New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 24 min 25 sec ago
Several start-ups have dedicated themselves to creating programs, incubators or accelerators to train blacks and Hispanics for tech jobs.
Consumer reviews have become increasingly popular both online and off, but they may not be the reliable indicators of quality one might expect.
Talking about politics in terms of cheating reflects widespread frustration — and may also create it.
Donald Trump promises to bring a business acumen to Washington, but his actual ventures reveal more — or, rather, less — than he intends.
For some entrepreneurs, growing their businesses has a lot to do with their risk tolerance and how they think about cash flow and partnerships.
Although rare, start-ups have become multimillion-dollar businesses by bootstrapping financing themselves.
Guy Wood, the custom tailor, also runs his own men’s clothing shop, Harlem Haberdashery.
Galco’s in Highland Park, which opened in 1897, carries over 750 varieties and draws visitors from around the world.
In a recent battle for Midtown Manhattan, a prime selling spot, Mister Softee says he has been pushed out by New York Ice Cream.
Start-ups are offering services from news gathering and real estate photography to monitoring of farm fields. But the rules are still being written.
With as much as 40 percent of the American food supply going into the trash, food waste has become a platform for commerce.
The interest in “consulteering” — fusing a life of consulting,volunteering and leisure time — is one sign that traditional retirement no longer satisfies as many older people as it once did.
Online stores like Material Wrld, the RealReal and other resale sites aim to make “refreshing” your possessions ever easier.
Instead of venture capitalists begging to invest in start-ups, entrepreneurs are begging for cash, and potential investors are making demands.
Many business owners are accustomed to dealing with a scrappy work culture. An hourly time-tracking system may change that.
A rule to be issued by the Labor Department will state that most salaried workers earning up to $47,476 a year must receive overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours.
A Major League Soccer franchise owner is promoting a federal program that benefits those who contribute at least $500,000 to infrastructure projects.
The Cause Cafe, which opened recently, offers job training for people with cognitive disabilities, like autism, who have limited options once they age out of public schools.
As new companies grow, they are relying on a tool used by big corporations to shield themselves from potentially expensive class-action court cases.
Starting Monday, new regulations will permit anyone, not just the moneyed, to invest in small companies in exchange for a stake in the business.