Macy’s, which has recently operated 16 stores in Maryland, has announced the permanent closing of some stores, including its locations at The Mall in Columbia and Westfield Annapolis. The company announced details of a restructuring that will align its cost base with anticipated near-term sales as the business recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 […]
The unemployed have a new resource for a job search. Ready for public release on June 1, a new app called 1aJob (pronounced “wanna job”) is born of a necessity that rose long before COVID-19. The app, a free service that matches jobseekers with employers, was designed by Columbia-based Sunny Patel, working with his father, […]
Business has been solid at Revolution Releaf, a medical cannabis dispensary in Laurel since it opened about two years ago. But Owner Alan Sharp said that doesn’t mean that anyone knew what to expect when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Would sales jump due increased need for medicines to heal the body and calm the nerves? […]
Local nonprofit Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians (AMFM) has given more than $106,000 to musicians whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization, which was created to provide emergency financial relief to professional Annapolis-area musicians, has approved 171 applications from 74 musicians who have lost an aggregate of 1,070 gigs since March […]
The BWI Business Partnership has announced that Karen Cook, dean of Anne Arundel Community College’s (AACC) School of Business & Law, has been named the first woman chair in the organization’s 35-year history. The announcement is available via pre-recorded video that has been shared on the organization’s website. Outgoing Chair Sam Minnitte, area manager of […]
Daniel Medinger, The Business Monthly publisher, was the guest on “Forward Maryland” podcast hosted by Bill Woodcock and Jason Booms. The topic was the impact on small businesses as a result of the pandemic shutdown.
The Business Monthly was recognized for journalistic excellence by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association last week, during its annual awards competition. The awards honored The Business Monthly editorial, design, production and advertising staff. “I believe this was the first time that The Business Monthly competed with our media peers and we did very well,” said Daniel […]