Celebrating Small Business Saturday (Safely) in 2020

According to Deloitte, holiday retail sales are expected to rise between 1% and 1.5%. The holiday season is right around the corner. Although this year’s festivities will look and feel quite different, there’s one thing you can count on to remain the same— shopping! And there’s no other way to shop for gifts and support…

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The #NJThrives Initiative

NJ Thrives (#NJThrives) is an initiative to help NJ businesses pivot, survive and thrive despite the effects of COVID-19 by sharing videos of successful small and mid-sized businesses to help motivate and inspire us all! Here’s how to participate: Step 1: Create a video (or send an existing one) showcasing how you are able to overcome COVID-19.…

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Let’s Celebrate Small Business Saturday 2019!

TOP TIPS TO GET READY FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY®, PROUDLY BACKED BY AMERICAN EXPRESS. As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, NJSBDC at NJCU is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this Nov 30. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010…

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How to get a Small Business Enterprise Certification

July 31, 2019, 11:30 am- 2:00 pm Gratitude was the overall sense from the many participants who attended this SBDC Small Business Enterprise Certification workshop at Kearny Point in on July 31st. There were business owners from all sort of industries: industrial supplies, fire arms, grant writing, care services, financial advisement, contractor, import/export… and the…

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SBDC at NJCU City Tour ’19: The Thirsty Quaker

THE THIRSTY QUAKER 492 MONMOUTH ST. JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302 The Thirsty Quaker is Jersey City’s only homebrew store carrying fine domestic and international craft beer as well as a full line of homebrewing ingredients and supplies. It stocks hundreds of craft beer, wine, and spirits from all over the world. In addition, the Thirsty Quaker…

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SBDC at NJCU City Tour ’19: Love Locked

Love Locked in Jersey City is where jewelry, apothecary, and home goods made with care and love are showcased. Kerry Lynn, the owner, established this local boutique in 2016. She curates 90+ jewelry designers and artists in her shop (including local JC designers), where customers can find unique everyday styles to special, customized engagement rings.…

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SBDC at NJCU City Tour ’19: El Aguila Dorada

EL AGUILA DORADA 412 BROADWAY, BAYONNE, NJ 07002 Irma and Israel Romero’s story began at home, where the couple sold tacos, quesadillas, pozole, and more. They made their dream a reality when the first location opened on 830 Broadway in Bayonne. After the first restaurant’s success, the Romeros decided to build their second location with…

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SBDC at NJCU Celebrates Small Business Week 2019

What is Small Business Week? The National Small Business Week recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners every spring. This tradition of honoring the American small businesses has been ongoing for more than 50 years. When is Small Business Week? National Small Business Week is celebrated from May 5th – May…

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America’s SBDCs Will Host 3rd Annual SBDC Day on March 20

The nation’s largest, proven, cost-effective small business assistance program invites you to the celebration. For nearly 40 years America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has helped aspiring and emerging small business owners achieve the American dream of entrepreneurship. This March, SBDCs from around the country are coming together for one special day to celebrate…

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