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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #20 on: January 19, 2017, 11:37:45 AM »
Are they closing down the location at the Navy Yard?
Adorama is definitely so happy about this

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #21 on: January 19, 2017, 11:38:18 AM »
He owns the place, duh.
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #22 on: January 19, 2017, 11:39:22 AM »
Are they closing down the location at the Navy Yard?
Adorama is definitely so happy about this

Yes, both Brooklyn warehouses will be closing.
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #23 on: January 19, 2017, 11:39:45 AM »
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #24 on: January 19, 2017, 11:39:59 AM »
Yes, both Brooklyn warehouses will be closing.
Ouch, many Yidden will lose their jobs

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2017, 11:40:25 AM »
Should've said u ur moving to Mexico

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2017, 11:42:20 AM »
Ouch, many Yidden will lose their jobs

No one is being laid off. All warehouse employees will have the option of keeping their current jobs in the new warehouse, or possibly switching over to the Manhattan location.
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2017, 11:42:33 AM »
Should've said u ur moving to Mexico

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2017, 11:43:45 AM »
No one is being laid off. All warehouse employees will have the option of keeping their current jobs in the new warehouse, or possibly switching over to the Manhattan location.
Isn't it between 1 1/2 - 2 hours to get there from Brooklyn?

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #29 on: January 19, 2017, 11:44:55 AM »
No one is being laid off. All warehouse employees will have the option of keeping their current jobs in the new warehouse, or possibly switching over to the Manhattan location.

Hmmm, guys from Brooklyn commuting 90 minutes each way to NJ for a warehouse job?

Should we now merge this thread with "Take Back Lakewood"? V'da"l.

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #30 on: January 19, 2017, 11:47:55 AM »
I guess we'll have to drive over and buy everything with cash now
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #31 on: January 19, 2017, 11:48:52 AM »
Hmmm, guys from Brooklyn commuting 90 minutes each way to NJ for a warehouse job?

Should we now merge this thread with "Take Back Lakewood"? V'da"l.
And no public transportation either, pretty difficult and costly

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #32 on: January 19, 2017, 11:51:57 AM »
No doubt. This wasn't an easy decision, I'll tell you that.

What's the hard part? I doubt having to having to charge sales tax in NJ. The press release seems so apologetic.  Why would they want to stay in NYC its so expensive?

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #33 on: January 19, 2017, 11:56:58 AM »
What's the hard part? I doubt having to having to charge sales tax in NJ. The press release seems so apologetic.  Why would they want to stay in NY its so expensive?
upstate is not

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #34 on: January 19, 2017, 12:13:49 PM »
upstate is not
Wouldn't there be the same travel issue upstate ?

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #35 on: January 19, 2017, 12:14:43 PM »
I'm sure that local tax cuts, etc are all part of the decision

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #36 on: January 19, 2017, 12:14:58 PM »
Wouldn't there be the same travel issue upstate ?
You have Westchester area which is not too far

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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #37 on: January 19, 2017, 12:31:33 PM »
What's the hard part? I doubt having to having to charge sales tax in NJ. The press release seems so apologetic.  Why would they want to stay in NYC its so expensive?

Relocating a large warehouse impacts a great many people, for better or for worse. As many have pointed out, the commute to NJ is not a simple matter, and neither of course is relocating to live closer. The main reason that our search took three years is because we wanted a location that worked for both the company's needs - and more importantly - the employees' best interests. There will likely be many people who choose not to follow the warehouse to NJ; deciding to go ahead with this location was an incredibly difficult decision to make for this very reason.

The press release is not apologetic; it explains, quite frankly, the reasoning behind this move.
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #38 on: January 23, 2017, 01:48:40 PM »
Too bad they didn't build a fulfillment center in upstate NY instead.

We looked in NY for several years and were unable to find a suitable location. Crain's New York Business reported on our efforts as long ago as Oct 2013.

Benefits New Jersey customers can anticipate, as soon as our new facility is up and running, we will be able to extend order cutoff times for free next day delivery from 3:30PM/4:00PM to approximately 7:00PM. In addition, we will have a new customer pickup option for New Jersey customers who need their orders right away. Finally we are actively exploring options for same day delivery to large parts of New Jersey.
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Re: B&H to charge sales tax in NJ
« Reply #39 on: January 23, 2017, 02:29:31 PM »
Hmmm, guys from Brooklyn commuting 90 minutes each way to NJ for a warehouse job?

Should we now merge this thread with "Take Back Lakewood"? V'da"l.
or take back Trenton ...
NE philly is close by as well as Cherry Hill
ability to create a community is very possible