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NYC paid vacation bill could be a big burden on small businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a campaign event. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. Getting paid to go on vacation might seem like a win-win situation. But in New York City, a new policy proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio has sparked a conversation about who loses out when paid time off becomes a requirement. New York City could soon be […]

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Brick and Mortar stores fight to survive

Artist rendering of American Dream Mall. courtesy of americandream.com   The days of big department stores with glittering windows and endless racks of product may be slowly coming to end. With a few clicks on a mobile phone, consumers can browse, buy, and ship the same product that could take several hours to find in a store. In the face of this […]

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Recession rumors swirl as stock market plunges

Photo by Nick Youngson  http://www.nyphotographic.com/ Heightened economic uncertainty and expert predictions of another recession evoke images of bankers and stockbrokers in New York City carrying the contents of their desks despondently down Wall Street during the economic collapse of 2008. For Sioux Falls, South Dakota resident Amy Wentworth, reports of a future recession remind her of the most painful lessons […]

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Snapchat is a major news source for teens

According to a study done by the Pew Research Center, the percentage of Snapchat users who get their news from the app increased from 17% to 27% between 2016 and 2017.

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Chinatown rebuilds after 9/11

Following the 9/11 attacks, Chinatown suffered an economic depression.

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Pop Up Shops invade New York City

A unique marketing tool and a way to get up close with customers.

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NYU students protest sale of sweatshop apparel at NYU bookstore

The students staged the “die in” to highlight the many workers killed and injured in garment factory accidents.

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Sales of fro-yo dip as city settles into deep freeze

The wait for a customer can sometimes be long.

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Cold weather hurts food vendors

Extremely cold weather has taken a toll on outdoor food vendors.

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Business heats up as Super Bowl temperatures drop

Super Bowl Boulevard near Times Square will draw large crowds this week.