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RWN’s ‘up and coming’ to be honored

The Rochester Women’s Network in November will recognize the accomplishments of 15 local women with its “Up and Coming” award. The women, selected by an independent panel of judges, will be honored on Nov. 1 at RWN’s 10th annual Businesswomen’s ...

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Local firms report better conditions in August

General business conditions in Rochester improved in August in the manufacturing sector, while conditions remained stable in the non-manufacturing sector, a monthly survey by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. shows. Some 31 percent of respondents reported better business ...

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Used-car sales increase in August

Sales of new vehicles were down nearly 17 percent in August compared with July, while used-car sales were up 10 percent last month, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported this week. Local dealers sold 3,703 new vehicles last month, ...

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Used-car sales increase in August

Sales of new vehicles were down nearly 17 percent in August compared with July, while used-car sales were up 10 percent last month, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported this week.

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Local firms report better conditions in August

General business conditions in Rochester improved in August in the manufacturing sector, while conditions remained stable in the non-manufacturing sector, a monthly survey found.

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RWN’s ‘up and coming’ to be honored

The Rochester Women’s Network in November will recognize the accomplishments of 15 local women with its “Up and Coming” award. They will be honored Nov. 1.

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Hiring outlook steady here

Rochester area businesses expect steady hiring over the next three months, according to the most recent Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans. Some 26 percent of the companies interviewed for the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey said they plan ...

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Hiring outlook steady here

Rochester area businesses expect steady hiring over the next three months, according to the most recent Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans.

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Torvec records $1.89 million loss

Torvec Inc. today reported a second-quarter net loss of $1.89 million, surpassing its $1.35 million loss of a year ago. The company blamed the increased loss on rising research and development costs and legal fees related to patent updates. Torvec ...

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Torvec records $1.89 million loss

Blaming rising R&D costs and legal fees, Torvec Inc. Monday reported a second-quarter net loss of $1.89 million, surpassing its $1.35 million loss of a year ago.

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Auto dealer’s store enjoys double-digit growth

In the six months since Randolph Henderson Jr. closed the deal to purchase the former Doan Lincoln-Mercury/Nissan dealership on West Ridge Road in Greece, the store has seen double-digit growth. Henderson, president of Henderson Automotive Family, said sales at the ...

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Used-car auction house adds 40 jobs

Auction Direct USA L.P., a start-up used-car auction house scheduled to open its doors Oct. 1, has added some 40 jobs at its headquarters in Victor. The company, headed by CEO John Iannone and chief financial officer Todd Hoagey, will ...

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Used-car auction house adds 40 jobs

Auction Direct USA L.P., a start-up used-car auction house scheduled to open its doors Oct. 1, has added some 40 jobs at its headquarters in Victor. The company recruited staffers at a job fair this summer; they begin training Monday.

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Airport gets $17 million from FAA

The Greater Rochester International Airport has been awarded $17 million for improvements by the Federal Aviation Administration. The funds will be used for runway safety and improvements at the airport. The money made available by the Department of Transportation through ...

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