Membership in the Alliance is open to all current HBCUs
Fox makes major steps to nurture and encourage diversity in the filmmaking industry
Membership in the Alliance is open to all current HBCUs
Fox makes major steps to nurture and encourage diversity in the filmmaking industry
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?
Hackers referenced Lil Reese, Chief Keef and other rappers
Already dealing with a horsemeat scandal, now Burger King faces a social media crisis
Whiskey maker heard from "thousands and thousands" of customers
Customers would rather deal with shortages than changes to the recipe of the iconic bourbon
How to stay on top of your online presence
BlackEnterprise.com outlines how you can manage your business’ online reputation.
On President's Day, remembering the first entrepreneurs
The Founding Father’s continue to be a great example for small business to follow
Workers have been protesting for low wages since 2011
Workers have been attempting to collect back pay from Bruce Molzan for a year
President Obama and VP Biden frequented Ray's Hell Burger
Ray’s Hell Burger, which President Obama made famous, is closing 2 locations
Costco has allegedly been perpetrating the fraud for years
Tiffany tells Costco to stop selling fake diamond rings bearing its name
Small business owners have joined the bipartisan fight.
“Doctors, teachers, small business owners and many more are speaking out and calling on Congress…
Dietary supplements are directly regulated by the FDA
Move comes as lawmakers ask the FDA to look into the safety of energy drinks.
Ikea's latest Valentines Day promotion goes viral.
Incorporating humor into advertising is tricky. Here’s how Ikea got it right
Every Door Direct Mail lets owners bulk mail for cheap
New product helps owners mail to any neighborhood, zip code or city – without needing…
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…
Barista insists the snarky blog was "satire"
Can you be fired for what you do anonymously off the clock?
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…
They are coming March 7th.
Taco Bell hopes for a sequel to the very popular Dorito Flavored Taco, which sold…
Associations generally agreed with the President's speech
The president touched on several topics close to owners, including sequestration
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
Restaurant holds Guinness World Record for "most calorific burger"
Yes again, the Heart Attack Grill lives up to its name.
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…
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 &…
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…
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.
Insider tips to help you remain marketable
Insider tips to help you remain marketable
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…
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…
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
Business owners expressed frustration regarding healthcare costs and regulations
Annual survey of business owners shows troubling trends for the upcoming year
"666" is commonly associated with the devil
Worker felt the number on his tax form went against his Christian faith
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…
Swizz Beatz adds his vision to Monster
A week after his wife Alicia Keys joined BlackBerry, Swizz Beats announced his own “Monster”…
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.…
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.
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…
Improving economy giving employers confidence to treat workers well
Employers see the benefit in keeping workers happy, healthy a new study says
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…
Deal will allow Netflix users exclusive early views of Queen Latifah Productions.
Queen Latifah’s “Flavor Unit” continues it’s success
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…
Columbia University will be expanding its footprint in Harlem by 17 acres
State to confirm that minority hiring goals are being met
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
Study shows advantages and risks of the management model
Study by Chronos Consulting explores the risks and advantages of leading virtual teams.
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…
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…
How SodaStream Used Getting Banned from the Super Bowl
How Soda Stream Turned Getting Banned from the Super Bowl into an Opportunity
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.
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
Connects new entrepreneurs with established industry mentors
Startout is an organization dedicated to assisting entrepreneurship in the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual…
Clarifications hope to end lawsuits from religious organizations
After facing more than 50 lawsuits, the Obama administration attempts to clarify the Affordable Care…
Shoppers are expected to spend $130.97 on gifts
Americans to spend more this year on Valentine’s Day than last year
European supplier used meat sources "other than beef"
Burger King does damage control after European supplier is found to be using horsemeat
After Pastor’s “I give God 10%, why should you get 18″ message goes viral, Waitress…
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…
Arizona based delivery service looks to expand
Last year Cheba Hut made about $10 million in sales and continues to grow
A simple search for a black architect leads to a new group Group
Empowering entrepreneurs with special attention to young people in West Virginia
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.
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…
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…
5 steps from an industry expert on surviving crises
Tips from the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association on weathering a crisis.
Access Foursquare data without a computer
Gives busy managers a way to keep up with Foursquare without being tied to a…
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
New program provides space and opportunities to startups
The NY Times’ new partnering program offers startups a chance to grow without losing equity
Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos saved their company
CEO hints at a follow up to the Doritos Locos Taco which sold over 200…
New campaign thanks small businesses and their owners
New campaign will visit 10 cities and distribute 25,000 cards, thanking small businesses
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.
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…
The largest traditional bookstore faces uncertain times.
Competition from Wal-Mart, Amazon, & e-books force a rethinking on the value of brick &…
New webpage and blog aims to explains new healthcare law
The SBA wants to help business owners find the special provisions in the Affordable…
As the Auto Show ends, what can small businesses learn?
Customer engagement lessons from the Detroit Auto Show
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…
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.
Offering free Wifi at your small business may cost you
You may be breaking the law by offering your customers and employees free Wifi
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…
Subway issues a 2nd Comment regarding sandwich length.
After being hit with lawsuits, Subway changes their postion on the term “Footlong”
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…
Government agencies have little incentive to award contracts
Losing out at a faster rate than that of male-owned small businesses.
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
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
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…
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.
Chicken companies produced about 1% fewer birds last year
With reduced productions and the return of the NHL, will there be enough wings for…
Group says the law is "inconsistent and undemocratic"
NAACP feels the Soda Ban will burden and disproportionally impact minority-owned businesses
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…
Did you go to the Inauguration?
Official estimates put crowd at less than half the 1.8 million people whom gathered four…
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
How can entrepreneurs be inspired by MLK?
How did you spend your MLK holiday?
A restaurant's health grade can often make or break business
Yelp joins with municipalities in posting health grades to its business review site
Will you still buy from there despite the increase?
Chipotle announces a rise in food prices yesterday (January 17)
'Footlong' name is only descriptive
Subway responds to claims that its Footlong sub isn’t a foot long
CEO Marcus Lemonis will offer his help and money.
CNBC offers small businesses a chance to get an “extreme makeover”
Why non-residents aren't welcome in this cafe
As a reward to regular customers, one business owner tells vistors to “Stay Out”
Robots may replace low wage overseas workers.
A humanoid robot could revive U.S. manufacturing
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?
More than a rental work space, Nextspace promotes collaboration
NextSpace focuses on coworking, as opposed to simply renting out desks to fill extra office…
The retail giant hints at offering small business health insurance.
Do you think they are serious about this?
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.…
Darn Good Yarn wins top prize, five businesses awarded smaller prizes.
Will you be entering this competition next year?
The IRS has simplified the home-office tax deduction process
Simpler tax forms should lead to less money left on the table
The fast food chain announces its first stores in India
Originally started in Kentucky, the popular doughnut chain is now in 22 countries
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…
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.”
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…
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.
The e-cigarette market is estimated to be a $300 million industry.
E-Cigarettes continue to grow in popularity, but are they safe?
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
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.
After internet backlash, Anthropologie issues statement
After removing candlestick, Anthropologie’s PR director issues an apology
That used car for sale could be hiding a flood damaged past
Some cars totaled in Hurricane Sandy being retitled and resold
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…
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
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…
Will Twinkies and Ding Dongs come back too?
Wonderbread, the well-known household bread brand by bankrupt Hostess, will be acquired by Flowers Foods
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
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…
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.
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…
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
Simple tips to stay healthy this Flu season
This Flu season is not only a health concern but also an economic one if…
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…
Having trouble with your IT solutions? Migrating to a cloud-based server could be the answer
The new option of having your company’s servers “in the cloud” could prove a lifesaver…
Supporter hope to rival “Chick-fil-A Day” and make a public statement
Two days before Obama’s Inauguration, Gun Appreciation Day hopes to send more Americans to gun…
Changes from the Fiscal Cliff deal forces changes in tax forms.
Delay affects 80% of Americans who’ll have to wait until later to begin filing
Only midsize companies would really see higher costs from Obamacare
Despite what Critics say, Obamacare is not bad for business according to one study.
Kiva runs similar programs in Los Angeles, Detroit and New Orleans
Using a new online portal, users can lend directly to small businesses in the D.C.…
Another business owner attempts to avoid Obamacare
All thought studies show Obamacare has little impact on business costs.
Johnson says his goal is to make RLJ Thompson Trucking the largest minority-owned transportation company in the country
BET’s founder Bob Johnson purchases Concord, Virginia based trucking company
The co-founder of Uptown Magazine purchases the title back from Vibe
Intermedia Vibe Holdings sells off Uptown Magazine, wants to focus on Vibe and its digital…
With the end of the lockout, small businesses look forward to returning customers and revenue.
Small business owners were all too happy to see the NHL lockout end Sunday
Love and Hip-Hop New York season 2 premieres tonight.
Rashidah Ali sits down for an exclusive interview with BlackEnterprise.com about her new show, shoe…
When your marketing goes stale, so does your business
The purpose of cleaning up your online business is to stay relevant to consumers. So,…
How to avoid falling for billing scams
Scammers are targeting small business owners with a new twist on an old scam
New York State alone has $25 billion in economic damages
Majority of the relief won’t be addressed until Jan. 15.
Fiscal Cliff fears responsible for poor numbers
Number of jobs was up in December but only slightly
One of the goodies in the store is a commemorative poster by Chuck Close
A souvenir store has been opened for Obama’s Inaugural celebration
Often your friends and family will be your biggest supporters when you're starting your businees
Adhering to certain guidelines can make borrowing money from friends and family for your business…
10 scholarships will be awarded to women of color.
The conference will focus on supporting the fastest-growing demographic in the startup space – women
Some usual provisions are part of the fiscal cliff deal
More than just Permanent tax rates were included
New provisions will help small businesses compete for more federal contracts
Number of small business contracts awarded will now figure into bonuses and promotions
Users get a monthly box of tampons, maxipads and chocolate
New subscription service aims to make ladies time of the month easier.
Owner promises the same club at a new address
Club’s owner is moving the iconic sign and interior to a new site
A chance to meet local business people and leaders
Past 100 Black Men of Long Island events included such keynote speakers as Susan Taylor
Al-Jazeera America, will not be carried by Time Warner
Al-Jazeera purchased the channel founded by Al Gore in 2005
Chuka Umunna asks American Express to make it official.
Britain should adopt a US initiative to encourage shoppers to use small, local shops, says…
Pinterest claims suit is "baseless"
Pinterest is being sued by someone claiming that Pinterest was their idea.
Simple steps to help you focus for the new year.
The new year is an excellent time to refocus on your business.
The ice cream chain looks to find new store owners
The franchise held a seminar to find the next round of Baskin Robbins owners.
The Fiscal Cliff deal is bittersweet for small businesses
While some provisions are helpful, not all are in favor of small business owners
Green leases improve the environmental performance of a leased office space
To reinforce a commitment to the Earth throughout the year, companies can validate their dedication…
Best practices for quarterly tax filers to help prepare for the June 15 deadline
Tax Day has come and gone. But for the self-employed, including small business owners and…