Department of Small Business Services

New campaign helps small businesses impacted by Sandy
New campaign helps small businesses impacted by Sandy
Business Danielle Petrovich 12/11/2012 at 11:47AM

In an effort to help small businesses that have been affected by Sandy, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn joined forces with the Department of Small Business Services to launch the “Support NYC Small Business” campaign. This new promotional campaign encourages locals and tourists to shop in New York City neighborhoods that were hit hardest by [...]

Woodside businesses considering new BID program
News Alexa Altman 8/17/2012 at 11:37AM

Woodside businesses are eyeing a new, lighter Business Improvement District (BID) program. The simplified version, called BID express, focuses on maintenance and sanitation, reducing costs for its members by centralizing management. While a traditional BID largely emphasizes administration costs and assists with marketing efforts, the downsized version appeals to smaller districts with a more localized [...]