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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Downtown Wilmington small businesses will offer special promotions during Made on Market, which runs June 22-30. The specials include the $2 German Chocolate latte at LOMA Coffee, $7 Wilmington Destroyer burger at Chelsea Tavern and buy-one-get-one admission to the Delaware History Museum. Click here for more information about retailers and restaurants participating in Made on Market. […]


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Date Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2019

A new apprenticeship program will train cooks to work in the restaurant industry by providing them with on-the-job training and classroom instruction. The program, which launched this week with an announcement at Bluecoast Seafood Grill & Raw Bar in Rehoboth Beach, is a partnership between the Delaware Restaurant Association and the Delaware Department of Labor. The […]


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Date Posted: Friday, May 24th, 2019

Small business owners in Delaware will have access to additional types of business loans and services under a new partnership among three nonprofits announced this week. Under the partnership among West End Neighborhood House, SeedcoDE and FINANTA, Delaware small business owners will have access to the following financial products, according to a news release from the […]


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Date Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2019

SAS Nanotechnologies has been named one of the winners of an international competition organized by AkzoNobel, the Netherlands-based paint and coatings maker. SAS, which is located in Newark, has developed an additive that prevents paints and other coatings from corroding and heals existing corrosion. The company will collaborate with AkzoNobel through a joint development agreement it was awarded […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

As part of National Small Business Week, Barclays US Consumer Bank hosted a pitch competition and expo last week at which small business owners enrolled in West End Neighborhood House’s Launcher entrepreneur program sold their products and competed for prize money. Delaware Division of Small Business Director Damian DeStefano was one of the judges for the competition […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Chase for Business’s BizMobile will be in downtown Wilmington on May 10, offering small business owners free one-on-one consultations on how to get access to capital. The 27-foot mobile business advice center, which Chase launched in 2018,  will be in Rodney Square from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is part of a nationwide tour that this year […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

The Mill, a co-working space on the fourth floor of the Nemours Building in downtown Wilmington, is adding a location in North Wilmington, according to a story in Delaware Business Times. The location in The Concord, a mixed-use complex on Silverside Road developed by Buccini/Pollin Group, is scheduled to open this fall, DBT reports. The Mill, which […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Wilmington’s small business scene expanded Wednesday as Buccini/Pollin Group and Baltimore’s Seawall Development held a ribbon cutting for their DE.CO food hall. Located on the first floor of the DuPont Building at 10th and Orange streets, DE.CO features the DECO Bar and eight restaurant stalls, including a Pop-Up space that will be home to different chefs on a short-term basis. Customers […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Small business owners could do more to prepare for retirement. That’s the takeaway from two surveys of small business owners. A survey of 1,960 small business owners by online small business website Manta found that more than one-third (34 percent) said they don’t have a retirement savings plan. The most common reasons were: “I don’t make enough […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 11th, 2019

A recent article in Inc. magazine by editor-at-large Maria Aspan asks a crucial question for small business owners: how much money do you need to launch a business? The amount today is probably a lot less than the $31,500 average noted in a 2009 report published by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, says Aspan, the author of […]


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