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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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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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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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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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Two Bakers Thrive in Brooklyn, Far From Syria's Turmoil A refugee couple starts selling baklava and other sweets online, while waiting for word on a stranded son and his family.
New York Times | Feb 7, 2017 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Stretching Exercises Are In as the Next Fitness Fad Stretching studios are cropping up across the country, offering one-on-one personalized sessions to relax clients' overworked muscles.
New York Times | Feb 1, 2017 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Innovations Threaten the Neighborhood Bike Shop Now a new bicycle — or a mechanic to repair an old one — can come directly to the customer.
New York Times | Jan 27, 2017 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Little Kitchens That Could Food entrepreneurs vie to defy the odds and make it big with creative concoctions at the Winter Fancy Food Show.
New York Times | Jan 27, 2017 03:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Two Retirees Create Marijuana Packaging Business in Colorado A retired schoolteacher and a former marketing executive built a company in Colorado that sells child-resistant containers to cannabis dispensaries.
New York Times | Jan 18, 2017 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Entrepreneurship: For Young Entrepreneurs, College Debts Can Snuff Out Start-Up Hopes Fewer millennials are founding companies at a time when student loans are on the rise. As one business founder put it, “The debt is always there, drowning you.”
New York Times | Jan 11, 2017 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend