New York Times - Small Business

The Great American Cardboard Comeback
“No one is shocked when a paper mill closes anymore. The shocking thing is when one reopens.”
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Nonfiction: An Economist’s Argument for Preserving Communities
Raghuram Rajan’s “The Third Pillar” contends that economic growth is not enough to ensure a nation’s health.
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This Legislation Could Force Stores to Take Your Cash
The bills come amid a trend toward “cash-free” stores, which supporters say are more convenient. Critics counter that they discriminate against the poor.
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Fixtures: The Baumans, Sellers of Really, Really Rare Books
Their shop is the thinking person’s place to go after hitting the jackpot in Las Vegas (or New York).
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A former buyer for Burberry has set up an e-commerce platform for sustainable fashion from a farmhouse in the English countryside.
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Robert Plotnik, ‘Bleecker Bob’ of Record-Store Fame, Dies at 75
His Greenwich Village shop, which he opened with a partner in Manhattan in 1967, helped to nurture punk rock and became a haven for fans and musicians alike.
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Fixtures: This Is Ralph Lauren’s Barber
Want the “gentleman cut”? Clemente Dimonda is your guy.
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domains: The Squishiest, Sweetest Sleep
The inventor of the water bed is reprising and updating it for a Casper world.
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The Return of Bleecker Street
A once-luxe stretch of the West Village that, until recently, was pocked with empty storefronts, is starting to return to its old glory.
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The Littlest Epicures
For a certain set of urban parents and entrepreneurs, Kraft mac and cheese is just not going to cut it.
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CNN Money - Small Business

South Africa's first black female winemaker ready to go it alone
In 1998, Ntsiki Biyela won a scholarship to study wine making. Now she's about to...
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Drones, robots, DIY toys shine at Toy Fair
Drones, robots, and educational toys were hot trends at this year's Toy Fair.
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Trump refuses to be a Bleacher Creature
Why is Donald Trump missing from Bleacher Creatures' new line of presidential candidates plush dolls?
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He just pitched to Richard Branson and won!
Bloom Technologies impresses Richard Branson to win the Extreme Tech Challenge startup contest.
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Want to succeed in this job? Learn to say no
Top celebrities have a habit of getting their own way. That can be a challenge...
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How this STEM school is shattering stereotypes
STEM3 Academy was started specifically for students with autism, ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome. Its STEM-based...
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