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Whole Foods Market 365® Independence Heights Opens on August 22

Whole Foods Market 365 opened its first store in Houston and tenth store nationwide on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. The 30,000-square foot store is located at 101 North Loop West in Independence Heights.

Uber to pay 56 workers $1.9 million for harassment and discrimination claims

On Monday, lawyers for the plaintiffs filed paperwork in a Northern California district court that outlined how a $10 million settlement announced in March would be divvied up.

Black Entrepreneur Takes College Care Packages to the Next Level With a New Freshman Fun Box

While care packages are no stranger to the college market, Florida-based Freshman Fun Box is the first Black woman-owned care package and subscription box service specifically geared toward college and boarding school students.

Black Family-Owned Business Celebrates Getting Their Fish Fry Products into 2,500+ Grocery Stores — Within Just 3 Years!

Atlanta-based Joe’s Gourmet, a food-products company has embarked on a national expansion following its appearances on ABC’s Shark Tank and Good Morning America. The family-owned business was founded by Joe Dowell, his wife Maranda, and his parents, Joseph and Patricia. ...

Uber finally hires a chief financial officer as it preps for IPO

Uber finally hired a chief financial officer to help it go public in 2019.

How Costco thrives in the Amazon era

Retailers around the world are radically reshaping their strategies to contend with Amazon. Costco has a different tactic: Perfect what's been working for four decades.

Fitness Trainer Opens First Minority Sister Duo Smoothie King in Franchise History

Health and Wellness Trainer Alexis Moore is now the co-owner of the first sister duo Smoothie King in Texas and Minority sister duo in Franchise History. Located in Lake Jackson, the grand opening of Smoothie King will take place on ...

Apple pulls gambling apps criticized by Chinese state media

Apple has removed illegal gambling apps from its platform in China.

Twitter CEO commits to fixing the platform's 'toxic' content problem, but gives no timetable

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says "we're ready to question everything" about the social networking site that has been overrun by spam, abuse and misinformation.

Walmart Gains Patent to Eavesdrop On Shoppers And Employees In Stores

Walmart this week was awarded a US patent for a new listening system for its stores that could raise serious privacy concerns from its shoppers and workers.

Walmart sales growth was the best in a decade

So much for all those worries that Walmart was losing ground to Amazon. Walmart delivered its best US sales growth in more than a decade, and digital sales surged 40%.

5 Books By Black Authors You Should Add To Your Reading List

If you are actively searching for good reads, the increase of black authors may have become more obvious depending on the source of your findings—it’s a wonderful thing.

McDonald’s and Franchisees Investing $448 Million in Texas To Modernize 840 Texas Restaurants in 2018 & 2019

Today, McDonald’s announced that the company and its franchisees are investing $448 Million in Texas throughout 2018 and 2019 on the construction and modernization of 840 McDonald’s restaurants, transforming the customer experience inside and outside the restaurant. In total, McDonald’s ...

Leftists force Houston Mexican restaurant to shut down social media, apologize, after serving Jeff Sessions

A Houston-area Mexican restaurant was forced to shut down its social media accounts after sharing a photo that touted the visit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Look out Apple! Amazon may soon be worth $1 trillion too

Apple may soon have some company in the trillion dollar club. Amazon is worth about $940 billion. Shares of Amazon popped 2% Monday to hit a new all-time high. The stock only needs to go up another 7% for the ...