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RBJ 75: What’s behind the numbers

To determine the companies that belong among the RBJ 75 and to measure their performance in the most recent fiscal year, the Rochester Business Journal conducts a thorough analysis of available data. The methodology is designed to make fair, meaningful ...

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For RBJ 75, no single benchmark of success

For Martin Mucci, there are a number of traditional ways to benchmark how successful Paychex Inc. is as a company—percentage of annual revenue growth, operating income growth, dividend ratios. Then there is the walking-around test. The Paychex president and CEO ...

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Survival over long run requires reinvention

Businesses have many options when it comes to reinventing themselves to survive in the long term, but for Rochester’s top employers a customer-driven focus, as well as collaboration and adapting to new technology, have played major roles in that. “Over ...

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Signs of health in the heart of the local economy

For the third straight year, the primary focus of the RBJ 75 is jobs. The reason why also remains the same: For a regional economy, nothing matters more. Now in its 28th year, this publication identifies the 75 largest employers—public, ...

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Danny Wegman: Man with a mission

Danny Wegman rarely gets discouraged. At one level, it is not hard to see why. The CEO of Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has a lot to be happy about—strong demand for the company’s offerings across multiple states, sustained success over ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Drink

Wine & Cider Bars / Retailers Apogee Wine Bar: 151 Park Ave., Rochester; 755-0457; facebook.com/apogeewinebar Brunello Wine Bar: 663 N. Winton Road, Rochester; 441-9571; brunellowinebar.com Chocolate & Vines: 757 University Ave., Rochester; 340-6362; chocolateandvines.com Finger Lakes Wine Center at Sonnenberg ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Brewed here

Craft breweries and distilleries are sprouting up all around Rochester. “(The industry has) grown tremendously in the past five years,” says Daniel Nothnagle, president, co-owner and co-founder of Three Heads Brewing. “Two or three breweries have opened up every year.” ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Clement Chung

Clement Chung, chairman, Roc City Coalition, representing 50 young professional groups “Rochester is a city built on entrepreneurism and innovation, dating back to George Eastman and beyond. Today, that spirit is alive and well—no more so than among YPs, who, ...

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Explore: City living

Downtown’s biggest news continues to be residential development. The luxury apartments in Tower280 at Midtown, below, are housed in a former 1960s office building that was connected to the first enclosed downtown mall in the country. Generations of Rochesterians remember ...

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At the helm

Rochester ranks 10th among U.S. cities for female entrepreneurs. Using 2015 census data, financial organization Merchant Cash USA ranked some of the nation’s largest cities based on the number of small businesses per 10,000 people, rental costs and unemployment rate. ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Andrew Gallina

Andrew Gallina, president, Gallina Development Corp. and a Rochester native with fond memories of downtown’s heyday The Metropolitan (formerly Chase Tower, which Gallina is converting): It is simply a beautiful building with such a rich history. Architecturally, I love the ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Accommodations

Bed & Breakfasts and Luxury Rentals 7 on Strath: 461-5010; 7onstrath.com A B&B at the Ellwanger Estate: 314-1793; ellwangerestate.com A B&B at the Genesee Country Inn: 538-2500; geneseecountryinn.com Abner Adams House: 657-4681; abneradamshouse.com Adams Basin Inn B&B on the Erie ...

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Robert Clark Jr.: Engineer of the Year

Robert Clark Jr. knows full well the power of engineering to help drive innovation and create jobs. An entrepreneur, he developed technology that was the basis for several companies while he was at Duke University. Today Clark is an integral ...

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Business Transformation Award finalists

camspizzeria.com Cam’s Pizzeria Cam’s Pizzeria is successfully using the Internet to grow their business and streamline operations, finding efficiencies with digital. When users place an order through their website or mobile app it connects directly to their POS system and ...

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