WXXI AM News

business report

Same day grocery delivery from Wegmans is about to begin through the Instacart app. They also deliver from other retailers including CVS, Price Rite, and Petco.

The pace of small business job growth is a little slower than it was a year ago but wages are up; accelerating, at what Paychex calls, a decent pace.

BlueTie has been sold. CEO and President Robert Doty now owns the business outright. 

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

In this business report, news about M&T Bank, which received notice from the Federal Reserve that its compliance program is now meeting certain requirements; that will make it easier for M&T to move ahead with acquisitions of other banks in the future.

And learn about Eugenio Marlin, named the Hispanic Business Person of the Year by the Rochester Hispanic Business Association.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

M&T Bank has a new survey out about what small and medium sized businesses think about the U.S. economy and their individual businesses, and the outlook is optimistic

Randy also takes a peek into the new contract for Harris Corporation, and previews Constellation Brads upcoming annual meeting.

You’ll also learn about a new company coming to take part in Rochester’s growing photonics initiative, and there’s a new CEO at Harris Beach.

High Tech Rochester will have a new home in downtown Rochester. The organization will move to the Sibley Building from their current headquarters in Henrietta. Also, jobs were spared at Kraft Heinz in Campbell, and Young Lion Brewing and del Lago Resort opened this week. That cushions the blow of job losses at Conduent this week. 

Plus, will Rochester see the streaming service that Charter Communications is piloting?

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

Find out why local state unemployment numbers have shown a drop in jobs in the last several months - and why a state analyst feels the numbers don’t reflect the true jobs picture in Rochester. Plus we spotlight the expansion of ACM, a major locally based medical laboratory  company.

Randy Gorbman looks at the connection between a major clean energy jobs initiative announced by Governor Cuomo and Cornell University.  Also, the expected economic impact from an upcoming major golf tournament, a new job for former State Senator Mike Nozzolio, and goodbye to Radio Shack.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

Randy Gorbman chats with the regional director for Empire State Development, Vincent Esposito, on a new initiative designed to increase foreign investment in the Finger Lakes and to help local businesses export their products to other countries.

Plus, the latest moves being made to give a boost to the craft beer industry in New York State.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

In this week's report, WXXI's Randy Gorbman takes a look at the ongoing efforts of the organization Causewave, former the Ad Council,  to look for community approaches to solving problems. The discussion keys off a recent presentation at the Causewave meeting with the leader of an anti-smoking movement across the nation.

Also, Xerox acquires an office equipment company in Ohio.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including western New York and the Finger Lakes.

A recent survey by Paychex says we saw a dip in the jobs numbers, but an increase in wage growth across the region. WXXI's Randy Gorbman tries to make sense of it all. Plus, earnings announcements are coming up this week from Kodak and Conduent. Then some news about two well-known local retailers shutting their doors for good.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including western New York and the Finger Lakes.

In this Business Report we hear about the process beginning for organizations and businesses that want to apply for a piece of the $800 million in New York State’s economic development fund.

Also, efforts by the University of Rochester and other research institutions to highlight how federal research dollars have been effective./

And we remember Larry Levite, well-known in Western NY media circles, who died recently. His publications include 585 magazine.

Pages