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The Riviera House management team celebrates at the restaurant

From Startup To Star: Riviera House Rides Out Pandemic

When Riviera House opened in October of 2019, General Manager Jeremy McDermott had no way of knowing that before the first quarter of 2020 would draw to a close, his restaurant would face challenges he couldn’t possibly have imagined or planned for. Find out how this Redondo Beach restaurant managed to keep customers coming, maintain staff, and stay in business.

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Sep 16, 2021 Filed under: Small Business 0
WUNDERgrubs cofounder Akissi Stokes in the company'sAtlanta, Georgia hatchery

WUNDERgrubs: Turning An Unusual & Sustainable Protein Source Into Something Delicious

It’s easy to find bad news in the world, even if you don’t go looking for it: hunger, refugees, and catastrophic climate events are just a few. Taken individually or all together, it’s enough to cause feelings of helplessness. So finding an organization that does something to address all these crises and more — while operating at a profit — is a welcome treat. That company is WUNDERgrubs, and they’re changing the world, one mealworm at a time.

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Sep 8, 2021 Filed under: Small Business 0

Ambria Properties: Building Homes, Success, & A Bright Future In Greenville

Though the residential construction market is booming, it isn’t without its challenges. As a result of the pandemic, building supplies, from windows to lumber, have increased significantly in price and have been in short supply. Despite these issues, Ambria Properties, a residential construction company based out of Greenville, South Carolina, continues to prosper. But this isn’t the first obstacle that Ambria Properties has faced.  

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Aug 30, 2021 Filed under: Small Business 0

Combining Body Positivity & Fashion, My Beautiful Fluff Celebrates Natural Beauty In All Its Forms

Brittany Washington started her business My Beautiful Fluff out of an industry need for plus-sized representation. Like many entrepreneurs, she saw an opening in the market and thought, “If I can’t find it, I’ll create it.” From t-shirts, My Beautiful Fluff expanded into both print-on-demand and manufactured products and has continued to find new ways to grow and reach its audience.

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Aug 24, 2021 Filed under: Small Business 0

Top 7 Jobs About To Disappear (And 3 That Will Emerge) Due To COVID

Merchant Maverick’s latest report contains a clear finding: customer-facing service jobs easily replaced by technology will disappear at a stunning rate. Seven job categories affected by technological advancements are estimated to drop nearly 20% on average by 2029. This means that roughly one out of every five employees who leaves one of these jobs over the next decade will not be replaced.

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Aug 16, 2021 Filed under: Small Business 0

10 Ways To Reduce Your Restaurant Turnover Rate

The turnover rate in the restaurant industry is notoriously high, and the problem has only grown worse since the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding — and keeping — good help may seem like an impossible task. Fortunately, though, there are ways to reduce your turnover rate, allowing you to find loyal employees that are ready to take your restaurant to the next level.

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Jul 27, 2021 Filed under: Restaurant POS, Small Business 0

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