How a broken washing machine led to a family business
For Domonique and Les Boone, the road to entrepreneurship began a year ago when her mother's washing machine gave out.
By Kayanah Alexander | June 11, 2018
In Charlotte, 2 new programs to assist minority-owned businesses
One program will focus on providing business loans to entrepreneurs of color; the other will assist minority business owners looking to contract with the NBA during next year's All-Star game.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 29, 2018
Marvin R. Ellison, a retail veteran, named president, CEO at Lowe’s
Ellison currently serves as chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., where he has led an effort to revive the former retail giant.
By Kayanah Alexander | May 22, 2018
Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’
Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.
By Katrina Louis | May 16, 2018
Clarence Boston recognized for his work as local entrepreneur
The Reidsville native received the One Meck Community Recognition Award from U.S. Rep. Alma Adams at the start of National Small Business Week.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 1, 2018
Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training
The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner's local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.
By Glenn Burkins | April 25, 2018
Black Enterprise CEO will be keynote speaker at CIAA business event
Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise, will be keynote speaker at this year’s CIAA business forum. […]
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2018
BLKTECH Interactive gets new home at Camp North End
Sherrell Dorsey, the organization's founder, said the new space will allow BLCKTECH Interactive to host more workshops and training opportunities.
By Glenn Burkins | January 10, 2018
The rise and fall of RushmoreDrive
In a Qcitymetro exclusive, Johnny Taylor talks about walking away from the Internet company he helped create.
By Glenn Burkins | July 20, 2009