Business

Online shopping
Dreamstime
November 25, 2018 - 11:47 am
Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at websites where they weren't before.
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Lord & Taylor
Google Street View
November 24, 2018 - 1:51 pm
For generations, the Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue helped define Christmas in New York. It was the city’s first department store to turn its big sidewalk windows into animated, theatrical holiday displays. Tourists lined up to see them transformed into enchanted forests, gingerbread palaces and...
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Long Island City Amazon
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November 23, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Residents of Long Island City say they’ve noticed an increasing amount of anti-Amazon signs and graffiti across the neighborhood to protest the online retail giant’s controversial deal with New York.
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Black Friday
Tariq Zehawi, Tariq Zehawi/NorthJersey.com
November 23, 2018 - 8:38 am
Many stores were already jam-packed Thursday night into Friday morning with discount desperados despite below-freezing temperatures.
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In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, Walmart associate Shanay Bishop, left, checks out customer Carolyn Sarpy on the sales floor as part of the "Check Out With Me" program at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart, Target and other large retailers are sending workers throughout their stores to check customers out with mobile devices. And at Macy’s, shoppers can scan and pay for items on their own smartphones. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 22, 2018 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers will once again offer big deals and early hours to lure shoppers into their stores for the start of the holiday season. But they'll also try to get shoppers out of their stores faster than ever by minimizing the thing they hate most: long lines. Walmart, Target and other...
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© Vladimir Fomin | Dreamstime.com
November 20, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The automaker has applied for a patent on an odor removal system that will suck out the smell you get when you get a new set of wheels.
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Online shopping
Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Here’s when the deals start and end at some of the most popular retailers.
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(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
November 19, 2018 - 6:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a deal to bring Amazon's second headquarters to Queens will cost the state "nothing'' -- even though taxpayers will be on the hook for $325 million in direct grants to the company. Cuomo went on New York City public radio Monday to...
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(Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
November 19, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Apple, Microsoft and Amazon, the most valuable companies on the market, sustained some of the worst losses. Facebook, another longtime investor darling that has been falling out of favor, also fell sharply.
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Long Island City
1010 WINS
November 14, 2018 - 6:21 am
Much of the Queens neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty, low-...
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