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New York Times - Small Business

Future Tense: Amazon Key Is a Lot Less Scary Than My Post-1-Click Remorse

October 28, 2017 - 6:00am
The ghosts of the sneakers I didn’t buy are following me around the World Wide Web! An in-store purchase is more satisfying, studies confirm.

The Chickens Come Home to Roost on Long Island’s North Fork

October 23, 2017 - 5:28pm
Along with cows, sheep and even snails as livestock returns to eastern Long Island farms.

Entrepreneurship: As ‘Unicorns’ Emerge, Utah Makes a Case for Tech Entrepreneurs

October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
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.

A Start-Up Slump Is a Drag on the Economy. Big Business May Be to Blame.

September 20, 2017 - 6:40pm
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.

Entrepreneurship: A Paintbrush in One Hand, and a Drink in the Other

September 20, 2017 - 6:31pm
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.

In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling

September 15, 2017 - 5:00am
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.

Young Troublemakers Who Rise (and Fall) as Entrepreneurs

September 14, 2017 - 2:25pm
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.

Small Business, Big-Hearted Personality

September 6, 2017 - 4:10pm
A national correspondent reporting on Trump Country gravitates toward a factory owner with an unexpected sticky note on her computer monitor.

Entrepreneurship: Bubble Tea Purveyors Continue to Grow Along With Drink’s Popularity

August 17, 2017 - 3:44pm
Entrepreneurs marketing the beverage hope to ride tea’s rising popularity to expand their businesses and steal more of coffee’s market share.

The Rebranding of the Bronx

August 16, 2017 - 4:38pm
A cadre of homegrown artists, designers and entrepreneurs are giving the South Bronx an image transplant.

Entrepreneurship: The Blobs in Your Tea? They’re Supposed to Be There

August 16, 2017 - 4:25pm
Chewy tapioca balls are the key ingredient to a beverage that entrepreneurs are hoping will become the new coffee (or, perhaps, latte).

Entrepreneurship: When a Scented Candle Just Won’t Do

August 2, 2017 - 5:55pm
Companies that sell commercial fragrance systems for stores and hotels have introduced high-end devices for the home, aiming to vanquish plug-ins.