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Expanding Auction Direct taps Monro

Auction Direct USA LLP has inked a five-year consulting deal with Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Monro will provide the used-car auction house with parts and equipment as well as consulting services as Auction Direct prepares for its national expansion. Based ...

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Auto sales show seasonal slide but remain flat from ’06

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County fell from August to September but remained relatively flat from a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Area dealers sold 3,130 new vehicles last month, down more than ...

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Auto sales show seasonal slide but remain flat from ’06

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County fell from August to September but remained relatively flat from a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.

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Tasty pierogie production, consumption climb

Matthew and Kelly Lewis relied on two main ingredients to fire up their fledgling business: an entrepreneurial spirit and a great family recipe. A year ago the Pierogie Guy was a part-time venture for Matthew, 31, and Kelly, 34. But ...

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Q4: Paul DeCarolis, chairman, DeCarolis Truck Rental Inc.

Q: The state Thruway Authority announced revised traffic and revenue projections for 2007-2011 to reflect slower-than-anticipated traffic growth. The Thruway Authority has indicated a toll hike and elimination of E-ZPass discount programs as a possible solution. Do you think a ...

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Hahn Automotive buys tri-state firm

Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc., an automotive aftermarket parts distributor, has acquired Prime Automotive Parts Co. Inc. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Prime Automotive, based in Glendale, Queens County, operates 21 locations in the New York, New Jersey and ...

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Consumer confidence improves

Overall confidence among upstate consumers rebounded in September, the latest consumer confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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Consumer confidence improves

Overall confidence among upstate consumers rebounded in September, the latest consumer confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows. Overall confidence, which includes both current confidence and future confidence, in Upstate New York rose more than 5 points to 75.4 ...

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Hahn Automotive buys tri-state firm

Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc., an automotive aftermarket parts distributor, has acquired Prime Automotive Parts Co. Inc.

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Delphi schedules layoffs

Delphi Corp. plans to lay off roughly 15 percent of its local work force next week, a company spokesman said Thursday. Some 180 to 200 of Delphi’s 1,300 Lexington Avenue plant workers will be affected by the temporary layoff, Delphi ...

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Delphi schedules layoffs

Delphi Corp. plans to lay off roughly 15 percent of its local work force next week, a company spokesman said Thursday.

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Consumer confidence here holds steady

Overall consumer confidence—including current and future confidence—in Rochester remained stable in the third quarter, a Siena College survey shows. In the latest quarterly Consumer Confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute, overall confidence in the Rochester metropolitan area was 75.7, ...

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Consumer confidence here holds steady

Overall consumer confidence—including current and future confidence—in Rochester remained stable in the third quarter, a Siena College survey shows.

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Online employment ads increase

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising increased in September, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 11,800 job ads were posted here last month, up from 11,000 in August and 9,000 a year ago. New, unduplicated ads increased to 8,100 last month from ...

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