Korean merchants along Union Street in Flushing are suffering declining sales and blame the Flushing Commons development, Korea Daily reports.
El Diario takes a look at a history of tenacity and determination, even through hard times.
Mixed views emerged from the Chinese community in NYC about the July 21 decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Washington Heights merchants ask the city to approve the Small Business Jobs Survival Act, El Diario reports.
The Korean community in Palisades Park, New Jersey, has succeeded in getting the mayor to reverse a plan to increase parking fees in the business area, which is dominated by Korean-owned businesses, Korea Daily reports.
Chinese investors are joining Chinese-American investors to help develop some waterfront property in Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Two bus companies have a new stop on Allen Street in Chinatown, and businesses are complaining that customers and delivery trucks are having trouble parking, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Auto shops that vacated Willets Point in Queens may soon settle in their new home in Hunts Point, which they say will be environmentally friendly, reports Hunt Point Express.
Jerome Avenue auto mechanics worry that their businesses will be driven out by rezoning plans, Norwood News reports.
Polish-owned businesses in Brooklyn are changing with the times in Greenpoint or leaving for Ridgewood, where rents are cheaper and business is good, reports Nowy Dziennik.
To avoid being held liable for actions by employees, say lawyers, Korean business owners and employers should offer employees anti-harassment and anti-discrimination education and training, The Korea Times reports.
Rep. Yvette Clarke called for city officials to review and overhaul procedures for contracting with minority and women-owned business, Our Times Press reports exclusively.
Business improvement districts in the Bronx worry that allowing more street vendors will create problems, Norwood News reports.
Another traditional meat merchant operating in Chinatown has fallen victim to changing times and falling sales, and its owner will now focus on wholesale business, Sing Tao Daily reports, while other meat shops diversify the products they sell.
Some Korean bookstores are deciding to open a shop-within-a-shop, adding coffee shops or other vendors, to reduce costs and boost sales, reports Korea Daily.