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New York Small Business Owners Coping in Still-Rough Waters

Posted in General Business,Restaurant by ebs4pos on September 28, 2009

A restaurant owner, squeezed by a slump in sales and growing debt to his landlord, discontinues his health insurance. A contractor decides not to replace a member of his small crew who quit. An industrial bicycle maker starts selling to universities, prisons and zoos. For a quintet of small businesses that The New York Times has been tracking for the past year, the persistent recession has hurt some more than others. As fall began, some cautious optimism about a recovery crept into recent interviews conducted by Patrick McGeehan, Erik Olsen and Gabriel Johnson.

via New York Small Business Owners Coping in Still-Rough Waters – NYTimes.com.

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