Most Pet-Friendly Companies

WellPet will host their annual Take Your Dog To Work Day celebration at their headquarters on June 23. (PRNewsfoto/WellPet, LLC)

Wellness Natural Pet Food has released its list of America’s Most Pet Friendly Companies of 2017 and two NY employers — Etsy and Bitly — made the top nine. “We know pets are a part of the family and having them in the office is not only a fun way to spend more time together, …

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Digital Ads Reach $32.7 Billion in First Half of 2016

NEW YORK – IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) announced that digital advertising revenues in the United States for the first half of 2016 have reached an all-time high, hitting $32.7 billion according to the latest IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report released by the industry trade group and prepared by PwC US. This represents a 19 percent increase over last …

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Wall St. Set for Higher Profits

The securities industry in New York earned profits of $9.3 billion in the first half of 2016, but bonuses could decline this year, according to a report released last week by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The performance in the first six months puts it on course for higher profits than last year and …

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Lower Manhattan Sees Population Double

Lower Manhattan has risen from the ashes of 9/11 a changed neighborhood according to a newly released study from NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The streets of downtown are filled with young professionals and growing families. The population living below Chambers Street has more than doubled to 49,000 in 2014, from 22,700 in 2000. In 2014, almost 4,600 …

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College Towns With Highest Off-Campus Rents

HomeUnion, an online residential real estate investment management firm, has released a list of the college towns with the most expensive off-campus rents. According to new data released by HomeUnion, rents within a two-mile radius of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Stanford University and University of Miamiare the highest in the nation. To …

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Deloitte Survey Finds Only 30% of Resumes List Volunteering

NEW YORK — Job applicants may be undervaluing volunteerism according to the results of the 2016 Deloitte Impact Survey. The study targeted individuals who are currently employed and have the ability to either directly influence hiring or indirectly influence the person making the hiring decision. In the survey, 80 percent of hiring influencers indicated that …

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Wealth Gap Between Hispanics and Whites Widens

The Hispanic Wealth Project (HWP), formerly known as the NAHREP Foundation, released its annual report (free download available at http://www.hispanicwealthproject.org/annual-report) revealing trends in key areas of homeownership, entrepreneurship and savings & investment. The report was shared at the HWP’s inaugural symposium in New York where over 150 leaders in public policy, housing, and corporate America …

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Middle Market Companies Fueling Economic Growth

NEW YORK — Despite comprising only 1% of the total number of commercially active firms in the country, middle market companies have led national job growth over the past five years, employing nearly 53 million workers – more than double the number employed by this segment in 2011. Middle market firms are also contributing $9.3 …

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NYU Study: Pancreatic Cancer Tied to Mouth Bacteria

The presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may reveal increased risk for pancreatic cancer and enable earlier, more precise treatment. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center to be presented April 19 in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the American …

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Study Finds Travel Makes People More Trusting

Danish travel search site momondo has released a global “Value of Traveling” study showing that traveling increases trust, opens up new perspectives and provides a more positive attitude to new cultures and people. The study, which surveyed more than 7,200 people in 18 countries, showed a significant link between travel and openness. For example, according …

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