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In the latest WXXI Business Report, there are reports that a number of Friendly’s restaurants either have closed or may be closing in the Rochester area and around the northeast.

Plus, the chief executive at Constellation Brands says that their investment the Canadian cannabis company, Canopy Growth, is moving along as expected, and sales are increasing.

Plus, be ready to pay sales tax on your online shopping purchases.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, find out what an economist and an executive with JPMorgan Chase think about the prospects for the national and the regional economy this year. Plus, some senior living facilites in the region are getting a new owner.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, the new employment numbers point to job growth here and statewide.  Rochester's own Monro is expanding into California, and learn how you can use a beer can from a local craft brewery company to develop Super 8 film.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, companies may be more optimistic to add staff this year - we'll tell you what a new survey from Manpower reveals.

Plus, is Xerox selling off its customer financing business? Reuters says they're exploring the option, so what does that mean for the company? Then, how is New York state helping manufacturing companies protect themsevles from cyber risks?

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a new Paychex report shows that nationwide, small business job growth is flat, but wages are rising.

Sad news as Hart's Local Grocers, the only grocery store in downtown Rochester, announced it's closing later this month. 

A report from the New York state comptroller shows that mortgage foreclosure filings are falling in the Finger Lakes and across much of the state.

And, a large donation from a Webster company will help with the construction of a playground to provide fun for children of all abilities.

We start off the latest business report with sad news, the sudden passing of Arbor Hill Winery owner John Brahm III. Then, some good news in Genesee County as a dairy plant will see a new life, and what's next for Gro-Moore Farms in Henrietta?

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman tells you about a local high tech company that had a part to play in the ‘lunar library’ that was recently launched into outer space. Plus, Monroe County has approved incentives for some local projects that will add jobs, and what two local electronics companies are merging?

In this week's WXXI Business Report:

-M & T Bank announces nearly $4 million in grants to support the construction of affordable housing in the Rochester area.

-Governor Cuomo says a company called Eko Stinger, which makes a product designed to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions on on tractor trailers has opened a facility in the Southern Tier.

-Constellation Brands gets ready for an investor presentation.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Xerox is outlining its strategy for the next few years. What will it consist of?

There's a new look for the iconic Genesee Cream Ale...don't worry, it's still green, see the photos below.  Plus, who will make the Rochester Top 100?

In the latest WXXI Business Report:

-The annual report on the commercial real estate market in Rochester is out from the global firm CBRE.

-Some leadership changes at Kodak.

-A familiar name takes over management at the Roc Dome Arena in Henrietta.

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