Category: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship: A Boom in Rock Climbing, Minus the Rocks

More entrepreneurs are bringing their enthusiasm for climbing indoors: Gyms are sprouting across the country with walls for climbing and bouldering.

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The President Changed. So Has Small Businesses’ Confidence.

Executives in Toledo, Ohio, say their prospects are better under President Trump, citing his promises of fewer regulations and lower taxes and health care costs.

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Entrepreneurship: How a Facebook Executive Revived a Fading Surf Brand

Birdwell Beach Britches, which makes hand-sewn board shorts, got a modern makeover that includes a distribution deal with J. Crew.

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Entrepreneurship: Something Else to Enjoy With Your Cat: Happy Hour

Two start-ups are competing in the unusual business of selling catnip-laced “wines” to cat owners. So far, the drinks’ biggest fans are humans, not cats.

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Bookstores Stoke Trump Resistance With Action, Not Just Words

Independent shops have become magnets for a growing movement, with some taking a protest role beyond deciding what titles to display.

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Stretching Exercises Are In as the Next Fitness Fad

Stretching studios are cropping up across the country, offering one-on-one personalized sessions to relax clients’ overworked muscles.

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The Little Kitchens That Could

Food entrepreneurs vie to defy the odds and make it big with creative concoctions at the Winter Fancy Food Show.

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Two Retirees Create Marijuana Packaging Business in Colorado

A retired schoolteacher and a former marketing executive built a company in Colorado that sells child-resistant containers to cannabis dispensaries.

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At Repair Cafes, ‘Beloved but Broken’ Possessions Find New Life

The cafes, which reject our disposable culture, bring together those who have broken items like lamps, lockets and teddy bears and volunteers who try to make them work again.

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Global Shopper: A Stylish Curiosity Shop in East Hollywood

Christian Louboutin skateboard? Check. Rodarte sweats? They got ’em. Vintage “Peanuts” comics? Those, too.

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