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Chick-fil-A Looking to Recruit Bronx-Area Owner/Operators

As Chick-fil-A continues to expand into New York, the company is searching for the next group of franchise Owner/Operators – specifically for the Bronx. Chick-fil-A restaurants, which are independently owned and operated, offer the opportunity to build a business, shape a […]

The CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package was passed by Congress to provide direct payments of up to $1,200 for Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Fate of the American Middle Class is in the Hands of Regulators

By Donnell Williams and Antoine M. Thompson  This op-ed was originally published in Our Weekly/Los Angeles on April 13, 2020. Last week, Congress passed phase three of its COVID-19 response, the CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package that has […]

by · April 16, 2020 · Business, Opinion, Real Estate
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COVID-19 AID: Filing for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Congress passed the CARES Act on Friday, March 27, 2020. The New York State Department of Labor set up the CARES Act web page to provide information about how the Act may affect unemployment (UI) benefits.

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Peeps Brand rolls out new flavors for Easter

Mardis Gras hasn’t yet arrived, but consumers’ minds are already on the Easter season—the confectionery aspect, anyway—thanks to Peeps’ announcement of five new flavors. Fans can try Hot Tamales Fierce Cinnamon, Root Beer Float, Froot Loops, Raspberry Dipped in Crème […]

by · February 20, 2020 · Business, News
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Profile America: Ka-ching! The Cash Register Is Patented

Monday, November 4. The slang exclamation “ka-ching!” owes its birth to a development on this date140 years ago. That’s when James Ritty, a saloon keeper in Dayton, Ohio, patented the cash register he developed with his mechanic brother John. The […]

A rendering of the rear of FreshDirect’s new 500,000-square-foot Bronx headquarters along the Harlem River Yards.

FreshDirect — A Followup

Last week at an unrelated event, William Lyons, Vice President of Mitsubishi/Fuso Truck of America told a Bronx Chronicle reporter that noise from the refrigeration units aboard FreshDirect diesel-fueled trucks are a problem but one which should be resolved when […]

by · April 23, 2019 · Business, News
Front row seated, BCC President Lisa Sorin, and WCBS TV reporter Mary Calvi. The back row is the event committee of the BCC. (Credit: Robert Press)

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Women of Distinction Luncheon

By Robert Press Last week, the Bronx Chamber of Commerce held its annual Women of Distinction luncheon. Nine Bronx high school women each received scholarships in the amout of one-thousand dollars towards their college education. The scholarships were from Con […]

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NYS Business Council touts $1B savings to the Workers’ Compensation system

Newly approved lost-cost rates, coupled with already realized savings, will save state employers upwards of a billion dollars Albany, N.Y. – The Business Council of New York State, Inc., today highlighted the newly approved 11.7 percent reduction in loss cost […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Business, Government, News
Profile America: Online Shopping – It’s Prime Day

Profile America: Online Shopping – It’s Prime Day

Monday, July 16th. On this date in 1995, a small start-up company launched its business of selling books online out of a two-car garage in Bellevue, Washington. The first item purchased was a book titled “Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Business, News, Technology
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National Tomato Day

In celebration of National Tomato Day, Hellmann’s is making ketchup history by launching its first ketchup ever available to retailers nationwide, Hellmann’s REAL Ketchup – Sweetened only with Honey. Hellmann’s believes that real, simple ingredients are all you need to […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Business, Food & Restaurants, News
Workers are busy installing holiday lights along Morris Park Avenue. Photo by David Greene

Morris Park Business Improvement District OK’d

Last week, the New York City Council has ok’d the creation of the Morris Park Business Improvement District which would cover just over a mile of Morris Park Avenue and 188 businesses. The authorizing legislation, sponsored by Councilman James Vacca, […]

by · December 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Business, Local News, News
Amazon Expands NYC Footprint

Amazon Expands NYC Footprint

CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEW AMAZON OFFICE IN NEW YORK CITY WILL CREATE 2,000 JOBS Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Amazonwill expand its presence in New York City with the addition of a 359,000 square-foot administrative office at 5 Manhattan West. This […]

Delicioso Coco Helado Founder Alfredo Thiebaud Honored

Delicioso Coco Helado Founder Alfredo Thiebaud Honored

Bronx Street Renamed in Honor of Alfredo Thiebaud The street corner of 161st Street and St. Anns Avenue was re-named and dedicated after beloved Delicioso Coco Helado founder, Alfredo Thiebaud, whose fleet of pushcarts have enlivened our summers in the […]

Ivanka Trump Brand Sales Slump

Special report via Racked In February, after Nordstrom said that it no longer planned to stock Ivanka Trump products, there were a few big questions at the fevered intersection of politics and fashion. Should retailers let politics sway their buys? And, more […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Business, News
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Turtle Cove are co-hosting  a "Meet Up" Networking Event and BBQ Party on July 27, 6-10PM at Turtle Cove Golf & Baseball, 1 City Island Avenue, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx 10464.

Bronx Chamber of Commerce, Turtle Cove Networking Event & BBQ Party, 7/27