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A city divided: as Sydney comes back to life, scars of lockdown linger in the west
Sydney barista Minh Bui rarely used to have time to sit down at her own cafe, but this weekday morning she's in no rush. It's just her and two women seated in the corner.
Call to back 'vital' small businesses during crucial festive trading period
Politicians and business leaders have joined calls for shoppers to support small businesses this weekend to help them tackle the fresh uncertainty they face heading into the crucial festive trading period.
38 Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Portland This Weekend: Dec 3-5, 2021 - EverOut Portland
It might be tempting to spend another weekend glued to your couch (figuratively speaking), but even if you're pinching pennies and hate to plan, there are lots of reasons to put on your outside clothes over the next couple of days.
Shady Pines, Portland's All-Vegan Food Cart Pod, Has Closed Permanently
Shady Pines Food Court, Portland's only all-vegan cart pod located in the Cully neighborhood, has closed permanently.
Your Guide to the Holiday Markets Happening Around DC | Washingtonian (DC)
Tenley WinterFest in Tenleytown 4748 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (details on other locations here Catch a preview of select vendors at the event's annual Winter Pop-Up Market this Friday evening and follow up for the entire market all day this Saturday.
Amazon charges sellers fees that are high enough to offset losses from Prime, a new report says
The massive reach of Amazon's e-commerce platform is appealing for any small business that wants to sell its products online.
Top Chef contestant closes Stacked sandwich shop - Portland Business Journal
The owner of Stacked sandwich shop in Portland will close the restaurant this month after struggling with the pandemic, higher food prices and other costs, he said on social media Thursday.
San Jose Chamber CEO Derrick Seaver urges San Jose and Santa Clara County lawmakers to use ARPA funds on a fee holiday for small businesses - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Our region is experiencing an economic recovery from the pandemic shocks of 2020. It has been a robust recovery, but it has not been an even one.
Microsoft launches a cheaper version of Teams, turning up heat on Zoom - Puget Sound Business Journal
Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) launched a streamlined version of its Teams product, a signal the company is trying to take more of the virtual meeting market away from competitors like Zoom Video Communications Inc.