Some local business owners and their advocates raised concerns about the low number of city contracts that go to Black-owned businesses and offered suggestions for ways ..
OAKLAND, Calif. — A Black Facebook employee, joined by two others who were denied jobs at the social network, has filed a complaint against the company, saying ..
In January, Sam Mink, the owner of Center City seafood restaurant Oyster House, renovated his restaurant for the first time in a decade, spending hundreds of thousands ..
WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment fell to 11.1% in June as the economy added a solid 4.8 million jobs, the government reported Thursday. But the job-market recovery ..
BOSTON — When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to skip his local ..
Major automakers reported a more than 30% drop in US sales in the second quarter, the biggest plunge in sales since the Great Recession and the auto bankruptcies ..
Adidas’ global head of human resources, Karen Parkin, is leaving the company less than a month after a group of employees reportedly asked the company to investigate ..
WASHINGTON — The reopening of Tucson’s historic Hotel Congress lasted less than a month. General manager Todd Hanley on June 4 ended a two-month coronavirus ..
Netflix on Tuesday announced a $10 million investment in a Mississippi-based credit union to build economic opportunities in Black communities across the Deep South. ..
Royal Dutch Shell is writing down the value of its assets by as much as $22 billion as lower oil prices push the Anglo-Dutch company to accelerate a shift away from ..
It wasn’t Black Friday, by any stretch, though there were lots of sales. Let’s call it Green Monday, in New Jersey at least. Malls there reopened at reduced ..
For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election ..
NEW YORK — Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when ..
Curbside pickup has exploded in popularity over the past few months and retailers and mall operators are rushing to catch up. The service allows customers to place ..
It was another exceptionally awful month for retailers. Well-known stores and mall staples announced they were closing thousands of locations in June as shoppers ..
OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook said Friday that it will flag all “newsworthy” posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from President Donald ..
LeBron James wants to tell stories. Now he has $100 million to help him do it. The basketball star and his business partner Maverick Carter announced the formation ..
Splash Mountain — one of Disney’s most popular but problematic rides — will be “completely reimagined,” the company announced on Thursday. The log flume ..