This week’s best quotes in business come from the worlds of art, pets, taxes and consumer credit. Happy New Year!
“Back in the Renaissance there were these families who were patrons for the arts … And now it’s these big companies.”
Kyler Martz, whose city-specific retro designs adorn Amazon’s fleet of Treasure Trucks.
New York resident Natalie Sullivan, who belatedly discovered she’d leased the dog she thought she was buying.
Martin Sullivan, chief economist at Tax Analysts, about the tax overhaul’s impact on U.S. companies.
Market-research consultant William McCracken, on credit-card issuers no longer requiring your John Hancock for purchases.
Steve Nislick, chief financial officer for the company redeveloping a huge former shipyard in Kearney, New Jersey, into a mixed-use industrial park.