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New Yorkers Are Helping Keep This Nostalgic Candy Store and its 90-Year-Old Owner in Business

Ray's Candy store owner Ray Alvarez has manned his shop daily since opening in 1974.

Business News

Life Expectancy Declines By 3 Years in New York in 2020, And It Doesn't Stop There

Due to Covid and its residual impact, New York state, as well as the rest of the country, saw dramatic declines in life expectancy in the first year of the pandemic.

Business News

New York Lawmakers Seek to Limit Warehouse Productivity Quotas, Targeting Amazon

The Warehouse Worker Protection Act aims to prevent rising injury rates in warehouses, taking direct aim at Amazon after the company was named one of the most dangerous workplaces for the third time by the National Occupational Safety and Health Council.

Business News

'I Was Very Rude': Man Sends Apology Note and $100 Tip to Restaurant Staff for His Behavior

The letter referred to an incident that occurred on July 5 at around 5–6 p.m. The man yelled at Ramsey and her colleague Michelle Kender at the podium and left because the wait was longer than he expected.

Business News

New York Caps the Cost of Broadband for Low-Income Families

Users will pay $15 for 25 Mbps internet and $20 for broadband over 200 Mbps.

Thought Leaders

New York City Offers Funding, Credit and Free Programs for Women Entrepreneurs. Here's a Rundown.

It's Women's History Month, but we can celebrate women all year long by making a point to support women-owned businesses each and every day.

Real Estate

5 Most Common Red Flags Entrepreneurs Should Know Before Signing a Commercial Real Estate Lease in New York

It's exciting to find a home for your business, but here's what experts say you should know before you sign that commercial real estate lease.

Business News

Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Docks in Manhattan for 31st Annual Fleet Week

Starting Thursday, ship tours of the USS New York will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pier 88.

News and Trends

ClassPass Acquires Rival GuavaPass to Spread its Wings in Asian Markets

The deal comes after the New York-based fitness marketplace startup began expanding its international footprint in 2018

Finance

What's Hindering the Growth of Fintech Industry?

The industry is in a lot of ways controlled by the government and because of that there are unforeseen problems, regulations and licensing issues

Business News

Airbnb Sues New York Over Restrictive New Law

The bill bans New York homeowners from advertising rentals of 30 days or less on Airbnb's website.

Business News

Coinbase, Ripple Close to Landing New York Bitcoin Licenses, Sources Say

Once approved, the licenses would add to a nascent digital currency industry taking hold in New York.

Business News

New York's Uber Drivers Form Labor Association

More than 1,000 Uber drivers signed membership cards with the association, known as the Amalgamated Local of Livery Employees in Solidarity.