Country Time helping the 'littlest entrepreneurs' with bailout money for lemonade stands

With the pandemic and a crumbling economy, it's safe to say life has given us lemons. But with strict social-distancing rules, kids don't have the chance to make lemonade.

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Shows 'Promising' Safety and Immune Response Results in Published Phase 1 Study, But More Research Is Needed

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by the biotechnology company Moderna in partnership with the National Institutes of Health has been found to induce immune responses in all of the volunteers who received it in a Phase 1 study.

Kroger Helping Hands Fund Provides Millions to Associates in Need During Pandemic

The Kroger Company recently announced that in response to the COVID19 pandemic, it has given out $5 million in associate grants through the Kroger Helping Hands Fund as part of a number of efforts to help ensure its associates are ...

H-E-B Celebrated Independence Day Honoring Men, Women and Families of the U.S. Armed Forces

H-E-B is profoundly grateful for the selfless sacrifice of America’s military heroes. As part of the year-round, companywide H-E-B Operation Appreciation campaign, stores across Texas celebrated Independence Day with additional opportunities for customers to support America’s military families online and ...

Walmart is about to give Amazon Prime a serious run for its money

Walmart is reportedly close to launching its own membership program that closely resembles Amazon Prime.

American Express Makes History: First Black Woman On Its Executive Committee

Having Glenda’s expertise and experience on the Executive Committee will be a huge asset for us,” American Express Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephen J. Squeri said in a memo.

PayPal Funds Black Businesses & Startups

This fund is a part of Paypal’s larger $530 million pledge to support Black and minority-owned businesses in the U.S. and fight economic inequality.

francesca’s® Announces Reporting Date for Preliminary First Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: FRAN) today announced plans to report preliminary first quarter fiscal year 2020 financial results on Thursday, June 18, 2020, before the market opens.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Announces $1 Million Product Donation to NAACP Empowerment Programs

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) today announced a $1 million product donation to the NAACP Empowerment Programs. The donation will provide essential items to the organization and its charity partners, supporting Black communities impacted by COVID-19 and recent ...

Smart Advice to Build Your Own Business

With many tools and resources available, it is easy for entrepreneurs to build successful businesses. The United States has somewhere around 27 million entrepreneurs, and 69% of them started their businesses at home, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report ...

Board & Brush Creative Studio is Coming to League City Plaza in League City, Texas

Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) announced that Board & Brush Creative Studio is leasing 1,613 SF at League City Plaza in League City, Texas.

New Emergency Loan Funds for Black Businesses

A day before the U.S. House passed the HEROES Act, the Joint Center hosted an online briefing on fair and equal access to capital for Black businesses through stimulus legislation. The briefing addressed structural inequities faced by Black businesses and ...

COVID-19 Policy & Black Communities Roundup

Last Friday, U.S. House Democrats passed a $3 trillion bill to address economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic—the HEROES Act.

Newly Unemployed? Understanding Your Health Insurance Options

With millions of people nationwide filing for unemployment since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and families across the country are suddenly finding themselves without health insurance at a precarious time. Fortunately, new options may be able to ...

Comcast Business Launches Webinar Series to Support Businesses of All Sizes

As individuals and organizations around the world respond to and work to respond to the pandemic, it is important for businesses to stay connected to information. The top priority of any business should be protecting the health of customers and ...