New York Times - Small Business
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The creator of Scholly, one of Forbes’s “30 Under 30” and Oprah Winfrey’s “SuperSoul 100,” shares advice for students hoping to launch a sustainable social venture.
After more than a decade away, a foreign correspondent comes back to take stock of his divided homeland.
Businesses are vying for a slice of the stroller-cleaning market in New York, where the buggies, often doubling as grocery carts or portable playpens, can become particularly filthy.
A crop of tech start-ups is looking to capture a slice of the funeral sector and end-of-life care. Many of them are founded by millennials, who have grown up online.
The story of their transactional relationship offers a window on rarefied New York.
The chef, who has famously relied only on friends and family, has turned to venture capital for his delivery-only project, Ando.
Hope springs eternal for Keith McNally as he unveils his 14th restaurant, Augustine.
Meet the men who quit the grind of white-collar work and found job satisfaction in hauling leaves, building walls, hanging drapes and baking bread.
Small manufacturers are vital if the United States is to narrow the nation’s class divide and build a society with opportunities for everyone, regardless of race or education.
Start-ups are trying to break off pieces of the furniture market by offering custom sizes and colors, or more affordable prices, and quicker turnaround.
You’ve heard the complaints; here’s how the city compares with Los Angeles and San Francisco.
In the stark TriBeCa world of La Garçonne’s Kris Kim, beauty comes from knowing precisely when to stop.
Red Ants Pants, Gamine and Rosies Workwear are among a few businesses producing work clothes designed for comfort and safety for women who labor in fields that were long dominated by men.
Accelerator programs like New Venture Challenge in Chicago can be competitive, but can provide start-up owners with valuable advice and material help.
Inside the final weeks of Hillary Clinton’s cautious — and surprisingly risky — campaign.
Like many of my friends, I spent years using prescription stimulants to get through school and start my career. Then I tried to get off them.
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.
It’s not just the commute that improves when you open a business near home. You see your children. You meet the neighbors.
Mom-and-pop bookstores are emerging from the decimation of the last decade as they use social media to inspire a loyal customer base.
Benjamin Albucker suffers from an exacting aesthetic sense that pushed him to open his own store. If only he could name it.