Charlotte clothing boutiques weather pandemic challenges

Local clothing retailers share ups and downs of business as many Charlotte workers remain at home.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021

Black hair goes green: One woman’s push to make synthetic hair eco-friendly

Rebundle founder and CEO Ciara Imani May is reimagining synthetic hair and reducing plastic waste.
By Katrina Louis | February 4, 2021

Big Prime Hauling is second acquisition for investment firm focused on minority businesses

Bright Hope Capital investment firm adds its second Black business to a growing portfolio.
By Katrina Louis | February 1, 2021

Charlotte YMCA hires new exec; Supportive Housing Communities CEO resigns

Leaders on the move in the Queen City.
By QCity Metro | January 22, 2021

‘Talk less, do more’: Minority CEOs discuss racial equity in business community

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance hosted business leaders in virtual discussion on the impact of racial inequalities.
By Katrina Louis | January 20, 2021

Even in retirement, Ron Leeper is focused on making Charlotte better.

The former head of R.J. Leeper Construction talks about his next steps, including efforts in affordable housing.
By Katrina Louis | January 18, 2021

No Grease barbershop expands into SouthPark Mall

Damian Johnson of No Grease, Inc. shared details about the new location, keeping the businesses afloat and collaborating with another well-known brand.
By Katrina Louis | January 12, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program reopens. Here’s what small-business owners should know.

Community lenders serving minority-owned businesses will have exclusive access to new PPP funding for at least two days.
By Katrina Louis | January 10, 2021

Local Black-led nonprofits receive over $70K during Black Philanthropy Month, report reveals

New Generation of African American Philanthropists led Charlotte's inaugural Black Philanthropy Month campaign.
By Katrina Louis | January 8, 2021

Catching up with Clarence Boston: he left Charlotte to open one of Georgia’s first Black-owned breweries

"It's Chocolate City down here," Boston says, comparing Atlanta and its Black business climate to Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | January 6, 2021