Small Business News
Transporting the Dead: A Booming but Lightly Regulated Industry At a time of greater outsourcing of the service, rules regarding who may collect the dead vary, and in some states it requires little more than a driver's license and a strong stomach.
New York Times | Aug 9, 2016 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sunday Routine: How Daymond John, a 'Shark Tank' Investor, Spends His Sundays For Mr. John, Sundays are about escaping Manhattan and relaxing at his cabin in Dutchess County, where he fishes, grills, flips tires and throws knives.
New York Times | Aug 5, 2016 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neighborhood Joint: Indian Textiles Sold for 'Happy Money' The main offering at Dress Shoppe II is Indian clothing made of cotton, silk and linen. But as regulars know, the shop contains much more.
New York Times | Aug 5, 2016 5:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Pour: Great Wine Is Not Enough on the North Fork A small family winery runs afoul of zoning rules, and apparently compromise is not an option.
New York Times | Aug 5, 2016 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Tantalizing Offering From a Meal Kit Service: The Box The reusable box that FreshRealm created to reduce packaging waste is a selling point of its delivery service and a product it sells to competitors.
New York Times | Aug 3, 2016 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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