What’s happening this week in Buffalo Niagara business?

What to know about the week ahead M&T Bank and KeyBank will release their fourth-quarter and year-end earnings on Thursday. The Small Business Administration’s Buffalo district office and SCORE’s Buffalo Niagara chapter will host the annual Straight Talk conference for small businesses from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Buffalo Convention Center. The cost…

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Gildan board defends CEO’s termination in shareholder letter

The Gildan Activewear Inc. chief executive shakeup escalated Tuesday with the board of directors defending and explaining their termination of Glenn Chamandy, while a top-five shareholder warned it may call for a special meeting to address the board’s governance. Wednesday produced the latest round of in-fighting among several large Gildan shareholders over how Chamandy was…

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Omaha company FSC Edge to shut down, layoff staff

An Omaha company that provides data and document management services to the United States Patent and Trademark Office abruptly closed its office last week and laid off nearly its entire workforce of more than 200 people. In a Nov. 30 letter addressed to the Nebraska Department of Labor, FSC Edge said it was notified Nov….

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