New York Times - Small Business
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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.
The staggering size of the so-called longevity economy has been attracting more entrepreneurs, deep-pocketed financiers and events to pitch new ideas.
If accomplished, that feat would win the company, Moon Express, the Google Lunar X Prize competition and an accompanying $20 million reward.
The untold story of the fight over the legacy of “H.M.” — the patient who revolutionized the science of memory.
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.
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.
At the monthly meetings of their supper club, three entrepreneurs talk friendship, snail cream and why New Yorkers are in the best shape.
Librería Barco de Papel, one of a dwindling number of Spanish-language bookstores in New York, connects Latino immigrants to their roots.
Pad & Quill, a seller of cases for iPhones and other devices, has spent years finding suppliers to keep its products largely American made.
A show that reveals manufacturing to be nothing short of sublime.
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?
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.
Two sisters in Brooklyn help black residents whose families have been shattered by violence navigate their most painful moments.
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.
Video game as sweaty regression.
Faced with an influx of Syrian refugees, a conservative neighborhood in Istanbul struggles with the question of what it means to be a Turk.
As demand for local and organic produce has ballooned in the last five years, so have other ideas for connecting farmers to customers.
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.
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, a Seattle company that considers itself a real estate and tech company, has challenged the conventions of both by hiring full-time agents.