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Essential retailers take on ever-changing rules, role during pandemic

What worked last week doesn’t necessarily work this week.  That’s pretty much what essential retail businesses are dealing with as they carry on in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just a few days ago, many companies were voluntarily providing ...

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Monro expands partnership with Amazon (access required)

Monro Inc., the local automotive undercar repair and tire services dealer, has expanded its collaboration with Amazon.com. Monro will provide tire installation services at more than 330 additional service locations in 10 states across the Eastern U.S., company officials announced ...

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Approval of Whole Foods project ‘energizes’ opposition (access required)

The Brighton Planning Board’s decision this week to approve plans for a Whole Foods grocery store on Monroe Avenue apparently won’t stop a community organization that is suing over the project. “They had a good inning,” said Howie Jacobson, the ...

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Rochester doesn’t make Amazon’s list of finalists (access required)

Amazon announced a list of 20 finalists for its ‘HQ2’ project, and Rochester did not make the list. The ecommerce giant announced last year it planned to invest $5 billion in a second headquarters in North America. Jurisdictions throughout New York ...

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Rochester and Buffalo to collaborate on Amazon HQ2 proposal

Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. will work with Invest Buffalo Niagara to entice Amazon.com Inc. to locate its second headquarters in the Buffalo-Rochester Metro Corridor. The collaboration will give officials the opportunity to leverage both regions’ assets. “As far as Invest ...

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Rochester pitches area as site for Amazon’s second headquarters

Online shopping giant Amazon.com Inc. is looking for a landing spot for its second headquarters, and some community leaders are pitching Rochester as the perfect match. Amazon this week announced plans to build a second facility, dubbed “Amazon HQ2,” in ...

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