Raphael Wright is taking major strides by establishing a Black-owned, community-owned grocery store in his neighborhood.
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Attention Houston, TX: A new Black-owned grocery store is in town!
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“Why work for other establishments when you can build your own?” is the question this young business owner answered for himself. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sharswood Grocery Outlet (@sharswoodgroceryoutlet)
Aug 1, 2022
A new vegan grocery store is coming to a city near you! According to Black Business, Vegan Fine Foods is not only an all-vegan grocery store, but it’s Black-owned and located in Fort Lauderdale, FL with intentions of opening locations in major cities across the United States by 2024. “I spent years living in food deserts with little to no accessibility to nutrient-dense foods and I see how damaging that can be for underserved communities,” Vegan Fine Foods founder Steven Smith told VegNews. It was this very experience that encouraged him to launch the vegan company in 2016 just after his departure from an engineering career at PepsiCo. and Proctor & Gamble. Today he aims to provide a one-stop-shop for all things vegan and plant-based, expanding his grocery chain by opening both company-owned locations and franchises. Black Business reports after raising over $1.4 million in 2019 for developments, new equipment, and the implementation of a new point-of-sale and inventory management...
Jan 25, 2021