Think the best time to start a business is in a booming economy? Maybe. But some of the biggest business success stories in recent decades actually came from a good idea hatched during a recession.
CLEVELAND — The Black owner of 14 McDonald's franchises says the company has shown more favorable treatment to white owners and denied him the opportunity to buy restaurants in more affluent communities, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Youngstown.
Civil rights activists and business leaders have asked President Joe Biden's administration to include targeted funding for Black-owned businesses in the next COVID-19 relief package. They also say that without the federal aid many businesses could be forced to close their doors in the next …
Comcast Corporation is awarding $5 million in grants to businesses owned by people of color in Philadelphia, Chester, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and Houston to assist them in the pandemic recovery.
The one-time home to Kenny Gamble/Leon Huff/Thom Bell’s Philadelphia International Records at 309 S. Broad St. has been transitioning into the Arthaus condos complex along the Avenue of the Arts. It held its topping-off ceremony Friday to celebrate the construction crews who weathered the CO…
Bitcoin's big week got bigger with an announcement from rapper Jay Z and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the pair are establishing a bitcoin development fund.
TOLEDO, Ohio — When General Motors boldly announced its goal last month to make only battery-powered vehicles by 2035, it didn’t just break from more than a century of internal combustion engines. It also clouded the future for 50,000 GM workers whose jobs could become obsolete far sooner th…
Quaker Oats is releasing a new name and logo for its "Aunt Jemima" products, finally retiring the racist stereotype that has adorned its pancake mixes and syrups for decades.
Before GameStop mania sent fears of a market bubble into overdrive, Wall Street's skeptics were watching the SPAC frenzy. And while meme stocks are in retreat, the explosion of special-purpose acquisition companies keeps gathering strength.