20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades fine-tuning its operating model.
By Glenn Burkins | September 19, 2017

Mitchell: Charlotte to host 2018 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

The four-day summit is one of the nation's largest gatherings of black entrepreneurs, attracting more than 1,000 people annually.
By Glenn Burkins | August 20, 2017

Russell Simmons reflects on success and entrepreneurship

The co-founder of Def Jam sat down with Reuters to talk about how he went from a modest boyhood in New York City to becoming a master of all trades.
By Chris Taylor, Reuters | June 27, 2017

Ask Donna Maria: How do I attract high-end clients for my business?

Dear Donna Maria: How do I attract high end clients for my event planning business? Sincerely, Courtney Young Events by […]
By Donna Maria Coles Johnson | December 31, 2015

Natasha Laurent-Johnson: Balancing life, family and entrepreneurship

Three years after opening her hair salon on Sharon Amity Road, celebrity stylist Natasha Laurent-Johnson says she is just now learning to balance he demands of motherhood, family and being a small business owner.
By Tawanda Blake | November 10, 2015

At Northlake Mall, the Bohannon sisters carry on the family business

For Marquis and Marquel Bohannon, entrepreneurship is in the blood. They grew up in Atlanta watching their parents, Anita and […]
By Tawanda Blake | October 14, 2015