Entrepreneur E. Philip Saunders is giving Rochester Institute of Technology an additional $7.5 million, which will help renovate and expand the building that houses the business college already named for him. This latest amount brings Saunders’ gifts to RIT to ...Read More »
Monro Inc. shares sank more than 13 percent on Thursday following the Rochester company’s second-quarter earnings announcement. Company stock (Nasdaq: MNRO) was trading at $70.05 in heavy midday trading, down more than $10 from Wednesday’s close at $80.55. For the ...Read More »
Rochester members of the United Auto Workers are on strike with thousands of others across the country, protesting lack of progress on a labor contract with General Motors. Dan Maloney, president of UAW Local 1097 in Rochester, said presidents from ...Read More »
Used-car dealer CarMax is conducting a nationwide hiring drive Sept. 12 to add 850 new technicians and dealers, including some in the Rochester area. Hiring drives will be held from noon to 7 p.m. at 17 CarMax stores, including the ...Read More »
More than 300 people visited General Motors Co.’s Rochester Operations on Saturday for a unique event that helped raise funds for Veterans Outreach Center of Rochester. GM Rochester Operations hosted its first car show that featured 65 classic and vintage ...Read More »
Monro Inc. on Thursday reported record first-quarter sales and earnings, the completion of three acquisitions and announced plans to extend its footprint in Louisiana. For the first quarter ended June 29, the undercar repair company reported a more than 7 ...Read More »
Long-time Rochester autobody shop Nu-Look Collision Inc. has been acquired by a Canadian firm for an undisclosed sum. Headquartered in Manitoba, the Boyd Group Inc., is one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in ...Read More »
Students in the optics technology program at Monroe Community College often have job offers before they complete their degree or certificate. Now some of the 120 optics companies in Rochester are also reaching into local high schools. The students either ...
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New vehicle sales in Monroe County fell slightly in March from 2018 sales, but were improved from February, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Area car dealers sold 4,501 new vehicles last month, down less than 2 percent from ...Read More »
Weeks after filing an annual report showing a $6.5 million loss in 2018, CurAegis Technologies Inc. has announced it will sell its flagship Aegis pump and motor technology. In an April 8 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the ...Read More »
Monro Inc. on Thursday said it will step out of its established footprint with the acquisition of California-based Certified Tire & Service Centers Inc. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. With headquarters in Rochester, the automotive undercar service ...
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New car sales in Monroe County slid in January following brisk December sales, Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Area dealers sold 2,946 new vehicles last month, down nearly 30 percent from 4,187 in December and more than 6 percent ...Read More »