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Profile America: America’s First Shopping Mall

AMERICA’S FIRST SHOPPING MALL Profile America — Everyone who loves convenience in shopping can thank Edward Delk and J.C. Nichols. It was they who conceived, designed, and built the first shopping mall in the U.S. The Country Club Plaza, on the […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Business, Profile America
All-white-meat Tender Strips(R) dipped in Church's(R) famous Honey-Butter Biscuit batter and fried to a delicious golden brown. Honey-Butter Biscuit Tenders are available for a limited time only at participating locations.

Exciting New Flavor Mash-Up Coming to Church’s Chicken

Honey-Butter Biscuit Tenders Combine Two Taste Favorites into One Amazing Menu Offering Fans of crisp, hand-battered, juicy fried chicken and flaky, buttery, scratch-made biscuits can now have the best of both delicious worlds. Beginning Monday, March 28, Church’s Chicken will introduce […]

by · March 22, 2016 · Business, Food & Restaurants
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

DiNapoli: Small Businesses Are Vital To State’s Economy

There are more than 451,000 small businesses in New York State, covering a vast spectrum of firms from neighborhood coffee shops to specialized tech firms. Earlier this month, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a report highlighting the enormous contributions these small […]

Sales of Cars and Car Parts At $1 Trillion

Sales of Cars and Car Parts At $1 Trillion

Car and car parts dealers had sales of $1.0 trillion, representing an increase of 6.5 percent over the previous year, according to new statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 Annual Retail Trade Survey.   The Census Bureau […]

The Sports Authority plans to close its store located in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx at 171 West 230th Street, plus 139 more nationwide.

Sports Authority Kingsbridge Store Slated To Close

  According to a recent bankruptcy filing by the Sports Authority, the retailer will close two of its five stores in New York City. The stores expected close are located in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx at 171 West […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Business, Local News, News
BP Diaz, MTA & BOEDC to Co-Host Business Development Seminar

BP Diaz, MTA & BOEDC to Co-Host Business Development Seminar

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation to help Bronx businesses do more business with the transit authority.   The MTA and the BOEDC, which serves as […]

by · March 1, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Business
Latino M/WBE Awards Honor Small Businesses Leaders

Latino M/WBE Awards Honor Small Businesses Leaders

The 2016 Latino M/WBE Awards Reception held at the Cantina Rooftop @Stage48 in Manhattan on February 2nd was truly a night to remember. New York’s MWBE leaders came out in full force to honor their advocates and success stories.   […]

by · February 10, 2016 · Business
KFC Debuts New Celebrity Colonel Sanders During Super Bowl 50 Pregame

KFC Debuts New Celebrity Colonel Sanders During Super Bowl 50 Pregame

The Real Colonel Sanders Is Back. Yet Again. Seriously. KFC Debuts New Celebrity Colonel During Sunday’s Pregame And Live Stream LOUISVILLE, KY/PRNewswire/ — Kentucky Fried Chicken® continues to re-introduce  the “real” Colonel Sanders in its newest ad starring actor/comedian/writer/producer Jim Gaffigan. […]

Revolution Lighting Technologies’ Tri-State LED Completes LED Lighting Retrofit Throughout Lehman College Campus

Revolution Lighting Technologies’ Tri-State LED Completes LED Lighting Retrofit Throughout Lehman College Campus

Revolution Lighting Completes Fifth Project for Bronx-Based University, Installing Its Industry Leading T8 LED Tubes Since 2010   STAMFORD, CT— Revolution Lighting Technologies (RLT), a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced the completion of an LED retrofit project […]

by · February 3, 2016 · Business, Energy, Higher Education
99 Cents Only Stores Advises V-Day Romeos on Good and Bad Gift Ideas for their Juliets

99 Cents Only Stores Advises V-Day Romeos on Good and Bad Gift Ideas for their Juliets

99 Cents Only Stores has advice for all clueless Romeos searching to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for their Juliets. To help decide what to get, and what not to get, the Company is featuring a list of both […]

by · February 3, 2016 · Business, Holidays
Profile America: Lotus 1-2-3

Profile America: Lotus 1-2-3

On this date 33 years ago, the infant personal computer was empowered to become something much greater than a glorified word processor with the release of the spreadsheet program Lotus 1-2-3.

by · January 26, 2016 · Business, Profile America, Technology
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission To Study Hoverboards Safety

WASHINGTON, DC  — The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is looking into dozens of fires involving hoverboards, which are also called smart boards or self-balancing boards. Many of these fires occurred indoors and could have resulted in serious injuries if not for […]

SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Visits City to Announce Additional Hurricane Sandy Assistance

SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Visits City to Announce Additional Hurricane Sandy Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC — Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is visiting New York City today. At an SBA disaster assistance office in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Contreras-Sweet will join Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-7) to announce SBA available assistance to […]

Target, YouTube, Hasbro Join NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing

Target, YouTube, Hasbro Join NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing

NEW YORK — The first annual NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing will bring together an impressive group of executives who will offer a 360-degree view of the licensing industry and includes speakers from leading retailers, multichannel platforms and Wall Street. […]

by · January 15, 2016 · Business, News
Baskin-Robbins Celebrates “Chocoholics” Nationwide With January Flavor Of The Month, Chocoholic’s Resolution

Baskin-Robbins Celebrates “Chocoholics” Nationwide With January Flavor Of The Month, Chocoholic’s Resolution

Baskin-Robbins Celebrates the New Year with “Celebrate 31” Promotion on January 31st Offering $1.31 Scoops and $3.31 Two-Scoop Sundaes   CANTON, MA — Baskin-Robbins is celebrating the New Year with a Flavor of the Month that’s perfect for chocolate lovers nationwide. The […]

by · January 11, 2016 · Business, News