Small Business Stories from New York Times:
Entrepreneurship: Small Shops Take Pride in Turning Their Backs on Black Friday
11/25/2015 6:46 AM
Some independent retailers are choosing closed doors over doorbusters and even forgoing all holiday discounts, saying that doing so makes smart business sense........Read More
Health Care Law Forces Businesses to Consider Growth’s Costs
11/18/2015 3:02 PM
In January, a staff of 50 or more full-time employees will trigger the law’s employer mandate, which has employers weighing the costs of expansion........Read More
Casper Hopes Its ‘One for All’ Concept Translates to One Pillow
11/16/2015 11:01 PM
Founders of the New York City start-up, which sells a single-model mattress, are trying to expand their business to include other sleep categories, but maintain their streamlined approach........Read More
Chip Credit Cards Give Retailers Another Grievance Against Banks
11/16/2015 2:52 PM
A battle between retailers and the banking industry over credit card technology adds fuel to a feud over what merchants pay for the processing of credit and debit transactions........Read More
Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap
11/16/2015 2:12 PM
Blacks spend less money in black-owned businesses than other racial and ethnic groups spend in businesses owned by members of their groups, including Hispanics and Asians........Read More
Lawmakers Ask for Information About Online Lenders
11/12/2015 4:35 PM
Four members of Congress and the Treasury Department are trying to determine whether the small-business lenders should be more tightly regulated........Read More
A Software Firm That Wines and Dines the Restaurant Industry
11/11/2015 9:12 AM
The start-up Dine Market initially faced an uphill fight convincing restaurateurs its app could save them thousands of dollars on food and supplies........Read More
Buffalo Entices Start-Ups to Relocate With $5 Million Contest
11/4/2015 11:21 PM
Buffalo is one of a number of struggling cities and regions experimenting with prize contests to draw entrepreneurs, although the question of their effectiveness remains unanswered........Read More
S.E.C. Gives Small Investors Access to Equity Crowdfunding
10/30/2015 3:09 PM
New rules allow small investors to receive shares of a company in exchange for investments they make........Read More
Z-Burger Case Shows Value of Trademark Protection
10/28/2015 9:29 AM
Ensuring that a brand is registered and protected requires several important steps, and not taking the time now can backfire later, experts say........Read More

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