Macy’s is finally diving into the off-price business with the launch of its new Backstage discount stores this fall. But the 156-year old chain will be playing a game of catch up in this increasingly crowded retail sector.
The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College has announced a new
program aimed at providing entrepreneurs from minority and
underrepresented communities with the skills and knowledge they need to
leverage digital technologies to grow their business.
President Obama may not have much time left in
office, but he has done some work to ensure that young men of color will
have the tools they need to have a shot at a productive future. In a roundtable at Lehman College, the President talked about the My Brother's Keeper Alliance, a private sector effort aimed at helping to close the opportunity gap
for young men of color.
The Chicago LINKS Cotillion has major plans for this year. In fact, the
organization is stepping up their community outreach efforts and will be
giving more than $30K back into the community as well as providing
scholarships for the participating debutantes. This year, the organization's focus is on STEM education for young women, among other things.