<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:39:28 -0500 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:39:28 -0500 NBC Local Integrated Media PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Moshulu Owner Plans Major Renovation Next Year]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:59:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/moshulu+restaurant+generic.jpg
Moshulu, the restaurant/ship hybrid docked at Penn's Landing, will be undergoing major renovations next year in an attempt to breathe new life into the brand.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Villanova's $300M Expansion Gets Conditional Approval]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:29:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/villanova+generic+university.jpg
Villanova University's $300 million expansion project has moved forward after the Radnor Township Board of Commissioners granted conditional approval, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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<![CDATA[Pa. County Bans Criminal History Question on Job Apps]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:27:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jobs-Week-handshake.jpg
Allegheny County has joined the growing number of state, county and local governments who will no longer have job applications that require people to check a box if they've been convicted of a felony or serious...

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<![CDATA[Taj Mahal 'a Bad Investment for Me:' Billionaire]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:49:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
Icahn reiterated his call for Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union to drop its appeal of a court order dissolving the union contract and canceling health care and pension benefits for workers.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Tips To Help Drive Online Sales ]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:05:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WomanComputerPic_1200x675_300608067571.jpg
With the holiday season around the corner, businesses are busy sprucing up their merchandise. In fact, most of the retailers channel their energies into the holiday season.

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<![CDATA[State Officials Search for Project Money]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:59:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
New Jersey lawmakers continue to weigh a number of options aimed at paying for transportation projects across the state, including some that could hit drivers' wallets when they go to fill their gas tanks.

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<![CDATA[Trump Wants $150K Driveway Rent Back]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:35:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_donald_trump_engano2.jpg
Donald Trump is seeking to get back nearly $150,000 in rent he paid on a driveway leading to the now-closed Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[Shoppers Make Mad Dash for Thanksgiving Purchases]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:26:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Thanksgiving+Turkey+Turkeys+Grocery+Store.JPG
Late shoopers make their rounds ahead of a Thanksgiving Eve winter storm.

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<![CDATA[Suit Alleges TGI Friday's Hid Drink Costs]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:59:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tgifridays.jpg
Customers in New Jersey are suing the TGI Friday's restaurant chain, claiming it didn't print drink prices in its menus so customers would not know about what they say are excessive prices.

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<![CDATA[Judge Considers Halting Sale of Pa. Amusement Park]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:55:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/conneaut-lake-park-web.jpg
The state attorney general's office has asked a judge to stop the sheriff's sale of a 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Fees for Small Day Care Center Start-Ups ]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:45:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/neric+day+care+sesame+street+painting.png
A city councilwoman wants to make it easier for some small business owners to operate in Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Former Temple Students Run Soccer Apparel Company]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/ebun+olaloye+dom+cucinotta+live+breathe+futbol.jpg
A friendship built on a love of soccer has produced a new Philadelphia company targeting people who share their passion for the sport.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Launches Trial for Technician-Tracking App]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:16:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/comcas+tech+tracker+app.jpg
Comcast has begun a new trial through its Xfinity MyAccount application that alerts customers when a technician is 30 minutes away from arriving at their homes.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[South Jersey Industrial Market Picking Up Steam]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:44:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/mark+goldestein+liberty+property+trust+royal+ingredients+warehouse+gkloucester+county+sugar.jpg
Beginning at about 4 a.m., the first of three shifts of Taylor Farms employees gets busy preparing and packaging hundreds of food items in a warehouse-distribution center off Heron Drive in this South Jersey...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Business Owners to be Featured in National Geographic]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:51:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/national+geographic+philadelphia.jpg
The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with National Geographic Traveler magazine for an editorial project centered on showcasing the city and some of its movers and shakers.]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Denies Sports Betting in New Jersey]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:31:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sports+betting+resize.jpg
A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling horse racing and casino industries.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Jobless Rate Lowest in 6 Years]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:26:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/72107381.jpg
The largest movement in October was an increase of 5,500 jobs in trade, transportation and utilities.

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<![CDATA[Local Parishes Ask Families to House Visitors While Pope Is in Philly]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:24:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/welcome+mat.jpg
More than 1 million people are expected in the Philadelphia area for Pope Francis' visit during the World Meeting of Families next year. Center City and suburban hotels cannot accommodate everyone, so local...

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<![CDATA[Man Admits to $20M Ponzi Scheme in NJ]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:22:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MONEY+HANDCUFFS+GENERIC+RESIZED.jpg
A central New Jersey man has admitted running a $20 million Ponzi scheme.

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Below 3 Bucks]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:30:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008710269_1200x675_361507395690.jpg
Good news for those hitting the roads for the holidays: gas prices in Pennsylvania have dropped below the $3 mark for the first time in nearly four years.]]>
<![CDATA[Soaring Generic Drug Prices Draw Scrutiny]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:52:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/generic-pills.jpg
Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington...

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<![CDATA[Graco Recalls Strollers]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:48:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/graco+stroller.jpg
Graco has recalled about 4.7 million strollers in the United States due to a fingertip amputation risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday. Graco has received 11 reports of finger...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Contractor Pleads Guilty: Prosecutors]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:11:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
A South Philadelphia labor contractor pleaded guilty to illegally transporting undocumented foreign workers and failing to pay employment and income taxes, federal prosecutors in Philadelphia said Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Revel Casino Purchase Terminated]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:13:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP562131542063.jpg
Brookfield US Holdings LLC, the company that agreed to buy Revel Resort in Atlantic City, has terminated the deal, company officials confirm to NBC10.

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<![CDATA[Chesterbrook Company Relocates 500 Jobs, Headquarters]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:43:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008700221_1200x675_360990787874.jpg
The Chester County company Shire is relocating more than 500 jobs, including the company's headquarters, to Massachusetts.]]>
<![CDATA[Wawa Sues Family-Owned Restaurant]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:08:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+wawa.jpg
A family-owned restaurant hasn't curried favor with convenience store giant Wawa.]]>
<![CDATA[Closed on Thanksgiving]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:38:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/192*120/Nordstrom+CHI+Getty.jpg
If you're in the habit of shopping for the holidays early and want to get a head start this year on Thanksgiving Day, don't bother stopping at Nordstrom. It'll be closed. The leading fashion retailer announced...

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<![CDATA[Local Gardens Have 'Best Restroom' in US]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:26:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Longwood+Gardens+Restroom1.jpg
Looking for the best public restroom in the country? Look no further than Chester County's Longwood Gardens.

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<![CDATA[Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:47:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bob-Marley-2.jpg
The family of reggae legend Bob Marley says it is launching what it calls the "world's first global cannabis brand"—but some Jamaicans aren't happy about it.

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<![CDATA[Billionaire Pays $583K for AC Holdout's Home]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:13:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/For+Sale+Sign+generic.jpg
A billionaire investor has been identified as the person who bought an Atlantic City property that earned its owner near-folk hero status for resisting decades of overtures from developers including Donald...

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<![CDATA[Ford Recalls 65,000 Fusion Sedans for Ignition Issue]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:46:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/185720778.jpg
Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem, The Associated Press reported.

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Get ready to pay an extra $1.90 a year for telephone service.

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<![CDATA[Decision Slated on 2nd Philadelphia Casino]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:50:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/casino.jpg
The city of Philadelphia will soon learn whether it's getting a second casino.

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<![CDATA[Markell, Officials Talk Economic Development at Summit]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:58:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Delaware+Gov+Jack+Markell.JPG
Delaware business and political leaders are gathering for a summit to discuss economic development initiatives and efforts to help small businesses compete for state procurement contracts.

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<![CDATA[Urban Outfitters Misses 3rd Quarter Forecasts]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:47:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Urban-Outfitters-Resized.jpg
Urban Outfitters Inc. on Monday reported third-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street expectations due to weak performance at its namesake brand.

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<![CDATA[Packages Coming 7 Days a Week for Holiday Season]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:00:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/168420228.jpg
The United States Postal Service will deliver packages seven days a week to Philadelphia and its suburbs, South Jersey and parts of Delaware from now through the holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Decision on 2nd Philly Casino Coming]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:51:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/slot+machine.jpg
Gamblers from southeastern Pennsylvania and across the border into New Jersey already have their pick of four nearby casinos. Amid softening revenues, can the region's casino market bear a fifth?

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Sunoco Logistics announced Thursday its plan to invest $2.5 billion in a second pipeline — Mariner East Phase 2 — that will deliver natural gas liquids from shale-rich areas to its Marcus Hook Industrial Complex...]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Prices Continue to Drop in NJ]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:52:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NJ-Gas-Prices.jpg
Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[University of Delaware Tries to Expand]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:04:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008658299_1200x675_358622275615.jpg
Tim Furlong explains the reaction to the University of Delaware's plans to expand into the neighborhoods.]]>
<![CDATA[Küdzoo Rewards Students]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:03:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kudzoo+Founders+and+Logo.jpg
Good grades are usually their own reward, but one app is taking it a step further.

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<![CDATA[Historic NJ Winery Seeks Bankruptcy Protection]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:04:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic-grapes.jpg
South Jersey's Renault Winery Resort and Golf has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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<![CDATA[Digital Billboards in Philly?]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:51:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008658310_1200x675_358626371595.jpg
Philadelphia City Council considers placing digital billboards in Center City. This story is part of a newsgathering partnership with the Philadelphia Business Journal.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Casino Could Hurt Delco: Leaders]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:56:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008655226_1200x675_358569539898.jpg
NBC10's Matt Delucia explains the reaction to a proposition proposing a casino in South Philadelphia]]>
<![CDATA[Been There, Done AC]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/228*120/DO+AC+logo.JPG
Now it's time to move on.

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<![CDATA[How Much Did Manhunt for Eric Frein Cost?]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:34:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/Eric+Frein+leaves+court.jpg
State police spent about $11 million on the manhunt for a survivalist charged in the ambush slaying of a trooper outside his barracks, according to a cost breakdown released Friday.

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<![CDATA[Happy Banksgiving]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:13:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/happy+banksgiving.jpg
Two local CEOs -- teenagers -- are putting together an event to help people with special needs manage their money. Learn more about the Nov. 16 event on this website.]]>
<![CDATA[Taj Mahal's December Shutdown Approved]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:08:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
In a filing made Friday with a Delaware bankruptcy court, Trump Entertainment Resorts says its board has approved a shutdown of the casino by Dec. 12.

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<![CDATA[Report on 'State of Hispanic Business' in Philly Region ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:59:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_hispanicbusinessx1200.png
Prompted by the rapid growth of Hispanic-owned businesses, the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has released the first "State of Hispanic Business" report.

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<![CDATA[Holiday Shoppers Plan to Spend More, Wait Longer]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:38:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/11-13-14-holiday-shopping.JPG
With the holidays approaching, experts expect consumers to spend more this year than they have in the past decade — but they’ll still wait as long as it takes for a good bargain.

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<![CDATA[New Center City Boutique]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 01:15:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Elleauri+Opening.JPG
Ellelauri, a fashion boutique, is celebrating the opening of a new flagship store in Philadelphia. The new Center City store joins other designer stores in Philly opening just in time for consumers to spend some...

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<![CDATA[More Borrowing, Bad Fiscal News for Pa.]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:51:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic-money.gif
Pennsylvania state government is borrowing more money for its operations and it's faced with a projected gap of nearly $2 billion in the coming year and-a-half.

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<![CDATA[Former Wilmington Trust Official Pleads Guilty]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:25:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/court-stock-courtroom-gavel-judge.jpg
A former Wilmington Trust official indicted on fraud and other charges has pleaded guilty to accepting a gift for procuring loans.

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<![CDATA[College Board: College Prices Continue to Go Up]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:16:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/143309515.jpg
Time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The College Board says the cost to attend college crept up again this year across higher education.

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JEFF BLUMENTHAL | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Comcast CEO 'Embarrassed' by Infamous Customer Service Call]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:10:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/brian-roberts-lg-600xx2240-3360-20-0.jpg
Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts said he was not pleased when reports surfaced regarding shoddy customer service.]]>
FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Station Looking to Fill Vacated Spaces]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:28:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/suburban+station+septa+generic+philly+furness+pa+railroad.png
Two tenants vacated their spaces last month in Suburban Station, and MetroMarket Management is hoping new restaurants will fill them.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Unveils TV Tech Catered to the Blind]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:10:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/television_generic.jpg
Since Tom Wlodkowski joined Comcast as an executive two years ago, he's been making it his mission to "level the playing field" through technology for those with disabilities.

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<![CDATA[College to Buy Failed AC Casino]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:58:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/236*120/Showboat+Casino.JPG
A South Jersey university plans to make a big splash along Atlantic City’s struggling boardwalk.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ's Largest Mall to Open on Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:59:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+Shopping+Bags+Mall+Generic.JPG
New Jersey's largest mall will be open for Thanksgiving for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Bethany Beach Wants to Take Over Family Umbrella Company]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:50:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Delaware-Umbrella-Business.jpg
The Steen family has been renting chairs and umbrellas in Bethany Beach for decades, but now the town could take over that service. NBC10's Tim Furlong has more.

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<![CDATA[Big Booty Trend is Big Business]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:05:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nicki+Minaj+performance.jpg
As a result of the pop culture moment the butt is having, "booty" businesses are booming.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Lockheed Martin Gets $107 Million in Tax Credits]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:25:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/lockheed+martin+generic+company+camden+tax+breaks+nj.jpg
Lockheed Martin has received $107 million in tax credits from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to operate a facility to Camden, N.J., according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Phlash Creates Special Holiday Schedule]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:19:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/philly+plash+bus+generic+trolley+street+center+city+.jpg
The Philadelphia Phlash bus schedules have been expanded just in time for the hustle-and-bustle of the upcoming holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Philly Not a Great Place for Veterans: Study]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:12:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/salute_mm2.jpg
Philadelphia isn't the best place for those who served our country, according to a new study.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Call to Reclassify Broadband as Public Utility]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:43:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/net+neutrality+protest+open+net+utility+comcast+opposes+generic+pbj.jpg
President Barack Obama issued a statement Monday urging the Federal Communications Commission to adopt strong net neutrality rules.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Recalls Happy Meal Toy]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:01:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/mcdonalds+sign.jpg
McDonald's is recalling a 2.3 million Hello Kitty-themed whistle given to children in Happy Meals, citing a chance they could choke on some of its parts. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said...

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<![CDATA[Over 500K USPS Employees' Data Possibly Compromised]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:04:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/168420228.jpg
In a statement Monday, the USPS said the FBI was leading an investigation and that customer credit card data did not appear to be at risk.

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<![CDATA[Soiled Carpets, Dirt & Grime at AC Airport: Official]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:50:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/airport_generic.jpg
A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive finds Atlantic City International Airport to be "in worse shape than any other Port Authority airport."

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<![CDATA[Fire Damages Famous Pa. Pizzeria]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pizza-generic-close.jpg
A fire damaged a Pittsburgh-area pizzeria known for supplying pies to PNC Park.

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<![CDATA[The Hive Opens in Philly]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:35:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/the_hive_20141107_1099579992.jpg
A new working space opened at Second and Race streets in Philadelphia's Old City this week. But this is not another boy's club – The Hive is for women only.

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<![CDATA[Economic Development in Wilmington]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18:54:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wilmington1.jpg
New Castle County and the city of Wilmington are planning to release new strategic plans for economic development.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Nutter Attempts to Dispel "Myths" About PGW Sale]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19:14:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nutter+Vote.jpg
The Nutter Administration has released a document, apparently to City Council members and interested members of the public, to set the record straight on alleged "myths" related to the $1.86 billion sale...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Ending Homelessness Through Tech]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 18:04:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/498439213.jpg
Could not-for-profit technology deliver a cure for homelessness and poverty? Community Technology Alliance aims to streamline that process through Big Data.

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<![CDATA[Philly Radio Station Goes Old School]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 12:12:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/rundmc.jpg
A Philadelphia radio station is going old school as it switches from its mainstream urban format to throwback hip hop.

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<![CDATA[United Airlines Ending Atlantic City Service]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 14:28:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/467793925.jpg
United Airlines is ending service to and from Atlantic City after just eight months.

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<![CDATA[Economy Adds 214K Jobs, Unemployment at 5.8 Percent]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:34:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP483318522889.jpg
U.S. employers added 214,000 jobs in October, less that what many economists had expected, but enough to suggest the recovery remains intact. The unemployment rate dipped to 5.8 percent, its lowest in about six...

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<![CDATA[Philabundance Celebrates 30 Years of Service]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:38:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philabundance_food_drive.jpg
Center City buildings and landmarks are lit up in green and purple to honor the 30th anniversary of Philabundance that serves 75,000 people each week across the Delaware Valley.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Local Restaurant Pastry Chef Named Best in Country]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:21:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/samantha+kincaid+pastry+chef+fork+restaurant.jpg
Samantha Kincaid, the pastry chef at Fork restaurant, has been named one of the best new pastry chefs in the country by Food & Wine magazine.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[$2.5 Billion Pipeline to Be Built]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:47:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sunoco+Pipeline.jpg
Sunoco Logistics announced Thursday its plan to invest $2.5 billion in a second pipeline — Mariner East Phase 2 — that will deliver natural gas liquids from shale-rich areas to its Marcus Hook Industrial Complex...

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<![CDATA[Picasso Sketches Up for Auction]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:57:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_picassosketches1106_700x394.jpg
The Washington State Department of Revenue now has something auctioneer Colin Murphy has never seen before: a brown sketchbook filled with a collection of watercolor, pencil and charcoal art.]]>
<![CDATA[Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:44:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/185*120/%5BNECN%5DB16x9N_PY-08MO_NS_HEALTH_MINUTE_BOOSTER_SEATS_CNNWS_NECN1500kMP4_640x416_2191472863.jpg
A record number of booster seats have earned the highest rating for safety belt fit from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Out of the 41 models the agency tested, 27 earned the "best bet"...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[New Organic Grocery Coming to Delco]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:13:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Whole+Foods+Rendering1.jpg
Whole Foods Market has signed a lease at Ellis Preserve in Newtown Square, Pa., and will serve as the anchor for the first phase of the retail portion of the 210-acre mixed-use development.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Bottom Dollar Selling 66 Stores, Shutting Down]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:11:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bottom+Dollar+Food+Supermarket.jpg
Just a few years ago, discount supermarket chain Bottom Dollar Food began sprouting up all over Pennsylvania. Soon it had 46 stores in the Philadelphia area and 20 near Pittsburgh.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Big Gay Ice Cream on Why It's Expanding to Philadelphia]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:53:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/doug-headshot-by-matthew-dine-600xx2048-1365-0-134.jpg
The men behind New York's Big Gay Ice Cream announced they would be opening up shop in Philadelphia earlier this year during the 2014 Great Chefs Event.]]>
BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[YouTube's No. 1 Fashion and Beauty Network]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/tlmd_malas_tendencias_maquillaje_07.jpg
Almost four years after Stephanie Horbaczewski co-founded StyleHaul, the YouTube juggernaut announced some major news: Luxembourg-based RTL Group has bought a majority stake in the company.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Maker of Hair Removal Products Struggling With Debt]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/no%21no%21+generic+hair+remover.jpg
PhotoMedex Inc., a Horsham, Pa., health products company that sells the no!no! brand of hair removal devices, said it has entered into an amended and restated forbearance agreement.

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<![CDATA[Local Utility Plans to Cut Hundreds of Jobs]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 01:14:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-power-lines-02.jpg
A Pennsylvania utility said it plans to eliminate 450 jobs as part of cost-cutting stemming from a planned spinoff of its competitive generation business.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Federal Donuts Aiming for Expansion Outside Philly]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:03:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/53129ee697a811e2bd6322000a1fa42a7.jpg
Fresh off the debut of two new restaurants earlier this year, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook, the men behind Zahav, are still toying with the idea of expanding their Federal Donuts concept outside of...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[2015 Real Estate Forecast]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:07:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Real-Estate-Forecast.jpg
It's that time of year when prognosticating about what the real estate market might look like next year starts to percolate.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[University Reveals Construction Plans]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:50:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/templepic.jpg
Temple University released plans to build a large central green space, revamped library and new interdisciplinary sciences building.

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<![CDATA[Exciting Business Changes in Mt. Airy]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:50:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jamie+Shanker+Mt.+Airy.jpg
Mt. Airy's businesses are seeing a new face along Germantown Avenue these days. Mt Airy USA has hired Jamie Shanker as its new Commercial Corridor Revitalization and Business Association Manager.

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<![CDATA[State Budget Officials Begin Agency Hearings]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 04:48:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/minimum-wage-cash.jpg
Delaware budget officials are starting to lay the groundwork for developing a budget for next fiscal year.

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<![CDATA[Workers Sue Laundry Company Over Wages]]> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 13:45:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Olympic+Linens.jpg
A class action suit has been brought against a laundry company in the Philadelphia region by its employees.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Ways to Return Your Cable Box]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:27:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/comcast-1203+copy.jpg
Finally, the dread of taking your Comcast equipment back to the Comcast store is over.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New $125M Hotel Proposed for Center City]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:03:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hudson+Hotel.jpg
Morgans Hotel Group Co. of New York plans to construct a $125 million hotel in Center City.

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<![CDATA[Unemployment Rising in Atlantic City]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:56:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_11_12unemployment8.jpg
The unemployment rate in Atlantic County has risen to 11.4 percent as the impact of three casino closings in just over a two-week period at the end of the summer is being felt.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[$50 Million Comcast Settlement Could Benefit Customers ]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:43:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/WCAU_Meet_the_Comcast_Center_072909_75_mezzn_640x480.jpg
In a class-action antitrust lawsuit from December 2003, Comcast was accused of purposely acquiring monopoly power in the Philadelphia area and overcharging cable TV subscribers.]]>
JEFF BLUMENTHAL | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Wife Keeps David Shultz's Legacy Alive]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:27:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dave+and+nancy+shultz+john+du+pont.jpg
During the 1997 murder trial of John E. du Pont, there was a lot of down time for both the media and family members of the victim, Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler David Schultz.]]>
<![CDATA[SEPTA Strike Negotiations]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:52:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+Generic+SEPTA+Trolley.jpg
NBC10's Matt Delucia reports on the efforts being made to avoid a SEPTA strike.

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JULIAN SIGGERS | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia's Museums are a Global Resource]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:56:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/art+museum.jpg
Philadelphia's museum community already enjoys many international connections, and museum leaders understand the value of being part of the United States' first officially designated World Heritage City —...

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<![CDATA[Del. Casinos Eye Financial Relief]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:41:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/PHI+delaware+casino+blackjack+beating.jpg
An industry group representing Delaware's three casinos is asking state lawmakers to revise revenue sharing models so that the casinos can remain profitable amid increasingly intense competition from casinos in...

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