- Cuomo pitches business tax-free zones near SUNY schools
Businesses that move to property adjoining SUNY campuses will be free from taxes for 10 years under a plan unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
- Schumer: Samuelsohn seeks to buy Hickey Freeman
High-end Canadian suitmaker Samuelsohn is trying to buy Rochester’s Hickey Freeman and bring new lines of business to the North Clinton Street company, Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday.
- COMIDA OKs tax breaks for facility for eHealth Technologies
Medical records retrieval and delivery service eHealth Technologies Inc. plans to add 60 jobs over three years, following $4 million in new construction in Henrietta.
- Non-profit firms merge leadership
CP Rochester and Ontario County-based Happiness House/Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy Inc. have merged leadership.
- Transcat shares climb on higher sales, profits
Shares of Transcat Inc. were up 10 percent Wednesday afternoon after the company reported a record year of revenues and profit.
- Holiday Inn Rochester Airport sold, to undergo upgrade
The Holiday Inn Rochester Airport has been sold to a Florida firm, which is planning a multimillion dollar upgrade to the Brooks Avenue facility and the addition of a comedy club, officials announced Wednesday.
- Burns ranks among world's most powerful women
Xerox Corp. chairman and CEO Ursula Burns, 54, is one of the most powerful women in the world, an annual survey by Forbes shows.
- Panther Graphics ranks No. 8 on 2013 Inner City 100
Panther Graphics Inc. of Rochester ranks eighth on a list of the top 100 fastest-growing inner-city companies in the United States, officials announced Wednesday.
- Genesee County awards $8M contract to RF
Genesee County has awarded Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester an $8 million contract to replace its public safety radio system.
- IP law group to honor Welch Allyn engineer
The Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association has named its Distinguished Inventor of the Year recipient and is to honor him Wednesday at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
- Monro Q4 sales rise 14 percent but net income and EPS fall
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. on Tuesday reported increased sales for the fourth quarter, a result of improved sales from new stores. The quarter, however, saw a drop in profits.
- Area's unemployment rate drops to 7.2 in April
The Rochester metropolitan area continued to improve in April, with a decrease in the unemployment rate and an increase in the number of jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
- Keep your eye on Xerox, Burns tells shareholders
Xerox Corp. is evolving into a services-led, technology-driven company, its leaders said at the firm’s annual meeting of shareholders in Connecticut.
- Trulign lens by B&L gets FDA approval
Bausch & Lomb Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its Trulign lens, company officials said Tuesday.
- Muller Quaker Dairy to open June 3
The Muller Quaker Dairy—the Greek yogurt manufacturing venture between PepsiCo Inc. and the Theo Muller Group—will open June 3, officials announced Tuesday.
- N.Y. homeowners received nearly $2B under settlement
New York homeowners so far have received $1.92 billion in National Mortgage Settlement money, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
- Trade publication includes area firms among 'Fab 50'
Two local firms, Spoon Exhibit Services Inc. and RES Exhibit Services LLC, have been named to Event Marketer Magazine’s “Fab 50” list.
- Magazine recognizes Mann’s, Cornell’s
Town & Country, a national fashion and lifestyle magazine, has named two local jewelers two to its 2013 list of “America’s Leading Independent Jewelers.”
- Group honors Pier 45 among top outdoor dining spots
For the second consecutive year, Rochester’s Pier 45 has been selected as one of the Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in the U.S. by OpenTable, an online real-time restaurant reservation service.
Most readers see value in social media|
More than half of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say social media use is important in their business.
The shrinking deficit|
It has been called the incredible shrinking deficit, and this week its projected size plunged again--to the smallest gap since 2008.
Sustainability or resilience: which should we seek?|
The resilience approach to management is not a panacea, and there is the danger that like the notion of sustainability, it will come to mean whatever one wants it to mean.
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