If starting a new business was your New Year's resolution, then 2015 may
be your year. Optimism among small business owners reached 98.1 percent
in December 2014. This was the highest it had been since February 2007.
Experts have stated there are a number of reasons small business owners
are feeling more optimistic, including tax incentives, access to cash
and low fuel costs.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has added Oikos yogurt to his
growing roster of endorsement deals that includes Gatorade, Beats by Dre, GMC and Under Armour. As the new pitchman for Dannon’s
“Oikos Triple Zero” yogurt, he is charged with bringing male National
Football League fans into the yogurt realm.
On December 18, the Nat'l Black Programming Consortium presented
“NBPC 360 Digital Diversity,” a live stream event to get producers
caught up on the latest trends in public television and to help them
apply for the consortium’s latest funding initiative, NBPC 360. Here, TNJ.com talks to NBPC Executive Dir. Leslie Fields-Cruz about the new funding opportunity where producers can be awarded up to $150,000 for new TV and Web series.
The African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ rang out 2014 with a promise
that 2015 will be an even bigger and better year for the organization. One of the major initiatives planned is to make an effort to bring more minority and women owned business enterprises (M/WBE's) on board as suppliers and vendors.
An alleged member of the group claiming responsibility for the DDoS attacks that took Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network down for hours on Christmas day was arrested this week in the United Kingdom.