Dominica’s “Small Business OneStop” Initiative

Dominica’s “Small Business OneStop” Initiative

Minister for Health, Wellness and New Health Investment of Dominica – Dr Irving McIntyre shared an update on the Small Business One-stop shop and training certificate ceremony. The ceremony was hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiative. Through his social media, Dr McIntyre stated that in order to strengthen the Small […]

NYCEDC and Evergreen Inc. Announce Opening of New Manufacuring Facility in Brooklyn to Benefit Small Businesses and Create Jobs

Facility Dedicated in Honor of Evergreen’s Longtime Board Treasurer Wesley H. Watson

NYCEDC and Evergreen Inc. Announce Opening of New Manufacuring Facility in Brooklyn to Benefit Small Businesses and Create Jobs

BROOKLYN, NY—New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Evergreen Incorporated: Your North Brooklyn Business Exchange (Evergreen) celebrated the opening of the Wesley H. Watson Industrial Center at 500 Stagg Street, a new $6.8 million manufacturing facility in East Williamsburg. It is named in honor of Wesley H. Watson, a beloved Evergreen board treasurer who provided financial […]

Black Business Month: What Motivated 11 African Americans to Become Entrepreneurs

Black Business Month: What Motivated 11 African Americans to Become Entrepreneurs

By Julie Bawden-Davis, American Express This Black Business Month, we asked business owners to reflect on what inspired them to start their companies. As we celebrate Black Business Month this August, Eudell Watts, IV is grateful to his family legacy. He runs Old Arthur’s Barbecue Sauce with his father, Eudell Watts, III. The company produces and sells barbecue sauces […]

Small-business owner must decide: Raise prices or eat costs?

While many owners have been reluctant to raise prices for fear of alienating customers, they’ll be forced to do so to stay profitable, said Scott Anderson, chief economist of the Bank of the West.

Small-business owner must decide: Raise prices or eat costs?

By Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP BUSINESS WRITER Higher energy prices and borrowing costs make it more expensive than last year for Bill Savickas to operate his wholesale produce business — especially since it’s hard to pass the increases on to his customers. “No one wants to be the first in the industry to raise rates […]