<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:11:52 -0500 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:11:52 -0500 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[SEPTA Makes $7 Million Deal With Verizon]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:48:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_nwtmdsepta123x1200.jpg
SEPTA is getting millions of dollars to plaster another corporate logo on a train station.]]>
<![CDATA[Pa Jobless Rate Continues to Fall]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:37:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/unemployment+employees+generic+work.jpg
Pennsylvania's jobless rate fell by three-tenths of a point in December for the third straight month, as payrolls crept higher.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Plans Coming Together for Big Coatesville Project]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:08:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/232*120/coatesville+project.png
Coatesville, Pa., once a thriving steel town in the rolling hills of Chester County, has struggled over the years to attract developer interest and investment dollars but Jim DePetris believes its time...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Auto Show Prepares for New Convention Center Rules]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:55:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/subaru+forester+2009.jpg
The Philadelphia Auto Show will be in set-up mode over the next few days before its Jan. 31 debut, and it will be doing so for the first time since new work rules were introduced at the Pennsylvania Convention...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[50 Things That Will Change Philadelphia in 2015]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:57:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philly-skyline3.jpg
With so many projects and events taking root in the region, Greater Philadelphia is set to transform in 2015.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[New Restaurant Coming to Center City]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:30:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/dan+dan+asian+restaurant.jpg
A restaurant called Dan Dan will be launching its first flagship location on 126 S. 16th St. between Sansom and Walnut streets. The restaurant is expected to open in less than six months.

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<![CDATA[Will Winter Weather Affect the Philadelphia Home Show?]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:21:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/170*120/Home+Show.JPG
NBC10's Deanna Durante was live at the Philadelphia Home Show where vendors are hoping the weekend's wintry weather won't deter customers.]]>
<![CDATA[SEPTA, Verizon Strike $7M Deal]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:32:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA_Generic_SEPTA_Train.jpg
SEPTA unveiled their new schedule boards, which are sponsored by Verizon, Friday. The deal between the two is worth $7M.

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<![CDATA[Selling Atlantic City in the Big Apple]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:08:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/atlantic-city-nj006.jpg
Some of Atlantic City's biggest cheerleaders are trying to sell the seaside resort to thousands of potential visitors at the NY Times Travel Show. NBC10's Ted Greenberg has the story]]>
<![CDATA[Panel Proposes Casino Bailout]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:54:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/PHI+delaware+casino+blackjack+beating.jpg
Another taxpayer bailout for Delaware's struggling gambling industry won a narrow endorsement Thursday from members of a state study commission.

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<![CDATA[Popular Grocery Store Closes in Philly Suburbs]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:25:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+grocery+store+minimum+wage+shopping.jpg
Residents in Montgomery County will need to start shopping around for a new grocery store.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Comcast's Plans for New Skyscraper]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:55:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/new+comcast+building+mockup.png
Comcast Corp. has decided the company will occupy its entire new building — the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center — that is under construction in Center City.

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<![CDATA[One-Stop Shopping Coming to NASCAR Race Tracks]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:33:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009314043_1200x675_388117571760.jpg
NASCAR spectators will no longer have to walk all over the Pocono and Dover race tracks to pick up their favorite souvenir because NASCAR will now sell merchandise at one central location at each track as...]]>
<![CDATA[Rutgers' Fundraising Campaign Tops $1B Goal]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:50:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rutgers+university+generic+FB+courtesy.jpg
Rutgers University says it surpassed its $1 billion goal during a 7-year fundraising campaign.

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<![CDATA[County Tries to Draw Winter Tourists in New Campaign]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:03:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/Valley+Forge+Park.PNG
Montgomery County is trying to draw tourists with its new "Make It Montco" campaign, promoting the area with TV and billboard ads featuring local restaurants and winter attractions, including Valley Forge...

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<![CDATA[Atlantic City Plans to 'Sell' Itself at NYC Travel Show]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:59:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic_City_Boardwalk.jpg
To combat recent negative publicity brought on by the casino crisis, Atlantic City will be at a travel show in New York City to promote their resorts and plan to have the largest display of any city.]]>
<![CDATA[Where Have All the Snowboarders Gone?]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:44:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Snowboarder_generic.jpg
Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade.

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<![CDATA[Impending Farmer's Market Shutdown]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:16:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/Farmers+Market2.JPG
This summer, the Flourtown Farmers Market will close its doors and now 14 business owners say they have no choice but to try to move on. NBC10's Deanna Durante spoke with the vendors.]]>
<![CDATA[Allentown Restaurant First in Pa to Deliver Beer]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:16:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/beer+delivery.JPG
You ring, they bring -- and not just pizza! An Allentown restaurant is one of the first in Pennsylvania to offer beer delivery and it seems like other eateries are soon to follow.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[How Much Are the Sixers Worth?]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:24:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/sixers+generic.jpg
The Philadelphia 76ers ranked 27th out of 30 teams in Forbes' annual analysis of National Basketball Association franchise valuations.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Wawa Launches Mobile App With Rewards Program]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:44:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/wawa+app+iphone.jpg
Are you like the thousands of Philadelphians that shop at Wawa regularly? Well, the popular convenience store just launched a new mobile app that will give you rewards for all the coffee, iced tea and Italian...]]>
<![CDATA[Christie Appoints Emergency Team for Atlantic City]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:15:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Chris+Christie+Atlantic+City+Summit.JPG
Gov. Chris Christie is appointing an emergency management team to oversee Atlantic City's operations as part of plans to help the struggling seaside gambling resort get back on its feet.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Trujillo Drops Out of Mayor's Race]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:46:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ken-Trujillo.jpg
Former Philadelphia City Solicitor Ken Trujillo said Wednesday that he was dropping out of the mayoral race due to family reasons.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:36:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gas-prices-461831632.jpg
Now is the perfect time to start planning a road trip, because by the end the weekend, the national average for gas prices is predicted to fall below $2 a gallon. But fill up your tanks, because these record low...

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<![CDATA[Pharmacies Running Out of Cold Medicine]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:09:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009295919_1200x675_387159107777.jpg
Both small pharmacies and big chains are running low on cold and flu medicine because so many people are sick. Specifically, there's been a shortage of cough syrup with codeine.]]>
<![CDATA[Philanthropist Gives $50M to CHOP]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:49:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CHOP-Generic-Photo.jpg
A Philadelphia philanthropist is giving $50 million to the city's renowned children's hospital.

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<![CDATA[Judge: Revel Sale to Developer Can Proceed]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:49:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino to a Florida developer to proceed.

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<![CDATA[Toyota Remains Top in Global Vehicles Sales]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:11:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/150754232.jpg
Toyota Motor Corp. stayed at the top in global vehicle sales in 2014, taking that auto industry crown for the third year straight, but was less upbeat about this year.

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]]> <![CDATA[UPenn Moves Ahead on $77.6M Poly-Sci/Econ Project]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:37:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Ronald+Perelman+University+of+Pennsylvania+Building.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania will go forward with a $77.6 million project called the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.

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<![CDATA[Casino's MLK Day Fried Chicken Menu Offends Some]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:26:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Borgata+MLK+Menu+crop.jpg
A restaurant in an Atlantic City casino intended to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday by offering fried chicken, collard greens and macaroni and cheese, a casino official said Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Shake Shack Goes Public, Hopes to Raise $80M in IPO]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:47:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Shake-Shack-Burgers-0604.jpg
Burger chain Shake Shack, which got its start as a single hot dog cart in Manhattan's Madison Square Park, plans to raise up to $80 million from an initial public offering of its common stock.

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<![CDATA[Gov't Considering Expanding Ford Recall]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:52:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009277015_1200x675_386214467788.jpg
Federal regulators are looking into the possibility of expanding a Ford diesel truck recall on 2013 models after recent complaints to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.]]>
<![CDATA[After Alliance Ends, Who Will Promote Atlantic City?]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:52:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/256*120/DO+AC+ad+campaign.jpg
The marketing group that urged the country to "Do AC" is about to go out of business, and its $30 million annual budget is being eyed to help Atlantic City in other ways.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[New HUP Tower Team Features 'Starchitect']]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:50:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/penn+tower+health+system.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania Health System has selected a team to help it construct a new hospital tower and, in another step forward, has issued a request for proposals for the demolition of Penn Tower.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Number of City Jobs Up for the First Time in 30 Years]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:01:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/jobs+employment+generic+newspaper.jpg
Employment in Philadelphia has been slowly recovering since the recession, even hitting a 30-year high in the number of jobs, a new report shows.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Republicans Unveil Net Neutrality Bill]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:01:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/fred-upton+600xx900-601-0-4.jpg
House Republicans unveiled net neutrality legislation that would prohibit mobile and fixed broadband service providers from blocking content or speeding up or slowing down certain Internet traffic.

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Keep Dropping]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:42:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NJ-Gas-Prices.jpg
Gas prices continue to plummet across the nation and in our area.

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<![CDATA[Court Takes Action Against New Jersey Limo Company]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:05:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/RP+Limo.JPG
Customers of R.P. Limo say they're being charged for rides they didn't take. Following an NBC10 invesitgation, the company appeared in court. NBC10's Harry Hairston reports one customer doesn't think justice was...

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<![CDATA[New Delaware County Jobs]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:51:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009258841_1200x675_385545283543.jpg
New Hudson Facades will build a facility that is expected to create 168 new jobs.]]>
<![CDATA[Bankruptcy Hearing for Atlantic City Casino]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:48:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The future remains murky for Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Is Yuengling Not on Tap at Wolf's Inaugural?]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:03:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/192*120/829251761.jpg
Yuengling bills its Pottsville, Pennsylvania, brewery as the oldest in the nation, but its beer won't be served at Democrat Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's inaugural celebration. And a Republican legislator thinks...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Toll Brothers Makes $135M Property Move]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:42:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/175*120/toll+brothers+new+NYC+building.jpg
Toll Brothers Inc. has expanded its presence in New York City with a big buy and closed on a $135 million acquisition of a property in the Gramercy Park section of the city.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia Joins Economic Development Network]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:03:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Philly+Skyline+Generic+Philly+Generic+Sunset+Sun.JPG
The Philadelphia region has been chosen to participate in an economic development network that will assist the city in developing plans for sustainable growth.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Delco Firm Unveiling Injury-Preventing Headgear ]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:27:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/unequal+technologies+HALO+headband+head+injury.jpg
Among the hundred of vendors attending this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention in Philadelphia is a Delaware County company that is unveiling new headgear it says provides...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Alex's Lemonade Stand Tops $100M Fundraising Mark]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:18:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*123/alex%27s-lemonade-stand.jpg
The Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has surpassed the $100 million fundraising mark.

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<![CDATA[Manufacturing Activity Grows at Weaker Pace in Philly Region]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:03:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/philly+skyline+from+schuylkill.jpg
Factories in the Philadelphia region grew at a much slower pace in January compared with the previous month, as orders, shipments and hiring tumbled.

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<![CDATA[Seton Hall, Hospital Plan to Build Medical School]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:01:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/Seton+Hall_edited-1.jpg
Seton Hall University and the parent company of Hackensack University Medical Center are planning to build a private medical school that could open in 2017.

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<![CDATA[Girl Scout Cookies on Sale]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:29:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/girl+scout+cookie+boxes1.jpg
On behalf of Girl Scouts, Natalye Paquin and Jazlyn Crawford join NBC10's Vai Sikahema to discuss the wildly popular girl scout cookies.

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<![CDATA[Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453903966.jpg
Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion

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<![CDATA[Group Fights for Sports Betting in NJ]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:04:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sports-betting.gif
A court filing Wednesday in New Jersey's effort to allow sports betting takes the four major pro sports leagues to task for their involvement in fantasy sports competitions, claiming that that precludes...

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<![CDATA[Del. Governor Discusses Downtown Development District Award]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:48:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Delaware+Gov+Jack+Markell+Waves.JPG
Delaware Governor Jack Markell met with business owners and community members about the Downtown Development District Award.

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<![CDATA[Chestnut Street High-Rise Party]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 04:55:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009236708_1200x675_384427075791.jpg
Business and community leaders held a "topping off" party for the first market-rate high-rise at 3737 Chestnut Street.]]>
THE PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly's 2nd Best for Shopping Worldwide: Report]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:22:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+Shopping+Bags+Mall+Generic.JPG
Philadelphia is getting recognized as a serious shopping destination — not just for clothes but for food, home goods and other items as well.

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THE PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Aetna Ups Minimum Wage to $16]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Aetna+Generic.jpg
The Connecticut-based managed care company, which is the Philadelphia region's second largest health insurer behind only Independence Blue Cross, said the hike will mean an average pay increase of 11 percent for...

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Eye Liquor Licenses for Small Eateries]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:06:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Private+Wine+Tasting.jpg
A state House committee is set to consider a bill easing Delaware's laws on restaurants serving alcohol.

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<![CDATA[Philly Called 'Outdoor Urban Oasis' Near Top of Places to Visit in 2015]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Philly+Skyline+Generic+Philly+Generic+Sunset.JPG
NBC10's Renee Chenault-Fattah is joined by Shawn McCaney with the William Penn Foundation to talk about the recent New York Times' article that named the city of Philadelphia near the top 52 places to travel to...

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<![CDATA[Taylor Swift Controversy Not Slowing Spotify]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:52:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/spotify_722x406_2172347738.jpg
Despite the recent Taylor Swift controversy the music streaming service Spotify says business is doing well and that they added 2.5 million paying-users since the young singer decided to pull her entire catalog...]]>
<![CDATA[IKEA Recalls 169,000 Crib Mattresses ]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:44:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ikea5.jpg
IKEA is recalling some 169,000 crib mattresses that they say pose a potential danger to infants. The recall by the Swedish furniture retailer came in response to two reports from customers that their infants...

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THE PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Wells Fargo to Move Jobs From Chester to Old City]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:38:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/wells+fargo.jpg
Wells Fargo & Co. confirmed Tuesday that the bank has moved 250 employees out of The Wharf at Rivertown in Chester, Pa., and into the Plaza building at 5th and Market streets in Old City where it houses much of...

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<![CDATA[Philly Utility to Speed Gas Main Replacement]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:42:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia-Gas-Works.jpg
The state is pressuring Philadelphia Gas Works to speed up the replacement of aging, leaky gas mains after the city-owned utility said the process could take 88 years.

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<![CDATA[Atlantic City Eyes More Sporting Events]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:27:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ac_boardwalk_722x406_2218556330.jpg
Atlantic City is keeping its eye on the ball as it tries to attract more sporting events and related conventions.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Teacher Leaves Job to Pursue Autism Research]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:52:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/teacher+autism+michele+mckeone.jpg
After two years in testing mode, Michele McKeone launched Autism Expressed in 2013. Now, she's decided to turn her long-term side project into a full-time gig.

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<![CDATA[Crayola Apologizes After Facebook Hack]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:57:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Crayola+Crayons.jpg
Crayola is apologizing after hackers filled its Facebook page with off-color content.

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<![CDATA[Delaware Redevelopment Program]]> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:23:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Delaware+Gov+Jack+Markell+Waves.JPG
Gov. Jack Markell has tapped Wilmington, Dover and Seaford for a program meant to help revitalize downtowns in the state.

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<![CDATA[Business Leaders Speak on Wilmington Crime]]> Sat, 10 Jan 2015 21:22:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
Business leaders in Wilmington say the city government must do more to combat crime or risk losing companies that keep offices downtown.

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<![CDATA[Famous Philly Restaurant Reopens]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 19:27:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/104130827753607958413351389442205n.jpg
One of Philadelphia's most famous restaurants, Bookbinders, has re-opened as The Olde Bar.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[PATCO Considers Comcast Deal For Underground WiFi]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:54:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/patco+south+jersey+philadelphia.jpg
PATCO's train stations are — hopefully — about to get more connected

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<![CDATA[2 Local JCPenny Stores Closing]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:22:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/JCPenny_1109.jpg
It's the tale of two JCPenneys. Just one day after annoucning strong holiday sales, the company said its closing 40 of its department stores.

<![CDATA[Barnes Foundation Names Miami Museum Director As Leader]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:26:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Barnes+Foundation+Generic+Sign.jpg
A major art institution in Philadelphia has a new leader.

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<![CDATA[JCPenney to Close 5 Pennsylvania Stores]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:18:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/162850569.jpg
J.C. Penney Co. said 334 people will be out of work when it closes five of its Pennsylvania stores this year.

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<![CDATA[Revel Buyer Plans Water Park for Former Casino Property]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 22:56:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A Florida developer buying Atlantic City's former Revel casino out of bankruptcy plans to open a water park there.

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<![CDATA[Target Looking to Open Express Stores in Philly]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 23:53:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/target+express.jpg
Target scouting out sites to build multiple of its new smaller, urban store concept in locations across Center City and University City in Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Reality Show Features Philly Tech Company]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:42:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/celebrity+apprentice+kate+gosselin+vivica+fox+david+cohen.jpg
Center City-based Neat Co. got some airtime on the NBC reality show "Celebrity Apprentice" Monday night.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[3 Stephen Starr Restaurants Make Top 100 List]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/244*120/steven+starr+restuarant+philly.jpg
Three Philadelphia restaurants made a list of the 100 top-grossing independent restaurants in the United States, and they're all from a guy named Stephen Starr.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Philly Rent Rises, Vacancies Drop in 2014]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:42:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/193*120/1616+walnut+st+center+city+apartment+philly.jpg
The apartment market in Center City continued to show signs of strength in 2014 but there are some indications that 2015 will be a telling year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Human Testing of Potential Ebola Vaccine]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:11:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/generic+ebola+virus.jpg
Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it has started human testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Europe.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Creator of "Do AC" Campaign Resigns ]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 09:41:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/256*120/DO+AC+ad+campaign.jpg
The president and CEO of Atlantic City's marketing agency best known for its "Do AC" campaign has stepped down, and a veteran of one of Philadelphia's own tourism agencies has been named to lead the agency.

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<![CDATA[Major Pet Store Pulls Treats From China]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 10:50:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/PETCO+Generic+Dog.JPG
Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the

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<![CDATA[Forbes' Under 30 Summit Calls Philly Home]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 21:52:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/forbes-30-under-30-2014-457625288.jpg
Forbes' summit focusing on some of the greatest young minds in the world will remain in the City of Brotherly Love.

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<![CDATA[Parking Seen as Revenue-Enhancer for AC]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:40:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/parking-meter--0624.jpg
Officials in Atlantic City see parking revenue from meters and tickets as a way to raise much-needed cash.

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<![CDATA[Trenton Hotel Completes Phase 1 of Face-Lift]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:36:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009136701_1200x675_380069955927.jpg
The first phase of the former Trenton Marriot is complete six months after reopening as The Wyndham Garden Hotel, which made improvements to hotel walkways and restaurant. The $3 million renovation project...]]>
<![CDATA[No, Agriculture Is Not Pa's Top Industry ]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:29:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tractor3.jpg
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is set to begin the second weekend of January, giving public officials a chance to tout agriculture as the state's leading industry. But the data behind this shibboleth is fuzzy.

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<![CDATA[Runner-Up Revel Bidder Could Get Casino After All]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009136683_1200x675_380042307579.jpg
A federal judge will soon consider selling the closed Revel casino to the runner-up bidder, Glenn Straub, after the initial sale fell through. Straub says he wants the closed property for less money than...]]>
<![CDATA[Will Revel Runner-Up Get Discount?]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:23:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
Judge to weigh sale of ex-Revel casino to runner-up bidder.

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FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Hyatt on Penn’s Landing to be Rebranded, Renovated ]]> Sat, 03 Jan 2015 08:59:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/hyatt+hotel+penns+landing+philadelphia.jpg
The Hyatt Regency on Penn's Landing is changing hands and will now be a Hilton Hotels & Resorts property.

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<![CDATA[Allentown to See Substantial Economic Change in 2015]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 16:10:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handshake_web.jpg
Allentown is on the top 20 list of towns to see a jump in job growth in early 2015 – a huge boost for the city where 27.8 percent of residents live under the poverty line and 4.8 percent are unemployed.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[NoLibs Eatery to 'Pop-Up' as Incubator-Style Restaurant]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:45:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/241*120/union+taco+northern+liberties.jpg
A taqueria in Northern Liberties will be converted into an incubator-type restaurant, showcasing dishes from emerging chefs.

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