Forty stores are closing in 20 states, including at least three in the Tri-State Area.
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Bed, Bath & Beyond Closing Dozens Of StoresForty stores are closing in 20 states, including at least three in the Tri-State Area.
Progress And Preservation: Council To Consider Special Permits For Select Areas Of NYCAndrew Berman, Executive Director of Village Preservation for the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, joined CBSN New York's Jessica Layton to talk about what's at stake regarding future growth in New York City.
New Legislation Could Offer Major Relief For Taxi Drivers In New York CityThe rise of ride-share companies and the declining values in medallions have left drivers drowning in debt. CBS2's Reena Roy reports.
Tiffany Closing Flagship Store For RenovationsThe iconic Tiffany & Co. store on Fifth Avenue is closing down today for renovations.
Pier 1 Closing Hundreds Of StoresStock in Pier 1 tumbled nearly 17% yesterday after two big developments.
$15 Minimum Wage Coming To NYC Workers On Jan. 1An increase in the minimum wage will be coming to New York City fast-food workers on Jan. 1. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
New Jersey Gambling Branching Out To More Digital OptionsAccording to the Wall Street Journal, Atlantic City casinos and their online partners could generate $460 million in online revenue by the end of the year. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Cuomo Sets Sights On Ending 'Pink Tax'Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he strongly supports legislation that will end the so-called "pink tax," gender-based discrimination that impacts product pricing. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports
Sen. Schumer: Recalled Items Sold At TJ Maxx, MarshallsNew York Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the federal government to investigate T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods. Schumer cited a Consumer Product Safety Commission report that claims the chain stores sold hundreds of recalled products, up until last month. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports
Long Island Shoppers Leery Of Walking Through Shopping District ConstructionAn East End shopping district is trying to lure customers, who are leery of walking through an $11 million Main Street reconstruction project; CBSN New York's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Construction Hurting Business In Westhampton Beach Shopping DistrictAn East End shopping district is trying to lure customers, who are leery of walking through an $11 million Main Street reconstruction project; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Inevitable For SomeCBS2's Christina Fan visited popular shopping destinations in the city and in the northern suburbs on Sunday as shoppers tried to finish up before next weekend, when stores are expected to be jammed.
Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Transporting HempProsecutors have dropped charges against a man accused of picking up 106 pounds of marijuana that were actually hemp bound for a CBD shop in Brooklyn. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Lord & Taylor Returns With Pop-Up ShopLord & Taylor is returning to the city for the holiday shopping season with a pop-up store in SoHo.
Hiring Surged In November As Autoworkers Ended GM StrikeBusinesses in the U.S. hired 266,000 people in November, sending down the nation's unemployment rate a notch to 3.5%, the Labor Department said Friday. Diane King Hall reports.
Jobs Report Boasts Lowest Unemployment In Half A CenturyIt also shows employers added over a quarter of a million jobs last month. Diane King Hall reports.
Viacom And CBS Announce MergerCBS and Viacom have completed a merger that will account for 22 percent of television viewership.
CBS And Viacom Complete MergerCBS and Viacom have completed a merger that will account for 22 percent of television viewership.
Electric Cargo Bikes Coming To NYCThe city unveiled plans Wednesday to replace some delivery trucks with electric cargo bikes in an attempt to ease congestion. CBSN New York's Marcia Kramer reports
Empty Storefronts Decorated For The HolidaysCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the latest on the empty Fifth Avenue storefronts being covered with decorations for the holidays.
Con Edison Reveals Their Own Gas MoratoriumCBS2's Marcia Kramer has the latest on the Con Edison gas moratorium revealed just a day after National Grid came to a deal to lift their service freeze.
CBSN New York Visits 2nd Generation Christmas Tree FarmThe experts at Barclay's Tree Farm in Cranbury, N.J. tell CBSN New York's Vanessa Murdock what people need to know in order to have the perfect tree for the holidays.
PSC To Set Up Independent MonitorFor National Grid Gas Hook-Ups To Denied CustomersThe New York State Public Service Commission is stepping in to help resolve the end of National Grid’s gas moratorium that denied service to 3,700 customers. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
National Grid, Gov. Cuomo To End Moratorium On Natural Gas Service HookupsGov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday an agreement with National Grid to immediately lift the current moratorium on gas service in Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn. For customers who were hurt by the moratorium, National Grid will pay a $36 million penalty.