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Make it to Main Street: New initiative encourages consumers to shop local

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, a new partnership between local manufacturers and the “Main Street Maryland” program will make it easier for consumers to find products that are made in Maryland and sold in Maryland shops and ...

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Laura L. Green

Born in Washington and partially raised in Baltimore Laura L. Green is the owner of one of only five mobile fashion trucks in Baltimore. When we caught up with her, she was doing her third event since her soft launch ...

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Tara Pettiford

On Sunday November 2, 2014, Tara Pettiford hosted her third annual Natural is Beautiful hair care show at the Sheraton Hotel in Towson.

Beyoncé no. 1 on Forbes top-earning list

Taylor Swift may be breaking records in the music industry, but Beyoncé is breaking the bank.

Entrepreneurs of the Week: Kimberley McDaniel, Denise Leonard Howard and Valerie Walker

Who says friends can’t work together? Three lovely women are not only friends but business partners and from speaking with them you can tell that they genuinely love and respect each other.

This Halloween costume costs $1.6 million

What does a million-dollar Halloween costume look like? Hint: It gives new meaning to the phrase "dripping with diamonds."

Airbag recall could expand

More cars could soon join the list of recalls over exploding airbags, a senior administration official told CNN Friday.

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Nicolas T. Abrams

The Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week is a man who understands being a successful business person means being willing to expand beyond your comfort zone.

Eight steps women can take to improve their relationship with money

Do women have different relationships with money than men? Very definitely, yes, says entrepreneur and business coach Meriflor Toneatto. “For women, money is an emotional currency, tied to our sense of self-worth and confidence, which can lead us to financial ...

Micro-enterprise Loan Program awards $1M to expand smallest business opportunities

Two community-based micro-enterprise lenders received $500,000 loans through DHCD's Micro-enterprise Loan Program to help create new opportunities for entrepreneurs in revitalizing communities throughout the state.

Maryland vets share small business experience at DCHD workshop

More than two-dozen veterans, many of them already small business owners, shared their experiences on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at "Small Business Success Starts Here," a networking forum presented by DHCD's Office of Fair Practices.

Wells Fargo worker asks CEO for raise in email, CC'ing hundreds of thousands

A Wells Fargo worker decided to ask his CEO for a raise and wanted everyone at the company to know about it.

Local African American entrepreneur’s book 'Redwood' released

Waldorf Publishing is thrilled to release the new book “Redwood” by Baltimore African-American entrepreneur, A. Rod Womack. “Redwood” is the true story of The Redwood Grill, an upscale restaurant located in an historic building near Baltimore's famous Inner Harbor.

Networking event to pair minority, women-owned, small businesses with prime contractors

Traditionally, smaller businesses and those owned by women and minorities have faced challenges making critical business connections with larger companies with whom they could sub-contract on government projects.

Now at Wal-Mart: Health insurance advice for customers

Wal-Mart Stores is getting into the health insurance business, teaming with an agent to offer customers the chance to compare insurance plans and enroll in the one they pick.

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