Tag Archives: retail

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

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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)

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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)

Tanvi Asher

  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

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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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