<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:49:24 -0400 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:49:24 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[New Retailers Opening in New Jersey Premium Outlets]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:15:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gloucester+Premium+Outlet.JPG
Several retailers including Nike, Kenneth Cole and J. Crew are moving into the Gloucester Premium Outlets as it sets to open Aug. 12.]]>
<![CDATA[Dorney Park Worker Falls Ill, OSHA Investigates]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:01:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/Dorney+Park+Generic+Dorney+Roller+Coaster.JPG
The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation into Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom after an employee was hospitalized at the Allentown theme park...

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<![CDATA[Social Media Votes on Favorite Soda Flavors]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:59:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011414787_1200x675_497709635819.jpg
Social media users got to vote on their favorite soda flavors from A-Treat sodas. And the winners are...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Macaron Cafe Coming to Old City This Month]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:41:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ici+macarons+macaroons+cafe+coffee+pbj.jpg
A café selling macarons, pastries and tea is coming soon to Old City.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[ Target to Sell Products Designed by Local University Students]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:13:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Target+and+Philadelphia+University+Students.png
The work of four Philadelphia University industrial design students has garnered them more than a grade.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[SEPTA IT Head Recalls Hectic Day of Pope Pass Failure]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:19:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/1105-septa1.jpg
On July 20, Bill Zebroski, SEPTA's senior director of information technology, was having bad day at the office. The e-commerce website for Philadelphia's public transportation authority crashed trying to...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Texas Healthy Food Chain to Open 5 Stores, Massive Kitchen]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:17:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/snap-kitchen.jpg
A new competitor is hitting Philadelphia's healthy-eating market later this year, making Pennsylvania only the third state it's expanded into.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Tech CEO's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Related to Amtrak]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:16:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/473213870.jpg
A lawsuit was filed Friday seeking damages relating to the death of a local technology company CEO in the Amtrak 188 derailment in Port Richmond that killed eight and injured hundreds in May.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bucks County Researchers On Hunt for Hepatitis B Cure]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:19:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mike-sofia+bucks+county+hepatitus+b+cure.jpg
A Canadian drug company with research facilities in Bucks County expects to begin human testing of four potential hepatitis B treatments during the first half of next year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Obama Nominates Philly Judge to Federal Bench]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:17:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obama-propone-extender-pago-de-horas-extras.jpg
President Obama on Thursday nominated a veteran Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge to fill a vacancy on the federal court.

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<![CDATA[New Whole Foods Coming to Chester County]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:12:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/whole-foods-supermarket-grocery-generic.jpg
A new Whole Foods Market is coming to Exton, Pennsylvania.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[PHL Airport Rolls Out New Portable Phone Charging Device]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:55:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/201*120/Airport+Charging+Phone.PNG
The days of cozying up to outlets on the floor of Philadelphia International Airport are over for consumers of this new product.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Real Estate Trust to Sell 3 Malls]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:52:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gadsden-mall+copy.jpg
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has a deal to sell three of its malls to an undisclosed institutional buyer for $95.4 million as it continues to transition itself into an owner of high-end retail...

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<![CDATA[Papal Visit Gear: T-Shirts, Shot Glasses and... Thongs?]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:30:17 -0400 etsy.]]> etsy.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*162/pope+bobblehead.jpg
Check out all of the unofficial Pope Francis gear you can buy to prepare for his visit in September.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Brewery Launches Delco-Branded Beer]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:18:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/delco-lager-mockups-facebook.jpg
Philly-area beer drinkers will soon be able to fill their pint glasses with a new Delco-branded beer courtesy of a new Delaware County-based brewery.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Student Loan Debt Hampering Entrepreneurship, Hurting Economy]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:02:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Money+Wallet+Generic.jpg
A Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia study shows that the rise of student debt correlates to a decline in U.S. small business formation.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Culture Fund Has New Leader]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:44:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/paint4.jpg
The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, a nonprofit organization providing funds to arts-and-cultural organizations, has named its new leader.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Health Systems Sue N.J. to Block New Law]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:45:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Virtua-Hospital.jpg
Virtua and Capital Health System filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of New Jersey seeking to block the recently approved emergency medical services law that allows Cooper University Hospital to take...

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<![CDATA[Caramel Popcorn Recall]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:06:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/caramel+popcorn.jpg
A company that ships to specialty grocers nationwide is issuing a recall of its caramel popcorn because it contains butter, a milk product that wasn't declared on the packaging and can cause severe reactions in...

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]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds to Lose Jobs Due to A&P Closures]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:23:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pathmark2.jpg
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. has already started to file notices with the Pennsylvania and New Jersey departments of labor to let them know how many jobs it will be axing as it begins to close certain...

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"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL"]]> <![CDATA[Craft Beer Sales on the Rise]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:59:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Craft+Beer+Sales.jpg
Craft beer is on a roll — small and independent craft brewers continue to see an increase in sales, according to a new report.

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<![CDATA[Ram, Jeep Recall Buy-Back]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:50:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011328077_1200x675_492022339952.jpg
The biggest action of its kind in U.S. history. Fiat Chrysler forced to buy back hundreds of thousands of Ram pickup trucks and trade-in other vehicles. NBC10's Keith Jones has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Reborn A-Treat Soda Wants Fans to Pick 1st Flavor ]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:56:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/A-Treat+Soda.JPG
The recently revived A-Treat soda company is back in business and wants fans to decide which flavor they want to see first.

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<![CDATA[Dog Food Recalled Nationwide Over Salmonella Fears]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:30:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nature%27s_Variety_Recall.jpg
Pet food maker Nature's Variety is voluntarily recalling its Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs with a “Best By” date of 04/27/16 due to possible Salmonella contamination, the company said in a press release....]]>
<![CDATA[Pharma Giant Buys Generic Drug Company for $40.5B]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:18:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Teva+pills.jpg
Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion, in what Israeli analysts called the largest-ever...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[SEPTA Regional Rail Ridership Increases]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:41:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/septa8.jpg
SEPTA announced Friday it hit record ridership numbers in fiscal 2015.

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<![CDATA[Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back 500,000 Ram Pickups]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:54:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-138010890.jpg
Fiat Chrysler will buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Medical School Receives $1.75M Grant]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 23:59:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cooper-medical-school.jpg
The Cooper Medical School of Rowan University received a $1.75 million federal grant it will use to help address the looming shortage of primary-care physicians in the country.

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<![CDATA[Beef Recall Over E. coli]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:27:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1148954.jpg
A company that ships distributors and retailers across the country, including New Jersey, is recalling an unknown amount of beef products due to concerns over possible E. coli contamination, federal officials...

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]]> <![CDATA[Amazon Home Services Expand to Philadephia ]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:00:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/plumbing1.jpg
Less than four months after launching its home-repair business, Seattle-based Amazon announced Wednesday it will expand the service to Philadelphia, along with 14 other metropolitan regions.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Campbell's to Eliminate Artificial Colors, Flavors]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:10:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/cambells1.jpg
Campbell Soup Co. announced Wednesday it would be doing away with artificial ingredients as it becomes a more health-focused company.

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<![CDATA[Delaware Hospitals No Longer Giving New Mothers Formula]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:06:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BABY50.jpg
Delaware is the third state, along with Massachusetts and Rhode Island, to "ban the bags." New moms no longer get gift bags with formula after giving birth.

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<![CDATA[Miss America's Headquarters Moves Back to Atlantic City]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/miss-america-GettyImages_96302143.jpg
The Miss America Organization has moved its headquarters back to Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[71K Strollers, Seats Recalled Due to Choking Risk]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:50:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uppababy-stroller-recall-cpsc.jpg
UPPAbaby is recalling 71,000 strollers and seats because of a choking hazard, saying children could bite off a piece of the stroller's foam crossbar, according to federal regulators.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Jefferson Expands Partnership With Delaware Hospital]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:51:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/jefferson+hospital.jpg
Saint Francis Healthcare is expanding its relationship with Jefferson Health System.

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<![CDATA[Selfie Sticks Banned at Six Flags Parks Nationwide]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:06:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Six+Flags+sign+generic.jpg
Six Flags has joined the growing list of amusement parks across the nation that have banned selfie sticks. The company implemented the ban Monday at all of its parks across America, according to Katy Enrique...

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<![CDATA[Harley-Davidson Recalls Bikes to Fix Saddlebag Problem]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:37:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/harley-119372798.jpg
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 185,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because the saddlebags can come loose and fall off, increasing the risk of a crash. The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Road King...

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<![CDATA[NYC's 'Coyote Ugly' Bar to Close After Rent Spikes]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hogs+heifer+bar.jpg
After 22 years in business, an institutional Manhattan dive bar is making its last call sooner than expected.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Center City Micro-Units for Rent]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:20:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/center+city+building1.png
Alterra Property Group is testing whether the Philadelphia multifamily market would lease small apartments called micro-units and, so far, it looks as if there is demand for these compact abodes.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[HUP's a Top Hospital in Country: Report]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:57:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/university+of+pennsylvania.jpg
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania once again grabbed the top spot as U.S. News & World Report’s highest ranked hospital in the Philadelphia region.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Acme Wants to Purchase Super Fresh & PathMark Stores]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:04:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/acme.jpg
Acme Markets wants to acquire 76 shuttered A&P owned grocery stores across six states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, according to an announcement the company made Monday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bank CEO Ranks Among Nation's Highest-Paid]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:44:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/img3272.jpg
A relative newcomer was the only local member included in a new ranking of the nation’s highest paid bank CEOs from SNL Financial.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Rookie's Debut Boosts Phillies' Ticket Sales]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:54:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Aaron-Nola-Lead.jpg
The Philadelphia Phillies' decision to call up the number one pick from last year's draft is giving the team’s sluggish ticket sales a much needed boost.]]>
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]]> <![CDATA[A&P to Close Several Stores in Philly]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:48:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pathmark2.jpg
A Pathmark in Swedesford Plaza in Berwyn, Pa., a Superfresh off Skippack Pike in Center Square, Pa., and one on Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia will be among the 25 stores A&P will seek to close, according to...

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]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia-Based Carpooling App Raises $10 Million]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:45:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/screen-shot-2015-07-17-at-120714-pm-750xx612-344-0-74.png
After raising $10 million and partnering with Bono, a Philadelphia-based carpooling app is eying the city as a future site for its new service.

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<![CDATA[PathMark, Super Fresh Parent Co. Files for Bankruptcy]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:54:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pathmark1.jpg
A&P files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for second time in five years.

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<![CDATA[Wawa to Sell Beer in Pennsylvania Store?]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:29:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Malaria+Lakewood+Wawa+Generic+Wawa.jpg
Customers could soon be adding the latter to their list at Wawa if the company gets approval to add a beer aisle at one of its suburban Philadelphia stores.

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<![CDATA[CVS Online Photo Center Probes Possible Security Breach]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:40:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/467675965.jpg
CVS is warning customers that its online photo service may have suffered a data breach and has shut it down. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain says the site is being switched off as a precaution...

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<![CDATA[Union Authorizes Strike Against Trump Taj Mahal]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:59:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/trump+taj.jpg
Workers at Trump Taj Mahal have authorized a strike against the troubled Atlantic City casino.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Jamba Juice Spreads in Philly]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:03:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jambajuice1.jpg
A local franchisee is aggressively expanding a California-based smoothie company's presence in the Philadelphia region.

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Holds Public Meeting About Liquor Sales]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:51:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/whole-foods-market-sign.jpg
The public is invited to a meeting regarding the sale of beer and wine inside a new Whole Foods store in Lower Macungie Township in Pennsylvania.]]>
<![CDATA[Chefs, Eaters Support Philly Chef Hurt in Derailment]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:02:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/Eli+Kulp+Fork+Amtrak+Crash+Derailment.JPG
Family, friends and colleagues of an award-winning Philadelphia chef badly injured in May’s deadly Amtrak derailment gathered at his restaurant Thursday night to raise money for the restaurateur’s medical care.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Temple University Approves Tuition Hike]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 09:15:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Temple+University+Flag+in+neighborhood+generic.jpg
Temple University approved Tuesday a tuition hike of 2.8 percent for in-state and out-of-state students.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Leads Way in STEM Workforce Diversity]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 09:14:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/STEM.PNG
Philadelphia is a leader in employee diversity in the science, technology, economics and mathematics (STEM) industries, although the fields could still improve with the number of women and minorities making...]]>
<![CDATA[New Bloomingdale's to Open in Center City]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bloomingdales3.jpg
A new outlet store is coming to town.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Tourism Agency Gets New Name to Promote Delco]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:55:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/destination-delcologo.jpg
A local tourism agency will be stripping away its name and brand, and will begin rolling out a new identity that its executive director says will give the municipality more of an edge.

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<![CDATA[Boeing Cuts 49 Technicians, Sheet Metal Workers]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:09:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/boeing-building-Getty.jpg
Boeing Co. has cut 49 more jobs at its plant in Ridley Township, near Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Iconic Toy Store FAO Schwarz Closing Wednesday]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:31:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fao+schwarz+last+pilgrimage.jpg
Familes are making one last visit to the iconic Manhattan toy store. Gus Resendale reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Villanova's $225M Expansion Project Approved]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:44:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB+Villanova+University.jpg
Expansion at Villanova University has been approved following a three-year battle between township officials and the school.

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]]> <![CDATA[Tennis Tournament Goes to the Dogs ]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:36:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dog-puppy-tennis-ball.jpg
The Philadelphia Freedoms will have some additional help — of the four-footed variety — tracking down stray tennis balls during two upcoming matches.

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]]> <![CDATA[Eagles Youth Partnership Leader Steps Down]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:45:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/martinez-helfman.jpg
The founding executive director of the Philadelphia Eagles' nonprofit charity will be leaving after 20 years in order to lead a major grant-giving organization.

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]]> <![CDATA[Independence Blue Cross to Offer ID Theft Protection]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:48:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/blue-cross-blue-shield.jpg
Independence Blue Cross, the Philadelphia region’s largest health insurer, said Tuesday it will offer identity protection services — at no charge to eligible members and their dependents — starting Jan.

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]]> <![CDATA[MLB Teams Translate Spending into Wins]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:38:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/t-shirts-2.jpg
In Major League Baseball — the only major professional sports league without a salary cap — spending big bucks on players doesn't always translate to wins.

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]]> <![CDATA[Indoor Skydiving Facility Coming to KOP]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:37:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ifly-skydiving.jpg
An indoor skydiving facility is coming to King of Prussia, Pa.

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]]> <![CDATA[Obama to Headline DNC Fundraiser in Philly]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:34:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Obama-Mayors-Conference-Gun-Control-19-June-2015.jpg
After speaking to the national chapter of the NAACP Tuesday, Pres. Barack Obama will make his way to Rittenhouse Hotel for a special DNC fundraiser.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Summer Slump For Small Business?]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:31:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/187*120/NFIB+lowers.PNG
The National Federation of Independent Business’ index of small business indicators dropped 4.2 points in June, it biggest monthly decline since President Barack Obama was re-elected in November 2012.

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<![CDATA[Barber Foods Recalls 1.7M Pounds of Chicken Products]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:35:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/necn+recall+generic.jpg
Barber Foods of Portland is recalling 1.7 million pounds of frozen chicken products over concerns that they may be contaminated with salmonella.

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<![CDATA[Swearing 'Minion' Toys? McDonald's Says No]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:23:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/HappyMeal.png
A minion toy in a McDonald’s Happy Meal has some parents, well, a little unhappy. The toy, based on the little yellow rascals that first appeared in “Despicable Me,” says three phrases - all of which are a...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Could Be 'Global Center for Health Care Innovation']]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:46:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/penn-medicine.jpg
A recent initiative involving a group of health care startups from around the world, a 16-week boot camp and the help of major medical providers hopes to turn Philadelphia into a “global center for health...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[First Phase of East Market Project Begins]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:39:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/eastmarketproject.jpg
East Market, a mixed-use development on a block at 11th and Market streets in Center City, reached a milestone Monday when concrete was poured for the footings for the first phase of the project.

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]]> <![CDATA[Eat French Fries, Support Police]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:01:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/crabfries1.jpg
July 13 is National French Fry Day, and Philadelphia’s own Chickie’s & Pete’s is using the offbeat holiday for a philanthropic cause.

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]]> <![CDATA[Local Hotel Occupancy Reached Highest Monthly Rate in Years]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:49:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/phillypbj.jpg
Philadelphia is breaking all sorts of records yet again, this time in terms of hotel occupancy.

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]]> <![CDATA[Seattle Company Set to Acquire Artisan Mobile]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:50:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handshake6.jpg
Artisan Mobile is on the verge of selling to the Seattle-based ad measurement company Tune, multiple sources have told the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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<![CDATA[Flounder Drop-off Worries Anglers]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:06:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/flounder.jpg
A dramatic collapse in the reproduction of summer flounder off the East Coast may mean a sharp cut in the catch quota for both commercial and recreational fishermen next summer, according to a science committee...

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<![CDATA[Nutter's World Tour Stops in Israel, Germany]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:26:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_michael_nutter_gays.jpg
Philadelphia's world-traveling mayor is off to Germany and Israel, just days after returning from an official trip to Mexico.

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<![CDATA[NJ Transit Fare Hikes Put Focus Again on Funding ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:47:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Portal-Bridge-NJ-Transit.jpg
As commuters in New Jersey prepare for rail and bus fare increases to be approved this week, the spotlight again has shifted to why the state's transportation agency has had to dip into bus and rail riders'...

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]]> <![CDATA[Back in Black: Philly's Diner en Blanc's Rival Returns]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:04:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Diner+En+Noir+Philadelphia.jpg
A group of Diner en Blanc hopefuls turned their frustration over their failed bids for a seat at the white-clothed tables in 2014 into a similar event, which is set to return for a second time in September.

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<![CDATA[$2M Price Tag to Honor World Cup Heroes]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:37:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_419045819283.jpg
New York City officials estimate the parade for America's World Cup Soccer champions will cost $2 million.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[L&I Shuts Down New Center City Beer Garden]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:23:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/them-pics-13-of-60.jpg
A 9,000-square-foot beer garden that opened early this month has been shut down by the department of licenses and inspections.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[CNBC's American Greed to Feature Local Fraudster]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:24:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/american-greed-keyart+750xx3000-1688-0-656.jpg
Matthew McManus, the former Montgomery County financial adviser serving a lengthy prison term for his role in bilking nearly 2,000 clients out of $26 million in a massive fraud scheme, will be profiled on CNBC’s...

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<![CDATA[No Gambling in Ex-AC Casino for 10 Years]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:53:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_trump_plaza.jpg
Atlantic City's former Trump Plaza casino is likely to remain closed for at least 10 years following a judge's approval Thursday of a deed restriction prohibiting anyone from re-opening it as a casino.

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<![CDATA[Environmental Group Disputes Exxon Settlement]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:59:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/exxonmobil.jpg
It's now up to a judge whether environmental groups and a Democratic state senator can appeal the possible approval of a $225 million settlement between New Jersey and ExxonMobil.

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<![CDATA[World's Largest Indoor Vertical Far]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/aerofarms+design.jpg
In a gritty, industrial section of Newark known as the Ironbound, something big is taking root: an old steel factory is being converted into the world's largest indoor vertical farm, a $30 million project funded...]]>
<![CDATA[Women in Pa. Among Worst Wage Earners]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:59:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/minimum-wage-cash.jpg
More than seven out of every 10 minimum wage jobs in Pennsylvania belong to women, according to a story posted to Forbes on Wednesday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[ FUBU Founder, Daymond John, Coming to Philly for Entrepreneur Contest]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 08:53:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/Daymond+John.PNG
Less than a week after Shark Tank will hold casting calls in Philadelphia, one of the show's "sharks" will judge entrepreneurs in another contest in the City of Brotherly Love.

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<![CDATA[RECALL: Parmesan Cheese]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:24:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bella+rosa+cheese.jpg
A New Jersey company is recalling 30,200 pounds of grated Parmesan cheese because it may contain undeclared egg allergen. Arthur Schuman Inc., which is based in Fairfield, is recalling its Bella Rosa Grated...]]>
<![CDATA[Startup Set to Sell 3-D Printed Cars Next Year]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:36:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/3d+car.jpg
An Arizona startup has announced they will sell the first 3-D printed car beginning in 2016. Local Motors said there will be two versions of the ReLoad Redacted car: the first is a low speed, battery car...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly College of Osteopathic Medicine Offers House Calls to Elderly]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:08:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/elderly-person-cane.jpg
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is getting into the house call business.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Ups Internet Speed for Most Northeast Customers]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:48:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WomanComputerPic_1200x675_300608067571.jpg
Comcast wireless Internet customers are in for a surprise on one of their upcoming bills — no, it's not a price hike this time.

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<![CDATA[Shark Tank to Hold Casting Calls in Philadelphia]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:50:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shark+tank.jpg
It may be Shark Week, but in Philadelphia it won't culminate in a violent feeding frenzy — at least not literally.

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<![CDATA[Delaware Scientist Testifies at Avian Flu Hearing]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:48:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP181546653374.jpg
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper has invited a Delaware animal scientist to participate in a congressional hearing on the avian flu threat, a significant issue for the Delmarva peninsula's poultry industry.

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<![CDATA[Rita's No Longer Serving Frozen Custard Due to Egg Shortage ]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:11:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/10showjune6ritas.jpg
Rita’s temporarily substitutes award-winning frozen custard with soft-serve ice cream due to an egg shortage.

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<![CDATA[Land Rover Recalls 65,000 SUVs for Door Latch Problem]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:05:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP538189797831rangerover7815.jpg
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling about 65,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the doors may not latch properly and could open while being driven. The recall covers certain 2013 to 2016 Range Rover and 2014 to 2016 Range...

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<![CDATA[Hacker Targets NJ Gaming Sites, Demands Ransom]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10:38:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KNSD_Online_Gambling_Could_Become_Le_012612_61_mezzn_722x406_2190628508.jpg
A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using the online currency Bitcoin...

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<![CDATA[China's Plunging Stock Market Causes Concerns for Millions of Investors]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 21:10:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chinastockmarket.jpg
Recent falls in the Chinese stock market have caused panic for millions in that country as they remain unsure of the economic future. The stocks started plunging three weeks ago, now up to a 30 point drop as of...

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<![CDATA[Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:29:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CN12T07072015_1200x675_479329347941.jpg
More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average balance of about 29 thousand dollars. Last week, the interest rate on those federal loans dropped...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Where PPA Issues the Most Tickets in Philadelphia]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/parking-ticket-pva+750xx1296-728-0-238.jpg
Philadelphia Parking Authority's enforcement officers issued more than 1.8 million parking tickets in Center City over a more than three year span starting January 2012, according to an Inquirer analysis...

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<![CDATA[Independence Blue Cross Dollar Day for Indego Bikes]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:05:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Indego+Philly+Bike+Share+Generic+Bike+Share+Philadelphia.jpg
Independence Blue Cross is teaming up with Indego Bike Stations on Tuesday to offer half an hour rides for a dollar.

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]]> <![CDATA[Where Are All the Female CEOs in Philadelphia?]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:37:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bell-madeline.jpg
One local expert in women’s leadership has a term for most of the Greater Philadelphia constituency of CEOs: SWAM.

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]]> <![CDATA[Renewable Energy Business Sold]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:38:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/solar6.jpg
Allentown’s Talen Energy Corp. agreed to sell its renewable energy business to California-based Energy Power Partners for $116 million, according to SEC filings.

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]]> <![CDATA[1732 Meats Ready for New York Expansion]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:39:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lonza+aging.jpg
A local family-run meat producer has only been in business for a little more than two years, but thanks to its new USDA-certified plant, it's ready to take on the rest of the country, having recently received...

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<![CDATA[Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:09:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479605440.jpg
The US Women's soccer team broke the record for most World Cup wins when they notched their third championship Sunday night, and their match against Japan also broke a record as most-watched soccer match in the...

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]]> <![CDATA[Springfield Park Mall Sold for $20M]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:55:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/springfield+mall.jpg
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has sold a stake it had in one of its suburban Philadelphia malls.]]>
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]]> <![CDATA[Endorsement Deals for Carli Lloyd?]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:35:41 -0400