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Macy's Pays $650,000 to Settle Discrimination Claims

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

After an investigation, Macy's agrees to make changes.

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WNYC News

Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Still Up in the Air

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

High winds may ground the giant balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.  If winds exceed 23 miles per hour and gusts are more than 34 miles per hour the balloons will not be allowed to lift off. 

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WNYC News

Macy's and Barneys: We'll Stop 'Shop and Frisk'

Thursday, November 07, 2013

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Are big department stores taking the uproar over "shop and frisk" seriously? 

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WNYC News

Millions Come Out to Watch Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

There were some new balloons this year in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Paul Frank's sock puppet-inspired simian Julius made its debut in front of millions of spectators Thursday, as did fellow newcomer B., a freakish creation from filmmaker Tim Burton.

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WNYC News

Macy's Early Holiday Gift: Strong 3Q Earnings

Sunday, November 13, 2011

The holidays sales season officially gets underway around Thanksgiving. But for Macy's, it's almost like Christmas came early. The retailer posted strong third quarter results.

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WNYC News

Area Macy's Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Macy's and the union that represents thousands of its employees have reached a tentative contract agreement following all-night negotiations.

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WNYC News

Financial 411: A Look at the Week Ahead

Monday, June 13, 2011

We'll talk about what's in store for the economy this week, and meet a triathlon coach who is training New Yorkers one lap at a time, in our series New York Works.

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WQXR Features

Culture at the Cash Register

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Long before Muzak, major American department stores were once hubs of musical activity. String quartets, pianists, choirs and full orchestras serenaded shoppers during the early 20th century.

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Where Tradition and Pop Culture Meet

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Arriving this year to the big balloon party that includes regulars like Mickey Mouse and Snoopy are two new balloons: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "Kung Fu Panda."

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Features

NY Stores Unveil Holiday Windows—Celebrity Chefs, Santa Claus, Bubbles and All

Monday, November 22, 2010

Barneys' Simon Doonan reveals all about his store's holiday windows. Plus, check out WNYC's suggested walking tour and slideshow of the windows.

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WQXR Blog

Calling All Marching Band Fanatics

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Midge Woolsey asks: Did you play in a marching band? Do you still play today? And, what makes being in one so much fun anyway? And are they different than they were – say – 20 or 30 years ago?

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