Shop Talk Blog
Posted on November 20, 2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Restaurant Association are partnering to promote dining out on Small Business Saturday, the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
The organizations are asking restaurants to prepare for Nov. 29 by creating a special menu and share it on social media with the hashtag #ShowUsYourMenu.
They are also asking small-business owners and community members to remind social media followers to #ShopSmall and share success stories with the hashtag #DineSmall.
Posted by Jessaca Giglio on November 6, 2014
On Oprah's list this year are an assortment of cuff links made by Moon and Lola, an Apex-based jewelry studio that sells its goods in stores around the world and at its three retail locations that include one in downtown Raleigh and another in Apex.
Posted on October 22, 2014
States that offer programs aimed at supporting small businesses have a significant impact on local economies, according to a recent report by The Support Center, a Raleigh-based nonprofit small business lender.
Posted by John Murawski on October 9, 2014
Longtime Raleigh business recruiter Harvey Schmitt will retire after two decades at the helm of Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. The chamber made the announcement Wednesday and said it will launch a national search for Schmitt’s successor.