Black Business Month Feature: NorthJersey.com

Black Business Month Feature: NorthJersey.com

Sep 27, 2021

There are more than 2 million Black-owned businesses in America, according to the most recent census data, with the vast majority small shops where the owner is the sole employee. Owners will tell you that their stores, restaurants and services occupy a special role in their communities: They are places to celebrate culture, to feel a sense of safety and belonging. To read more, click here
NJ12's "We're Open!"

NJ12's "We're Open!"

Sep 27, 2021

News 12 is in Bergen County at a bakery known for its elaborate cakes. 
But it was their scaled-bake sweets that kept the business running during the pandemic. Click here to see Mike Nash taking us to Chic Sugars in Englewood.
ESSENCE MAGAZINE

ESSENCE MAGAZINE

Sep 27, 2021

For New Jersey-based baker and entrepreneur Erika Oldham, the creativity behind her innovative and delicious cakes can come from anywhere. To read more, click here.
CuisineNoir

CuisineNoir

Sep 27, 2021

After more than a decade in business and countless cakes later, Erika Oldham of Chic Sugars could finally be resting. The self-taught pastry chef has worked tirelessly to take her customers’ ideas and bring them to life as jaw-droppingly realistic, gravity-defying cake creations. Business for her Fort Lee, New Jersey, cake shop hasn’t slowed down during the pandemic. In fact, her customers’ dedication to supporting the shop’s endeavors is one of the things Oldham enjoys most about entrepreneurship. To read more, click here
USA Today Reviewed

USA Today Reviewed

Sep 27, 2021

Historically in Black culture, food has been used as a way to pass down generational stories, family history, and of course, recipes. I recall watching my grandmother in the kitchen many times over the years—whenever she cooked, she’d share a story about her grandparents who were former slaves, and with every story came a recipe. To read more, click here
PIX11 News

PIX11 News

Sep 27, 2021

Erika Oldham, Founder and Cakestress of Chic Sugars had the opportunity to interview with Marysol Castro from PIX11 News to talk about all things involving cake, cookies, coffee (and did we mention custom cakes?) To view the interview, click here
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

Sep 27, 2021

Author Jenn Sinrich shows us how to shop African American small businesses at every stage of the party prep process. Click here to read more! 
Nanny to Mommy

Nanny to Mommy

Sep 27, 2021

Diana Chastain, Founder of Nanny to Mommy shows us her own curated list of special things that you could enjoy together with your loved one to make the day feel extra special. Click here to read more! 
Medium.com

Medium.com

Sep 27, 2021

Kirby Carroll Wright shares what her favorite things are during the Holiday Season. Click here to read more! 
Lifestyle Today Show

Lifestyle Today Show

Dec 5, 2020

Justine Santaniello shares her favorite essentials that will please everyone on your holiday list! To view the segment, click here!
Forbes

Forbes

Dec 1, 2020

Click here to view the Forbes 2020 holiday gift guide. 
Art Is Alive Magazine

Art Is Alive Magazine

Nov 30, 2020

The EIC of Art is Alive curated a special Holiday Gift Guide, which are all affordable products and authentically original. The best benefit to each and every entity is that they are ALL small business owners. In a time of such economic uneasiness, we need to support as many of these entrepreneurs as is affordable. To read more, click here
NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.com

Nov 27, 2020

Since this year is going to be like no other year, why not gift your loved ones, colleagues, friends, neighbors, business associates and teachers who are not in your bubble with scrumptious food? It's delicious — and, not to be overlooked, safe. To read more, click here
BNC

BNC

Nov 26, 2020

Erika Oldham, CEO and Founder of Chic Sugars was interviewed on BNC to talk about operating a business during COVID 19 and holiday traditions. Click here to view the segment. 

Sheen Magazine

Oct 15, 2020

Founder of Custom Cake Boutique, Chic Sugars Talks Expansion, Being Affected By COVID-19, & More

The Knot

Mar 1, 2020

See how Chic Sugars created this three-tier cake ringed with sugar flowers with lemon cake and strawberry fruit filling for a rooftop wedding in Hoboken, NJ. 

The B Collective Magazine

Aug 1, 2018

Click here to read the Chic Sugars feature in The B Collective Magazine in Summer 2018. 

Deserving Kids from the Center for Urban Community Services Get a Heartwarming Surprise

Oct 5, 2015

The Today Show host Jenna Bush Hager hosted a group of deserving children from the Center for Urban Community Services to visit the Lego Store in Manhattan for a heartwarming birthday party surprise, which were filled with donated presents and birthday cakes for each child provided by Chic Sugars.