Cigar shop called to comply with health law | Columbia County

Brahm Buck

GREENPORT — The town planning board approved a proposed cigar shop and deli under the condition the cigar shop complies with a public health law.

The state public health law in question prohibits tobacco advertisements within 1,500 feet of a school.

The proposed cigar shop and lounge for 93 Ten Broeck Ave. would be 1,056 feet away from the Questar III BOCES Columbia-Greene Educational Center, 131 Union Turnpike.

The law prohibits the public display of tobacco and vaping product advertisements and the display of smoking paraphernalia within 500 feet of a school in New York City and within 1,500 feet

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What Is Google Shopping? How the Service Works

Brahm Buck
  • Google Shopping is a Google service that hosts a variety of online stores and allows users to easily compare prices on products from various vendors.
  • Google Shopping offers its comparative item listings with accompanying photos and prices on a single, filterable search results page.
  • Among other benefits of the service, online sellers can list their products for free on Google Shopping as of 2020.
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Given that e-commerce sales in the US increased more than 32% in 2020, it’s clear that for many people, online shopping is becoming the

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New IRI Research Reveals Consumer Sentiment Has Bounced Back in Q2 2021; Confident Pet Parents Are Spending to Keep Pets Happy | Business

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Consumer sentiment is on the rise after the unprecedented circumstances of 2020 took a toll on the financial health of many Americans. Amidst economic growth and declining unemployment rates, IRI® Consumer Connect™ survey Q2 2021 results show that consumers reported a better financial state compared to Q1, and many are optimistic their finances will continue to improve over the next six months. The Consumer Sentiment Index is up seven points in July 2021 compared to July 2020.

While some experts still have concerns surrounding inflation, one category that has not been impacted is pet products. Pet

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Cheba Hut to open first NC sub joint with a bar in Charlotte

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Cheba Hut, opening three locations in Charlotte, has more than 30 sub sandwiches named after cannabis strains like Kali Mist and White Widow, as well as Rice Krispy treats, salads and munchies.

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A sub shop with a full bar and marijuana theme will enter the North Carolina market by opening at least three locations in Charlotte.

The first Charlotte Cheba Hut, a marijuana-themed toasted sub joint, will open next spring, said Michael Doney, who is opening the restaurants with Michael Hopkins and Tim Webster, all Charlotte residents.

The restaurant will be in a new building

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Acima launches digital ecosystem to lease retail products

Brahm Buck

PLANO, Texas — Acima, a virtual lease-to-own fintech business of Rent-A-Center Inc., has launched new LTO technologies that will empower underserved consumers and remove transaction barriers between these consumers and retailers.

The launch includes the Acima Mobile Application, which makes Acima’s entire LTO network available to customers via their handheld device; the Acima Marketplace, Acima’s proprietary online shopping platform connecting customers to a wide variety of retailers; and the Acima Browser Extension, the industry’s first browser technology that facilitates LTO transactions to select retailers without the need for technical integration.

With the release of the Acima LeasePay Card

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