Black hair is more than just hair. It is a cultural expression. And in
2013 Antonia Opiah created an online platform to give others a space to
discuss hair, to find Black hair products, and to learn about Black hair
care. Now based in Paris, France, Opiah wanted to make Un-ruly a
one-stop-shop, offering content, product reviews, products for purchase,
and a community.
You might want to save the name Nyemay Collectables for your next holiday gift shopping trip--especially Kwanzaa. Nyemay Aya started the company in 1998 to offer unique bath towels
featuring various symbols, particularly the African symbols of Gye Nyame
(Adinkra) and Ankh (Khemtic).
There are nearly 28 million small businesses in the United States, and
more than a few of them have been staked by serial entrepreneurs such as
Crystal Glass Warner, CEO of Lor' Dour Design LLC, Crystal Glass
Cosmetics, and ACE Film Productions. Once Warner got the entrepreneurial bug, she was on a roll.
With retail sales of women's handbags in the United States reaching
approximately $9.2 billion in 2014, Cheryl Williams owner of Double
Clutched, a Columbus, Ohio, handbag company, is in the right business.
According to the SBA, 70% of new
businesses survive just two years. What’s worse, only 50% make it to five years in business and a mere 33% are
able to hit the 10-year mark. Here, author and PR professional/media
strategist/branding expert Karen Taylor Bass of TaylorMade Media LLC talks survival.