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Entrepreneurship: How a Facebook Executive Revived a Fading Surf Brand Birdwell Beach Britches, which makes hand-sewn board shorts, got a modern makeover that includes a distribution deal with J. Crew.
New York Times | Mar 8, 2017 4:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Paris, the Two Women Who Are Colette Sarah Andelman and Colette Roussaux created the well-known concept store, which turns 20 this month.
New York Times | Mar 3, 2017 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wealth Matters: The Three Different Flavors of Family Businesses Two psychologists have identified distinguishing cultures — revolving around honor, individualism and obligation — that they say shed light on potential frictions.
New York Times | Mar 3, 2017 2:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungry City: A Different Kind of Alexandria Library, at Little Egypt A restaurant in Ridgewood, Queens, features shelves of groceries, a shrine to Egyptian history and fish from a chef who once worked by the docks.
New York Times | Mar 2, 2017 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Entrepreneurship: The Struggle and Payoff of Setting Up Shop in an Airport Small businesses must jump through hoops to secure slots at airports, where snow delays increase sales, but those who have done it say it is worth the effort.
New York Times | Mar 1, 2017 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After a Devastating Fire, 'the Black Lumberjack' Forges Ahead A shipping container has become the temporary workshop for Robert Rising, who has made a name for himself by turning old wood into custom furniture.
New York Times | Feb 26, 2017 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Entrepreneurship: How Small Firms Can Defuse a Political Threat and Blunt a Boycott Corporations have crisis management firms at their behest. Small-business owners have to rely on their own wits to respond to political animosity.
New York Times | Feb 22, 2017 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Revalued: Eco-Friendly, Nontoxic and Vegan: It's a Condom The market for natural alternatives to household staples like diapers, hand soaps and paper towels has another niche business: condoms.
New York Times | Feb 17, 2017 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Entrepreneurship: Something Else to Enjoy With Your Cat: Happy Hour Two start-ups are competing in the unusual business of selling catnip-laced “wines” to cat owners. So far, the drinks' biggest fans are humans, not cats.
New York Times | Feb 15, 2017 2:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bookstores Stoke Trump Resistance With Action, Not Just Words Independent shops have become magnets for a growing movement, with some taking a protest role beyond deciding what titles to display.
New York Times | Feb 15, 2017 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend