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

Chime Solutions, a Black-owned firm based in Georgia, will bring 250 jobs to Charlotte

The announcement comes as Charlotte-Mecklenburg struggles to overcome the economic pain brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Glenn Burkins | June 17, 2020

New year, new look, new goals for 2020

Here's a look at some of the things QCity Metro has poppin' for the new year.
By Glenn Burkins | January 8, 2020

Chime Solutions, a Black-owned Georgia company, will expand to Charlotte

In a suburb of Atlanta, the company employs about 1,500 people in a call center that offers customer service support.
By Glenn Burkins | September 24, 2019

This One’s for Us: #TeamBlkGrlFly launches weeklong celebration of Black womanhood

Creative entrepreneur Davita Galloway and #TeamBlkGrlFly are hosting a week of events culminating with their signature event, A Seat at the Table Awards.
By Sabrina Clark | September 19, 2019

The state of local Black business as National Black Business Month begins

Black chamber chair sees growth in the business landscape, yet is skeptical about the data.
By Katrina Louis | August 1, 2018

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