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

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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