NYC first to crack down on Grubhub, Uber Eats, DoorDash, Postmates, and others

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Grubhub controls two-thirds of the NYC market. Those convenient food delivery apps are not so convenient for restaurants. New York’s City Council is poised to introduce a legislative package that aims to regulate their ballooning fees and commissions, making it one of the first cities in the country to push back on these middlemen apps. Read Full Story

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First-ever report on the state of Black entrepreneurs in NYC reveals sharp disparities

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Analyzing America’s top high-growth sectors—healthcare, technology, and energy—shows that only a small fraction are owned by Black entrepreneurs. A new report from BE NYC and New York City’s Department of Small Business Services mirrors the disparity and challenges faced by Black entrepreneurs across the country. Although New York City’s Black population stands at 22% (1.9 million), only 2% of the city’s businesses are Black-owned, the first-of-its-kind report revealed. Read Full Story

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Here’s Where Consumers Want More Convenience When Shopping

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Consumers are searching for convenience more than ever, with 83% of shoppers saying that convenience while shopping is more important today than it was 5 years ago. But where do they want more convenience while shopping? A new report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) offers some insights. Nearly two-fifths (38%) of shoppers say that… Read More » The post Here’s Where Consumers Want More Convenience When Shopping appeared first on Marketing Charts .

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NYC records day of zero COVID-19 deaths, as infection rate spikes elsewhere

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The death toll finally reached zero in the epicenter of the outbreak, but data show that the number of cases is rising in many states. New York City, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., just reported that there were no deaths related to the virus for the first time since March 11. The daily death toll reached a high of 590 on April 7, according to data from the New York City Department of Health . Read Full Story

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Stop thinking of resilience as a trait. It’s more than that

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Resilience isn’t something you just have or lack. It’s a set of things you can do. After living in San Francisco for many years, my friend and her husband decided to relocate to New York City. Jessica (not her real name) is an Asian American woman in her early 30s. She began her first shift as a nurse practitioner at the psychiatric ward of an NYC hospital in March of 2020, just as the COVID-19 crisis was intensifying. Read Full Story

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The 50th New York City marathon has been delayed a year due to the damn coronavirus

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The pandemic runs down another institution. Perhaps 53,000 runners breathing heavily on each other during a pandemic in the fall is not a savvy plan. And with that, the 2020 TCS NYC Marathon has been canceled. “I applaud New York Road Runners for putting health and safety of both spectators and runners first,” said New York mayor Bill de Blasio. The postponement was announced today by The New York Road Runners, along with the Office of the Mayor of New York City. Read Full Story

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