The canned workers were then informed that they could expect a message from human resources detailing severance and benefits.


Woman-owned businesses are growing twice as fast as all businesses across the country – and Black women are leading the charge. || RELATED: Top 10 Small Business ideas for Black Women in 2021 || In this modern business boom, Black women account for 42% of new women-owned businesses—three times their share of the female population—and […]


By Shanelle Johnson JumpStart Senior Deal Flow Associate Entrepreneurship has its perks. Owning your own business can put you in control of your life, your career and your financial future. But as any small business owner knows, entrepreneurship has its challenges too. It can be risky, stressful and even lonely, which is why JumpStart advisors […]

Charlotte Russe announced on its website and social media this week it is re-opening 100 retail locations across the U.S. The cryptic messaging does not offer many details on why, or which locations will re-open. A video the company posted shows an updated pink logo and states ‘New Team. New Selection. New Charlotte Russe.” It advises followers […]

The chief financial officer for Bed Bath & Beyond says 40 of the business’ stores will close this year, but 15 new ones will open. On the company’s earnings call, CFO Robyn D’Elia said they are in need of more favorable lease terms with landlords. The goods retailer is based in New Jersey. In the […]

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A warning to anyone considering microblading: make sure the person touching your eyebrows knows what they’re doing. Jami Ledbetter was born without eyebrows, so she was excited when her daughters bought her a Groupon to have them microbladed in November. However, that excitement soon turned to horror when she looked in the […]

While waiting for a perspective buyer to save the company, Sears Holdings has announced it is closing 80 of its locations, both Kmart and Sears department stores, by February of 2019.  They are in addition to the 40 previously announced closings, bringing its total to 120. Among the sites that are slated to shut down […]

SEVEN HILLS, Ohio – Residents in Seven Hills may soon have a brand new Meijer to shop at, following the preliminary approval of the store by the city’s Planning Commission last week. City officials hope to open the store on Broadview Road, at the same location where Kmart now sits. According to city officials, the […]

CLEVELAND – One of Cleveland best-known restaurants with a decorated and long history that reflected the city’s world-class arts and performing culture has closed permanently. Otto Moser’s, located at 1425 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland’s Playhouse Square District, has closed its doors, confirms Cindi Szymanski, assistant director of marketing for Playhouse Square. Founded by Otto Moser in 1893, […]

A boy in Maple Heights is running his own business this summer cutting lawns and cleaning up yards. Reginald Fields, 12, is the owner of Mr. Reggie’s Lawn Cutting Service. With several helping hands from his cousins, brothers and sisters, they are up with the sun every day working the neighborhood. That’s what they were […]

STRONGSVILLE, OH (WOIO) – Sears said Thursday it will be closing 72 more stores in 2018 as sales continue to plummet. The former retail giant reported nearly $500 million in Q1 losses, and has identified at least 100 non-profitable stores, including two in Ohio. Soon, the Southpark Center location in Strongsville and the Elida Road location in Lima will shutter. “We continue […]

PARMA, Ohio– The Parma Fire Department released more information following an industrial explosion Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to ABF Trucking Company on Chevrolet Boulevard shortly after 11 a.m. for a report of a fire and explosion. Crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the building, where propane is stored. A […]