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Urban League CEO
deserves praise

Dear Editor: Your profile of William Clark, Urban League of Rochester CEO (RBJ 11/3/95), was in very poor taste, and the reporter’s thinking was very shallow. Not only was the article demeaning to Mr. Clark, it lacked many facts that ...

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The door
opens wider

For U.S. exporters, potential markets don’t get any bigger than China. Neither do the migraines produced by Beijing’s trade bureaucrats. U.S. negotiators’ attempts to remove barriers to the Chinese market have run into a great wall of resistance. Until now. ...

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Did customer service sink Shelter Goods?

When the letter arrived in my mail last month, I was stunned. How could one of my favorite stores–a place with high-quality, distinctive merchandise and a customer-service orientation to drool over–be finished? “I am sorry to inform you that Shelter ...

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The Powell message

The polls say it could have been retired Gen. Colin Powell’s race to lose. His decision to stay out of the 1996 presidential contest left many voters feeling as though they were the losers. Among those who seemed especially disappointed ...

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Guided by values in the battle zone of business

David DeMarco is corporate vice president and member of the leadership team at Idea Connection Systems Inc. His 35-employee company, founded in 1988, helps clients develop processes to generate ideas and transform them into viable business opportunities. ICS works with ...

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Restructuring labor

Often dismissed as a corpse, organized labor is showing remarkable signs of life these days. The three-decade decline in union membership as a percentage of the work force halted a few years ago. And now, the 13 million-member AFL-CIO has ...

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A machine that kept its mouth shut

People who once wrote on typewriters will be writing about them for another generation, at least, because the typewriter was a friendly and functional device that did its job and kept its mouth shut, never questioning the intentions of the ...

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Rising Net results

Last November, Business Week published a cover story titled, “The Internet: How it will change the way you do business.” What many companies still want to know is, “When?” The answer: sooner than they might think. The Internet still has ...

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Letters to the editor

Dear Editor: Your Oct. 13 article overemphasizes the competitive aspects of the shuttle-service business at the Rochester International Airport to the detriment of understanding what is happening on the ground. First, Allright Parking did not do any studies which anticipated ...

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How to send us
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The Rochester Business Journal welcomes your letters, comments and suggestions. Correspondence should include your full name, address and telephone number where you can be reached during business hours. To send a letter online, go to NewsLink’s Reply to the Editor ...

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The high price of paying the Bills

The following editorial appeared in the Oct. 23 issue of Business First of Buffalo, an affiliated publication. For many Buffalo Bills fans, thoughts of their favorite football team moving to another community is the stuff from which nightmares are made. ...

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The Quebec question

For years, Quebec separatists have pursued the dream of sovereignty for their province. It often seemed to be a quixotic quest. But that dream could become very real on Monday, when Quebecers vote oui or non on a proposal to ...

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How to send us
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The Rochester Business Journal welcomes your letters, comments and suggestions. Correspondence should include your full name, address and telephone number where you can be reached during business hours. To send a letter online, go to NewsLink’s Reply to the Editor ...

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Airport-parking prices not a real issue

Dear Editor: Your Oct. 13 article overemphasizes the competitive aspects of the shuttle-service business at the Rochester International Airport to the detriment of understanding what is happening on the ground. First, Allright Parking did not do any studies which anticipated ...

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