Bye Bye, New York

Bye Bye, New York

One of the most significant shifts in American business over the last several decades has been the shrinking number of big corporations headquartered in New York City.  At first, some moved “upstate” to the New York suburbs and to Connecticut.  But more...
Business History Podcast and Video

Business History Podcast and Video

Friends of Business History, I have been doing a lot of podcasts and interviews recently.  I always make plenty of historical references.  But when they are primarily about the present and future, I put them up on my other website, https://hooversworld.com/ and...
Student Essay Contest $3,000 First Prize

Student Essay Contest $3,000 First Prize

The American Business History Center is proud to introduce our first annual Business History Essay Contest for High School Students. This is a chance for students to learn about businesses and how they are built, that they are human ventures and have human stories and...
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