Category: Businesses

Businesses reducing trash and plastic consumption are beginning to look like treasure to some VCs
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Businesses reducing trash and plastic consumption are beginning to look like treasure to some VCs

Zuleyka Strasner didn’t set out to become an advocate for zero-waste consumption. The former manager of partner operations at Felicis Ventures had initially pursued a career in politics in the UK before a move to San Francisco with her husband. It was on their honeymoon on a small island in the Caribbean that Strasner says…

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American Businesses Shed 20.236 Million Jobs in April
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American Businesses Shed 20.236 Million Jobs in April

The private sector lost 20.236 million jobs in April, according to a report published Wednesday from the payroll company ADP. The hardest-hit sector was leisure and hospitality, which shrank by 8.6 million jobs in April, according to ADP. That was followed by trade and transportation, down 3.4 million jobs. Construction lost 2.5 million and manufacturing…

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Small Businesses Hit Hardest In Private Payroll Report
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Small Businesses Hit Hardest In Private Payroll Report

Small businesses shed 90,000 jobs in early March, before the worst of the coronavirus economic crunch hit much of America, according to a report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. The ADP report showed overall private payrolls falling by just 27,000, far fewer than the 125,000 decline forecast by economists. But the survey was completed by…

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NYC Businesses Cut Staff, Raise Prices Due to $15 Minimum Wage
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NYC Businesses Cut Staff, Raise Prices Due to $15 Minimum Wage

The $15 minimum wage has forced some business owners in New York City to cut staff and raise their prices. Susannah Koteen, the owner of Lido Restaurant in Harlem, said the minimum wage has directly impacted her business, and she worries that it could get worse as time goes by. “What it really forces you…

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