Business

November 21, 2018 - 7:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea said the biggest retailer within its franchise system is to create a net 4,000 jobs over the coming two years as it expands its online presence and opens new shops in city centers to complement its trademark larger stores in the suburbs...
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Wall Street
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
November 20, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Stocks closed sharply lower than usual, erasing the market's gains for the year, as losses for big technology companies like Apple mount.
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Trouble In Toyland
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
November 20, 2018 - 1:36 pm
This is the 33rd year the New York Public Interest Research Group has put out its "Trouble in Toyland" report.
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FILE - In this May 12, 2016, file photo, head of Nissan Motor Co. Carlos Ghosn answers a question during their joint press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Japanese media say Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, is being questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified his financial reports. Nissan said Monday it was looking into the reports, while prosecutors declined comment.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
November 19, 2018 - 7:38 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said...
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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
November 18, 2018 - 12:21 pm
Payment of mainly salaries and pensions has resulted in an $883 million debt in operating expenses for Suffolk County over the past decade.
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FAO Schwartz
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
November 16, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York.
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anti-Amazon Long Island City
WCBS 880
November 14, 2018 - 10:54 am
Long Island City leaders and residents on Wednesday protested plans for a new Amazon headquarters in the neighborhood, one day after the online retail giant and New York officials announced the deal.
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Long Island City Amazon
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
November 14, 2018 - 10:31 am
Much of the New York City 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,...
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Google
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
November 08, 2018 - 8:19 am
The WSJ said Google has New York real estate deals in the works that would give it room for nearly 20,000 workers. Those include buying or leasing a 1.3 million-square-foot building in the city's West Village neighborhood due to be completed by 2022.
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Lowe's
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
November 05, 2018 - 9:59 am
Lowe's is closing 51 stores, including one on the Upper West Side and another in Chelsea.
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