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Apple Cube Reopens on Fifth Avenue

After more than two years of construction, Apple has reopened its flagship underground store on Fifth Avenue which features a clear glass Apple cube on the street level. The store reopened just in time with the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 11 lineup of smartphones and new versions of the Apple Watch and iPad. Apple […]

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CDW to Join S&P 500 Index

NEW YORK — CDW Corp. (NASD: CDW) will replace Total System Services Inc. (NYSE: TSS) in the prestigious S&P 500 index prior to the open of trading on Monday, September 23.  S&P 500 constituent Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is acquiring Total System Services in a transaction expected to be completed after the market close today. CDW Corp […]

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1-800-Flowers Adding More Plants

CARLE PLACE, NY — 1-800-Flowers.com, known for its delivery of flowers and gift baskets, is expanding The Plant Shop on its site, introducing some of the most sought-after plants for home décor enthusiasts, gift-givers and plant lovers alike. With this expansion, The Plant Shop at 1-800-Flowers.com now offers nearly 150 plants, including houseplants, blooming plants, succulents, bonsai, bamboo and more. […]

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CityMD, Summit Medical Complete Merger

NEW YORK and BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metro area with 120 locations, and Summit Medical Group, a NJ-based operator of independent multispecialty medical practices, have announced the completion of their merger. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The merger is the first-of-its-kind between an urgent care provider and an […]

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Leidos, IDEX to Join S&P 500

NEW YORK — S&P Dow Jones Indices is adding two companies to the S&P 500, and also making changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600: S&P MidCap 400 constituents Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) and IDEX Corp. (NYSE:IEX) will replace Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC) and Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE:FL) respectively in the S&P […]

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First NY Casino Now Taking Sports Bets

SCHENECTADY — Look out Las Vegas, New York is now taking sports bets. For the first time in history, Rivers Casino in Schenectady officially began accepting legal sports bets Tuesday morning at a brand new sports lounge that has the look and feel of ones found in Las Vegas casinos. New York now joins neighboring […]

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IBM Forms Alliance With AT&T

ARMONK, N.Y. and DALLAS — IBM has formed a multi-year strategic alliance with AT&T, one of the nation’s largest phone companies and owner of Warner Media. Under the agreement AT&T Communications will use IBM’s expertise to modernize AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud. In addition, IBM will provide infrastructure to support […]

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Amy’s Kitchen to Build Manufacturing Hub in Orange County

Amy’s Kitchen, a leading organic food manufacturer based in Santa Rosa, CA, has broken ground on a 389,000-square-foot specialty frozen food manufacturing facility in Goshen, Orange County NY as its East Coast hub. The facility, which will be one of the largest previously-undeveloped manufacturing plants to select New York State in more than 30 years, […]

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Bemis to Replace Mattel in S&P 500

NEW YORK — Bemis Company Inc. (NYSE: BMS). a maker of packaging products, is joining the prestigious S&P 500 Index this Friday. Bemis will replace toy maker Mattel Inc. (NASD: MAT) in the S&P 500, and Mattel will replace Bemis in the S&P MidCap 400 effective prior to the open of trading on Friday, June […]

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NY Times Launches Parenting Site

The NY Times has launched a new site focused on parenting. NYT Parenting is a site for new and expecting parents who want help having and raising kids today. Whether readers are struggling with fertility or feeling burnt out at home with little kids, in the Parenting section the NY Times will provide guidance and […]