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Rock It! Lab is open for businesses in Little Rock’s River Market | KLRT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Calling anyone who has a business idea and needs a little help getting started, the ultimate maker’s space is now open.

The grand opening of Rock It! Lab happened on Thursday in the River Market.

It’s a business incubator, entrepreneurial hub meant to serve under-resourced communities – women, people of color, veterans, but also anyone who needs a little help learning to build a business in central Arkansas.

Rock It! Lab is a partnership between the Central Arkansas Library System and Advancing Black Entrepreneurship.

The lab teaches branding,

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China, Moving Cautiously, Starts Carbon Trading Market | Business News

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese power companies bid for credits to emit carbon dioxide and other climate-changing gases as trading on the first national carbon exchange began Friday in a step meant to help curb worsening pollution.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the experimental first phase of carbon trading at the Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange includes some 2,000 companies in the power industry that produce about 40% of China’s emissions.

Over time, other major emitters will be added, such as airlines, the building materials industry and iron and steel makers.

China is the biggest carbon emitter, but President Xi

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North Jersey farmers market boosted small businesses during COVID

The story of local business over the past year has been one of fragility. COVID-19 forced many to shut their doors, and for those that did survive, it was not easy.

In Harrington Park, however, things looked different. The town “actually had a couple of businesses open up through all of that,” said Borough Clerk Ann Bistritz. Of two dozen local businesses in town, all stayed open during the lockdown. 

How did the small borough keep business alive during a pandemic?

One piece of the answer involves a local initiative conceived in 2017: the Harrington Park Farmers Market. This year

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Industry

Industrial strength growth in Vancouver market

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted Vancouver’s real estate market, and often in one specific direction: residential activity has gone through the roof, while retail, hospitality and office activity have all had to contend with uncertainty as businesses struggle to adapt.

There’s one big exception to the commercial real estate market upheaval: Vancouver’s industrial sector is seeing significant growth in market activity and a renewed round of interest from builders and investors.

In a recent example, Hawaii-based Watumull Properties Corp. purchased the Walnut Grove Industrial Park in May for $10 million.

The company already has a presence in Vancouver, but

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Industry

3 Red-Hot Stocks That Could Continue to Crush the Market

Economic recovery concerns and inflation worries have been no match for a smoking-hot stock market. The industrial sector is helping to lead the charge. It sports a fair share of up-and-coming growth stocks, as well as large traditional businesses — many of which are beating the market. 

We asked some of our contributors which stocks they thought could continue to crush the market. They chose Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), Waste Management (NYSE:WM), and NIO (NYSE:NIO)

Image source: Getty Images.

Zebra Technologies stands out from the crowd

Lee Samaha (Zebra Technologies): Zebra’s stock

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Thyme Out Cafe and Local Market open for business in Missoula

MISSOULA — Missoula has a new business on the block: Thyme Out Cafe and Local Market features Pearl Boba Tea and about a dozen other vendors.

“Dreams do not come to fruition or thrive without a little help here and there,” Kim Agnew, owner of Thyme Out Cafe, told MTN News.

Agnew’s first business, Thyme Management, prepares healthy meals and hand delivers them to customers. She started that in 2017. The idea for a storefront struck her when she drove by a for-sale retail space in March.

MTN News

“I knew that someday I wanted to have a retail

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