New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 29 min 58 sec ago
Benjamin Albucker suffers from an exacting aesthetic sense that pushed him to open his own store. If only he could name it.
After more than 20 years in fashion, he has become the world’s friendly neighborhood designer and shopkeeper.
For years, players have been valued for their hitting. Now a groundbreaking tool makes it possible to measure how much their defense contributes to a team’s success
Since the candidate clinched the nomination, the green room has become a chilly place.
As growers and enterprises see more competition, a new labeling program may help them stay competitive. Just don’t call it “organic.”
On the visual — and psychological — contradictions of pictures from the road.
Better technology, increased competition and new plan offerings are prompting some start-ups to take a second look at introducing retirement benefits.
As a favor to his son, the restaurant owner Homer Murray, the film star and folk hero serves up shots — and drinks them, too.
Spain, a cash-only Basque-style restaurant, is considered a holdout from a time when its neighborhood was filled with Spanish businesses.
Hamid Hashemi, C.E.O. of iPic Entertainment, who immigrated from Iran with $700 in his pocket, says dissatisfaction with the status quo drives success.
Fashion start-ups are using technology like smartphones and 3-D printing to make custom clothing more affordable, and Silicon Valley is taking notice.
Despite the challenges, older people are creating their own ventures, with some getting help from government as well as AARP and other private groups.
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.