Is The Secret To Small Business Success…Therapy?
And how do you FEEL about that?
Don’t Start Just Any Kind of Business; Start a Worker Co-Op
Worker co-ops get employees invested in their company’s success—literally—and put an end to, “The boss makes a dollar, I make a dime.”
The Post Office’s Great Mail Slowdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Packages that used to take no more than three days to get delivered are now being delayed for weeks. “Our hands are tied,” one letter carrier told Motherboard, “and we are constantly set up for failure.”
Hair Salons and Nail Studios Have Reopened—So Why Can't Tattoo Shops?
Tattoo artists are trained on cross-contamination, sterilization, and disease prevention—but shops across the country remain closed while other businesses reopen.
Restaurants Are 'Staring at Bad Options' as They Struggle to Reopen
Government loan programs aren't providing enough relief, owners say, and have put many in an impossible situation.
This Credit Card Processor Is Withholding Payments to Small Businesses
PayJunction is withholding thousands of dollars in payments from struggling small businesses amid the pandemic.
When This Is Finally Over, My Neighbourhood Won't Be the Same
Many businesses won't survive a monthslong shutdown, and I fear the soul of my neighbourhood may die with them.
After Independent Movie Theaters Closed for COVID-19, Some May Never Reopen
"If this really does last for two months, I have absolutely no idea what I'm going to do."
Restaurant Owners and Staff Are About to Go Broke Because of Coronavirus: 'The Abyss We're Going Into Is the Scary Part'
New York is one of 12 states that have ordered restaurants and bars to close or restrict service indefinitely.
'Sleazy' Sex Toy Stores Are a Force of Good
If an Instagram-chic, internet-only adult store is your jam, go for it. But feminist and LGBTQ-friendly brick-and-mortar stores offer inclusive education and community support you can't always find elsewhere.
This Week's Best Pin is 50% Sea, 50% Weed
Featuring new enamel pins from Goons Los Angeles, Murder Palace, Lara King, King Pins, and Rolling Death Maui.
If this Bill Passes, It Will Protect Your Right to Leave Bad Yelp Reviews
Believe it or not, businesses can still sue you over negative online reviews—for now.