Open Data Boost, Textile Mills, Virtual Farmer's Market: Jan. 14

Open Data Boost, Textile Mills, Virtual Farmer's Market: Jan. 14
A daily roundup of compelling stories for small business owners and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

The open data movement, which has seen more cities make information about things such as street-cleaning services and emergency response times available online, has been a boon to some entrepreneurs, writes Angus Loten. [Wall Street Journal]

Millions of Americans who get insurance through small employers could have their plans canceled by the end of the year, writes Ariana Eunjung Cha. [Washington Post]

Here are some striking photos of U.S. textile mills. [New York Times Magazine]

Anita Campbell reviews a new book for small business exporters. [Small Business Trends]

Good Eggs Chief Executive Officer Rob Spiro talks about building a virtual farmer’s market (video). [Fox Business]

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