Small Business News
The Hottest Start-Up Market? Baby Boomers The staggering size of the so-called longevity economy has been attracting more entrepreneurs, deep-pocketed financiers and events to pitch new ideas.
New York Times | Aug 3, 2016 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Queens Dairy Plant Closes, but the Cows Had Long Since Gone Home The owner of the Elmhurst Dairy plant, the last to package milk within the city limits, said he would close it because it was no longer profitable.
New York Times | Aug 3, 2016 12:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Do-It-Yourself Fashion Thrives at the McCall Pattern Company Far from the glitz of the runway, on a cluttered floor of an old Manhattan skyscraper, an iconic brand offers sewing for the Instagram generation.
New York Times | Aug 2, 2016 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Over (Organic) Dinner, These Fitness Studio Competitors Work It Out At the monthly meetings of their supper club, three entrepreneurs talk friendship, snail cream and why New Yorkers are in the best shape.
New York Times | Aug 1, 2016 9:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neighborhood Joint: Spanish on the Shelves, Latin Culture in the Air at a Bookstore in Queens LibrerÃa Barco de Papel, one of a dwindling number of Spanish-language bookstores in New York, connects Latino immigrants to their roots.
New York Times | Jul 28, 2016 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Challenges of Getting a Product Made in the U.S.A. Pad & Quill, a seller of cases for iPhones and other devices, has spent years finding suppliers to keep its products largely American made.
New York Times | Jul 27, 2016 3:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This Company Will Give a Peek Inside How Much Private Start-Ups Are Worth The lack of transparency around private companies has kept the market for start-up stocks small. Equidate, a San Francisco company, hopes to change that.
New York Times | Jul 25, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dignity in Death for Black Families at a Brooklyn Funeral Home Two sisters in Brooklyn help black residents whose families have been shattered by violence navigate their most painful moments.
New York Times | Jul 22, 2016 2:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A New Wrinkle in the Gig Economy: Workers Get Most of the Money Stocksy, an online photo stock site, is an example of start-ups that aim to treat their professionals as owners rather than as freelance labor.
New York Times | Jul 20, 2016 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend