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The rise of international payment fraud

Fraud is an ever-present risk for any business, regardless of geography. One of the biggest threats to businesses of all sizes is cybercrime. Manipulation of business-to-business payment channels has resulted in an increasingly challenging environment for business owners and controllers alike. Consider the following case study as an illustration of the threat:

Guest Author   |     Aug 14, 2018

Expanding insurance cluster in Buffalo Niagara

Buffalo Niagara’s robust and expanding insurance cluster includes several prominent and experienced companies. One of the main reasons these companies find success in Buffalo Niagara is the workforce.  

Guest Author   |     Jul 16, 2018

Update on the real estate market in Buffalo Niagara

When working with Canadian companies considering a Buffalo Niagara business expansion, availability, costs, and market conditions are always primary concerns. Canadian business owners are unsure of the availability of commercial properties, average sale/lease rates, and the current trends relating to Buffalo Niagara real estate. 

Guest Author   |     Jul 12, 2018

5 things we learned at IEDC Future Forum in Buffalo

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Future Forum was hosted in Buffalo this week. The conference brought over 200 economic developers from across the country to Buffalo.

Guest Author   |     Jun 27, 2018

Buffalo I-Day gets an A+

Yesterday, some of our team members attended Buffalo I-Day, an annual insurance conference at the Buffalo Convention Center. 

Guest Author   |     Apr 13, 2018

Your smart phone at the U.S. border

Our lives are extensively documented on phones, laptops, and on social media. Some of this information is very personal, and a lot of travelers may wish to keep this sensitive data private. However, each time you enter the United States, regardless of your status or documentation, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) determines your admissibility to the country, and part of this determination may include searching a traveler’s electronic devices. With these types of searches becoming increasingly common, it has never been more important for individuals to know and understand their rights at the border.

Guest Author   |     Feb 05, 2018

Championship caps: A logistics outlook

It is a simple question with a not-so-simple answer asked of Josh Creasman, vice president of global supply chain for New Era Cap.

Guest Author   |     Oct 17, 2017

IEDC roundup

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is the professional association for practitioners to learn best practices on how to grow their local economy.  The organization provides educational opportunities for its members throughout the year, from webinars to multi-day conferences. 

Guest Author   |     Sep 26, 2017

InBN dictionary: Tradable sector

Tradable sector -- Or traded sector. A term that labels industries, or sectors of an industry, that can sell their goods or services in an international marketplace.  The most commonly used example of a tradable sector is manufacturing, whose inputs and outputs, can span the globe. 

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Guest Author   |     Aug 21, 2017

Catching some sun in Buffalo Niagara

Buffalo Niagara is often known for its green energy initiatives across industry. But it is also a region of great solar technology, growing larger each day. It’s even the home of Solar City.

Guest Author   |     Jul 24, 2017

Heavy-Duty Bus Manufacturer Opens Facility in Jamestown, NY

New Flyer is the largest manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in North America with 3,800 employees and thirteen facilities across the U.S. and Canada. As part of the capital plan to upgrade public transportation in the New York City area, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) awarded New Flyer a contract to refresh the entire system’s bus fleet. The contract required a portion of the final product be manufactured in New York State.

Guest Author   |     Mar 08, 2017

Manufacturing & Agribusiness Hubs in Chautauqua County, NY

After visits with our economic development partners in Wyoming County and Genesee County this summer, the Invest Buffalo Niagara team’s next stop was Chautauqua County.  Our partners with the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) provided tours of available land and buildings. 

Guest Author   |     Oct 18, 2016

A Tale of Two Tax Incentive Programs

The economic developer’s toolkit in New York includes a variety of tax incentives, abatements, grants and loans that can be quite confusing, even for a seasoned professional. Many incentives at the state and local levels can be utilized for one project but not all incentives can be layered.  In the case of the state’s two largest tax incentive programs – the Excelsior Jobs Program and Start Up NY – only one can be applied to a company’s project.   That brings up the question – which program is best suited to benefit a company’s growth?

Guest Author   |     Sep 21, 2016

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