<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Mon, 06 Jul 2015 05:27:51 -0400 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 05:27:51 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 02:11:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dodge-Challenger-Hellcat-SRT-2014.jpg
After years of hand-wringing over fuel economy, Americans are once again buying flashy, powerful muscle cars — defying the skeptics and sending automakers scrambling to meet demand for the horsepower-heavy...

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<![CDATA[Local Entertainment Startup Plans to Rock Music Monetization]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:35:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/screen-shot-2015-07-02-at-24046-pm-750xx965-543-0-126.png
A Philadelphia-based entertainment company plans to upend artists' abilities to monetize their music by capitalizing on its voluminous collection of data that pinpoints similarities among consumers.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Hotels Boom for Fourth of July Weekend]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:36:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fourthofjulyfireworks.jpg
Advanced bookings in Philadelphia's hotels show people are indeed flocking to it for their extended Fourth of July weekend, according to a new report from Visit Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Showboat Needs New Buyer]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:34:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/casiono-hotel74342967.jpg
Stockton University says developer Glenn Straub isn't serious about buying Atlantic City's former Showboat casino, and the institution will seek a new buyer for it.

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]]> <![CDATA[PennDOT Spending $13.4 Million Resurfacing Phila. Streets]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:14:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+road+pic.jpg
Twenty-two miles of local interstate highways are now poised for repair.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak, Families Want Consolidated Derailment Lawsuits]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:41:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amtrak+26+may.jpg
Amtrak has joined a bid to have the lawsuits filed over a deadly crash in Philadelphia consolidated before the same federal judge.

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]]> <![CDATA[Philly/NJ-Based Woman-Owned Marketing Group Closes]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:10:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/star-group.jpg
The largest woman-owned marketing and communications firm in the country ceased operations on Tuesday after 30 years in business.

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<![CDATA[Macy's Is Latest to Dump Donald Trump]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:32:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-bogota.jpg
Macy's has announced it will no longer do business with Donald Trump in the wake of the Republican presidential candidate's remarks concerning Mexico and immigration. In a statement to MSNBC Macy's said...

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<![CDATA[Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:23:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Phil-Knight-Nike-30-June-2015.jpg
Nike co-founder Phil Knight will step down from his position as chairman of the sportswear juggernaut in 2016, the company said.

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<![CDATA[Donna Karan Steps Down From Namesake Brand]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:33:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_131504058157.jpg
Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Firm Collects Emotional Data ]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:07:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/data+generic.jpg
A local firm has spent the last four years researching and developing technology that can analyze copious amounts of emotional data – information major companies then use to tailor their messaging to the...

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<![CDATA[Pope's U.S. Visit Inspires Souvenir Sellers]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:53:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/471486784.jpg
Scores of quirky souvenirs are being churned out to mark the pope's U.S. visit, which includes stops in New York and Washington, that's still months away. The World Meeting of Families, which is the reason...

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<![CDATA[AC's Beach Concerts Return... at a Cost]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:17:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453723344.jpg
Atlantic City to host Rascal Flatts and Maroon Five beach concerts in August.

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<![CDATA[Chobani Selected as Greek Yogurt Provider for School Lunches]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:50:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/yogurt+generic1.jpg
Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall.

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<![CDATA[What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:59:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb_1500x845.jpg
Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging crisis in Puerto Rico.]]>
]]> <![CDATA[Tech-Savvy Tailoring Company Comes to Philly]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:07:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/Tailoring+App.PNG
Too busy to drop your suit off at the tailor? Now Philadelphians who need a sleeve shortened or a hem raised can use an online marketplace for tailors, created by the ousted founder of Men's Wearhouse..

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Beer Garden Coming to Center City]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:15:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/them-pics-13-of-60.jpg
A 9,000-square-foot pop-up beer garden will be coming to Philadelphia's business district.

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<![CDATA[Debt Crisis in Greece Has Rippling Effects Here at Home]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:19:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010969766_1200x675_473173059997.jpg
The escalating debt crisis in Greece is having ripple effects around the world. NBC10's Deanna Durante reports that Greek-Americans are worried about those at home.]]>
<![CDATA[Bank: Revel Power Plant Company in Danger of Failing]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:49:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revel-casino-cropped.jpg
A dispute over utilities that is keeping Atlantic City's former Revel casino from reopening is getting worse.

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<![CDATA[Local Supermarkets Have Special Offer for Storm Victims]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:16:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ACME_Market_Generic_Supermarket.jpg
Acme shoppers still have one more day to take advantage of a special offer from their local markets.

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<![CDATA[Made in America Tickets Now on Sale]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:54:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_beyonce_470.jpg
Tickets went on sale Monday for the 4th annual Budweiser's Made in America music festival that will bring Beyonce to the Ben Franklin Parkway.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Office Manager Admits Stealing $150K From Firm]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 18:23:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
A Pennsylvania woman has admitted embezzling more than $150,000 while working as office manager at a central New Jersey company.

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<![CDATA[Owners to Keep AC Casino Out of Gambling Game for a Decade]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:58:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump+plaza1.jpg
The owners of Atlantic City's former Trump Plaza casino plan to keep it shut for at least 10 years as a tax-saving measure.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 20:51:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates...

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Frontier Airlines has pulled out of New Castle Airport nearly two years after its first flight from Delaware.

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>PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Restaurant to Revitalize North Broad]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:21:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/route+6.jpg
What began as a whisper eventually became the “deal of a lifetime," as a new restaurant is set to revitalize North Broad Street and reestablish Avenue of the Arts North, the broker behind the deal said.

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>PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[American Water Narrows Relocation to 2 Spots]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:13:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/camden-waterfront1.jpg
Camden is the front-runner for the site of American Water Works Co.'s new headquarters, although the Navy Yard Corporate Center in South Philadelphia remains as an option for the move.

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<![CDATA[[PBJ] New Spec Building Set to Beak Ground at Navy Yard ]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:09:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rendering-of-googles-new-headquarters-designed-by-bjarke-ingels-group-750xx767-433-109-80.png
Liberty Property Trust is scheduled to break ground next week on a 94,000-square-foot speculative office building at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

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>PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bank's New ATM Does Not Require Debit Card]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:10:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/atm+robot.jpg
A local bank unveiled ATMs this week that no longer require a debit or ATM card or PINs for access.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[ Philly's Not Popular for July 4th Travelers]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:29:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/052615+american+flag+close+up+generic.jpg
Americans are taking advantage of the falling gasoline and airfare prices to travel for the Fourth of July weekend, but they're not necessarily flocking to the city where all began, according to a new report.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[ New Valet Parking App Comes to Philly]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:30:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/234*120/Valet.PNG
A new valet parking app is expanding its service to Philadelphia, adding yet another twist to the city's active-yet-controversial ride-sharing market.

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<![CDATA[MARC Train Service Coming to Del.?]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:31:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/marc-train-generic.jpg
Delaware and Maryland transit officials are discussing the possibility of extending MARC, Maryland's commuter rail line, as far north as Wilmington.

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<![CDATA[Bottled Water Recall]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 06:22:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010887032_1200x675_469784131812.jpg
Several area stores have been affected by a voluntary recall of bottled water that may contain E. coli.]]>
<![CDATA[Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:11:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/White-House-Climate-Change-Report-22-June-2015.jpg
Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a report released Monday that warns of...

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<![CDATA[Pa. Brewery to Honor Joe Paterno With Special Beer]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:04:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Joe-Paterno-Resized.jpg
A Pennsylvania brewery is raising a glass to Joe Paterno.

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<![CDATA[Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:39:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bottles+of+water.jpg
Niagara Bottling is recalling its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. coli. The company is urging customers to avoid drinking the water without boiling it first.

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<![CDATA[What Employers Want College Grads to Know]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:13:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/grads.PNG
Employers say they look for internship experience and good recommendations when hiring recent grads. NBC10's Matt Delucia has more tips for college graduates as they hit the job market.

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<![CDATA[Should Atlantic City Block Other NJ Casinos?]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 15:22:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/casino-maquina-tragamonedas.jpg
With proposals to expand casino gambling to other parts of New Jersey gaining momentum, Atlantic City is faced with an existential choice: fight to the end to try to keep it from happening, or accept it...

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>PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Social Media Draws Eagles Star to Philly Classroom]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:18:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/Jason+Kelce+Eagles+Classroom+Stetson+Charter.JPG
Apparently all a 6th grade teacher needs these days to get a professional football player to visit her students is an Instagram account.

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<![CDATA[Shrines Team Up to Draw Pilgrims During Pope Visit]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 17:50:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/474828892.jpg
Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop's vestments and a wax mask so lifelike he appears ready to share a blessing, have joined forces...

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<![CDATA[Shell Pays $6M Less Than Market Value for Site]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 16:07:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Shell+Gas+logo+722.jpg
Shell Chemicals paid about $6 million less than computed fair market value for the former Horsehead Corp. property where a petrochemical plant may be built, a county official says.

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<![CDATA[Pa.'s Record Job Growth]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 20:03:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/jobs+employment+generic+newspaper.jpg
Pennsylvania's job growth continued to set records in May, despite a small increase in the statewide unemployment rate.

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<![CDATA[Chip Kelly Hit With $99K Tab for Penthouse Rent]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:54:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chip-kelly-presser.jpg
Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has been hit with a $99,000 tab in a lease dispute over an $11,000-a-month penthouse.

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<![CDATA[Hershey Looks to Simplify Operations, Cut Jobs]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:55:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HERSHEY+GENERIC+RESIZED.jpg
Hershey is expected to cut about 300 jobs by the end of the year as it looks to simplify its operations. The candy maker also cut its revenue outlook for the year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Old City Ice Cream Shop Is the Best]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:03:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*130/franklin-fountain-ice-cream-sandwich.jpg
If you're looking for the best ice cream in Pennsylvania, look no further than Old City.

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<![CDATA[Comcast Visionary Ralph Roberts Dies at 95]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:36:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ralph+Roberts+Comcast+Buiilding.jpg
Ralph Roberts, a businessman with a gentle demeanor who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into one of the nation's largest entertainment companies, has died. He was 95. Comcast says in a

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]]> <![CDATA[Sixers Unveil New 'Phila Tough' Uniforms]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:18:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/275*120/New+Sixers+Uniforms.PNG
Former Sixers superstars Allen Iverson, Billy Cunningham, Darryl Dawkins, Moses Malone and Bobby Jones joined hundreds of fans at the Wells Fargo Center Thursday night to see the team unveil its new uniforms for...

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<![CDATA[Family-Owned Bakery Gives Back to Local Youth]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:58:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cake_Generic.jpg
Local businesses often give back to their communities, but a North Philadelphia establishment's way of paying it forward may take the cake.

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<![CDATA[You Can Now Block 'Robocalls']]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:57:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010841411_1200x675_467975235761.jpg
If you're tired of unwanted spam texts or calls, known as "robocalls," the Federal Communications Commission says you can now block them.]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon to Open NJ Fulfillment Center]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:51:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010840984_1200x675_467951171568.jpg
Amazon is opening a new fulfillment center in Robbinsville, Mercer County on Friday. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno say they hope it will be a job creator for the state.]]>
<![CDATA[You'll No Longer Be Breaking the Law Renting on Airbnb]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:02:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/airbnb1.jpg
Yay, you're legal, so long as you pay your taxes.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[NJ Water Park Gets New Owners]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:45:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/screen-shot-2015-06-18-at-125144-pm-thursday-jun-18+750xx1183-665-0-9.png
The land on which Sahara Sam’s Oasis operates in West Berlin, New Jersey, has been sold to an Arizona real estate investment trust for a little more than $17 million.

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<![CDATA[NJ Senator Seeks to Put the Brakes on Uber]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:28:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010834751_1200x675_467701315536.jpg
Uber might be coming to an end in New Jersey after a North Jersey state senator called the driving service to cease operating.UPDATE: Uber provided the following statement: “Uber offers more than 7,500...]]>
<![CDATA[Spirit Airlines Offers Non-Stop Flight to Atlanta from Philly]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:43:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/102175568.jpg
Starting today, you can fly non-stop to Atlanta from Philadelphia International on an airline that touts its "ultra" low fares.

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<![CDATA[Drink It Up! Beer Sales Could Be Coming to Your Wawa]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 10:07:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+Wawa+Generic+Beer+Wawa+Beer.jpg
Plenty of people grab a brew while they eat their favorite Wawa hoagie but it’s possible that soon you won’t have to go to Florida or Virginia, or the comfort of your own home, to live the Wawa-beer dream.

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<![CDATA['One Riverside' Condo High-Rise Groundbreaking]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:52:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010820501_1200x675_466493507671.jpg
Leaders held a groundbreaking for a new Center City condo high-rise that will soon overlook the Schuylkill River.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[GlaxoSmithKline Invests Millions to Fund Research Institute]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:10:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/glaxosmithline.jpg
GlaxoSmithKline is planning to create an independent, nonprofit research institute that will attempt to pioneer new technologies and approaches for decoding how genes are controlled and how they function.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Financing Arranged for W-Element Hotel Project]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:14:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/welementhotel.jpg
Armed with $33 million in tax increment financing and now $160 million in loans, construction of the $280 million W and Element hotel is officially underway.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bucks County Biotech Firm Unveils Latest Innovation]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:28:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/BioTech+FlowMetric.PNG
A Bucks County biotechnology company unveiled Tuesday morning its latest technological advancement, one it believes could redefine global disease monitoring.

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<![CDATA[Caesars Interactive Fined $15K for Online Gambling Violation]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:26:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Caesars-AC.jpg
New Jersey casino regulators have fined the local Internet gambling arm of Caesars Entertainment $15,000 for soliciting gamblers who signed up for a self-exclusion list that is supposed to prevent them...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Vendors Wanted for 2016 Democratic National Convention]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:50:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/2008-demcratic-convention-denver+750xx4800-2700-0-270.jpg
Philadelphia's host committee for next year's Democratic National Convention is looking for a diverse array of vendors for the four-day convention.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Former Boyd Theatre to Become TargetExpress Store]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:48:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/74250546.jpg
Local fans of Target will soon be able to shop in a shrunk down version of the discount department store as the Minneapolis-based company is set to open a TargetExpress in the former Boyd Theatre.

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]]> <![CDATA[State Senator Announces Campaign for Pa. Attorney General]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:39:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/vote+here+election+sign.jpg
State Sen. John Rafferty, as was expected, is set to officially jump into the race this week.

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<![CDATA[Borgata's New Concert Venue Opens]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 10:22:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010767492_1200x675_463704131546.jpg
The Borgata Casino Hotel and Spa is opening their brand new outdoor Festival Park concert venue this weekend with a performance by The Hooters, G. Love and Special Sauce and Southside Johnny and the Asbury...]]>
<![CDATA[Firefly Music Festival First-Ever Sell Out]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 07:28:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-451055874.jpg
The Firefly Music Festival starts Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware and this is the first year the event is sold out since the concert began in 2012.

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<![CDATA[Sex Toy Vending Machine Coming to Town]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:23:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pinkbox.jpg
It's not like vending machines have always had a sterling reputation for wholesome offerings.

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<![CDATA[Recall: Walgreens Women's Multivitamins]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 10:39:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Walgreens+Multivitamin+Recall.JPG
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. recalled a line of women's multivitamins because the packaging is not child-resistant.

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]]> <![CDATA[Nutter Heads to Rome to Prep for Pope]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:54:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/popefrancisphoto2.jpg
Mayor Michael Nutter will be heading down to Rome for a four-day delegation for final preparatory meetings for the upcoming World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis' first visit to the United States in...

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<![CDATA[Children's Furniture Recalled Over Tip-Over Risk]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:48:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pali_Salerno_DblDr_Moc_800.jpg
A children’s furniture company is recalling about 20,000 pieces in the U.S. and Canada over fears that straps attaching pieces to walls can break, potentially causing the furniture to tip over and harm...

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<![CDATA[New Jersey Casino Union Fires Back at Owner]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:52:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic+City+Trump+Taj+Mahal+Protest+Casino+Workers+Taj+Workers.JPG
Promising a never-ending fight to restore health insurance and pension coverage that the Trump Taj Mahal casino eliminated last fall, a group of Atlantic City casino workers took their protest Tuesday to the New...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Ambulance Passenger Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:52:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ambulance-istockphoto.jpg
Another ambulance passenger entered a guilty plea tied to the federal government’s ongoing fraud probe of area ambulance companies.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Robot Has Potential to Save Lives]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:01:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wireless-emergency-stop-33-large-srgb.jpg
Philadelphia-based Humanistic Robotics Inc.'s potentially life-saving technology was on display last week at the U.S. military Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's prestigious competition, where the local...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Four Hospitals with High Cost-to-Charge Ratios Post Deficits]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:23:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/healthinsuranceforms.jpg
Six of the 50 hospitals in the country identified in a report released Monday as having the highest markups over costs are in southeastern Pennsylvania, but those haven’t helped all of the hospitals on that list...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Logan Square Four Seasons to Reopen as Hilton]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:03:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/240*120/logan+hotel+lobby+entrance.jpg
The Logan Square Four Seasons closed this weekend and will reopen as a high-end Hilton brand.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Campbell's Acquires Michigan-Based Food Maker for $231M]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 19:55:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/campbells-soup.jpg
In another move to cater to the health-conscious consumer, Campbell Soup Co. announced Tuesday that it will acquire a salsa maker for $231 million.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Crowdfunding for Chef Hurt in Amtrak Crash Exceeds Expectations]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:20:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eli-Kulp.jpg
A crowdfunding site launched for award-winning Chef Eli Kulp, who sustained severe injuries during the Amtrak derailment last month, reached — and went beyond — its original financial goal.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Union Promises No Protests During Pope's Visit]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:04:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/Carpenters+Union+pbj.PNG
The Carpenters union, one of two unions embroiled in a battle with the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, has sent a clear message that it won't interfere with Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia...

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<![CDATA[Revel's Lights To Stay On For Now]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:49:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
The new owner of Atlantic City's former Revel casino and a power company with which he has been battling have agreed to keep the lights on at the building, at least for now.

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<![CDATA[NJ Gives Illegal Gambling Websites 150 Days to Stop ]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:02:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/71397461.jpg
New Jersey gambling regulators say they won't prosecute companies that help facilitate illegal Internet gambling if they knock it off within 150 days.

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<![CDATA[Company Offers Mobile Canning for Beer Brewers ]]> Sun, 07 Jun 2015 14:11:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/craft-beer-brewery-generic.jpg
An innovative company offers mobile canning services for craft breweries and other beverage vendors.

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]]> <![CDATA[Displaced by Fire, Main Line Businesses Closer to New Homes]]> Sun, 07 Jun 2015 11:53:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/montgomery+ave+narberth+fire1.JPG
A massive fire displaced two Narberth businesses late last year. But construction crews were at the Montgomery Avenue site last week, taking steps to rebuild the property so the shops could return to their...]]>
<![CDATA[RECALL: Cat Food Could Make Your Pet Sick]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 13:17:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-118824986.jpg
Grocery stores removed select varieties of Rachel Ray Nutrish wet cat food from shelves due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.

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<![CDATA[Cat Food Recall]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 13:19:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010682649_1200x675_458739779968.jpg
Potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D caused the recall of five varieties of Rachel Ray's Nutrish cat food.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Firm Planning to Hire 2,000 Temporary Agents]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 08:42:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+insurance+policy+generic+shutterstock_55614910+Gunnar+Pippel.jpg
A Montgomery County teleservices outsourcing provider is planning to hire and train about 2,000 temporary health insurance agents this summer as it gets ready for this year's open enrollment period.

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<![CDATA[NJ Cracking Down on Bar, Restaurant Liquor Swaps]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 08:07:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor-bottles1.jpg
New Jersey officials are threatening to revoke liquor licenses for swapping out top-shelf liquor for cheaper brands.]]>
<![CDATA[Big Lots Recalls Hanging Chairs]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:55:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010667080_1200x675_457783875875.jpg
Big Lots recalled 16,000 hanging egg chairs because they could tip over and cause injury.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly's Unemployment Rate Drops]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:29:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philly+skyline+generic+camden+waterfront+sunset+comcast+liberty+place.jpg
Philadelphia’s unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent in April, a big drop from March's 7.1 percent.]]>
<![CDATA[PATCO Eliminates Transfer Discount]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 06:32:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Generic+PATCO+Generic+PATCO+Train.JPG
Newly announced fare changes by PATCO will affect thousands of commuters that use the high-speed line connecting southern New Jersey to Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Subway Drops Artificial Ingredients]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:12:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Subway+Sandwich+Shop.jpg
Subway has joined the list of food companies dropping artificial ingredients. The sandwich chain known for its marketing itself as a fresher alternative to hamburger chains told The Associated Press it...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Wawa Headquarters Expansion Gets Council Approval]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:34:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/wawa+day.jpg
A council borough in Delaware County unanimously approved several agreements with the developer of Wawa Corp's expansion in Media, Pa.]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Housing Development Coming]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:47:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/housing-generic-1208.jpg
New Castle County has approved plans for a 132-acre development with 513 housing units near Middletown.

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<![CDATA[City Looking to Expand Philly International Airport]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 08:48:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010652494_1200x675_457040963658.jpg
City officials are holding a meeting to discuss expanding Philadelphia International Airport into a plot of land in Tinicum Township.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Boathouse Row Gets Wi-Fi ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:31:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/boathouse-row.jpg
Signs of decades past mark a nearly 150-year-old Philadelphia boathouse, where rowers pass a working payphone. But the historic Boathouse Row building recently joined the modern world when it teamed up...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[World Meeting of Families Close to Reaching 10K Volunteer Goal]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:16:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/474850584.jpg
Organizers for the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis’ visit are halfway toward reaching their volunteer sign-up goal.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[East Passyunk Burger Joint Adds Seating]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 06:47:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/owner-jason-and-marlo-dilks.jpg
Since it opened in February, East Passyunk Avenue’s only burger joint P’unk Burger has sold more than 10,000 burgers, according to co-owner Marlo Dilks, but the restaurant has had to make a few tweaks to...

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<![CDATA[Hard Rock, Track Propose Long-Planned Casino at Meadowlands]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:21:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/meadowlands+mall+project+new+jersey.jpg
Hard Rock International and the Meadowlands Racetrack are unveiling plans for a new casino just outside New York City.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Tyson Looks to Knock Out Crowd at Philly Conference]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:02:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/149609273ML021_Mike_Tyson_U.jpg
The Forbes' Under 30 Summit – set to return to Philadelphia Oct. 4-7– will feature a former boxing heavyweight world champion, who may be more famous for his antics in and out of the ring, and offer a day...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Big Plans for NoLibs Warehouse Site]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:50:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/PBJ+Destination+Maternity+Site+NoLibs.JPG
The owner of the former Destination Maternity warehouse in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia plans to spend $60 million to convert it into creative workspace.

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<![CDATA[Deal to Buy A-Treat Bottling Company Fizzles]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 06:46:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/A-Treat+Soda.JPG
A plan to buy the A-Treat Bottling Company in Allentown, Pennsylvania died, according to the prospective buyer. A-Treat closed back in January after nearly 100 years in the soda business.

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<![CDATA[Vote to Renovate Center City Mall Expected Soon]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 06:28:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010635996_1200x675_456247363977.jpg
Philadelphia City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a bills to renovate the Gallery Mall on Market Street.]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds of ChesCo Helicopter Jobs Cut]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 06:44:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SikorskyPIC00000000.jpg
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it's cutting 1,400 jobs -- including about half in Chester County -- in the coming year as the helicopter manufacturer faces declining demand for shuttling workers to offshore...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Science Center Forms Partnership, Plans to Double In Size]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:08:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1601-market-city-hall-600xx1713-2570-0-0.jpg
The University City Science Center and Wexford Science + Technology have formed a partnership that seeks to construct up to 4 million square feet of new space at the innovation hub in West Philadelphia.

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