Small Business Spotlight to support 100 entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds in 2021!
Small Business Spotlight Initiative
Qurate Retail Group* and the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation’s Small Business Spotlight program showcases the exceptional stories and resilience of small businesses across the country using QVC, HSN, and Zulily’s on-air and/or digital and social platforms. Select business owners will also have access to the expertise of Qurate Retail Group team members through a Virtual Mentorship program.

Learn more about the program and eligibility requirements, and apply before February 26
* Qurate Retail Group includes retail brands QVC®, HSN®, Zulily®, and others.
SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties is supporting the 2021 Spotlight mentorship program and providing 
business resources for the Qurate Retail team!
Check out the Small Business Spotlight’s impact in 2020.
Eligibility
Due to planning and production requirements, featured small businesses for Black History Month and Women’s History Month have already been selected. More details on eligibility and criteria, as well as the application link, are available below and at the Apply Now link..

KEY CRITERIA:
  • Confirm company is 51% owned by one or more of these groups: Asian; Black; Hispanic or LatinX; Indigenous or other person of color; LGBTQ; Women; Disabled; or U.S. Veteran 
  • Employ 100 or fewer workers
  • Has an ecommerce platform and social media presence
  • Avoids product lines associated with certain categories (see application)
  • Not currently a government official or being nominated for one, or holder of elected office or a candidate for office
  • Not currently doing business with NRF, the NRF Foundation or any of the Qurate Retail Group brands, or employed by a company that is doing business with NRF, the NRF Foundation or any of the Qurate Retail Group brands
  • Owner and business activities not in conflict with QRG core values and principles or Qurate Retail, Inc. Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for more than 50 years. 

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and thanks to our network of 10,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at a very low cost.
 
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.
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