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Booming Business Brands

Last week the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce kicked-off a “Brooklyn Made” program in order to certify the authenticity of products who dare to claim that they are actually and 100% truly “Made in Brooklyn.” Not only will the certification tell consumers where the manufacturer is headquartered, but a rating of gold, silver or bronze will allow the most discerning customers the ability to distinguish between products merely from Brooklyn and products that create manufacturing jobs…

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Walmart Buys Brooklyn Start-Up

Just because Walmart does not have a store of its own anywhere in New York City does not mean New Yorkers can’t get the Walmart goods to their doors, pronto. Over the course of the past year Walmart has made five e-commerce purchases to insure its online customers that they can have same-day delivery of Walmart products. The latest purchase is of Brooklyn startup Parcel for almost $10 million. Parcel was launched in 2013 by…