Bouncing Back: Brooklyn small business owner tackles new challenges post pandemic

Kymme Williams-Davis, a coffee shop and cafe owner, is passionate about serving her community. But in the midst of rising inflation, labor shortages and supply chain issues she’s struggled to maintain her business. NBC News Senior Business Analyst Stephanie Ruhle meets with Kymme to learn about her small business, give her advice to help her navigate the new normal – and pursue her big dream of expanding. This is the latest episode of “Bouncing Back with Stephanie Ruhle,” following stories of individuals on their path to financial stability. Sponsored by Principal.
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  1. Get the f$ck out of Brooklyn ! Why are you staying in NYC! Move

  2. Having a mentor can mean the difference between success and failure. It's awesome that you were able to pour into her and she was a willing student. I know I've learned a few things. Also, small businesses, please utilize the SBA. These are business owners that's been there and done that and want to help you succeed.


  4. LOL there was NO CHANGE in my life in the last 2 years. I took that long for me to catch some covid.
    Lasted 2 weeks, made me lazy for 2 weeks. Big deal.
    Laid on the couch for 2 weeks watching Netflix. Lost 10 pounds, which brings me back to my idea 188, @ 6-2" So that was a positive. Unvaccinated or boosted @69 I let my NARURAL IMMUNITY deal with the virus. Tested negative yesterday and drove to town to have my brakes on my truck bled. NO CHANGE
    Stop trusting M$M

  5. First the virus from… and now small business have to deal with Bidens mishaps. Make sure you vote RIGHT next time. TRUMP2024

  6. Her problem wasn't finding employees, it was retaining them which means either she isn't paying them enough for the work, or the work is unpleasant for the employees. The only solution for either is to pay them more. A continual revolving door of new employees doesn't benefit anyone, but a lot of owners refuse to admit that their staff is worth more than they think.

  7. They saw a need for a coffee place even with all the Starbucks like EVERYWHERE?

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