Business events for the week of Nov.27, 2022 and beyond

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Registration Open: 9th Annual Gauntlet Business Program and Competition The Advancement Foundation is gearing up for The Gauntlet 2023! Virginia’s largest business program and competition offers a proven formula to assist you in the development of your business idea, an opportunity to collaborate with entrepreneurs across the region, individual pairing […]

5 Small Business Saturday Ideas for Business Owners

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By Joe Bottini, COUNTRY Financial Representative and insurance agency owner COUNTRY Financial loves supporting small businesses. Here’s why: ·       You make your communities unique and boost your local economies. ·       We provide insurance for small businesses, like your retail shop or restaurant, with customized protection to meet your unique needs. Learn more […]

Entrepreneurs host Black-owned business market in St. John’s

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Nicole Obiodiaka, organizer of the Black-owned business market, says the goal is to eliminate barriers faced by Black entrepreneurs. (Heather Gillis/CBC) Members of the Black business community in Newfoundland are highlighting diversity in the marketplace, hosting the annual Black-owned business market in St. John’s on Thursday afternoon. The market was […]

Gift Ideas to Buy on Small Business Saturday

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Supporting small businesses owned by women is a great way to shop local and support female founded companies this holiday season. Thanksgiving weekend has always felt something like a study in contradictions. We follow up a bountiful meal, where we sometimes eat to excess as a sign of gratitude for […]

Top 12 Manufacturing Business Ideas for 2023

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If you’re considering starting a manufacturing business, you’re in the right place. There are so many opportunities for manufacturing products, whether you’re interested in large-scale or small-scale manufacturing business ideas. The key to starting a manufacturing business is determining what products you can create and sell for a decent profit […]