By ASHLEY RIGGLE, MARJORIE MCAFFEE, and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- As Los Angeles edges out of the most restrictive tier in its covid-19 reopening plan, small business owners who’ve struggled to stay afloat say that whatever hope it... Read More.
BY: DEBORAH KIM, EMILY TAGUCHI AND ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Josephine Bolling McCall was only 5 years old when her father was killed in 1947 in a brutal lynching on the side of the historic U.S. Route 80 in Lowndes... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREN YATES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Beauty brand Becca Cosmetics is going out of business.The global cosmetics company announced on Wednesday it is closing in September after facing an accumulation of challenges as well as the... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Black female-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing in America right now, data shows.The number of Black women-owned businesses grew 50% from 2014 to 2019, compared to 21% for women-owned businesses, according to the... Read More.
By ZOE MOORE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- What happens when a coffee lover falls in love with a viral TikTok trend?A brand new coffee company.At least that was the case for 33-year-old Katie Angel when she came across... Read More.
If you wanted to book Metallica in 1982, here's the number to call. Ron McGovney, the original bassist for the future metal legends, recently unearthed Metallica's first-ever business card. The card features the band's now-famous logo, with the phrase "Power ... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(SEATTLE) -- Starbucks started a new community resilience fund to help support underserved communities in 12 major cities.The Seattle-based coffee company announced the launch of the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund on Wednesday, which will... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dozens of leading U.S. companies penned a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden and lawmakers to re-enter the nation into the Paris Climate Agreement and to enact "ambitious" solutions to tackle climate change.The... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With just over two months left in the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling -- and acting -- as if there's no end in sight.The top U.S. diplomat is... Read More.
By VALERIE HONG, ROBERT ZEPEDA, CANDACE SMITH and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Luciana Gomez has lived in the United States for 19 years. When she moved here from Argentina, she hadn't planned to own a business, but she... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Economists and business leaders warn there could be dire consequences if another round of coronavirus stimulus aid isn't approved shortly -- a plausible scenario after President Donald Trump abruptly called off negotiations until... Read More.