business

Another Capital Region Department Store Closing
Say goodbye to yet another department store in the Capital Region.  According to News Channel 13, The Bon-Ton Stores are not just shutting a few stores, but going out of business completely.  A liquidation firm won a bid for the company at auction, and the 160-year old business is com…
CNBC Host Outs Apple CEO Tim Cook [Video]
New York Times columnist James Stewart was a guest on CNBC the other day, talking about former BP executive John Browne's book, "The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good for Business." The book focuses on gay executives, including CEOs of big companies.
During the segment, Stewart commented…
West Virginia Business Displays Hilarious Sign
In my latest travels I passed this small business sign for a grooming salon for dogs. I had to do a double take after I read the name “Doggie Styles”. I haven’t come to a conclusion on if this was a well thought out business plan and clever play on words o…
Canada’s NHL Lockout Leads To Rise In Sex Toy Sales
OK so if you were in the NHL (or just a huge fan) and on a lockout with no end in sight, what would you do with your time? Apparently the majority of them do the hanky pany with their significant others, because ever since the lockout began Canada has seen a substantial increase in the sale of sex t…
Mayor Jennings Wants Earlier Last Call
Mayor Jennings has asked bars to consider closing at 2AM instead of at 4AM in an effort “improve our city” – whatever that means. I can tell you from experience that this is a poor idea for many reasons.