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Chip Credit Cards Give Retailers Another Grievance Against Banks A battle between retailers and the banking industry over credit card technology adds fuel to a feud over what merchants pay for the processing of credit and debit transactions.
New York Times | Nov 16, 2015 8:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap Blacks spend less money in black-owned businesses than other racial and ethnic groups spend in businesses owned by members of their groups, including Hispanics and Asians.
New York Times | Nov 16, 2015 8:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lawmakers Ask for Information About Online Lenders Four members of Congress and the Treasury Department are trying to determine whether the small-business lenders should be more tightly regulated.
New York Times | Nov 12, 2015 10:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Software Firm That Wines and Dines the Restaurant Industry The start-up Dine Market initially faced an uphill fight convincing restaurateurs its app could save them thousands of dollars on food and supplies.
New York Times | Nov 11, 2015 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How this company earns millions with Instagram An Australian body scrub, Frank Body, has turned itself into a multi-million dollar business by advertising on Instagram. | Nov 7, 2015 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Buffalo Entices Start-Ups to Relocate With $5 Million Contest Buffalo is one of a number of struggling cities and regions experimenting with prize contests to draw entrepreneurs, although the question of their effectiveness remains unanswered.
New York Times | Nov 5, 2015 05:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
S.E.C. Gives Small Investors Access to Equity Crowdfunding New rules allow small investors to receive shares of a company in exchange for investments they make.
New York Times | Oct 30, 2015 8:09 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