How these essential businesses are faring during the pandemic

Deemed essential, two local businesses are experiencing the ups and downs of customers at home.
By Dante Miller | May 7, 2020

Small businesses navigate emotional turmoil brought on by Covid-19

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and many business owners are grappling with a sense of uncertainty.
By Nikita Allen | May 6, 2020

“I will find some way to make this work”: Business owners share their pivots without stimulus funding

Securing funding assistance remains a struggle for some small-business owners, but others have found ways to maintain and grow.
By Christine Edwards | April 30, 2020

City of Charlotte partners with LISC to offer relief grants for micro businesses

Grant applications open Monday for businesses with fewer than five employees that are located in Charlotte's opportunity corridors.
By Katrina Louis | April 29, 2020

How these Charlotte attorneys are navigating legal waters during a pandemic

Local attorneys are helping others while managing the effects of Covid-19 on their operations.
By Sabrina Clark | April 22, 2020

After the crash: Will Charlotte’s economy come roaring back?

Cautious consumers and massive job losses, followed by gradual recovery, says Mark Vitner, senior economist at Wells Fargo.
By Glenn Burkins | April 22, 2020

Charlotte YMCA announces widespread staffing changes due to Covid-19

YMCA officials announce pay cuts, furloughs and lay offs as the organization deals with "decisions that seemed unthinkable a month ago."
By QCity Metro Staff | April 21, 2020

City of Charlotte creates hub for small businesses open during pandemic

The City launched its Open for Business initiative to support local small businesses open during the Covid-19 pandemic and throughout the recovery.
By Katrina Louis | April 17, 2020

GoodRoad CiderWorks and Mr. 3’s Crab Pot reflect on Covid-19 impacts

Two restaurant owners open up about how they’re coping with the changes and their outlooks for the future.
By Dante Miller | April 17, 2020

Has your Mecklenburg business applied for a county loan?

Small businesses hurt by Covid-19 may apply for a low-interest loan, but the money is going fast.
By Glenn Burkins | April 15, 2020