The past week has seen some major headlines in the world of Long Island business. Here are a few top stories you may have missed.
Verint climbs back
After a stock backdating scandal threatened to derail this local tech firm, Verint Systems trudged ahead to become a top company in the world of big data. Here's a clue: When you hear, "This call may be monitored," chances are Verint is doing it.
Entenmann's seek Martha Clara exit
Want to buy one of the best-known Long Island vineyards? For $25 million, Marth Clara can be yours after the owning Entenmann's family said they are retiring to Florida.
Fairway Market opening in Suffolk
Locals are pretty excited for the July 23 opening of Fairway Market in Lake Grove, a chain known for its made-on-site foods.
For the bees
Here's a different approach to retirement on Long Island: Open a bee farm.
A tools boon
Melville-based MSC Industrial Direct last week posted a nice bump in sales and profit on higher demand for the tools it distributes.
Tips aren't enough
Restaurant workers and delivery drivers normally working for tips lobbied the state last week to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to $8 an hour.