Detroiters aim to change home-delivery with new business
DETROIT – Between the pandemic and holiday season, people are relying on home deliveries more than ever. A pair of Detroit entrepreneurs aims to change the industry, taking it from a corporate concept to a more personalized service. Dinessa and Wilbur Hughes III believe the future of retail and running errands will involve smaller, more individualized delivery services. The family-owned business wanted to expand and, with so many relying on home deliveries, they decided to rebrand their trucks and offer a new service. Do what you can do.”More information on Zoom 2Day can be found on its official website, its official Facebook page or by phone at 248-855-8600.
Diverse line of dolls created by Detroit entrepreneur are a hit for the holidays
The Zoe Doll was created by Healthy Roots Dolls and has become an important toy for little girls of color. The owner, Yelitsa Jean-Charles, has had a very successful year and now Zoe’s wardrobe is getting something new. READ: Detroit entrepreneur creates diverse line of dollsYelitsa Jean-Charles grew up wishing that she had a doll that looked like her. Yelitsa Jean-Charles said that Healthy Roots is a long-term investment in early childhood development, which helps represent girls of today and tomorrow. We understand your frustrations and know so many hoped their Zoe doll would be under the tree for family and friends this year, and appreciate your understanding during this unprecedented time.
Detroit entrepreneur creates diverse line of dolls
Zoe is a physical manifestation of everything I never had as a little girl, said Yelitsa Jean-Charles, CEO of Healthy Roots Dolls. I started Healthy Roots Dolls while I was in undergrad at the Rhode Island School of Design. Shes all about curl power, with hair you can wash and style, just like your own hair, Jean-Charles said. With the national spotlight focused on race and race relations, Healthy Roots Dolls seem to be a timely symbol of equality. Jean-Charles said Healthy Roots Dolls are for everyone.