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New York Times - Small Business

Entrepreneurship: Restaurants Work Around Liquor Laws With Wine-Based Drinks

February 3, 2016 - 11:15am
Restaurants and bars are serving up lower-alcohol substitutes to work around restrictive local laws or take advantage of their loopholes.

Businesses Owned by Women Less Likely to Win U.S. Contracts, Study Shows

February 2, 2016 - 7:25pm
The percentage of federal contract dollars going to companies owned by women rose to 4.7 percent in the 2014 fiscal year, from 4 percent in 2011.

Prototype: Start-Ups Take Rites From the Funeral Home to the Family Home

January 30, 2016 - 12:54pm
Services are popping up to help relatives looking to bid a more intimate and natural farewell take their end-of-life rituals out of the mortuary.

Entrepreneurship: Food Testing Start-Up Looks to Stand Out With a New Wrinkle

January 27, 2016 - 10:05am
Invisible Sentinel says its food testing technology offers a faster, easier and cheaper way to test for pathogens and spoilage in foods.

Obama to Urge Easing 401(k) Rules for Small Businesses

January 26, 2016 - 12:01am
The 2017 budget plan would make it easier for small businesses to form retirement savings plans for their workers.

For Young Entrepreneurs, a Chance to Network With Top Leaders

January 20, 2016 - 2:00am
Every year, a few dozen start-up founders receive an invitation to the World Economic Forum for the opportunity to build connections with the global elite.

Entrepreneurship: No Business Too Small to Be Hacked

January 13, 2016 - 1:36pm
Small companies can strengthen security by taking relatively inexpensive and simple steps, either on their own or with the help of outside firms.


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