What can Best Buy learn from B&H and Apple stores?




How Best Buy can learn from B&H Photo
by Greg Sandoval, cnet.com

New York’s top photography store provides a clinic on how to sell tech gear.

This is how you sell tech gear:

Yes­ter­day I walked into B&H Photo in New York, which claims to be the coun­try’s largest non-chain cam­era store, and asked one of t…


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NYC emerging as a social tech startup powerhouse

Why 2013 Will Be a Big Year for NYC’s Tech Start-Ups!
Alan McGlade, forbes.com

New York City has a thriv­ing start-up scene and now is firm­ly estab­lished as the num­ber two inno­va­tion cen­ter behind Sil­i­con Val­ley. The ramp in momen­tum can be felt across the city land­scape from the mayor’s office where Michael…

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Visualizing all public transit in NYC

Watch One Mesmerizing Day Of All The Public Transit In New York
BY MORGAN CLENDANIEL, fastcoexist.com

This video, made using MTA data, shows the city as defined by its subways, buses, and trains.

New York is a city defined by its pub­lic trans­porta­tion sys­tem. It’s why, when large parts of it were taken out dur­ing Sandy, it was so pal­pa­ble…


New York Magazine captures post Sandy NY

New York Magazine Captures the Look of Post-Sandy New York
Arik Hesseldahl, allthingsd.com

To the list of New York insti­tu­tions that saw their oper­a­tions dis­rupt­ed by the Super­storm known as Sandy last week, add New York Mag­a­zine.

With offices on Var­ick and Canal Streets, it is sit­u­at­ed right at the bor­der­line between t…


See what the world will look like without power

New York City in post-storm darkness: photos by Randy Scott Slavin
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

NYC UNPLUGGED, a series by pho­tog­ra­ph­er Randy Scott Slavin doc­u­ment­ing the dark­ness in New York City after Hur­ri­cane Sandy caused wide­spread power out­ages:

New York City is always bright. Street lights, business marquees, ligh…


50 Amazing Job Perks

MoneyTalksNews, huffingtonpost.com


Tech com­pa­nies will go to amaz­ing lengths to recruit tal­ent­ed employ­ees – and keep them from jump­ing to com­peti­tors. An increas­ing­ly impor­tant part of the equa­tion is ben­e­fits.

A recent New York Times…


50 Amazing Job Perks