Illinois legal cannabis sales nearly $1.4 billion in 2021

Illinois legal cannabis sales nearly $1.4 billion in 2021, double last year's total

Springfield – December cannabis sales broke monthly sales records with $137.9 million sold and Illinois cannabis stores doubled sales over the prior 12 months. Monthly sales totals for all of 2021 published Monday by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation showed nearly $1.4 billion sold. That’s more than double the $669 million sold in 2020. […]

Negocios Now anuncia la lista de “Los 26 de la 26″ de 2022

Negocios Now: Los 26 de la 26: La lista de 2022

Negocios Now Team –  Chicago, Enero 3- Negocios Now anunció su segunda lista de “Los 26 de la 26”, una iniciativa para reconocer el liderazgo en La Villita, el principal barrio latino de la ciudad. A diferencia de la primera edición cuando fueron perfilados un grupo de fundadores de negocios y líderes veteranos,  muchos de […]

Exigirán pruebas de vacunación en gimnasios, restaurantes y bares

La medida entrará en vigor el 3 de enero y no incluye a los comedores y servicios alimentarios caritativos; distribuidores de alimentos en iglesias, escuelas y guarderías; así como supermercados que no venden comida preparada. También quedan excluidos los restaurantes y bares de los aeropuertos O’Hare y Midway.

“La gente no quiere trabajar”

Por Esteban Montero Como si el omnipresente Covid no fuera poco, la ausencia de empleados está llevando al límite inesperado a los dueños de restaurantes. Debido a la falta de mano de obra, los restauranteros tienen que pagar hoy varias veces más el precio del insumo, Para Ezequiel Fuentes, dueño del restaurante Mi Tierra de […]

The $22 million Chi Biz Strong and Outdoor Dining Grants expired this Friday

The $22 million City of Chicago grant program, provides support for small businesses and nonprofits who’ve been impacted by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, expired this Friday, November 12, at 11:59 pm.   Administered by Allies for Community Business, the Chi Biz Strong Grant Program will award grants between $5,000 and $10,000 to Chicago’s small businesses and […]

Nicado Publishing launches its campaign for the 15th Anniversary of Negocios Now

HINA Wire – Nicado Publishing Company is launching a campaign to celebrate next year the 15th Anniversary of Negocios Now, its national award-winning publication and a unique resource to reach the Hispanic business community.  Founded in 2007, Negocios Now is a B2B Hispanic publication based in Chicago with digital national distribution. The publication primarily focuses […]

Renew Esthetics Medical Spa owner, Idalis Bailey, celebrates 15th anniversary

Renew Esthetics Medical Spa

New York, NY. October, 2021- The National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year in the United States from September 15 to October 15; this is a time when people recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to this country’s history.  One of those Latino powerful icons is Idalis Bailey, also known […]

40 under 40 New York Criteria

Eligibility Requirements & Rules Candidates must be residents of the New York Metropolitan Area. Candidates must be 39 years of age or less at nomination. Outstanding: All candidates must have a record of outstanding performance in their fields. Business and Corporate: Candidates must demonstrate success in entrepreneurship and leadership as high-level executives of their organizations. […]

Illinois International Port District names Erik Varela as Executive Director 

 The Illinois International Port District Board Chairman (IIPD) Ivan Solis announced that the IIPD named Erik Varela as the incoming Executive Director. Working with the board of directors, Varela will solidify the IIPD as one of the most important domestic and international trade hubs.   Erik will also bring a wealth of lived experience to this […]

New Chief Procurement Officer for the Department of Procurement Services

   Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced Aileen Velazquez as the next Chief Procurement Officer of the Department of Procurement Services (DPS).     Velazquez will be charged with leading the contracting, certification, and compliance authority for the City of Chicago.     Prior to joining the Lightfoot administration, Velazquez served as the Director for Procurement Services for Corporate/Outsourced Services at […]

Canela Media names Julieta LaMalfa as CFO

 By Veronica Villafañe, Canela Media Julieta LaMalfa has been named Chief Financial Officer at Canela Media. Prior to joining Canela Media, LaMalfa spent more than six years as Director at Stout Risius Ross, where her responsibilities included developing financial models to quantify and assess lost profits and company value. She previously held leadership positions at […]