Buffalo Business News

Randy Bushover
November 22, 2017 - 4:52 am
Black Friday is on the rise, while Cyber Monday is gaining in prominence. In 2016, Cyber Monday sales at $3.45 billion actually topped Black Friday sales of $3.34 billion - according to Adobe Digital Insights, which measures 80 percent of all online transactions from the top 100 U.S retailers. Uber...
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Randy Bushover
November 21, 2017 - 5:08 am
Louie's Original Footlong Hot Dogs plans to return to Buffalo with a year-round location at 1893 Niagara Street. WKBW-TV reports Louie's will be at the former George's Diner, in Black Rock. A March 1st, 2018 opening is planned. The commissioning ceremony for the USS Little Rock on December 16 at...
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Randy Bushover
November 20, 2017 - 4:18 am
The AAA reports local gas prices have stayed exactly the same as a week ago - stabilizing at $2.66 for a gallon of unleaded. At this time a year ago, the cost was $2.34 per gallon - or thirty-two cents less. A “SPoT Coffee Express” café is coming to Roswell Park Cancer Institute's main lobby at Elm...
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Randy Bushover
November 17, 2017 - 3:47 am
Bon-Ton lost more than $135 million dollars through the first nine months of this year. That has forced the chain to close some 40 stores next year. There are eight Bon-Ton stores in Western New York. It's not known how the anticipated closures will effect those properties. Anchor Bar officially...
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Randy Bushover
November 16, 2017 - 4:00 am
The AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase over last year. The 2017 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005 with 1.6 million more people taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails...
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Randy Bushover
November 15, 2017 - 3:52 am
A couple of major malls in the region have announced their plans for next week. The Walden Galleria will be opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving night until 2am Friday morning. Then the Walden Galleria will re-open its doors at 6am on Black Friday until 10pm. Some of the main anchor stores will open even...
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Randy Bushover
November 14, 2017 - 5:16 am
Upscale women’s clothing store Danahy’s has moved across Sheridan Drive from the Northtown Plaza to Piccadilly Plaza at 3206 Sheridan Drive. Danahy’s chose to relocate to a permanent location rather than vacate the plaza temporarily and then return once renovations were complete. Danahy’s opened in...
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Randy Bushover
November 13, 2017 - 4:19 am
Local gas prices have taken an upturn. The AAA reports the current average for regular unleaded in the region is $2.66. It was two cents lower last week at this time. Frank, the hot dog-centric food truck, will be setting up shop in a wheel-less setting. Business First reports brothers Frank and...
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Randy Bushover
November 10, 2017 - 3:52 am
Tops Friendly Markets has announced a new partnership with Instacart. This allows customers to shop online for everything they need and have their order delivered to their door in as little as one hour. The same-day delivery service will be available in the Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, NY and Erie...
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Randy Bushover
November 09, 2017 - 4:08 am
Bar-Bill Tavern has begun nationwide shipping. They have entered into a partnership with Goldbely, an online site that allows specialty regional foods to be sent directly to your door. Chicken wings are shipped overnight, available in increments of 30, 60 or 100-packs with a recipe card, wing...
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