New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 29 min 39 sec ago
Like many of my friends, I spent years using prescription stimulants to get through school and start my career. Then I tried to get off them.
Narrowly averting the end of five generations of family ownership, an increasingly rare species in this city of rising towers and rents, Wing on Wo & Co walks away from millions.
It’s not just the commute that improves when you open a business near home. You see your children. You meet the neighbors.
Mom-and-pop bookstores are emerging from the decimation of the last decade as they use social media to inspire a loyal customer base.