Inside Long Island Business
Get the latest news and trends on Long Island companies and the people behind them.
State officials will be in two local communities Wednesday and Thursday to help homeowners and business people harmed by superstorm Sandy.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's administration recently won approval for its plan to use federal Community Block Grants to aid Sandy victims. Those seeking assistance must apply to the state.
Representatives of the Department of Financial Services will...Read more »
The Hauppauge Industrial Association's annual trade show -- one of the largest business to business events on Long Island -- will take place this Thursday.
The 25th annual show will take place at Suffolk Community College's Brentwood campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and feature about 375 exhibitors with more than 4,500 slated attendees, according to the HIA.
In addition to offering the chance...Read more »
These days, you can buy just about anything online, from electronics to dog food, toothpaste to platform shoes.
Are you comfortable shopping online? Would you purchase anything that way, or are there some things you still want to touch, feel or try on in person?
Vote and leave a comment. Results and a selection of comments will appear in next Sunday's paper....Read more »
The final line-up for the Long Island Fight for Charity, a charity boxing tournament celebrating its 10th anniversary, will be announced Monday night at a professional networking event in Carle Place.
More than 20 business professionals will begin training now for the main event in November.
The boxers include lawyers and accountants and others who each must raise $5,000. The event is...Read more »
The Long Island Software Technology Network, which was previously based in the LI Tech Mall in Hauppauge, has moved its official headquarters into the co-working and incubator space at LaunchPad Long Island in Mineola.
The start-up accelerator program, COMETS, which was spearheaded by LISTnet, has also moved into LaunchPad, said LISTnet president Peter Goldsmith. The first iteration of the...Read more »
Walmart has opened a hiring center in Levittown, as the retail giant prepares for the Long Island debut of one of its smaller format stores this summer.
This week, the chain, which is based in Bentonville, Ark., opened a hiring center at 148 Gardiners Ave. with plans to recruit about 90 people to work at the first Walmart Neighborhood Market to open on the Island, the company said.
Walmart...Read more »
Prices in the metropolitan area were 1.4 percent higher last month than a year ago, the smallest increase since August.
The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday reported its consumer price index for the 31-county region that includes Long Island was higher in April compared with the same period in 2012 due to the higher cost of housing, food and medical care.
The price index...Read more »
Nassau and Suffolk counties have received nearly $1.5 million in state funds to help low-income youth find summer jobs, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced.
The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance distributed $25 million to counties throughout the state. Suffolk received $852,582 and Nassau $629,949.
The funds can be used to subsidize wages and provide training activities...Read more »
Former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton will speak at the Long Island Association's biannual luncheon this fall.
As in previous LIA luncheons, Clinton will participate in a conversational discussion with LIA president Kevin Law during the event, which will be held Oct. 4 at noon at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.
Law, who during the LIA's board meeting Wednesday...Read more »
Pall Corp., a Port Washington-based maker of filtration devices and one of the largest public companies headquartered on Long Island, said Monday it would be closing its office in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to news website AnnArbor.com.
A notice filed with the state of Michigan said 55 of 71 employees would be laid off. The Michigan office manufactured lab equipment and did research and development.
The...Read more »