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American Freight warehouse-style furniture store opens in Henrietta (access required)

American Freight, a national home retail store, has opened its first Rochester store at 3333 W. Henrietta Road. The store is known for affordable home furnishings by buying direct from factories and selling in warehouse-style stores. American Freight makes home ...

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Livingston County seeking entrepreneurs for retail business competition (access required)

Livingston County Economic Development will award $300,000 in prizes through its Dream-O-Vate Business Competition. Some 15 winners will share $300,000 in prizes that include training, funding and the essential resources and tools needed to successfully open a business, officials said. ...

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Retail business arising in new forms downtown (access required)

Where Rochester’s downtown once featured four department stores and two grocery stores, now there are none. A quarter century after the last department store closed, in the places where all of Rochester once shopped, there’s a car museum, a large ...

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Step by step, Tanvi Asher’s clothing business continues to grow (access required)

  A few years ago, Tanvi Asher went from designing medical product packaging for a local manufacturer to designing and selling clothing in a tiny, out-of-the-way studio and shop. Today, the creator of Shop Peppermint has a premier spot and all the ...

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Local malls are adapting to new shopping trends

In a time long ago and far away, before teenagers began to walk around absorbed in in a handheld device all the time, they went to the mall. They met their friends there, played in arcades there, grabbed a snack ...

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