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Walmart Loses Deal For New Brooklyn Store

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it had failed to reach a deal with a developer to have a store in Brooklyn's ...

Nate C. Hindman

New York Tech Booms, Even As City's Jobless Rate Rises

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 05.17.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday the launch of a website mapping Internet startups in New York City that are hiring. Speaking ...

Why Bloomberg's Free Market Talk Rings False

Larry Hirsch | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Larry Hirsch

Whether it is for reporting, procurement, accounting, equal rights or many other purposes, part of the contract any business makes with the government is to abide by the rules.

LOOK: New York Dog Vacations!

Posted 04.16.2012 | New York

New Yorkers scrambling to find a place to put their dogs before jet-setting now have the option to set their loved ones up with a local, pet-friendly ...

The Biggest Chains In New York

Posted 01.02.2012 | New York

According to a new survey conducted by the Center for an Urban Future, chain stores are spreading more slowly throughout the city with 31 percent of n...

Stores Close But New Yorkers Continue To Shop

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Many stores in New York were closed on Saturday as Hurricane Irene neared, with some posting comical signs like "Blame the weatherman. Not...

Entrepreneurs Counting Down to 2011

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cheryl Wills

In all the discussion about how the recession has ravaged Wall Street, few seem to be focused on entrepreneurs who have been soldiering on in the worst of times.

Time to Scale Up, NYC!

Eric Hippeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric Hippeau

By providing seasoned mentors to growing companies and start-ups, the NYC Economic Development Corporation Venture Fellows program gives innovative entrepreneurs a pivotal leg up.

Cupcake Bakeries Lower New York Unemployment

WSJ | Sumathi Reddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forget trendy. New Yorkers' obsession with cupcakes, sparked nearly a decade ago by 'Sex and the City' characters' pilgrimages to Magnolia, has now be...

According to Zagat, More New York City Restaurants Opened Than Closed

Crain's New York Business | Lisa Fickenscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers are eating out and spending less on restaurant meals, but the dining scene here is hardly fizzling, according to the 2010 Zagat New York C...

Governor Paterson Wants To Change Business Tax Breaks Program

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Paterson administration wants to change the way New York businesses get tax breaks for job creation, proposing credits for re...

Economic Dirty Bomb Goes Off in New York

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Engelhardt

That once hopeful paean to an "expanding" and "affluent" neighborhood now seems like a notice from a lost era. Those signs now seem like messages in a bottle floating in from BC: Before the Collapse.