New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 25 min 15 sec ago
Small companies, which have increasingly turned to the internet, worry that a pay-for-play system online could price them out of doing business.
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.
Along with cows, sheep and even snails as livestock returns to eastern Long Island farms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A national correspondent reporting on Trump Country gravitates toward a factory owner with an unexpected sticky note on her computer monitor.