James Mitchell quietly exits R.J. Leeper Construction
Mitchell assumed the top role at R.J. Leeper Construction earlier this year after a Charlotte-based investment firm acquired the company.
By Katrina Louis | July 19, 2021
Ohio native prepares to open Urban Reader, a Black bookstore, in University City
Sonyah Spencer says books have helped her heal during some of life's most difficult periods -- especially following the death of her oldest son in 2013.
By Jalon Hill | July 16, 2021
LendingTree Foundation announces inaugural LendaHand Alliance cohort
Do Greater Charlotte, West Side Community Land Trust among the 10 participating Charlotte-based nonprofits.
By Katrina Louis | July 14, 2021
Teach for America hires NC executive director
Monique Perry-Graves will lead statewide operations for the teacher recruitment and service corps nonprofit.
By Katrina Louis | July 7, 2021
How Black brands are finding success with major retailers
Although Black-owned businesses represent a small fraction of the retail industry, they account for the fastest-growing category of small businesses.
By Katrina Louis | July 6, 2021
The Entrepreneurs Hub of Charlotte is eyeing solo-preneurs and creatives
New east Charlotte facility offers resources to help local entrepreneurs and creatives grow their businesses.
By Katrina Louis | June 30, 2021
Small Business Innovation Fund reopens June 25
Eligible small businesses can apply for $10,000, $20,000 or $40,000 innovation grants through July 9 .
By QCity Metro | June 25, 2021
How Kravin Kitchen is helping personal chefs centralize their businesses
The Charlotte company helps chefs streamline their businesses and connects them with customers who want to hire them.
By Katrina Louis | June 23, 2021
These Charlotte athletes want in on the tech world with new app Gymble
Trey Phills, the son of late Charlotte Hornet Bobby Phills, says he's more than an athlete.
By Sarafina Wright | June 21, 2021
Wedding vendors talk industry recovery, trends as wedding season gets the green light
Five Charlotte-area wedding vendors share insight about the pandemic's impact on their businesses and trends they’re seeing.
By Katrina Louis | June 16, 2021