Thursday, May 28, 2015
The initiative, announced by the retailer earlier this month, will tweak the inventory at the 150 best-performing Macy’s, dialing back on clearance racks to make room for some more upscale touches.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has a fan in Andy Marsh, CEO of Latham-based Plug Power, credits retail colossus Wal-Mart with putting his company on the path to offering hydrogen fuel cells as an alternative to traditional batteries to power the forklifts that flitter around big warehouses moving product.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
A “New York day” is a legal construct: that any part of a day spent in the state qualifies as a full day, or, in the vernacular, as a New York day. It’s important for income tax purposes.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced last week that it soon would put out for public comment a pay-for-performance metric that companies would have to use annually to give shareholders another way of seeing how CEO pay tracks company financial performance and how both compare to firms in a peer group.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
To some New York lawmakers, today’s subprime auto loans look an awful lot like yesterday’s home mortgages.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
LinkedIn and Sketchers are the only remaining public companies from a list of seven or so that haven’t acted ahead of their annual meetings on a recommendation from the New York State Common Retirement Fund to add more women and minorities to their boards of directors.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The I-90 line is an important one for CSX, which operates east of the Mississippi and in two Canadian provinces.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Soon, John LaRock could be running the last Howard Johnson’s restaurant in the country.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Albany wants to make food trucks “an integrated, celebrated part of city life,” but needs to keep in mind established restaurants, to make sure they “don’t feel threatened.”
Thursday, March 26, 2015
If you’re finally ready to tackle those home renovations shelved during the Great Recession, better be prepared to get in line if you’re looking to engage a local remodeler.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
When General Electric Co. last week released material for its 2015 annual meeting, missing was one of this year’s hot-button issues: a “proxy access” proposal. The phrase denotes the demand that boardrooms become a bit more open by giving big shareholders a greater say in the election of directors.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
I’ll admit now that I was a bit skeptical when a commercial real estate broker predicted a year ago that a medical urgent-care center would take space on Wolf Road, the hot retail corridor that boasts so many hotels, restaurants and shopping plazas.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
So-called zombie homes can rend communities large and small as they sit neglected, abandoned by their owners in foreclosure but not yet repossessed by the lender.
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The Capital Region made a cameo appearance in the administrative complaint filed last week by the Federal Trade Commission against the Sysco-US Foods merger.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Friday the 13th also was the day President Obama convened a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford University in California to promote public-private collaboration on many online fronts, including payment technologies. Everyone promised to play nice and pull on the same oar, but after my own Friday the 13th experience, I remain skeptical.