Small Business Spotlight

Don White
Joe Connolly
July 29, 2020 - 5:00 am
Don White, co-founder and chief executive officer, of Satisfi Labs, Inc. was not sure his Artificial Intelligence company would survive the coronavirus pandemic, but since March he made several quick pivots that has led to his sales doubling year-over-year.
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Citi Field
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Joe Connolly
July 22, 2020 - 5:00 am
The boys of summer are back in town, but establishments near Yankee Stadium and Citi Field are fighting an uphill battle in a comeback dampened by a baseball season without fans in attendance.
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Online Shopping Scam
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Joe Connolly
July 15, 2020 - 5:00 am
Two Long Island mothers have increased the sales of their DEET-free insect repellent 6,000 percent over the last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic-related shutdowns with a keen focus on influencer marketing.
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New York City nail salon
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Neil A. Carousso
July 08, 2020 - 5:00 am
Personal care services such as nail salons, massage parlors, tattoo shops and tanning salons turned on their lights in phase three of New York City's reopening this week, but indoor dining was halted because the airborne coronavirus spreads in closed environments with poor ventilation. The City is...
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Coronavirus Closure Signs
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Neil A. Carousso
July 01, 2020 - 5:00 am
Seasonal businesses are hoping to mount a recovery starting with the 4th of July weekend, but that starts with safety.
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Coronavirus business
Neil A. Carousso
June 30, 2020 - 5:17 pm
Three local entrepreneurs who have proven sustainability through a series of essential pivots to survive the COVID-19 pandemic are sharing their advice for their peers in the business community.
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New York City restaurant closed
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Neil A. Carousso
June 24, 2020 - 5:00 am
Restaurants typically operate on thin profit margins, but establishments are getting squeezed as they struggle to serve their communities eager to eat out in phase two of New York City’s reopening.
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June Virtual Biz Breakfast Background
Joe Connolly
June 22, 2020 - 8:59 am
As businesses suffer from unprecedented shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, WCBS Newsradio 880 presents a special virtual event as part of our WCBS Business Breakfast Series focusing on business survival and recovery.
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Long Island barber shop
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Neil A. Carousso
June 17, 2020 - 8:20 am
There's cautious optimism around Long Island's recovery as the region sits in phase two of New York State's reopening from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Barbara Corcoran
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Neil A. Carousso
June 10, 2020 - 5:00 am
Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran says 80 percent of the businesses she has invested in on "Shark Tank" will not survive the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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