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The Haggler: Empty Promises and Broken Surfboards The Haggler tries to track down Classic Moving Services, a company that has enraged many customers and seems to do business from a virtual office.
New York Times | Sep 26, 2015 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Montreal Brothers Behind a Jet Set Leather Brand Byron and Dexter Peart, identical twins, have devoted their lives to making hyper-functional, discreetly luxurious leather bags priced about a third less than comparable designer bags.
New York Times | Sep 23, 2015 8:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Coming Soon to Checkouts: Microchip-Card Payment Systems Retailers are racing to meet an Oct. 1 deadline set by credit card networks to switch to the more secure payment technology that is common in most of the world except the United States.
New York Times | Sep 23, 2015 5:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sloppy Joe doughnut: Fair food's doughnut creations Oh, dear. What has Dunkin Donuts new doughnut-breakfast sandwich wrought? As fair season kicks into high gear, concession owners have doughnuts in mind as they fire up their fryers.
MSNBC | Jun 10, 2013 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Court: California cities can ban pot shops Local governments in California have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday in an opinion likely to further diminish the state's once-robust medical marijuana industry.
MSNBC | May 6, 2013 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurs find success in Detroit Motor City could see a resurgence as companies try to rekindle the entrepreneurial spirit of men named Ford, Olds and Chrysler who helped make Detroit the center of the automobile industry more than a century ago.
MSNBC | Apr 30, 2013 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurship declines as job market improves The number of companies started in 2012 fell along with the unemployment rate a sign that people chose new jobs over launching their own companies, according to a study released Wednesday.
MSNBC | Apr 17, 2013 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Need a nerd? You can rent one by the hour If you're a mom and pop and always wanted a fancy consultant on your payroll for tasks ranging from accounting to building a mobile-social media strategythere's a new start-up just for you: Hourly
MSNBC | Apr 11, 2013 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Small business confidence slips after 3 months of gains Small-business owners' confidence fell in March halting a three-month winning streak, as entrepreneurs still aren't feeling optimistic about business or making substantial hiring plans. That's the finding of a monthly survey by the National Federation of
MSNBC | Apr 9, 2013 1:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Building a lasting business -- with family Some family businesses are more resilient during downturns because of that focus on the long term and a commitment to their customers, employees and careful spending.
MSNBC | Apr 3, 2013 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend