Black Friday footfall below pre-pandemic levels Shopper numbers at UK retailers are sharply below 2019 levels, despite an increase compared to last year. Data provider Springboard reports that retail footfall was 7.3% higher this morning than last Friday, suggesting Black Friday bargains have lured some shoppers out. Shopping centres were almost busier, while high streets […]

One of the best ways to build wealth in the United States is to own your own business. But just 2% of businesses with employees are Black-owned, according to a report from the Alliance for Entrepreneurial Equity. And that has . . .

“We have emphasized a holistic approach in regard to supporting Black businesses, meaning that we work closely with retailers to identify opportunities, beyond just expanded shelf space, to break down barriers that have systematically held back Black entrepreneurs,” LaToya Williams-Belfort, the executive director of the 15 Percent Pledge, said in an email. Ms. Wilson is […]

New York CNNBusiness  —  There’s at least one group of shoppers excitedly hitting malls this holiday season — and they don’t seem to be too bothered about pesky inflation eating into their discretionary dollars. They’re Gen Z. And the way they shop . . .

Former President Donald Trump arrives to speak at an event at Mar-a-Lago, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Donald Trump’s business attracted so much scrutiny during his time in office that it would be easy to conclude that all information about its […]

New York CNN Business  —  It might be 2022, but people are still ordering espresso martinis like it’s the 90s. The coffee-flavored drink . . .

Queer viewers celebrate representation but call for authentic portrayals December 4, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. EST Single All The Way. Philemon Chambers as Nick and Michael Urie as Peter, in Single All The Way. (Washington Post Illustration; Philippe Bosse/Netflix; iStock) Comment on this story Comment Cheesy rom-coms aren’t usually Robby Bailey’s preferred genre during the […]

Tameisha Martin was tired of watching dreams go to the grave, she shared. “Ever since I could remember, my mother and my grandmother talked about wanting to open their own restaurant. They loved cooking for church and community events. … Unfortunately, my grandmother is gone now, so she didn’t get to see this dream come […]

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PORTAGE PARK — The Hot Dog Box, a gourmet sausage shop that opened earlier this year at Six Corners, will close in December. The shop at 4020 N. Milwaukee Ave., which opened in January to much fanfare and national attention, is closing after experiencing low sales and racial discrimination from some residents of the Northwest […]

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