New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 16 min 29 sec ago
The French bakery reopened under different ownership in 2014, and though there were several changes, the recipes for the shop’s famous scones, muffins and tarts were not altered.
Squiffy Clean in Silicon Valley takes a tech-minded approach to cleaning offices, using analytics to set prices and improve efficiency.
The entrepreneur Tristan Walker has introduced an electric trimmer designed especially for black men. Now a famous fellow Queens native is on board.
The Chinese government is lavishing benefits like free rent and cash handouts on homegrown start-ups in an effort to move beyond the factory floor.
Personal historians make a business of helping people chronicle the events of their lives in memoirs.
A federal court ruling may halt the spread of municipal high-speed internet providers, which often serve households and businesses where commercial cable and telecom firms have been unwilling to go.
Luke’s Lobster illustrates the benefits of vertical integration, letting the restaurant be part of harvesting, processing and cooking of the key ingredient.
This provision has been abused by aggressive tax planners and lawyers who used it for family limited partnerships, sometimes as high as 40 percent.
New apps can connect travelers with guides and direct them to the most picturesque blocks in Paris and other cities.
The founders of ContextMedia, a health care media company in Chicago, have helped other start-ups get through those perilous first years.
Using renovated buildings outfitted with high-speed internet, the Tennessee city’s development strategy is designed to bring young tech start-ups downtown.
Rumi Spice, started by Army veterans, is part of efforts to help develop Afghanistan’s resource economy.
An island-ravaging cyclone hasn’t been able to keep the lifter Apolonia Vaivai from competing in the Olympics.
As men’s fashion expands, Jennifer Mankins keeps it practical.
Sam Beall’s death cast his widow, Mary Celeste Beall, in an unimagined role, as the head of the Blackberry Farm resort and a leader in the elevation of hyper-local Southern cuisine.
At a time of greater outsourcing of the service, rules regarding who may collect the dead vary, and in some states it requires little more than a driver’s license and a strong stomach.
Silicon Valley has brought its wrecking ball to haute cuisine, and the results are not pretty.
For Mr. John, Sundays are about escaping Manhattan and relaxing at his cabin in Dutchess County, where he fishes, grills, flips tires and throws knives.
The main offering at Dress Shoppe II is Indian clothing made of cotton, silk and linen. But as regulars know, the shop contains much more.
A small family winery runs afoul of zoning rules, and apparently compromise is not an option.