New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 14 min 18 sec ago
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.
Entrepreneurs marketing the beverage hope to ride tea’s rising popularity to expand their businesses and steal more of coffee’s market share.
A cadre of homegrown artists, designers and entrepreneurs are giving the South Bronx an image transplant.
Chewy tapioca balls are the key ingredient to a beverage that entrepreneurs are hoping will become the new coffee (or, perhaps, latte).
Companies that sell commercial fragrance systems for stores and hotels have introduced high-end devices for the home, aiming to vanquish plug-ins.