The Business Today section of The Buffalo News includes dispatches about a maker of emergency lighting equipment that is expanding locally, a pair of funeral homes where ownership is, dare we say, rolling over and the introduction of yet another gizmo for this new exciting activity called "reading."
- K&H buys plant in Hamburg to expand - Jonathan D. Epstein/The Buffalo News
An Angola lighting manufacturer has paid $1 million to buy the former Hamburg manufacturing plant of the bankrupt National Envelope Corp., where it will consolidate two plants and gain additional space.
K&H Industries, acting through Grimsview Properties LLC, bought the facility at 160 Elmview Ave. from National Envelope Corp. — East on Friday, in a transaction that was just approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware.
- Funeral homes change owners - Jonathan D. Epstein/The Buffalo News
Two East Aurora funeral homes are changing corporate owners as part of a larger divestiture by the nation’s largest funeral home company after a major acquisition.
Houston-based Service Corporation International has sold the Kenneth Howe and Froehley-Dengler funeral homes in East Aurora to Foundation Partners Group LLC of Tampa, Fla.
The local funeral homes were part of a deal that includes 23 funeral homes and five cemeteries in 13 states. ...
SCI, the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in North America, was directed by the Federal Trade Commission to sell 22 funeral homes and cemeteries with $19 million in combined revenues as a condition of the FTC’s approving its larger purchase of rival Keystone North America, also in Tampa.
- Latest Kindle set to hit market - Rachel Metz/AP/Buffalo News
Jeff Bezos isn't just confident you'll want a Kindle e-book reader. The CEO of Amazon.com is bracing for a future in which you'll also want ones for your kid heading to college, your spouse in a book club and perhaps even Grandpa.
And despite increased competition from Apple Inc.'s flashy iPad and other e-readers, that future could be coming soon -- as early as August, actually, when online retailer Amazon.com Inc. releases two new Kindle models.
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-- George Pyle/The Buffalo News