METRO DETROIT BUSINESS
Detroit businesses hit hard by COVID pandemic determined to get people back in stores
The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on Detroit businesses, as many people stay home and shop online. But the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation is determined to get people out of their houses and into shops.
Metro Detroit haircare business breaks through, expands beyond Ferndale store
DETROIT – Haith and Henry Johnson started Le’Host Hair in their basement and after years of hard work, they now have their products on the shelves of major stores. Le’Host products caught the eye of Walmart executives and the products now are on the shelves of the world’s largest retail store. She took the products she had been developing and selling at her brick-and-mortar store to Walmart, where she won a pitch contest to get her natural-hair and wig friendly products into stores. AdLe’Host products are currently in about 200 Walmart stores, but they’ve been flying off the shelves. Read more: Local and national business headlinesMore information on Le’Host Hair & Wigs can be found on its official website here.
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.