Business

Tarrah Gibbons
June 11, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Sephora is the first significant business to take the Fifteen Perfect Pledge. The company promised to carry more black-owned brands at its stores across the nation.
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Washington County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jeff Talbot demonstrates how his agency used facial recognition software to help solve a crime, at their headquarters in Hillsboro, Ore. The image on the left shows a man whose face was captured on a surveillance camera and investigators used the software to scan their database of past mug shots to match that facial image with an identity. Amazon said Wednesday, June 10, 2020, it will ban police use of its facial recognition technology for a year in order to give Congress time to come up with ways to regulate the technology. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
June 10, 2020 - 11:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon banned police use of its face-recognition technology for a year, making it the latest tech giant to step back from law-enforcement use of systems that have faced criticism for incorrectly identifying people with darker skin. The Seattle-based company did not say why it took...
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Neil A. Carousso
June 10, 2020 - 1:28 pm
Corcoran said on the WCBS Small Business Spotlight, sponsored by BNB Bank, that only a few owners took her seriously when she told them to incorporate a tight team of workers into making decisions on reinventing themselves.
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David Caplan
June 07, 2020 - 5:04 pm
J.C. Penney has filed for bankruptcy, following in the footsteps of other retailers, including Neiman Marcus and J. Crew.
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Unemployment Rates in WNY Highest in all of New York… The region had a 19.2% unemployment rate in April
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 26, 2020 - 4:03 pm
While many of us continue to social distance, some of us may be wanting to head back to the store to buy some clothes. Is it safe to try on clothes at a store during the coronavirus pandemic?
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A Hertz Car Rental is closed during he coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
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May 22, 2020 - 11:14 pm
Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company's business. The Estero, Florida-based company's lenders were unwilling to grant it another extension on its...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2020 file photo, bicyclists pass in front of a closed Macy's department store in Santa Ana, Calif. Macy’s warned Thursday, May 21 that it could lose more than a $1 billion during its first quarter after the coronavirus pandemic paralyzed retail operations worldwide. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 21, 2020 - 5:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Late last year, Best Buy began testing curbside pickup at select stores as a way to respond to customer needs. But that was then. The pandemic accelerated the company's plans and what was supposed to take months instead took just 48 hours, with Best Buy rolling out curbside pickup...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2019 file photo, Jennifer Lopez performs on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Lopez kept her word to fans who were disappointed when a power outage in New York City forced her to postpone her concert. Lopez returned to the stage in Madison Square Garden on Monday, July 15, saying they were going to celebrate “no matter what.” She called it an “amazing night.” Her show was cut short on Saturday night when problems at a substation left parts of Manhattan without electricity. The Garden, Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts were all evacuated. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 20, 2020 - 12:55 am
Kohl's announced during an earnings call Tuesday that it is dropping the Jennifer Lopez "down-trending" brand, ending a ten-year partnership.
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FILE - In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed. Johnson & Johnson is ending production of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder, which has been embroiled in thousands of lawsuits claiming it caused cancer. The world’s biggest maker of health care products said Tuesday, May 19, 2020 that the discontinuation only affects the U.S. and Canada, where demand has been declining. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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May 19, 2020 - 8:53 pm
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it has caused cancer. The world’s biggest maker of health care products said Tuesday the talc-based...
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