Yucaipa Cos. to purchase Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market's

The equity firm controlled by billionaire Ron Burkle announced today it is buying Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco, but terms of the deal were not released.

SBA partners with Microsoft

The newest resource to help small business owners more efficiently use technology to run their companies is the online course, The Business Technology Simplified series.

How will you fund your strategic plan?

Strategic planning is the process that drives the work of many nonprofit organizations and institutions.

Time Warner Cable and CBS reach deal to end blackout

Time Warner Cable and CBS have reached an agreement to end a month-long blackout and restore CBS programming to about 3 million viewers.

What’s your policy?

Most people who volunteer with nonprofits are ethical and deeply committed to the organizations and institutions they serve. But sometimes in the midst of doing good there may be a tendency to sidestep best practices that build credibility.

Black workers to meet, rally

The Los Angeles Black Worker Center is planning a series of events Sept. 6-7 designed to shine a spotlight on the job crisis for African American workers in the city.

Credit card debt falls to $850 billion, delinquencies lowest since 1994

In a recent report to Congress, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System shared the progress accomplished in lowering the nation’s credit card debt. By the end of 2012, cardholder debt was lowered to $850 billion, a significant ...

Fashion on Wheels: rolling along for 40 years

Any business owner worth his or her salt knows that—especially in bad economic times—one may have to make hard decisions for the success of their business. Catherine Taylor, owner of Fashion on Wheels, is no different.

UPS cuts insurance to 15,000 spouses, blames Obamacare

United Parcel Service is planning to drop 15,000 workers’ spouses from its health insurance plan, citing higher costs due to Obamacare.

Understanding a nonprofit’s values and mission

Board members with experience and connections in the private sector can help nonprofit organizations grow and think in new ways. And nonprofit service can help board members from the private sector to grow and think in new ways, too.

Black MBA Association to host business challenge

The National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) annual NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institute (EI) is accepting applications for its “Innovation Whiteboard Challenge,” to be held during the group’s 35th annual conference and exposition in Houston on Sept. 11, and the deadline to register ...

African Global Economic and Development Summit concludes

The 2013 African Global Economic and Development Summit (AGED), organized by Green Development Group and held on the campus at the University of Southern California this week, may have gone a long way to debunking myths surrounding doing business in ...

The Americas Business Forum: opportunities to grow business

The fifth annual The Americas Business Forum, which focuses on helping small and midsized California firms create jobs through exports, will be held Sept. 25-26 from 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. at the UCLA Covel Commons.

Toyo Tires files unfair trade complaint with U.S. International Trade Commission

Orange County-based Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. and its affiliates today announced the filing of a formal unfair trade practices complaint before the United States International Trade Commission against 22 manufacturers, importers and sellers of passenger and light truck ...

Why 26 percent of U.S. women still choose not to work

Sixty years ago, American women began heading off to the workplace in droves. But in the last couple of decades, that trend has completely stalled out.