Almost all of us are familiar with SHEIN—the online retail giant that’s gone viral on TikTok and is seemingly almost everywhere on social media. Its online presence and reach is immense, especially with its target demographic being the typical Gen Z looking for trendy and fashionable items at low prices, and is for some reason […]
There’s no shortage of pride when it comes to the LGBTQ+ community as members and allies go above and beyond to bring visibility to their queer brothers, sisters, and non-binary folk. In celebration of your efforts, we’re bringing you another list of queer-owned businesses that also deserve recognition. After promoting ‘16 Queer entrepreneurs and artists’ […]
Sometimes, customers are just simply not right—this doesn’t mean some won’t act like they are, however. Case in point, one woman who ordered a dozen face masks from a small business owner got angry because she received “only 12.” This customer, whose identity was withheld, demanded a refund from Zada McCray of Minnesota in the […]
Locals of Maltby, Washington, in the United States have banded together in hopes of saving a beloved cafe that has been standing for three decades.
(Editor’s Note): Small businesses are important because they provide opportunities for our local entrepreneurs, as well as sustainable and meaningful livelihood/means of income for many of their hired workforce. That is why starting this November, the editorial team of POP! will be featuring gift ideas from small businesses to give them the marketing push they […]