Small Business Owners Going to China Directly to Avoid Supply Chain Issues
Some small business owners, fearing a lack of product before the holiday shopping season, are taking matters into their own hands when dealing with the current supply chain issue. That includes picking up products in China themselves or opening their own warehouses in crowded ports.


Five Female Founders Talk About Finding Their Way in the Outdoor Industry
As the number of outdoor enthusiasts grows across the country, the outdoor industry focused on gear, clothing, and equipment is becoming more diverse. Five women who started their own companies talk about what they have learned and how they have thrived in the still male-dominated industry.

Source: Gear Junkie

New Inclusivity Challenge Announced to Help Underserved Entrepreneurs
America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network announced a new nationwide inclusivity initiative. Participating regional and state organizations will assess
their client communities and identify areas to improve outreach to underserved communities.

Source: Yahoo! Finance

Grants and Tech Donation Program Invigorates Small Businesses
Evolve Small is an initiative focused on providing relief to small businesses recovering from the impact of Covid-19 in cities across North America. In the form of technology and grant donations, the relief will total $1 million for this year.

Source: WRAL-

Charitable Giving Can Help Businesses Year Round
Giving back to charities is popular, especially during the holiday season. Yet small businesses should consider charitable giving all year long for benefits that include tax deductions and great public relations.