The countdown to summer is on for many. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock went to Asbury Park to see how small businesses feel about the fast approaching peak season and what plans are being made.
Asbury Park Ready For A Busy Summer With COVID Safety Precautions In PlaceThe countdown to summer is on for many. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock went to Asbury Park to see how small businesses feel about the fast approaching peak season and what plans are being made.
Family Entertainment Centers Allow To Reopen Across New York With COVID Safety Protocols In PlaceFamily entertainment centers will soon reopen in New York State for the first time in nearly a year, but how will they maintain COVID safety? CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New Jersey Mayors Working Together To Raise Money For Black, Brown Business OwnersNew Jersey mayors are banding together to raise millions to help Black and brown business owners. Private donors like Shaquille O'Neal to major companies are providing funds; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
NYC Hotel Industry Launches Media Ad Campaign Asking Mayor For HelpNew York City's hotel industry, crippled for nearly a year now by the pandemic, is asking Mayor Bill de Blasio for help, launching a television and radio ad campaign to broadcast their pleas; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
New Survey Shows More NYC Restaurants Struggling To Pay RentA report on restaurant rents from the New York City Hospitality Alliance finds an industry struggling to make ends meet as the pandemic rages on.
Mercedes-Benz Recalling More Than 1 Million CarsThe company says there is a glitch with the emergency call system impacting several vehicle models. The recall will begin in early April. CBS2's Maurice Dubois reports.
Cori Gordon, 28-Year-Old Business Owner, Shares Key To SuccessShe's not even 30, but a small business owner is leading dozens of employees during the pandemic. CBS2's Dave Carlin introduces us to a young entrepreneur who's making history.
Extended Version: High-Pressure Sales In The Beauty BusinessSome customers complain they were stuck paying thousands of dollars for skin care products they thought cost much less, but merchants say they're adults who knew what they were doing when they signed on the dotted line. CBS2's Caroline Gusoff reports.
Black Entrepreneurs Discuss Owning A Business In NYCAs we celebrate Black History Month, CBS2 has learned only 2% of businesses in New York are Black-owned, according to the NYC Black Chamber of Commerce. CBS2's Cory James spoke with local Black entrepreneurs about their experience of owning a business.
GameStop Shares Skyrocketing Thanks To Everyday InvestorsEveryday investors have inflicted pain on professional traders who made big bets that GameStop shares would fall. Instead, it's skyrocketing, up 800% in a week; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
2 CBS Executives Placed On Administrative Leave After Allegations Against ThemCBS stations President Peter Dunn and Senior Vice President of News David Friend have both been placed on administrative leave pending the results of a third-party investigation of allegations raised in a recent Los Angeles Times report. Former employees allege the two execuitives' management was racist and sexist.
NYC Businesses Get Creative To Stay AfloatBusinesses across New York City are getting creative to stay afloat, offering new and different experiences for customers; CBS2's Cory James reports.
NYC LGBTQ Business Owners Now Get Specific Minority DesignationsNew York City LGBTQ business owners are getting some help when it comes to competing for lucrative city contracts. The city is giving them specific minority designations; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
New York City Cutting All Business Ties With Trump Organization Following Capitol RiotThe contracts are for two ice skating rinks at Central Park, the Central Park carousel and the Trump golf links at Ferry Point, a city-owned golf course in the Bronx.
Gov. Phil Murphy Signs New Jersey Economic Recovery Act Into LawNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy took steps to help small businesses recover from the pandemic Thursday, signing the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act into law; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
NYC Open Storefronts Program Extended Into 2021Struggling businesses in New York City are being offered another chance to expand their footprint; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Restaurant Owners Rally For Relief Outside Cuomo’s NYC OfficeThe restaurant and bar owners, waiters and waitress represented thousands of people impacted by this suffering industry, and they want a comprehensive relief package. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
New York City Restaurants Fear Worst As Indoor Dining Ban Begins AgainRestaurant owners who were operating on the edge fear their businesses might not survive. They say in addition to laying off wait staff, they’ve also had to cut down on the hours they can stay open. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
De Blasio Warns New Yorkers To Prepare For Second Possible ShutdownAs coronavirus cases continue to climb, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday it’s clear that all restrictions have to be on the table.
Staten Island Bar Manager Arrested For Second TimeDanny Presti, co-owner of Mac's Public House, was taken into custody after allegedly dragging a New York City Sheriff's deputy with his car late Saturday night. CBS2's Cory James reports.
NYC Urges Most Vulnerable To Avoid Going OutIn an effort to curb coronavirus infections, the city is targeting those 65 and over and with underlying conditions. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports
Fears Of COVID-19 Surge Fueled By Holiday TravelLocal officials say they fully expect the number of cases to spike between now and the end of 2020. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports
NYC Merchants Hoping To Get Boost On Small Business SaturdayBusinesses desperate for a boost were hoping they'd get it on Small Business Saturday; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Holiday Shopping Season More Important Than Ever For Small Businesses This YearFor many small businesses, the holiday shopping season is make or break, and this year, it's more important than ever; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.