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Bronx Retail Market Blossoms

The Bronx retail market is asserting itself with several new centers that are expected to attract national retailers to the borough, the Wall Street Journal reported. Real estate investment trust Equity One, which has a national retail footprint of 144 centers, has begun to build Broadway Plaza, a 135,000-square-foot shopping center at 171 West 230th Street in the Kingsbridge neighborhood.
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Target Store Workers' May Day Victory

As workers around the world unite today in May Day Celebrations demanding better working conditions, economic justice and the right to join and form a union, the United States National Labor Relations Board reminded one of the World's largest retailers they are not above the law....
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Perrigo Company Hires Two Production Engineers In Bronx

Perrigo, a leading pharmaceutical supplier, announced today that Sarah Fram and Ilvin Nieves have been hired as Production Engineers for the Continuous Improvement and Manufacturing team. In this role, Fram and Nieves will be working with manufacturing improving the tube fill lines at Perrigo’s Bronx, New York location....
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7 Ways To Stop Paying Rent And Own Your Home

People fear what they do not understand. A good example is the purchase of a home. The average consumer knows very little about the home buying process. Between finding the right house, making sure it will not fall apart the day after you buy, and finding the best financing, it is no wonder so many people are afraid to buy homes....
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Bella Tan Studio Opens Its Doors

Throgs Neck has some warm sunlight to brighten up its cold winter days. ...
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Free Tax Help For Bronx Residents

There are several ways Bronx residents can receive free tax prep help, here are some of the upcoming programs:...
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Sholom & Zuckerbrot Broker 6K S/F

Aaron's, Inc., the Atlanta-based retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has opened its 2,000th location at 3254 White Plains Road., according to Frank Zuckerbrot, president of Sholom & Zuckerbrot Realty, whose firm represented both the landlord and tenant in the long-term lease....
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Simone Development Welcomes 3 New Tenants

Simone Development Cos. recently completed lease signings for three tenants at the new Throggs Neck Shopping Center project currently under construction in the Ferry Point section of the borough....
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Aaron's Opens 2,000th Store In Bronx

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, is officially opening its milestone 2,000th store today in Bronx, New York....
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New Home Sales in August fell 0.3% from July to a 373,000 annual pace. The median estimate forecasted a rise to 380,000. Nevertheless, this figure ...
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Equities Level    Δ 1d %S&P 500    1,457    -0.22DJIA    13,559    -0.15Nasdaq    3,161    -0.60EuroStoxx 50    2,558    -0.74Nikkei    9,069    -0.45Hang Seng    20,695    -0.19US Stocks fall on negative news ...
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Jobless claims decreased by 3,000 in the week ended Sept. 15 to 382,000, while the estimate was 375,000. Companies are believed to be holding back hiring and investment as overseas demand slow, and potential tax increases and government spending cuts threaten growth....
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Existing Home sales increased 7.8% to a 4.82 million annual rate (highest level in two years), beating estimates of 4.56 million on record-low mortgage rates, ...
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International Purchases of U.S. financial assets rose more than sevenfold in July as investors sought shelter from the debt crisis in Europe. Net buying totaled ...
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Marriott To Open A Luxury Bronx Hotel

In a major milestone for the Bronx, New York, Simone Development Companies today announced that Marriott has signed an agreement to operate a luxury hotel as the centerpiece of Simone Development's new Metro Center Atrium mixed-use project....
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Electric Trucks To Roll Out Of Bronx

Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. will begin assembling electric trucks at a new facility in Bronx, by the end of the year....
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Manufacturing in the NY region shrank more than forecast in September, with the index dropping to -10.41 (signaling contraction) from -5.85 in August as orders ...
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The Federal Reserve undertakes QE3 with open-ended purchases of $40 billion of mortgage debt a month as it seeks to boost growth and reduce unemployment. ...
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Perrigo Company Hires Ralf Kahl As Controller

Perrigo, a leading pharmaceutical supplier, announced today that Ralf Kahl has been hired as Controller for the Finance team. In this role, Kahl is responsible for managing finances, budgeting and expense approval for the company’s New York location. He will be working at Perrigo’s Bronx, NY site....
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Equities:DJIA: 13,333 (+0.07%)S&P500: 1,437 (+0.21%)Nasdaq: 3,114 (+0.32%)EuroStoxx: +0.28%Nikkei: 1.73%Hang Seng: 1.10% Equities rise on the German court ratifying the bailout fund. France wants Spain to snub ...
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Bronx Sees Increase Of Chain Stores

Bronx is booming and more chain stores are opening for business in the borough, according to one non-profit economic development corporation.
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Comptroller Highlights Recent Deposits Of $20M In Banking Development Districts In Brooklyn & Bronx

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today visited Ridgewood Savings Bank, in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and Spring Bank, in South Bronx, to highlight the importance of Banking Development Districts (BDDs). The Comptroller's Office has deposited $10 million in state funds in each of the two bank branches.

The Rise Оf Chinese Technology Аnd Тhe US Response

In 1914 the Europeans (including the British) ruled the world. Their empires spanned the globe, their culture reigned supreme, financially they were the center of the world, their science was a marvel and they had convinced themselves and a good part of the world that they possessed a moral superiority. But by 1945, they had massacred tens of millions of their citizens, bombed their beautiful cities into ruble and bankrupted themselves financially and morally. German, the emerging language of technology in 1914, disappeared from the pages of global science.
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A Greek-American Is Building The Largest Movie Studio In NYC

After creating four giants in New York City’s construction sector, serial-entrepreneur John Kalafatis, has started the development of a hundred-million-dollar movie studio in the Big Apple, tapping into the city’s booming movie-industry.
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Apple Only Interested In White Americans

No stores in black areas.
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BP Diaz Hosts Re-Opening Of Zaro’s In Parkchester

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today joined the Zaro family and other community leaders to host the grand re-opening of the new Zaro’s Family Bakery retail location in Parkchester.
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Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest Bronx Location In The Hub

Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited to announce the opening of its newest Bronx location in The Hub.
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JPMorgan Chase Pumps $500G Into NY Workforce Development

A big bank is dropping big bucks — more than $500,000 — on workforce development in New York City.
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Bronx Entrepreneur Finds Success With New Fashion Line

A recent college graduate from Bronx is making waves with his new clothing line.
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Clean Energy Fuels Begins First Bronx CNG Fueling Station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America- the City of New York, and community leaders broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx that will fuel multiple fleets operating across the city.

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