Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Warn About Tax Refunds And Paid Preparers

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas and New York City Taxpayer Advocate Eunkyong Choi today issued a warning to New Yorkers about predatory tax preparer tactics, in particular advertising for and selling “express refund advances” or “refund transfers.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Amazon Reinvent Brick-And-Mortar Store With “Just Walk Out” Tech (Video)

Brandchannel reports that even as it teases the opening of Amazon Fresh convenience stores, Amazon has launched yet another paradigm-bending hybrid of brick-and-mortar retailing and online shopping. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

Target Job Fairs Set To Hire 70,000 Holiday Workers In Harlem

First comes pumpkin spice latte, next Target and other retailers begin hiring for the Christmas shopping season. Summer is over. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave…

Possible Closings With Rite AID And Walgreen’s Merger In Harlem

With three Rite Aid and three Walgreens stores in Harlem, it’s interesting that a few months ago, the shareholders of #3 U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid approved the company’s proposed acquisition by the parent company of the #1 chain, Walgreens Boots Alliance. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Duane Reade Settles New York City Overcharge Probe

With a couple of Duane Reade’s stores in Harlem, Walgreen Co agreed to pay $500,000 and reform its advertising practices to settle allegations its Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York routinely overcharged consumers and tricked them into thinking they were getting great deals. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

Everything Harlem’s Sharpton Has Lived For Is At Stake

July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Target Is Making A Major Change To Its Harlem Store And Others

Harlem has one Target store on 117th Street, now Target is revamping its stores in a way that could change your shopping experience there.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant…

Whole Foods To Pay NYC $500,000 Overcharging

We’ve posted a number of articles regarding Whole Foods before their planned moved to Harlem and their city issues, now Crains NY reports that Whole Foods Market Inc. agreed Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine.…