New York

Overview

New York is one of the oldest states in America. It was one of the original 13 colonies to declare independence from Great Britain, and the Statue of Liberty watches over New York City to commemorate this fact. The state is one of the leading centers of culture and trade due in part to New York City’s Broadway musicals, the New York Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in the world, and the incredibly diverse cultural landscape. New York City has been referred to as the financial capital of the world, as well as a center for international diplomacy through the United Nations Headquarters. Although the city is also well known for its substantial publishing output, the state also has substantial manufacturing output and a number of livestock farms. New York is the perfect fit for the small-business owner who values diversity of culture.

Industry Stats

  • New York has more designers than taxi drivers and more lawyers than police officers.
  • Around 650,000 people work in elementary and secondary schools in New York, more people than the population of Vermont.
  • Couples in New York spent an average of $6,322 on food service for their weddings in 2015.
  • The state has more vending machine operators than US Navy members.
  • New Yorkers spent almost $200 million on wedding dresses in 2015.
  • New York has three times as many bellhops as it does actors.

New York is one of the best places to go to expand your business to a world audience. New York City is one of the leading trade hubs worldwide, and you can be confident that you’ll be able to find quality professional help anywhere you go.

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