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Roxbury woman blazes her own path in graphic design field

When Sydney Janey found it difficult finding work in Boston’s white-dominated graphic design field, she opened her own firm, turning adversity into opportunity.

Low-wage Logan workers meet with elected officials, press case for union membership, fair pay

A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.

City to make available new neighborhood-based liquor licenses for restaurants

The Legislature voted to return control over liquor licensing to Boston. The city plans to release a total of 75 new licenses over the next three years, with 60 targeted to restaurants in neighborhood business districts.

Diversity at The Conventions in Boston

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the Boule held their conventions in Boston for the first time.

Madison Park Development Corporation provides hiring stats

Staff from the Madison Park Development Corporation met with labor activists to outline their efforts to meet minority, boston resident and women hiring goals

As economy moves forward, savvy small businesses can continue to strengthen

Five years on from the official end of the Great Recession, a slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. While many businesses have righted the ship from the toughest days, many small businesses are merely plodding alone, but small business experts are ...

Aesthetician trades shop for online skin care business

Aesthetician Rosaline Lowe closes shop, opens skinversity.com

Research finds entrepreneurs of color face more hurdles to success

According to research from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, minority entrepreneurs who feel their road to success is more difficult than others may not be imagining things. The researchers found that entrepreneurs of color ...

Entrepreneurs of color push women-owned business growth in U.S.

Women of color have become the driving force of the rise in women-owned firms in the United States. According to reports, they are doing so despite more obstacles and are driven to entrepreneurship as a result of structural limits in ...

ABCD to purchase former Sky Cap Lounge from Charles St. AME

ABCD to buy building at center of Charles Street AME bankruptcy

Minority Business Development Agency set for National Minority Enterprise Development Week 2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency is targeting minority business owners and offering a boost to their bottom line by taking part in the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference 2014.

Corporations track online data, offline personal information

The merger of online and offline data is bringing more intrusive tracking of personal information

Study finds small businesses struggle to adopt technology

Global Insights conducted a study of small business owners around the globe.

How to hire exceptional people each and every time

The most important aspect of any business is recruiting, selecting, and retaining top people. Research shows those organizations that spend more time recruiting high-caliber people earn 22 percent higher return to shareholders than their industry peers

Boston opens Office of Women’s Advancement

The Office of Women’s Advancement will oversee and coordinate the Mayor Martin Walsh’s initiatives to promote equal rights and equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for all women and girls throughout the city.

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