Women-owned businesses make growing impact in Houston

All week, Americans have been encouraged to support small businesses and FOX 26’s Business Reporter Tom Zizka gives us a look at some of the challenges small businesses face, yet how women who run them can get ahead.

Meet Houston’s Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

A local student has figured out a way to keep her business going, even during the pandemic. She also donates some of her proceeds for an especially meaningful cause, and caught her city's attention with her winning ways.

Hundreds of Harris County small businesses see COVID loans forgiven

Harris County partnered with the Houston-Galveston Area Council to disburse $40 million dollars, in loans, to small businesses at risk of collapse. Now, $10 million dollars in federal Cares Act money is able to convert hundreds of those 'loans' to 'grants', that don't have to be repaid.

Local tailor struggling after decades of service

Tailoring might not be the first thing that comes to mind when talking about supporting small business, but Mr. Santos Fashion Design could use some help. The shop has served the Houston community for nearly 50 years, and the owner is willing to fix buttons and do whatever it takes to stay open.