Learn about how regulations affect businesses from multinational corporations to hot dog carts, and follow the shifts in New York’s economy as the face of traditional retail changes.
News that a beloved pizza parlor in Brooklyn had been seized by the state for nonpayment of taxes surprised many aficionados of the Midwood eatery, including Mayor de Blasio. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio and others tout the $15 minimum wage in New York City as an example for the nation. Read More.
The city council passed a first-in-the-nation law last week, prohibiting most employers from testing prospective new hires for marijuana. Read More.
Two years ago, Mayor de Blasio announced a plan to create 100,000 “good-paying jobs.” Read More.
Hudson Yards—New York City’s newest neighborhood—is opening its retail mall today. Read More.
The $15 minimum wage has gone into effect in New York City, and the collateral effects are already being felt by restaurants. Read More.
Reacting to months of opposition and protests, Amazon has decided against siting a major corporate headquarters in Queens. Read More.
Critics have objected to the use of subsidies to lure Amazon to New York City; the giant Internet retailer recently announced that it would locate a major corporate office in Long Island City, Queens. Read More.
The city council heard testimony this week about a long-debated proposal to regulate commercial rental negotiations. Read More.
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