The importance of small businesses

We’ve had several grand openings for businesses in our area in recent weeks. Whether they are clothing boutiques, home furnishing businesses, fitness center

SBA officials promote green energy, manufacturing in visit to Detroit company

Jul. 8—Detroit — Two officials with the Small Business Administration stopped Thursday at a Black-owned green energy company in Detroit to promote the Biden administration’s efforts to boost manufacturing and fight climate change. Dunamis Clean Energy Partners LLC, which plans to start producing electric vehicle charging stations this year, “really represents building in

Small businesses are facing ‘summer of uncertainty’

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses that depend on outdoor crowds and free-spending tourists aren’t sure what to expect this summer. Consumers likely have a lot of pent-up demand after more than two years of the pandemic. But they’re also facing some significant financial headwinds because of the highest inflation in decades. And COVID-19 remains …