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Ed Koch and the Art of Personal Branding

Ed Koch and the Art of Personal Branding

A timeline of the life of Edward Koch, former mayor of New York, who passed away today in New York.
The New York Times Gets Into the Incubator Game

The New York Times Gets Into the Incubator Game

A startup incubator in The New York Times Co.'s Manhattan headquarters will nurture companies that are rethinking the future of media.
The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.
Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites

Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites

Upending the paper invite isn't the only goal for this company. Changing the way people communicate is the larger challenge for young visionaries Alexa and James Hirschfeld.
People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat

People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat

The U.S. may be awash with sweet treats, but these ice-pop makers have given the tired category a makeover.
Reinventing Retail: How One Owner Is Making Her Boutique Tell a Story

Reinventing Retail: How One Owner Is Making Her Boutique Tell a Story

See how Rachel Shechtman is bringing a magazine-like approach -- and advertisers -- into her retail shop.
After a Post-9/11 Slump, an Entrepreneur Turns to Franchising

After a Post-9/11 Slump, an Entrepreneur Turns to Franchising

Greg Carafello was at his flagship location on Sept. 11. He escaped after the second plane hit. Not only did he lose his main branch, but also his best friend.
Why Venture Capitalists Heart NY

Why Venture Capitalists Heart NY

New York recently beat out rival Boston for the number two spot for venture capital accumulation. Here's what makes the Big Apple more appealing.
'Cake Boss' Asks: Are You Judging Your Customers?

'Cake Boss' Asks: Are You Judging Your Customers?

'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro of Carlo's Bakery shows why his business is a success. No matter how weird the request, his customers are always right.
How the Business of Halloween Grew Up

How the Business of Halloween Grew Up

Halloween is a booming business in the U.S. that's captured the imaginations of both children and adults. But that hasn't always been the case. We spoke with the president and CEO of Rubie's Costume Co., and asked him how the holiday became so supersized.
The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

From humble roots, Rubie's Costume Co., has grown into a global enterprise while staying family-owned -- thanks to ghosts, goblins and Lady Gaga.
How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week

How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week

Porter Grey, a fashion line started by sisters Alexandra & Kristen O'Neill in 2006, is making its second appearance at Fashion Week. Find out how they learned the business and made it into one of the industry's biggest showcases.
The Innovators: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley

The Innovators: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley

The co-founder of a popular mobile app talks about how his company got started.
Friending Facebook to Connect With New Customers

Friending Facebook to Connect With New Customers

Here's how one small Web company is using Facebook Connect to find new users.
The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried

The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried

The founder of the New York kit company talks about innovation, R&D and customer feedback.
A Surprising Business Idea

A Surprising Business Idea

Who doesn't like a good mystery? Three entrepreneurs deliver the unexpected.
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