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Radio: David Schwartz on Street Vendors Destroying Small Business

NYAGS’ David Schwartz speaks about the plight of small businesses facing unfair competition from street vendors. “We need reasonable regulations of street vendors where they can serve under-served markets…so brick and mortar businesses can exist…” … on 970 AM and streaming live here… UPDATE: ┬áHere’s the segment with David Schwartz on how food and vegetable […]

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To some, Fresh Direct may be a good idea in theory, but is clouded in controversy. The online grocer plans to use about $130 million in tax breaks and grants from the City, State and Federal governments, by claiming that the move will create jobs and other benefits for the Bronx community. Not only is […]

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Times Ledger: First Walmart store rumored for Ridgewood

Although the company will not confirm it, rumors have been surfacing that the discount department store Walmart may be opening its first site in the city in Ridgewood.

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NY Neighborhood Alliance Brad Gerstman Calls Out Stringer’s Wal-mart Support

“It’s telling that the same folks who led the charge to bring Wal-Mart, and it’s anti-labor, anti-women policies, to New York City, are leading the charge to put Scott Stringer in City Hall.

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Huffpo: Walmart Strike Hits 100 Cities, But Fails To Distract Black Friday Shoppers

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“Walmart cuts hours and benefits to push people out,” said Tammy, using her phone to capture video of the protest. “It’s the same thing at Walgreens. The workers are suffering while billionaires make all the money

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