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Sneaker company tries to keep up with demand
Monday, December 5, 2016
ATLANTA — “Business has been moving faster than expected,” said Tarik Edmonson, owner and CEO of SneakersCustom.com. Sales have been strong all over the globe – from Angola, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo to London. The fast growing demand for his shoes has brought with it some minor growing pains for the company.
Friday, December 2, 2016
RALEIGH CHAMBER Dec. 8, 7:30 to 9 a.m. – Meet the Purchasers, Ruggero Piano, 4720 Hargrove Road, #120. Contact: Candice Coffey at 664-7034. CHAMBER Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m. – Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber will host its annual Salute to Community Heroes at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. Contact: Nicholas Johnson at
9-year-old CEO starts GaBBY Bows
Friday, November 25, 2016
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Elementary entrepreneur Gabrielle Goodwin recently raised $28,000 on kickstarter with the help of her mom Rozalynn. Gabrielle will use the capital to manufacture new designs and colors for her hair accessory solution, GaBBY Bows. The mother-daughter duo solved the age-old problem of disappearing girls’ hair barrettes by
Black-owned laundry products
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Typically, we don't give much thought to who is the owner of the companies that produce the products we use. From toothpaste to mouthwash, soap to laundry detergent and bathroom products, all the other products we use on a daily basis are made by companies that were started by entrepreneurs with an idea to solve a problem or make life a little easier. And
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
CHAPEL HILL Jane Wester, editor-in-chief of the Daily Tar Heel, will speak at the next Chapel Hill Friends of the Downtown meeting Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m. at The Franklin Hotel, 311 W. Franklin St. Call (919) 442-9000. RALEIGH CHAMBER Dec. 8, 7:30 to 9 a.m. – Meet the Purchasers, Ruggero Piano, 4720 Hargrove Road, #120. Contact: Candice Coffey at
Young artist excels in small business
Sunday, November 20, 2016
DURHAM – Moments after Megan George, of Raleigh, uploaded a picture of a single terrarium she created, someone wanted to buy it. That’s all it took for her to begin to develop her online business. Her success has allowed her to evolve to a storefront: Zen Succulent on Parrish Street in downtown Durham. Durham became a second home to George
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