<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:25:33 -0500 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:25:33 -0500 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[Whole Foods, Acme, Wegmans Sued Over Baked Goods]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:03:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fresh+baked+bread+generic.jpg
Consumers in New Jersey are suing three supermarket chains, claiming their bakery goods are not really made from scratch in the stores.

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<![CDATA[Manufacturing Growth Slows in Philly Region ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:56:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Philly+Skyline+Generic+Philly+Generic+Sunset+Sun.JPG
Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region grew at a much slower pace in December compared with the previous month. But the drop came after factory activity reached its highest level in 21 years in November.

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<![CDATA[A Final Hours Deal to Save AC's Taj?]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:05:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/trump+taj.jpg
Could a deal be in place to save a soon-to-shuttered Atlantic City casino?

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Women Are Changing the Face of Venture Capital]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:57:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/chelsea-stoner+800xx4256-2408-0-374.png
When venture capitalist Chelsea Stoner first met entrepreneur Heidi Jannenga, she was excited — "really, really excited," she said.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Mortality Rates Fall at Pa. Hospitals]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:38:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-03.jpg
The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT, announced Tuesday its plans for next year's Phorum.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Instacart Delivers Di Bruno Bros. to Your Home]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:21:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/5fe62208d09311e3b1b424be059c0fb08.jpg
Di Bruno Bros. has partnered with same-day delivery service Instacart, putting the 75-year-old brand on a growing list of Philadelphia purveyors adding the service to their business model.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New York Company Buys Center City Tower]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:55:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/screen-shot-2014-12-17-at-30619-pm+600xx908-605-84-0.png
The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT, announced Tuesday its plans for next year's Phorum.

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<![CDATA[Manayunk Parking Issues Pit Neighbors Vs. Developers]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:06:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_img_3435.jpg
Forget the Joni Mitchell song about paving Paradise. In Manayunk, the neighbors are fighting to save a parking lot.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Lifestyle Website Founder to Host Tech Conference]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:43:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/030714-randi-zuckerberg-unplug-sign.jpg
The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT, announced Tuesday its plans for next year's Phorum.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia’s Best Places to Eat in 2014: Yelp]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:54:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Yelp-Reviews-0520.jpg
Philadelphia has become a major food hub in the country, receiving accolades from magazines like Bon Appétit and Food & Wine. While critics and major publications are nothing to sneeze at, it all comes down...

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<![CDATA[Is Pouring Money Into AC Worth It?]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:44:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/pokerchips.jpg
New Jersey is in the process of pouring tens of millions of dollars into Atlantic City in an effort to save the city and the substantial tax revenues generated by its casinos, shops, and tourist attractions. Yet

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[What Philly Locations Top Possible Bike Share Spots?]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:47:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bike_generic.jpg
Bike share locations will begin popping up next spring, with approximately 60 stations planned for Center City and parts of North, South and West Philadelphia.
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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Agreement Reached to Redevelop SS United States]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:56:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/ss+united+states+conservancy.jpg
Philadelphia has become a major food hub in the country, receiving accolades from magazines like Bon Appétit and Food & Wine. While critics and major publications are nothing to sneeze at, it all comes down...

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<![CDATA[Mummers to Strut Down Main Street in Manayunk]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:39:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/175*120/m-+mummers+15.jpg
Don’t put that Mummers strut to sleep after New Year's Day. The Mummers — known for strutting down Broad Street — will add Main Street to the mix next year.

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<![CDATA[$151M Verdict for Break Less Wal-Mart Workers]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:16:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/walmart-getty-176560632.jpg
Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding a $151 million verdict in favor of workers at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the state.

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<![CDATA[Pa.'s Company's Pork Plant Gets $12.5M in Grants]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:12:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+Pig+Generic.jpg
The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved $12.5 million in grants to support the construction of a 550,000-square-foot pork processing facility.

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<![CDATA[CEO Asks Icahn to Keep Taj Mahal Open]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:18:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The CEO of Trump Entertainment Resorts asked billionaire Carl Icahn on Tuesday to keep the Taj Mahal open well into 2015 while a union challenge to a court-ordered cost-cutting plan plays out.

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<![CDATA[Deadline to Save Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Passes]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:40:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_trump_taj_mahal.jpg
A casino workers union in Atlantic City defied a company-imposed deadline Monday to withdraw its appeal of a court-ordered, cost-cutting package.

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<![CDATA[Deadline to Save Atlantic City's Taj Casino]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:43:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008915264_1200x675_372682307592.jpg
The deadline to save the Trump Taj Mahal is Monday at 5 p.m. and the workers union has until that time to drop its appeal of canceling workers' health insurance. If they don't drop their appeal by that time the...]]>
<![CDATA[The Busiest Shipping Day of the Year]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:29:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008915454_1200x675_372682819523.jpg
The holiday gift-giving season is in full swing and Monday marks the busiest shipping day of the year according to FedEx who will ship 22 million packages in just one day. The U.S.]]>
<![CDATA[Borrower's Regret for Some Sandy Victims]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:33:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-money-cash-03.jpg
Some of the thousands of Sandy victims who jumped at SBA's offer in the storm's immediate aftermath say they didn't fully understand the potential repercussions of their loans.

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NEWSWORKS]]> <![CDATA[School Application Process Goes Fully Online]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:24:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_photo-apply.jpg
For the first time, Philadelphia's high school selection application — used by about 60 percent of district students to apply to up to five schools outside their neighborhoods — is entirely online.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[What 9-Hours of Coding Can Do]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:58:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/computer_code_stalking.jpg
No matter how you celebrate the holidays, or even which holidays you celebrate, chances are you know about Santa Claus.

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NEWSWORKS]]> <![CDATA[Pennsylvania Contract Renegotiations Loom]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:27:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_shutterstock_161596511.jpg
You can add another thing to the list of reasons drafting Pennsylvania's next state budget won't be a cakewalk. Most state worker contracts are up for renegotiation in 2015.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[10 Business Lessons From Santa]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:51:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sb10069274b-004.jpg
No matter how you celebrate the holidays, or even which holidays you celebrate, chances are you know about Santa Claus.

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<![CDATA[New Developments in the AC Casino Crisis]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:52:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/slot+machine.jpg
NBC10's Keith Jones reports on newly released casino revenue numbers, as several developments unfolded Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Big Day for New Comcast Skyscraper]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:37:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/COMCAST+INNOVATION+AND+TECHNOLOGY+CTR31.jpg
Starting in the early morning hours of Saturday, contractors plan to pour 400 truckloads of concrete to build a 10-foot-thick foundation mat for Comcast's new skyscraper in Center City.

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<![CDATA[Airline Points Finger at Port Authority Over Fees]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:06:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/7-25-2013-airplane-generic.jpg
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey charges excessive fees that contain hidden markups at Newark Liberty Airport and then illegally diverts the money for non-airport projects, United Airlines...

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<![CDATA[Judge Voids Sale of AC's Revel]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:47:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/lowrevel0294fcscrop1+304xx620-413-0-19.jpg
A bankruptcy court judge has voided the proposed sale of the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to a Canadian firm.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Philly's Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.6 Percent]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:13:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/unemployment+employees+generic+work.jpg
Philadelphia's unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent in October 2014, a 3.3 percent drop from October 2013, according to the mayor's office citing figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[W Philly Artist Keeps Studio During Eminent Domain Proposal]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:13:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/west+philly+artist+james+dupree.jpg
Artist James Dupree has won the fight of his life.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Die After Fire on Cruise]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:42:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/121214+cruise+ship+generic.jpg
Oceania Cruises said three people died on the cruise ship Insignia when it had a fire in the engine room while docked in St. Lucia Thursday morning. The ship was on a 10-day cruise that left San Juan, Puerto...

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<![CDATA[Concrete to Be Poured for New Comcast Tower]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:44:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008899082_1200x675_371105347854.jpg
This weekend, workers will pour the foundation for the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center on 18th and Arch Streets that will change the city skyline and be the new home for NBC10 and Telemundo 62 once...]]>
<![CDATA[University Breaks Ground on $63M Building]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:08:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/227*120/Rowan+University+Generic+Rowan.JPG
Rowan University will break ground on a new $63 million building to house their business school that school officials say will double their enrollment.

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<![CDATA[Spanish News to Vanish From Google News Globally ]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:55:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_brightcove_2067658930001_3936484053001_video_still_for_video_3936643797001.jpg
Google is locking Spanish publishers out of its popular Google News service in response to a new Spanish law that imposes fees for linking to the headlines and news stories on other websites.

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<![CDATA[Camden's Making a Comeback]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:04:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/RibbonCutting1.JPG
Camden is making a comeback! Marketing giant Webimax will become the city's newest business, taking over vacant office space along the waterfront. NBC10's Cydney Long has the details.]]>
<![CDATA[Union Backtracks on Casino-Saving Deal]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:42:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal casino say Atlantic City's main casino workers' union has reneged on a deal to keep the casino open and save its 3,000 jobs.

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<![CDATA[Hanukkah Gifts Echo Christmas]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:27:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hanukkah+Menorah.jpg
Hanukkah starts next week, and several Hanukkah-themed products inspired by Christmas are on sale this holiday season.

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<![CDATA[SEPTA Sues Hepatitis C Drug Company Over Medication Costs]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:32:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sovaldi++hepatitis+c.jpg
Philadelphia's transit agency, SEPTA, has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia against the drugmaker, Gilead, over the cost of its Hepatitis C drug known as Sovaldi.

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<![CDATA[Counterfeit Cash Has Businesses on Alert]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:37:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008885497_1200x675_370231875933.jpg
Counterfeit cash is changing hands at big shopping centers as well as small businesses in the area this holiday season. NBC10's Rosemary Connors reports from the Christmas Village in Center City where vendors...]]>
<![CDATA[Big Boxes Bearing Down, a Mom and Pop Checks Out]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:35:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shopping-generic-sepia.jpg
Before anyone else tells her, Cathy Roman knows the "Going Out of Business" sign in the window of her Pennsylvania appliance store is upside down.

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<![CDATA[Bill: $1M a Year to Train Laid Off Casino Workers ]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:19:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gambling_generic.jpg
A New Jersey state senator is proposing legislation to retrain thousands of laid-off Atlantic City casino workers for new jobs.

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<![CDATA[Businesses Head Back to Camden, With Incentives]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:59:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/a00e4877cb4c4d2fa9acd2b81ec4f5ab.png.jpg
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved tax credits as incentives for two major projects in Camden, bringing the total number of new businesses heading to the city to 10.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Moving Health Jobs to Distressed Camden]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:42:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/cooper-health+600xx3264-2173-0-238.jpg
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority approved a $40 million tax incentive package for Cooper Health System Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Foreign Companies Overcharged U.S. Military]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bottled+water5.jpg
Two foreign companies have pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy for overcharging the U.S. military in connection with a contract to provide food and water to troops in Afghanistan.

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<![CDATA[Ups & Downs for Atlantic City Casinos]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:07:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Atlantic+City+Boardwalk+AC+Generic.jpg
Three Atlantic City casinos closed their doors this quarter bringing mixed results, according to a new report.

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<![CDATA[Wells Fargo Moves Work From Philly to Charlotte]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:42:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wells+fargo+armored+heist.jpg
Wells Fargo says it will create about 80 jobs in Charlotte by moving some work from Philadelphia next year.

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<![CDATA[2014: AC Region Loses 9,900 Jobs]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:53:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_06_13unemployment.jpg
Battered by the closure of four casinos, the area has lost nearly 10K jobs this year.

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<![CDATA[Can Boutique Casinos Boost AC's Economy?]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:48:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gambling_generic.jpg
New Jersey isn't giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[Nissan, Hyundai Recall Vehicles ]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:41:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nissan+and+Hyundai.jpg
Nissan is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause fuel leaks. Hyundai is also recalling nearly 43,000 luxury cars in the U.S. because the brake lights can fail to...

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<![CDATA[$158M Tax Breaks for 2 Major Economic Projects]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:52:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP790346803815.jpg
The New Jersey Economic Development has approved $158 million in future tax breaks for Subaru to move its U.S. headquarters to Camden and Cooper Health System to move its business office back to the city.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Spark and Pfizer $280M Hemophilia Drug Development Deal]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:57:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/176*120/jeff-marrazzo.jpg
Spark Therapeutics, a gene therapy company spun out of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia last year, has entered into a partnership deal worth up to $280 million with Pfizer. The partnership covers the...

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<![CDATA[Center City Retail Rebounds Thanks to Millennials]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philadelphia+center+city+uniqlo.jpg
The retail scene in downtown Philadelphia is on the upswing, according to a new report by the Center City District

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly's Potential to Become the East Coast Energy Hub]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:11:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/energy+power+plant+generic+night+.jpg
There is another leg to the Philadelphia regional economy that is only starting to receive significant press – energy, which has the potential of even a more significant impact on employment and economic...

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<![CDATA[Entercom Buying 15-Station Lincoln Financial Groups]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:30:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sanyd-philly-P2.jpg
A Pennsylvania-based radio company says it's acquiring the 15-station Lincoln Financial Media group from the insurance holding firm Lincoln National Corp.

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<![CDATA[No More Free Parking at Philly Kiosks]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:24:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/PPA+credit+card+parking+meter.JPG
Glitch that made Philadelphia parking kiosks cash only for a period of time fixed.]]>
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In 1978, a research specialist at the Wistar Institute decided to respond to a help-wanted ad from a Philadelphia organ procurement organization seeking a transplant coordinator.

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<![CDATA[Retail Security Breaches Not Affecting Shoppers' Habits]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:28:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Credit+card+swipe+debit.jpg
A survey said that credit and debit cards are still the most popular way to pay, despite the threat of personal data theft.

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<![CDATA[Merck Buying 'Superbugs' Research Firm for $8.4B]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:18:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/generic-pills.jpg
Merck will spend $8.4 billion to buy Cubist Pharmaceuticals and push deeper into treating so-called "superbugs" that have drawn dire warnings from global health organizations.

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<![CDATA[A Token Farewell: SEPTA Slowly Gets Modern]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:37:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/PHI+SEPTA+token.jpg
Philadelphia's public transit system that still uses metal tokens and paper transfers — yes, in the 21st century — appears finally to be moving into the era of debit cards and pay-by-cellphone technology.]]>
BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[GM Steps Down to Run for City Council]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:20:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/steinke-paul-headshot-2+600xx1000-667-0-0.jpg
Center City's retail scene is being driven by Millennials, young families, office workers and tourists visiting the city, according to a new report by Center City District and the Central Philadelphia...

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BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Center City Retail Gains Momentum]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/view-west-on-clover-street+600xx720-480-75-0.png
Center City's retail scene is being driven by Millennials, young families, office workers and tourists visiting the city, according to a new report by Center City District and the Central Philadelphia...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Doctor Brings Awareness to Autism Through Recent Fame]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:22:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/dr+wendy+ross+pediatrician.jpg
Bryn Mawr pediatrician and autism specialist Dr. Wendy Ross, a finalist for CNN's "Hero of the Year" award did not win the top honor — but is hoping the exposure will benefit her foundation: Autism Inclusion...

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BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[UIL Holdings Terminates Agreement to Buy Philly Gas Works]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:10:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia-Gas-Works.jpg
UIL Holdings announced Thursday afternoon that it will no longer fight to buy Philadelphia Gas Works from the city for $1.86 billion.

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<![CDATA[Owner of Iconic Pizzeria May Get Tourism Post Despite Legal Troubles]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:03:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/MAnco+and+Manco+Pizza+Boardwalk.JPG
The co-owner of a chain of landmark Jersey shore pizza places may soon be reappointed to a local tourism board, even though he and his wife face federal tax charges.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bill to Rezone for Center City Hotel Put on Hold]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:17:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/philadelphia+hudson+hotel+pbj.jpg
Plans to construct a a $125 million hotel in Center City is on hold after Councilman Kenyatta Johnson pulled back a bill rezoning the property during a City Council committee hearing Tuesday, Plan Philly...

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BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Meet the Queen of King-Sized Bows]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:29:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lynda+king+big+bows+pbj.jpg
She looked everywhere and couldn't find the bow she was looking for, so she made it herself. That's when it hit her: Oversized bows for cars could be a potential business. So she stuck it in the idea file.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Businessman Sentenced in Iran Export Ban Violation]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:07:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_court_gavel_generic_law.jpg
The owner of a Pennsylvania company that makes steel-processing equipment has been sentenced to 12 months on probation under a plea deal for conspiring to illegally sell an $800,000 machine to an Iranian firm.

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<![CDATA[For Sale: 122-Year-Old Amusement Park]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:57:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP00062901288.jpg
A judge has rejected a motion by the state attorney general's office to stop the sheriff's sale of a 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[AC Casino Has $9.4M Expansion Plan]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:03:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_gambling_casino_horario_noticia_chicago.jpg
Resorts Casino Hotel is doing a $9.4 million expansion of its convention and meeting space, hoping to grab a bigger share of the rapidly changing Atlantic City casino market.

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<![CDATA[Taj Bankruptcy Hearing Put on Hold]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:22:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/slot+machines+generic.jpg
A bankruptcy hearing on whether Trump Entertainment Resorts should be liquidated instead of reorganized has been postponed for a week.

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<![CDATA[Stall Mall Brings Buying to the Bathroom]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:42:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/toilet+paper+pass+bathroom+stall.jpg
Two business heavyweights teamed up for an ad campaign geared at people using their smartphones while sitting on the toilet.

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]]> <![CDATA[Royal Farms Eyes Wawa Turf]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:27:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/screen-shot-2014-12-03-at-111233-am-wednesday-dec-3-600xx1236-824-109-0.png
Royal Farms, a convenience store that hails from Baltimore, is looking to expand in the Delaware Valley.

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<![CDATA[Banks, Businesses Get Lesson on ID Theft]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:31:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/457553210_8.jpg
A federal prosecutor and experts from the FBI and Secret Service are meeting to school banks and businesses on tactics they can use to avoid identity theft.

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<![CDATA[Delegation Asks for Emergency Grant]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:22:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/165*120/a636faa9c7dc4c25b69498ddad59a291.jpg
New Jersey's congressional delegation is asking the federal government to authorize an emergency grant to help Atlantic City handle its crumbling economy.

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<![CDATA[The Garden State's Among Least Charitable]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:20:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/183*120/wallethub+generous+states+charity.JPG
New Jerseyans just don’t spread the wealth. According to a recent report by WalletHub, the Delaware Valley is far from benevolent.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Unveil Casino Rescue Plan]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:20:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_11_aburridojpg_bim.jpg
Atlantic City's eight surviving casinos would get a break on taxes and the city would get help making up for lost revenue under a rescue plan unveiled by two New Jersey state senators.

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<![CDATA[10 Ways to Give Locally This Giving Tuesday ]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:16:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-money-cash-04.jpg
Giving Tuesday is quickly gaining ground as a charitable response to the consumerism of Black Friday.

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<![CDATA[GM Updates Number of Deaths]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:37:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008798283_1200x675_365752388000.jpg
General Motors defective ignition switches have allegedly caused death and serious injury. The cars are now recalled and some say GM allegedly knew of the problem for nearly a decade.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Lottery Revenue Down ]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:15:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lafile-mega-millions-lottery-tickets-megamillions-lotto.jpg
Lawmakers worry falling income from New Jersey's recently privatized lottery could affect state agencies.

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<![CDATA[How Coupon Cabin Helps on Cyber Monday]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:15:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009915202_1200x675_365261891648.jpg
Charlie Wojciechowski introduces us to CouponCabin.com a Chicago based company offering free promotional coupon codes for hundreds of merchants.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Beer Garden, Apple Sauce for 2015 Soccer Season]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:53:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/musselman+apple+sauce+philadelphia+union+official.png
The Philadelphia Union will have an official apple sauce next season, along with a beer garden, at its Chester, Pa., soccer stadium as a part of a trio of new sponsorship deals it has signed.]]>
<![CDATA[Cyber Monday Kicks Off at Delaware Shipping Hub]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:26:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008793968_1200x675_365510723753.jpg
After a slow start to the holiday shopping season, retailers hope that Cyber Monday will kick sales into gear. NBC10's Jesse Gary has more from the Amazon Product Hub in New Castle County, Del.]]>
<![CDATA[Fishing Licenses for Less]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:36:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008793376_1200x675_365502531682.jpg
Pennsylvania anglers can save $3 on a 3-year license or $5 on a 5-year license through December.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts to Push Cookies Online]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:33:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edt-girl-scout-cookies.jpg
Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies

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<![CDATA[Foreign Investors to Finance Pa. Turnpike]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:40:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PA-TURNPIKE.gif
Agents for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have begun signing up Chinese investors who are promised permanent residency under a U.S. law in exchange for loaning money to help finance a major project...

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<![CDATA[A Great Time for Low Gas Prices]]> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:00:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NJ-Gas-Prices.jpg
Gas prices are the lowest in four years -- perfect timing for the holiday shopping season.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Data Breaches Inevitable]]> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:44:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/microsoft-cybercrime-center+600xx2500-1667-0-119.jpg
More data breaches are expected this holiday season, according to industry experts.

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<![CDATA[Local Residents Celebrate Small Business Saturday]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20:50:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Small-Business-Saturday.jpg
Local residents celebrated "Small Business Saturday" by showing their support for independently owned businesses in their neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Shooting at Chicago Nordstrom]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 10:19:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Unknown3.jpeg
One person died after two people were shot at a Nordstrom in Chicago Friday night, according to authorities. A male victim is dead, while a female victim in critical condition has been transferred to...

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<![CDATA[Credit Cards Hacked at Philly Parking Lots]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Valet+Park+Parking+Garage+Generic.jpg
A parking facility provider said payment systems at two parking garages near popular Philadelphia attractions were hacked to capture credit card information.

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<![CDATA[Black Friday in Atlantic City]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:24:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/Atlantic+City+the+Walk+Tanger+Outlets.JPG
NBC10's Cydney Long talks to folks shopping at AC's Tanger Outlets "The Walk."

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<![CDATA[Free Parking in Center City]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:44:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/KNSD_State_Fights_Free_Parking_020210_37_mezzn_640x480.jpg
At certain times, there will be free parking in Center City from now until Christmas.]]>
<![CDATA[The Cost of a Christmas Tree]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:22:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/generic+christmas+tree+lighting.jpg
Expect to pay more for a Christmas Tree this holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Renovations Coming to AC's Borgata]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:03:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/borgata-hotel-sign.jpg
The Atlantic City resort plans to undergo $13 million in renovations over the next couple of months.

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<![CDATA[Black Friday Not Big Biz for All Small Businesses]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008780922_1200x675_364860995656.jpg
NBC10's Matt DeLucia explains how small businesses are competing against big businesses on Black Friday and looking toward Small Business Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Shoppers Not Expecting to Spend Much More]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:24:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shopping-generic-sepia.jpg
If Black Friday failed to put enough of a dent in your wallet, Cyber Monday beckons. Will this be a boffo year for retailers? Frank Newport, editor-in-chief of the Gallup Poll, shares his observations.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[10 Retailers Offering Steepest Discounts]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:22:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shopping+returns+generic.jpg
Do you know where to go on Black Friday? Financial analyst website WalletHub crunched the numbers and determined the 10 retailers offering the steepest discounts based on average percent off regular prices.

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<![CDATA[The Term 'Black Friday' Originated in Philadelphia]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:37:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/walmart-black-friday.jpg
Philadelphia's museum community already enjoys many international connections, and museum leaders understand the value of being part of the United States' first officially designated World Heritage City —...

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<![CDATA[Shoppers Get Early Start on Deals at King of Prussia Mall]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:54:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008774742_1200x675_364614211815.jpg
Shoppers flocked to the King of Prussia Mall Thanksgiving night in the search of big deals.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly-Area Families Asked to Host Visitors for Pope's Trip]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:37:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453725266.jpg
Residents in the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year.

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<![CDATA[After Frein, Ski Season Brings Business to Poconos]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:35:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ski+lift_722_406.jpg
Ski season has officially arrived in the wooded areas accused trooper killer Eric Frein used for cover weeks ago. With skiing and snow comes tourism to the Poconos, and many local shops are hoping to make up for...

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<![CDATA[Business Incentives Boom in NJ]]>