Foreign investors confident in Vietnam’s business environment: official

Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang said while the global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) could decline by up to 40 percent in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic, the FDI attraction in Vietnam in the first six months remained positive. Specifically, in January-June, the total amount of capital […]

Belgian firms updated on business opportunities in Vietnam

Brussels (VNA) – An online conference on business and investment opportunities for Belgian firms in Vietnam was jointly held by the Belgium – Vietnam Alliance (BVA) and the Belgian- Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (Beluxcham) in Vietnam on July 13 in Brussels. The event offered a chance for Belgian businesses to understand more about the Vietnamese […]

In New York’s Harlem, small businesses reel from coronavirus toll on Black communities

Woods-Black is one of many Black business owners in New York who fear that the disproportionate economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their communities might be long lasting. Many are worried the number of black business owners in the city will shrink even further. Though Black Americans make up 22% of New York City […]

‘I’m so very proud of this’: Actress Olympia Valance announces her new business venture as she launches low-calorie vodka premix drinks in a can

‘We have created this incredible product which is vodka, soda and lime or raspberry which is exactly what I would order if I went out, but I wanted something in a can that I could take with me to a gathering,’ she said.

U.S. Small-Business Optimism Jumps Higher Than Expected on Strong Sales Outlook

In addition to sales expectations, seven other of the 10 components of the index rose. These include hiring plans, capital outlays, plans to grow inventories, overall economic expectations, current job openings, current inventories, and owners’ assessment of whether now is a good time to expand their businesses.

Delhiwale: A flower man and his new business

The morning is still young and nobody is around at the moment. The flower stall is tucked between a chai shop and a tailor’s establishment. It primarily consists of a wooden cot, already littered with flowers and threads, and a chipped Godrej cash box. This cot is a popular point for locals to gather. Within […]

With Indoor Dining Off The Table, Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds Stepping Up To Help Businesses

YUBA CITY (CBS13) — Coronavirus shut down the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds on March 16 and they have not been open since. Despite the venue’s slow summer, they’re doing what they can to make sure local businesses in their area stay on their feet.

Delta CEO says demand ‘at a stall,’ 2019 business travel may never return

FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

Chamber of Commerce encouraged to further connect Dutch, Vietnamese businesses

NVCC President Erik Mattyssen said, previously the NVCC’s main target was to provide information about Vietnam for Dutch businesses, but they have gained a broader understanding about Vietnam now and more businesses have come to the country. This demonstrates effective cooperation between the two countries’ businesses but requires the NVCC to renovate its operation method […]

Civil rights groups sue Small Business Administration over PPP loans

“Formerly incarcerated individuals who have paid their debt to society deserve a fair chance to succeed,” Defy Ventures CEO Andrew Glazier, whose nonprofit trains ex-convicts to run a business, said in a statement. “The SBA’s role is to support the success of small businesses, not to impose rules based on uninformed and discriminatory value judgments […]