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Up Next: This Designer Turns Everyday Objects into a ‘Good Thing’

May 16, 2017 - 12:00am
Jamie Wolfond was dismayed by the opulent New York design scene. So he started Good Thing to make affordable objects.

Up Next: Kelvin Goncalves, Retailer and Designer Behind Elkel

May 10, 2017 - 2:28pm
Mr. Goncalves took his love of online shopping and opened a boutique devoted to gender-blurring fashions.

Entrepreneurship: Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well

May 10, 2017 - 11:23am
Owners, often former smokers who see e-cigarettes as a godsend, say new testing rules scheduled for 2018 could put them out of business.

Four Questions: From Denim to Beard Oil, Variety Reigns at a Los Angeles Boutique

May 4, 2017 - 2:35pm
Individual Medley, in the homey and hip Atwater Village neighborhood, has “a small amount of a lot of things,” including, yes, an apothecary section.

On Famous Heads, High Season for Hats (and Hatmakers)

May 3, 2017 - 3:20pm
Ivana Trump, Lady Gaga and Gwyneth Paltrow are among those who have worn Ellen Christine Colon-Lugo’s costly and beautiful confections.

In Pet Grooming, a Growing Business and a Competitive Landscape

May 3, 2017 - 3:09pm
The pet boarding and grooming industry is growing in the United States, attracting workers making midcareer changes and those following family footsteps.