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Smallbiztrends News: New York hates Airbnb and marijuana is destroying the alcohol industry

Checking out Smallbiztrends today, I came across an interesting article on a few news updates.  Although I won’t list them all, here are a few of the more interesting and entertaining stories for your Sunday enjoyment.

  1. Squarespace users can now accept payment using Paypal Express Checkout
  2. (As you know from our site) Amazon Go is looking to eliminate convenience store lines by creating an entire digital shopping experience
  3. Apparently, states that have legalized marijuana tend to see a drop in alcohol usage
  4. Transportation is the most in-demand employment opportunity for people without a degree
  5. Founder of Chipotle admits “that half of the Chipotle restaurants in the U.S. aren’t meeting service standards.”
  6. If your shipping with FedEx this Holiday season, the deadline for shipments is December 25th
  7. LinkedIn, after breaching Russian laws, has been banned from Russia
  8. New York’s over regulation is costing small businesses.  "Fines of up to $7,500 for hosts who posted short-term rentals" is affecting income streams as services like Airbnb cannot be capitalized on by New York residents.


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