Economic & Business Climate

Electric Atmosphere at the Auto Show

A feature piece of this year's Rochester Auto Show is the Chevy Volt, the much anticipated electric car from General Motors - and WXXI's Innovation Trail got a sneak peek.


Buffalo Gets New Business Incubator

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison talks to man behind the venture about how it works an why he started it.


Kodak Briefing Investors on Digital Transformation

Kodak leaders are meeting with investors in New York City to detail how the company plans to be a sustainable, profitable company starting in 2012.


Business Leaders React to Cuomo Budget

The state's business council is optimistic after hearing Governor Andrew Cuomo's first budget address, but they are waiting to see what happens in the state legislature.


Innovation Trail: Wind Firm to Stay in NY, But at What Cost?

A wind energy company is at the center of a battle between New York and Pennsylvania. WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward follows the money - taxpayer money.

Innovation Trail: Constellation Brands Profile

The local company is one of the largest winemakers in the world even after a deal to sell a stake in one of its international businesses.


Concerns Grow Over Proposed Property Tax Cap

Schools and local governments warn without major changes in state mandated costs, there will be municipal bankruptcies and tens of thousands of teacher layoffs.


Rochester Airport Getting Solar Panels

The solar panels at the Greater Rochester International Airport are scheduled to be installed this week as part of the facility's Green Energy Initiatives Project.

Kodak Launches Innovation Institute

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward outlines the plan to help small start-up companies get the resources they need to make it big.


A Snapshot of Holiday Spending Plans in NY

Most New Yorkers plan to spend the same or less than they did in previous years according to a Siena Research Institute poll.

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