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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
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Again Tops Worldwide Box Office Results for January 10 Weekend

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Again Tops Worldwide Box Office Results for January 10 Weekend

Disney’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ continues its record-breaking sprint, adding another $145.93 million this weekend globally and beginning its box-office journey in China. Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst at Rentrak, commented, “The film is now the third highest grossing movie […]

by · January 11, 2016 · Business, Entertainment, News

New York State Approves Charter/Time Warner Cable Transaction

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, Charter Communications, Inc. received approval of its merger with Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) from the State of New York – bringing the close of the Charter transactions another step closer. This action by New York puts Charter’s […]

Former Bronx Assemblyman Peter Rivera Joins Gotham Government Relations & Communications

Former NYS Commissioner of Labor and Former NYS Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Joins Gotham Government Relations.

by · January 9, 2016 · Bronx Personalities, Business, News
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Entergy Earns EEI Emergency Assistance and Recovery Awards

Entergy Earns EEI Emergency Assistance and Recovery Awards; Continues 18-year Record NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 6, 2016  — Entergy Corp. yesterday received the Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance and Recovery Awards to recognize the company’s outstanding power restoration efforts on behalf […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Business, Energy, Environment, News
Victoria’s Secret Releases The Swim 2016 Catalogue Featuring Supermodel Elsa Hosk

Victoria’s Secret Releases The Swim 2016 Catalogue Featuring Supermodel Elsa Hosk

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Victoria’s Secret launches the Swim 2016 collection with the release of the brand’s anticipated Swim Catalogue. Shot by acclaimed fashion photographer Guy Aroch on the beautiful island of Bora Bora, the catalogue features the sexiest, […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Business, News
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Baskin-Robbins Invites Guests To Ring In The New Year With $1.31 Scoops Deal As Part Of “Celebrate 31” Promotion On New Year’s Eve

Baskin-Robbins Invites Guests To Ring In The New Year With $1.31 Scoops Deal As Part Of “Celebrate 31” Promotion On New Year’s Eve CANTON, Mass., Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Business
Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Stainless Steel Cookware; Frying Pan Hazard

Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Stainless Steel Cookware; Frying Pan Hazard

Injury Hazard Posed By Martha Stewart Frying Pans  Macy’s is recalling Martha Stewart Collection 10-piece stainless steel cookware sets, which include an 8-inch and a 10-inch stainless steel frying pan. Macy’s has received seven reports documenting that the metal discs that cover the […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Business, News
Madison Square Garden And Dunkin’ Donuts In Marketing Partnership

Madison Square Garden And Dunkin’ Donuts In Marketing Partnership

NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Madison Square Garden Company and Dunkin’ Donuts announced a multi-year marketing partnership, naming America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods the Official Coffee, Baked Goods and Breakfast Sandwich of the New […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Business
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Crosses $100 Million Worldwide In IMAX® Theatres

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Crosses $100 Million Worldwide In IMAX® Theatres

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Crosses $100 Million Worldwide In IMAX® Theatres, Setting New Record Pace For IMAX LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Star Wars: The Force Awakens, released by The Walt Disney Studios, soared to $106 million globally […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Business, Entertainment
2015 North American Box Office Revenue for Christmas Weekend Poised to Be One of Best on Record

2015 North American Box Office Revenue for Christmas Weekend Poised to Be One of Best on Record

According to Rentrak, this holiday weekend is poised to be one of the highest-earning Christmas weekends in North American box office history. Following the momentum already created by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” along with “Alvin and The Chipmunks,” “Sisters” and […]

by · December 27, 2015 · Business, Entertainment
CVS Health and Target Complete Acquisition of Target’s Pharmacy and Clinic Businesses

CVS Health and Target Complete Acquisition of Target’s Pharmacy and Clinic Businesses

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and MINNEAPOLIS/PRNewswire/ — CVS Health Corporation and Target Corporation recently announced that CVS Health has completed the acquisition of Target’s pharmacy and clinic businesses for approximately $1.9 billion. With the completion of the transaction, CVS Health acquired Target’s 1,672 pharmacies […]

by · December 21, 2015 · Business
Financial Focus: Congress Makes Tax Credits Permanent

Financial Focus: Congress Makes Tax Credits Permanent

Financial Focus:  Permanent Tax Credits!? by Anthony Rivieccio, MBA The House Ways and Means committee came to an agreement for key legislation to renew a series of tax provisions that had been the source political wrangling repeatedly over the past decade. […]

by · December 20, 2015 · Business, Personal Finance
Albany-based Lobbying Firm Expanding into New York City.

Albany-based Lobbying Firm Expanding into New York City.

Statewide Public Affairs, an Albany-based lobbying firm expanding into New York City by partnering with veteran lobbyist and political operative Jim Quent. Quent, who has more than 20 years of experience in government, politics, and communications in international, federal, state, city […]

by · November 16, 2015 · Business