Surging Pot Dispensaries, Retiring Business Owners, Finding a Co-Founder: Jan. 3

Surging Pot Dispensaries, Retiring Business Owners, Finding a Co-Founder: Jan. 3
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories for small business and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andre?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

New Jersey pizzeria owner Carlos Vega is trying to make his business profitable—without working seven days a week, writes John Grossman. [New York Times]

High demand pushed prices higher at Colorado’s pot shops, writes Karen Weise, as state law legalizing marijuana sales for recreational use took effect on New Year’s Day. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Small business owners from the baby boomer generation are starting to retire, writes Tom Tobin. [Democrat and Chronicle]

College-educated foodies are taking jobs as servers at high-end eateries as a stepping stone to restaurant management, writes Alina Dizik. [Wall Street Journal]

“How do you find the right co-founder for your startup? Harvard Business School professor Noam Wasserman offers some advice (video). [Kauffman Foundation]

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