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Help for a Business Idea Trying to Catch Fire Accelerator programs like New Venture Challenge in Chicago can be competitive, but can provide start-up owners with valuable advice and material help.
New York Times | Oct 12, 2016 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On Brink of Sale, Family Shop in Chinatown Stays in Family Narrowly averting the end of five generations of family ownership, an increasingly rare species in this city of rising towers and rents, Wing on Wo & Co walks away from millions.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2016 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Neighborhood Bookstore's Unlikely Ally? The Internet Mom-and-pop bookstores are emerging from the decimation of the last decade as they use social media to inspire a loyal customer base.
New York Times | Oct 5, 2016 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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This Store Still Needs a Name Benjamin Albucker suffers from an exacting aesthetic sense that pushed him to open his own store. If only he could name it.
New York Times | Oct 3, 2016 6:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Four Questions: Steven Alan's Goals: Subtlety and Quality After more than 20 years in fashion, he has become the world's friendly neighborhood designer and shopkeeper.
New York Times | Oct 3, 2016 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Maine's 'Clean' Medical Marijuana: 'Organic' in Disguise As growers and enterprises see more competition, a new labeling program may help them stay competitive. Just don't call it “organic.”
New York Times | Sep 28, 2016 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Think a 401(k) Is Not a Sexy Benefit? Competition May Change That Better technology, increased competition and new plan offerings are prompting some start-ups to take a second look at introducing retirement benefits.
New York Times | Sep 21, 2016 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Cleaning Start-Up Wielding Mops, Buckets and 700 Data Points Squiffy Clean in Silicon Valley takes a tech-minded approach to cleaning offices, using analytics to set prices and improve efficiency.
New York Times | Sep 7, 2016 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wealth Matters: Treasury Wants to End Tax Deal for Some Family-Owned Businesses This provision has been abused by aggressive tax planners and lawyers who used it for family limited partnerships, sometimes as high as 40 percent.
New York Times | Aug 30, 2016 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Restaurant's Sales Pitch: Know Your Lobster Luke's Lobster illustrates the benefits of vertical integration, letting the restaurant be part of harvesting, processing and cooking of the key ingredient.
New York Times | Aug 24, 2016 5:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend