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A Tantalizing Offering From a Meal Kit Service: The Box

August 3, 2016 - 5:23pm
The reusable box that FreshRealm created to reduce packaging waste is a selling point of its delivery service — and a product it sells to competitors.

Entrepreneurship: The Hottest Start-Up Market? Baby Boomers

August 3, 2016 - 9:24am
The staggering size of the so-called longevity economy has been attracting more entrepreneurs, deep-pocketed financiers and events to pitch new ideas.

Florida Company Gets Approval to Put Robotic Lander on Moon

August 3, 2016 - 8:00am
If accomplished, that feat would win the company, Moon Express, the Google Lunar X Prize competition and an accompanying $20 million reward.

Feature: The Brain That Couldn’t Remember

August 3, 2016 - 7:00am
The untold story of the fight over the legacy of “H.M.” — the patient who revolutionized the science of memory.

A Queens Dairy Plant Closes, but the Cows Had Long Since Gone Home

August 2, 2016 - 8:51pm
The owner of the Elmhurst Dairy plant, the last to package milk within the city limits, said he would close it because it was no longer profitable.

Sewing for the Instagram Generation

August 2, 2016 - 1:47pm
Far from the glitz of the runway, on a cluttered floor of an old skyscraper, do-it-yourself fashion thrives at the McCall Pattern Company.

Over (Organic) Dinner, These Fitness Studio Competitors Work It Out

August 1, 2016 - 5:53pm
At the monthly meetings of their supper club, three entrepreneurs talk friendship, snail cream and why New Yorkers are in the best shape.

Neighborhood Joint: Spanish on the Shelves, Latin Culture in the Air at a Bookstore in Queens

July 28, 2016 - 12:59pm
Librería Barco de Papel, one of a dwindling number of Spanish-language bookstores in New York, connects Latino immigrants to their roots.

Entrepreneurship: Challenges of Getting a Product Made in the U.S.A.

July 27, 2016 - 11:49am
Pad & Quill, a seller of cases for iPhones and other devices, has spent years finding suppliers to keep its products largely American made.

Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: ‘How It’s Made’

July 27, 2016 - 7:00am
A show that reveals manufacturing to be nothing short of sublime.

Feature: Could Hillary Clinton Become the Champion of the 99 Percent?

July 25, 2016 - 3:17pm
A coalition of progressives has been quietly building a plan to bring Occupy-style ideas into the political establishment. Will the Democratic nominee get on board?

Making Start-Ups’ Financial Data Free and Open

July 25, 2016 - 11:00am
The lack of transparency around private companies has kept the market for start-up stocks small. Equidate, a San Francisco company, hopes to change that.

At a Funeral Home in Brooklyn, the Hard Business of Goodbye

July 22, 2016 - 10:57am
Two sisters in Brooklyn help black residents whose families have been shattered by violence navigate their most painful moments.

Entrepreneurship: A New Wrinkle in the Gig Economy: Workers Get Most of the Money

July 20, 2016 - 11:23am
Stocksy, an online photo stock site, is an example of start-ups that aim to treat their professionals as owners rather than as freelance labor.

Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: Just Dance

July 20, 2016 - 7:00am
Video game as sweaty regression.

Feature: Erdogan’s People

July 20, 2016 - 5:00am
Faced with an influx of Syrian refugees, a conservative neighborhood in Istanbul struggles with the question of what it means to be a Turk.

When Community-Supported Agriculture Is Not What It Seems

July 19, 2016 - 5:04pm
As demand for local and organic produce has ballooned in the last five years, so have other ideas for connecting farmers to customers.

Wealth Matters: Selling a Business Involves More Than Money

July 15, 2016 - 3:38pm
Owners should run businesses as if they could be bought at any moment, but not rush the process once a deal is made, experts say.

Entrepreneurship: Lifting the Second-Generation Curse

July 13, 2016 - 12:17pm
Founders of family-run businesses need to bring on the next generation and let it experiment, as well as know when to let go, experts say.

Redfin Shies Away From the Typical Start-Up’s Gig Economy

July 11, 2016 - 1:47pm
Redfin, a Seattle company that considers itself a real estate and tech company, has challenged the conventions of both by hiring full-time agents.


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