The wait is over for entrepreneurs who submitted their applications for Walmart’s seventh annual Open Call event, as approximately 850 small and medium-sized businesses received their official invitations to pitch Walmart merchants at Walmart’s annual merchandising event on October 1.
Amazon is digitally calling together small and medium business partners from across the U.S. for its largest-ever event dedicated to seller success, Amazon Accelerate.
Office Depot has released the company’s 12th edition of its Diverse Supplier Catalog. The catalog highlights an assortment of more than 1,500 items ranging from paper and toner, to presentation boards, writing instruments, school supplies, furniture, technology and desk accessories, with more than 700 products also containing eco-attributes or eco-labels.
In its efforts to support small businesses, Lowe’s is increasing its minority small business grants from $25 million to $30 million while donating an additional $25 million to its small business grant program with the Local Initiatives Support Corp., doubling the amount already committed.
NY Now has launched a COVID-19 resource page in an effort to help keep attendees, many of whom are small business owners, updated on the latest resources available to them.
In a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, eBay is launching Up & Running, an accelerator program designed to help retailers without an e-commerce presence transition to selling online.
Amazon is connecting with nearly 20,000 U.S. small and medium-sized businesses through its new Amazon Storefronts.
HSN and the University of Tampa’s John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, Sykes College of Business, are preparing the next American Dreams Academy— an interactive, educational and hands-on two-day experience for emerging entrepreneurs— which will be held in Cincinnati.
For its fifth annual Open Call, Walmart invited more than 450 businesses from 46 states to meet one-on-one with buyers for a chance to get their products on store shelves. The event was held yesterday, June 13, in Bentonville, AR.