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Alexandria Chamber Creates Directory of African-American Owned Businesses

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana (KALB) – The Central Louisiana Regional Chamber of Commerce is creating a number of initiatives to help minority small business owners. Currently, the chamber is developing a directory of African American-owned businesses, including a directory for women-owned businesses and one for veteran-owned businesses. All directories will be posted on the chamber’s new website, […]

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Launch of an online business directory to encourage Plymouth businesses to buy locally

Plymouth City Council is launching an online directory to encourage businesses to find local suppliers and to help keep money in the city. The Directory is a free platform that aims to bring together business buyers and suppliers to increase the chances of spending in the city for the benefit of Plymouth, its businesses and […]

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Build, Give Back: Black Business Directory to Celebrate Success, Need Support

In August 2020, a Federal Reserve Bank of New York report found that black-owned businesses were more than twice as likely to close as their white counterparts. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Newtown Florist Club Executive Director Reverend Rose Johnson said the directory serves as a recognition and reminder to invest in black businesses. “We […]

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Black-owned business directory is growing rapidly in Manitoba – Winnipeg

a online directory for Black Owned Businesses in Manitoba continues to expand after launching last spring. Black Owned Manitoba launched in June 2020, during the Black Lives Matter era. “(We thought) how can we create something that highlights and strengthens the (economic) growth of the black community in our province,” co-founder France Bahati told Global […]

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Newtown Florist Club to Release Black Business Directory

Angela Middleton, who was the project coordinator, said she was able to gather information on around 170 black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, community resources and churches. Middleton said they still hope to contact several more before the directory is released. “We would like minority businesses to be highlighted so that they can continue to grow and prosper,” […]

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Sooke Lions Business Directory delivered home this week – Sooke News Mirror

The Sooke Lions Business Directory arrived and ready for community distribution this week. Sooke Harborside Lions President Joanne Payment and Sooke Lions Club members Al Beddows, center, and Jim Bailey are ready for delivery. (Kevin Laird – Sooke News Mirror) Sooke Lions Business Directory delivered to your door this week The booklet includes a business […]

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Ryerson student creates directory of black-owned businesses, app to launch next month

Reading time: 4 minutes By Aaliyah Dasoo In 2018, Halima Jibril was wandering around Toronto looking for black-owned businesses that she could add to the directory she was preparing, something similar to a yellow pages book. Local businesses and services in his community were often discovered through word of mouth, mostly without an online presence, […]

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Knoxville Black Business Directory Highlights Local Minority-Owned Businesses

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Finding a local place to eat, shop, find auto repair or health care can be a daunting task if you don’t know where to start. Add to that search the ability to find local minority and black owned businesses and until October 2020 there was no specific option for Knoxville based […]