Stiletto Boss University launches virtual portal to groom young entrepreneurs
When meeting sites shut down due to coronavirus restrictions, Stiletto Boss University shifted online to keep nearly 60 girls connected during a time of physical distancing.
By Nakisha Washington | April 1, 2020
Who’s going to save the food trucks?
Charlotte’s food trucks are feeling the sting of canceled events and emptied office parks as government orders urge residents to stay indoors.
By Erique Berry | March 29, 2020
As shutdown looms, Charlotte haircare workers brace for uncertainty
An executive order by Gov. Roy Cooper requiring the statewide shutdown of all hair salons and barbershops will affect thousands of Black business owners and entrepreneurs.
By Patsy V. Pressley | March 24, 2020
Meet the father-son duo behind Charlotte beverage brand Eli’s Lemonade
He went from a 7-year-old with a lemonade stand to a kidpreneur with products on shelves of local grocery stores and served at music venues.
By Sabrina Clark | March 19, 2020
List of Charlotte Black-owned restaurants for take-out and delivery
Good eats in times of social distancing.
By QCity Metro Staff | March 17, 2020
Gov. Cooper: Restaurants and bars must cease dine-in service
A new executive order has shut down dine-in service at North Carolina restaurants and bars in response to COVID-19.
By Katrina Louis | March 17, 2020
Have a side hustle? Uncle Sam wants his cut
Here's tax info to keep in mind as you earn extra income or start a small business.
By Nikita Allen | March 10, 2020
Lines wrap around the building for Goodwill’s bridal pop-up event
In its second year, brides-to-be shopped for heavily discounted bridal gowns, with proceeds benefiting Goodwill's workforce development program.
By Katrina Louis | March 7, 2020
Celebrity makeup artist Jami Svay talks business and beauty
The Charlotte-based beauty entrepreneur opens up about her new franchise, advice on landing major deals and spring beauty trends.
By Nakisha Washington | March 3, 2020
8 Charlotte couple-preneurs share how they make it work
These Charlotte-based couples show that it is possible to mix business and pleasure. Plus, they offer advice for other would-be couple-preneurs.
By Katrina Louis | February 14, 2020