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Ibtisam Salih sells Sudanese fare at the Caritas on Broad pop-up shop at the 10th annual Broad Avenue Art Walk.

Memphis Hustle Features

Alvin Hooper, owner of Nu-Life Shoe Repair, reflected on his life in the shoe repair business for the past 35 years.

For 35 years, Alvin Hooper has made it his business to mend soles, one shoe at a time

Shoes and purses – leather and rubber – fill the space at Nu-Life Shoe Repair, a fading profession, where customers have 'all sorts of good stuff' done for their shoes.

Dust to Dawn’s motto is “Do it right the first time.” Her goal is to simplify the lives of busy clients through dependable service.

Dust to Dawn entrepreneur uses success, lessons to empower local women

Sarah Opara-Nadi made the leap to self-employment in 2011, founding Dust to Dawn, which provides professional services to residential and commercial clients in Fayette and Shelby Counties and North Mississippi.


Sarah Baumann launched Sealed Signet on Etsy in 2015, featuring original illustrations of cities and their special places.

Signet Sealed delivers colorful city prints with a personal touch

Sarah Baumann illustrates the special pieces of a city in 8x10 or 11x14 prints, including those places that locals call their favorite part of their city.


Nurses

Germantown-based O.R. Nurses Nationwide provides flexible schedules for nurses who love to travel

O.R. Nurses Nationwide, a temporary staffing agency founded in 1988, has seen it all from the unexpected death of a founding partner and embezzlement, to sustained growth and two mergers with a multi-state presence. 

Quincy Foster, a LAUNCH graduate, captures moments while at work during a wedding.

Entrepreneurship promotes community development in South Memphis

Advance Memphis can't repair decades of disinvestment, generational poverty and community decline, but the nonprofit can set ZIP 38126 on the right path by connecting entrepreneurs with resources to start their own businesses. 
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