Celebrate Black Business Month with Gifts from Black-Owned Businesses Under $50 

August is Black Business Month. Consumers can celebrate and support Black Owned Businesses with the list of unique gifts all under $50.  

Source: New York Magazine 


Job Unhappiness at All-Time High Per New Survey 

Despite a recent focus by many companies on “work-life balance,” worker disengagement and unhappiness are at an all-time high per a new Gallup poll. The poll also found that managers must play more of a role in facilitating employee wellbeing and growth. 

Source: CNBC.com  


Black-owned Businesses in College Towns Face Difficulties Selling to Schools 

Many Black-owned businesses who want to sell their products to local colleges still face many challenges. Supply chain issues and the schools’ often stringent procurement rules are the main reasons. 

Source: Marketplace.org  


Small Business Owners Face Uncertainty as Economy Sends Mixed Signals 

Entrepreneurs across the country are feeling uncertain as they continue to recover from the pandemic. While many want to spend more money on company upgrades and employee raises, they are hesitant to do so because of economic uncertainty. 

Source: Washington Post  


Inflation Remains Top Challenge for Small Businesses 

Small business owners continue to view inflation as their top challenge according to a new report. 91% of those surveyed cited rising prices as having a major impact on their companies. 

Source: The Guardian