Independent small businesses are the backbone of our communities, and right now, more than ever, small businesses are hurting. This is especially true for Black-owned businesses, who have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, according to a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
We are witnessing a new development in the Brands Taking Stands movement: States defining themselves as “brands” by adopting definitive positions on social and political issues that are intertwined with business.
WASHINGTON, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $20 million in grants to 10 U.S. states to dramatically increase the number of students who graduate from high school prepared for careers.
The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in the United States closed the dual bridges of I-495 and diverted 90,000 vehicles due to tilted piers supporting the northbound and southbound lanes. On the same day, DelDOT called AECOM and, within an hour, AECOM geotechnical and structural engineers were at the site to design a fast-track repair solution.
Adopt a robot to become your personal companion this year.
Hello everyone, and welcome to the new year of adoptions. Forget about those cute little babies or animals for once, and take a robot home today. That’s right I said robot, and I do believe that the future is closer than we think… ha ha.