Friday, April 16, 2021

Restaurants can’t find workers even amid historic unemployment

BY NIC QUEROLO AND LESLIE PATTON BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Not even the greatest surge in joblessness in 80 years is easing the fast-food industry’s years-old labor shortage. That’s...

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A Miami law firm is representing former Black McDonald’s franchise owners in a $1 billion- dollar discrimination suit. FROM WIRE REPORTS A Miami-based law firm has...

Trader Joe’s to eliminate packaging criticized as racist

BY HOWARD BLUME LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Trader Joe’s has responded to criticisms about its packaging by announcing that it is in the process of eliminating labels...

Wells Fargo’s commitment could result in billions for small businesses

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE In April, Wells Fargo announced it would donate gross proceeds from the Paycheck Protection Plan to nonprofits working with small...

AAA: Gas prices in state inch up as businesses reopen

Florida gas prices are beginning to inch higher as Florida eases restrictions, causing a growing number of people to hit the road. Gasoline demand is...

B. Smith, restaurant owner and lifestyle guru, dies at 70

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS NEW YORK – B. Smith, the lifestyle guru who excelled as a TV host, restaurateur and more, has died....

Stylist’s mission: Turn Black salons into business powerhouses

BY CURTIS BUNN URBAN NEWS SERVICE When Najah Aziz nodded off during an annual job performance review, she knew she had to make a move. She...
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U.S. News ranks top hotels in key regions

BY DONALD WOOD TRAVELPULSE/TNS U.S. News & World Report released the 10th edition of its Best Hotels rankings last week after evaluating more than 30,000 luxury...
The importance of a business and financial plan

The importance of a business and financial plan

NNPA NEWSWIRE Starting a business can be exciting, but that excitement may be overshadowed by anxiety if you start this new adventure without detailed research...
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Companies like Pier 1, Papyrus and Express closing 1,000 stores

BY LAUREN ZUMBACH AND CORILYN SHROPSHIRE CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS The 10,800 stores closed by retailers last year wasn’t enough: just one month into 2020, they have...