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NextSpace, a network of coworking spaces continues to expand

NextSpace, a Network of Co-Working Spaces, Expands

More than a rental work space, Nextspace promotes collaboration

NextSpace focuses on coworking, as opposed to simply renting out desks to fill extra office…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Walmart Hints Towards Offering Health Care to Small Businesses

The retail giant hints at offering small business health insurance.

Do you think they are serious about this?

By C. Daniel Baker

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Companies Join Forces to Help Small Businesses go Digital

Customers can now buy domain names and hosting in-store

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly seventy-five percent of businesses don’t have a website.…

By C. Daniel Baker

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FedEx Announces Winners of Small Business Grants

Darn Good Yarn wins top prize, five businesses awarded smaller prizes.

Will you be entering this competition next year?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Home Office Tax Deductions Just Got A Lot Easier

The IRS has simplified the home-office tax deduction process

Simpler tax forms should lead to less money left on the table

By C. Daniel Baker

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Krispy Kreme To Open Its First Shop in India

Krispy Kreme to Open Its First Shop in India

The fast food chain announces its first stores in India

Originally started in Kentucky, the popular doughnut chain is now in 22 countries

By C. Daniel Baker

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Smoothie Shop Owner Charges “Liberals” More in Store

What do you think of this store owner's pricing?

Owner points to a menu that lists 16 oz. juices and smoothies as $4.95 for…

By Black Enterprise

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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.”

By C. Daniel Baker

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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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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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