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A new Hope: Altruistic e-retailer occupies The Edit

By GREGORY ZELLER // A California-based e-company offering children’s clothing made exclusively from organic and recycled fibers has opened its first physical store on Long Island. Hope & Henry LLC, brainchild of former Gymboree Group Inc. Chairman Matthew McCauley, has occupied The Edit @ Roosevelt Field, a permanent space that offers a temporary brick-and-mortar home to established and up-and-coming online retailers. In this case, the transient retailer is Hope & Henry, which is unofficially based…

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At the CPC, Robotics Camp and the world of tomorrow

By GREGORY ZELLER // Robots invaded the Composite Prototyping Center in Plainview on Aug. 3, but stay calm – humans remained in control. Some very young humans, in fact, representing school districts from across Long Island in a pilot Robotics Camp presented by the Stony Brook University-based Manufacturing & Technology Resource Consortium, the Island’s regional Manufacturing Extension Partnership center. The MEP is a public-private partnership with centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, each…

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Adelphi taps national firm to bump up bookstore

By GREGORY ZELLER // A global distributor of hardcopy and digital entertainment products for schools and other clients has taken the reins at Adelphi University’s campus bookstore. Illinois-based Follett Corp. – known best for providing educational products to schools, colleges and public libraries through a number of subsidiaries – officially took over management of the Adelphi University Bookstore on July 30, according to the Garden City-based school. Specifically, management of the store – located on…

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