Ernst & Young Names Dea Belazi, CEO & President, AscellaHealth, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist | News

Ernst & Young Names Dea Belazi, CEO & President, AscellaHealth, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist |  News

BERWYN, Pa .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – May 24, 2022– Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced today that Dea Belazi, CEO and president, AscellaHealth, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth … Read more

Insurance premiums for tattoo shops leaving businesses facing the prospect of closure

Insurance premiums for tattoo shops leaving businesses facing the prospect of closure

For the past eight years, a tattoo studio has occupied 205 Brisbane Street in Ipswich, but that’s about to change. Key points: Tattoo parlor owners and landlords say insurance hikes are linked to criminal stereotypes Limited insurance market leaves little choice for parlors looking cheaper options Tattooist Guild says the problem is a great risk … Read more

John Polacek | Community building on small businesses | Local News

John Polacek |  Community building on small businesses |  Local News

When Bethlehem Steel closed its doors in Johnstown in 1992, thousands of jobs were lost. Families began to tell their children that after graduation they needed to leave town to find a job. That advice and subsequent brain drain led to continued drops in Johnstown’s population. Fortunately, times have changed, plenty of family-sustaining jobs are … Read more

Copper City Coffee: Specialty drinks a hit at stand on Utah | Business

Copper City Coffee: Specialty drinks a hit at stand on Utah |  Business

Owning a small business has been a dream of Nikki Whitaker’s for much of her life, although she hadn’t imagined her business would be coffee until she became a barista herself. “I worked at a coffee shop and loved it and wanted my own,” she said. Nikki Whitaker, owner of Copper City Coffee near Butte … Read more

‘Here’s the business plan I used’

‘Here’s the business plan I used’

In 2014, I walked away from my $ 35,000-per-year job in insurance sales to grow my e-commerce side hustle with my husband Chris. We had been experimenting with selling clothes and accessories on online marketplaces, including eBay and Facebook. Our online community of friends and customers quickly grew from a few hundred members to over … Read more

The serious business of baking, Victoria entrepreneur opens shop in downtown | News

The serious business of baking, Victoria entrepreneur opens shop in downtown |  News

Sweet-toothed Victorians have a reason to celebrate. Ensconced in downtown’s eclectic Peaches & Tortilla Mercantile, a new bakery and ice cream shop called Blume & Flour held its grand opening on May 7. Peaches & Tortilla owner Lascena Lee Simmons and baker Mellisa Flores put the store’s existing bar area to confectionary purposes and brought … Read more

John Polacek Community building on small businesses Business

John Polacek  Community building on small businesses  Business

When Bethlehem Steel closed its doors in Johnstown in 1992, thousands of jobs were lost. Families began to tell their children that after graduation they needed to leave town to find a job. That advice and subsequent brain drain led to continued drops in Johnstown’s population. Fortunately, times have changed, plenty of family-sustaining jobs are … Read more

Chi’Lantro CEO hopes to inspire other immigrant entrepreneurs

Chi’Lantro CEO hopes to inspire other immigrant entrepreneurs

Chi’Lantro CEO hopes to inspire other immigrant entrepreneurs The fast casual Korean BBQ restaurant started as a food truck in Austin about 12 years ago. FOX 7 Austin’s Leslie Rangel spoke to Jae Kim and got details on his journey as an Asian immigrant and why he’s sharing his story in hopes of inspiring others … Read more

Japanese sandwich business Choo Sando making splash in Austin

Japanese sandwich business Choo Sando making splash in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas – In a city like Austin where you get almost any type of food. it’s hard to find something that hasn’t been already readily available like Japanese sandwich-centric business Choo Sando. Choo Sando is the brainchild of Chef Dong Ho Choo. The name of the business uses Choo’s last name with the Japanese … Read more