Stories tagged: "small businesses"


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Don’t Shop in Person This Black Friday. Check Out These Latino Online Businesses Instead.

If you plan to risk shopping in person on Black Friday, follow this doctor's advice to avoid COVID-19 exposure. A much safer option: buy from small shops online.

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How This Latino-Owned Plant Shop Survived the Pandemic

This San Antonio couple quit their jobs to work full-time in their new brick-and-mortar shop, after starting the city's first mobile nursery.

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Democrat Daniella Levine Cava Beats Steve Bovo To Become Miami-Dade County Mayor

The new mayor plans to take a more dedicated approach to battling the COVID-19 pandemic and empower entrepreneurs across the community by opening small business accelerators.

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‘The Damage Is Done’: Latino Small Business Owners in Florida Say Trump Let Them Down

Thousands of small businesses have closed throughout the state. Now the governor wants to reopen amid a second wave of cases in the country.

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She Closed Her Flower Shop After 36 Years. There Are 100,000 Small Business Owners Just Like Her.

Diana Limon, a small business owner, is closing her flower shop after 36 years in business because of the pandemic and economic crisis.

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos May Become World’s First Trillionaire as Small Businesses Drown

For its indispensability, Amazon is the perfect e-commerce company during a pandemic, and thanks to COVID-19 sales have rocketed. But what happens to small businesses struggling to survive this crisis?

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PHOTOS: Latino Business Owners Struggle to Stay Afloat

Recent surveys show that Latinos struggle to receive Coronavirus relief money to keep their businesses alive amid the pandemic. We spent a day at a mostly Latino-owned shops street mall. This is what we saw.