Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: Business

Micro salons are the future of beauty (includes video story)

Micro salons have become a new way for aspiring entrepreneurs to open small businesses without having to take a big risk. They can balance...

Lauren Ochoa made Isabel’s Vegan Cuisine unlike any other restaurant

Lauren Ochoa took her after-school coping mechanism and made it into a pop-up restaurant called Isabel's Vegan Cuisine. She was a Florida International University student...

Local college student thrives as small business owner

Nicole Vargas, 19, is a sophomore biology major at Miami Dade College. She is also the owner of what was meant to be a...

Voight by Valentina’s fashion business thrived during the pandemic

Valentina Voight, 23, couldn’t have picked a worse time to open her online women’s fashion business.  Voight by Valentina was scheduled to launch a bikini...

For better or worse, weddings have been transformed by the pandemic

When COVID hit South Florida, the wedding industry was massacred, said Melanie DeVito, the marketing director of the venue the Addison of Boca Raton.  “I...

Vinya’s wine pop-up and picks make everyone a sommelier (includes...

VINYA is a concept that was created by three friends, Nick Garcia, Allegra Angelo and Mauricio Garavno. They bring the best wines from all...

Laid off college students pivot to online businesses

In the wake of mass unemployment and in-home quarantine, some South Florida college students are increasingly looking to start their own businesses. Daniela Cadena is...

The Latin Chamber’s partnership with Doral blossoms despite the pandemic

In August, influential Hispanic business group CAMACOL expanded its services in west Miami-Dade in a collaborative venture with the City of Doral. Four months...

You Alter banks on activewear rise

The timing for 29-year-old Miami resident Athule Alexandre to launch her new athletic apparel couldn’t have been better, even if people have had to...

Miami hospitality workers turn to explicit site OnlyFans during the pandemic

A global pandemic and stress from being unemployed have led numerous Miami hospitality workers to turn to OnlyFans, a site best known for providing...