Food Retail: Getting Better Results From Your Inventory

Food retail businesses can operate on slim profit margins, so it’s essential that you get the most out of your inventory. This course teaches the tools to help you identify the right products for your business, effectively sell these products, and make the right decisions to raise your profitability. By the end of the course, you will be able to: […]

Meet the Lender: Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

One of the most challenging issues for small business owners is finding the much needed capital to grow their business. Join us to meet with a lender based in Queens on May 10th from 9AM thru 10AM at Queens Center, 90-27 Sutphin Blvd, 4th Floor, Jamaica, NY 11435. In this workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to hear and meet […]

What is Your Emergency Plan?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) wants to help you reduce your risk and prepare your business for the unexpected. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC businesses face many challenges that can affect your day-to-day operations. If you own or manage a business, please share your ideas and experiences around how SBS can […]

Get a Free Compliance Consultation

Avoid common business violations The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) offers free on-site compliance consultations to help businesses understand and follow City rules before an inspection occurs. SBS will come to your business and help you: Learn how to avoid fines and violations If you’ve received a violation, understand what it means and how to resolve it Coordinate reviews and provide information on other […]

Evelyn J. Wolff @ Selfhelp Community Services

Evelyn J. Wolff is Vice President of Real Estate Development at Selfhelp Community Services, where she is responsible for Selfhelp’s portfolio of ten residential facilities (more than 1,000 affordable housing units); six of which are in Flushing. Evelyn has four decades of experience in the development and preservation of affordable multifamily housing. Her expertise in financing affordable housing projects and integrating […]

Downtown Flushing Eligible for Up to $500K in Grants for Surging Business Growth

A bustling area of Flushing qualified for city funding used toward future area business improvement projects. Downtown Flushing was one of six neighborhoods chosen to receive up to $500,000 in grants to conduct local neighborhood revitalization initiatives. Part of the city’s Department of Small Business Services’ (SBS) Neighborhood 360° program — a new initiative that strengthens and revitalizes commercial corridors that anchor the […]