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New York Times - Small Business

The Times in Person: Readers in Michigan: We Need More Skills, Not More Jobs

December 15, 2017 - 10:29am
After an article is published about a “job creator” in a state that voted for Donald Trump, new on-the-ground conversations add richness and depth.

Rollback of Net Neutrality Has Small Businesses Worried

November 22, 2017 - 8:20pm
Small companies, which have increasingly turned to the internet, worry that a pay-for-play system online could price them out of doing business.

Future Tense: Amazon Key Is a Lot Less Scary Than My Post-1-Click Remorse

October 28, 2017 - 6:00am
The ghosts of the sneakers I didn’t buy are following me around the World Wide Web! An in-store purchase is more satisfying, studies confirm.

The Chickens Come Home to Roost on Long Island’s North Fork

October 23, 2017 - 5:28pm
Along with cows, sheep and even snails as livestock returns to eastern Long Island farms.

Entrepreneurship: As ‘Unicorns’ Emerge, Utah Makes a Case for Tech Entrepreneurs

October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
In an area called “Silicon Slopes,” at least five start-ups are valued at more than $1 billion, a sign that Utah has become a growing force for tech incubation.

A Start-Up Slump Is a Drag on the Economy. Big Business May Be to Blame.

September 20, 2017 - 6:40pm
The formation of new companies has failed to bounce back since the recession, and economists say the trend may be holding back wages and productivity.

Entrepreneurship: A Paintbrush in One Hand, and a Drink in the Other

September 20, 2017 - 6:31pm
Paint-and-sip shops, many of them franchise operations, continue to spread as more and more people seek diversions in experiences rather than in buying things.

In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling

September 15, 2017 - 5:00am
Some members of the famously tech-shunning sect have begun to incorporate cellphones and computers into their lives, raising unique questions about the balance between work and home.

Young Troublemakers Who Rise (and Fall) as Entrepreneurs

September 14, 2017 - 2:25pm
Rule-breaking at an early age may point to the success of company founders like Martin Shkreli, researchers say. It may also foretell their undoing.

Small Business, Big-Hearted Personality

September 6, 2017 - 4:10pm
A national correspondent reporting on Trump Country gravitates toward a factory owner with an unexpected sticky note on her computer monitor.