<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:03:51 -0400 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:03:51 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[SugarHouse Casino Breaks Ground on $164M Expansion]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:29:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/SUGARhouse1.jpg
SugarHouse Casino broke ground Tuesday on the property’s $164 million expansion, a move that the casino officials expect will generate hundreds of permanent jobs and millions in economic impact.

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JEFF BLUMENTHAL | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[New High-Rise Could Be Coming to Old City]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:09:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/104751707386916428557351588391256n.jpg
Developers are again pushing to build a mixed-use apartment complex in a long-vacant corner of Old City.

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JARED SHELLY | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[L&I Changes Construction Signage Requirements]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:57:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Construction-generic-0903.jpg
Construction and demolition sites in Philadelphia are now subject to new regulations concerning their signage.]]>
LAUREN HERTZLER | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[British Want Philly Tech Companies to Expand to U.K. ]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:00:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/london+super+bowl.jpg
The British Consulate has expanded an awards program that wants to help Philadelphia-based technology startups build their international presence – specifically to the United Kingdom.

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JARED SHELLY | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Rendell to Pols: Invest in Infrastructure]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:44:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Ed_Rendell_Background_640x480.jpg
Ed Rendell had some harsh words for politicians that don't want to invest in the nation's infrastructure.]]>
MADISON RUSS | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Tiny Shore Town Sees Job Growth]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:19:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Ocean+City+best+beach.jpg
A tiny Shore town saw a jump in employment, while its neighbor to the north, Atlantic City, continues to struggle.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Bottle Maker to Close, Cutting 290 Jobs]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:22:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/wine+glasses_BYOB.jpg
The last bottle manufacturer in Salem is set to close this fall, eliminating hundreds of jobs and a tradition that spans 150 years.

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<![CDATA[PGW Sale Still Alive]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:47:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia-Gas-Works.jpg
The New Haven, Conn.-based energy company reinforced its committment to purchasing Philadelphia Gas Works in an announcement Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Locally Grown Foods Becoming Big Business]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:10:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/farm_generic.jpg
Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.

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<![CDATA[1,000+ Jobs for S. Jersey]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:15:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP527049909300.jpg
Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Paulsboro and Camden to promote projects expected to create more than 1,000 jobs.

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<![CDATA[Philly's Hot Home Ownership Zip Codes]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:53:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia-rowhomes-Instagram.jpg
Although homeownership in Philadelphia has fallen by more percentage points than all but one U.S. city since 2000, there are nine ZIP codes were it's on the upswing.

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<![CDATA[New Business Helps Veteran Combat PTSD]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:21:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/litton+sanding.JPG
Unable to connect with an employer willing to adjust to the medical conditions developed during a nine-year stint with the Marines, Matthew Litton took matters into his own hands -- literally – when he...

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<![CDATA[Announcement to be Made on PGW Sale]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:38:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia-Gas-Works.jpg
An announcement is expected to be made Wednesday on the sale of Philadelphia Gas Works.

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<![CDATA[Popular Cupcake Chain Shuts Down]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:22:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/crumbs-bakeshop.jpg
The New York-based Crumbs cupcake chain is shutting down all 48 of its stores across the country.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[No Tipping at New Philly Restaurant]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:38:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/No-Tipping-at-New-Restauran.jpg
Restaurateurs Cristian Mora and chef Brian Oliveira are hoping their new business model will create a better quality of life for both their employees and patrons.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Urban Outfitters Under Fire for Controversial Product]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 22:12:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/urban-outfitters-634xx4000-2247-0-120.jpg
For the second time in less than a month, Urban Outfitters is coming under fire over one of its products. This time it's feeling the heat from the Hindu community over its usage of the deity Ganesha on...

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<![CDATA[Stable Gas Prices at the Pump ]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:53:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gas+pump+generic1.jpg
Motorists are seeing stable prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Who Bought All the Bitcoin? It's Tim "Six Californias" Draper]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:10:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/450921680.jpg
Well-known Bay Area-based tech entrepreneur Tim Draper was the man who purchased from the federal government the hoard of Bitcoin seized during the raid on Silk Road.

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<![CDATA[Google Buys Music Streaming Service Songza]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:09:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/466915567.jpg
In an effort to play a role in the online music business, Google has acquired streaming music service Songza, Reuters reported.

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<![CDATA[Inside Southwest Airlines' New High-Tech Facility]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:39:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Southwest+Airlines+Network+Operations+Center.jpg
Flight dispatchers for Southwest Airlines are now working in a $30 million state-of-the-art facility. NBC 5's Kevin Cokely got an exclusive first look inside, only weeks after operations began there.

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<![CDATA[RECALL: Graco Carseat Buckles]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:00:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Grayco+car+seat+recall+021214.jpg
Graco is recalling harness buckles used on approximately 1.9 million infant car seats manufactured between July 2010 and May 2013.

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<![CDATA[Love Park Garage Sale Finalized for $29.6M]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:29:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/lovestatue+304xx2740-1823-341-314.jpg
Philadelphia has closed on the sale of the parking garage at Love Park for $29.6 million.

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FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Checkers to Open 14 Locations in Philly by '18]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Checkers-Expands.jpg
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. signed a development agreement with a local franchisee in order to expand its growth in the Philadelphia market, almost doubling its restaurant base from 23 to 40 by 2018.

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<![CDATA[Shrinking Credit Card Debt]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:34:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007441071_1200x675_291046979603.jpg
Credit card debt is shrinking across the United States. In the tri-state area New Jersey has the most, followed by Delaware, and Pennsylvania.]]>
NATALIE KOSTELNI | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Developer to Break Ground on KOP Apartments]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:17:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/screen-shot-2014-06-26-at-10406-pm-thursday-jun-26-600xx492-328-61-0.png
The design of the apartment building is different than what has traditionally been constructed in the Philadelphia area.

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<![CDATA[Pier 68 in South Philly Set to Receive a Makeover ]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:20:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_nwstpier68x1200.jpg
Standing in front of the dilapidated Pier 68 in South Philadelphia Thursday afternoon, Mayor Michael Nutter unveiled plans for its restoration.

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<![CDATA[10 Scams You Need to Know About This Summer]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:17:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/password1.jpg
Protect yourself and your family members from becoming victims of these 10 scams.

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NATALIE KOSTELNI | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly's Convention & Visitors Bureau is Moving]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:17:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1601-market-city-hall-600xx1713-2570-0-0.jpg
The group's moving down the street after 10 years.

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<![CDATA[Showboat Workers Face Uncertain Future]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:39:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/casiono-hotel74342967.jpg
Employees will have to find new jobs at the end of the summer, but Atlantic City's mayor talked about a bright future for his city Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Glitz and Glamour: Historic Atlantic City Photos]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:30:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edt-476659653_10.jpg
Atlantic City is no longer the hotspot it once was. Take a look back at historic images of the hotels, celebrities and events that made the city iconic.

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<![CDATA[Walkable Suburbs Improve Local Economy: Study]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:25:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/west+chester+borough+street+scene.jpg
Local suburbs looking to strengthen their economy should mimic the walkable real estate development that boosted downtown West Chester, according to a new study.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Lands "Star Wars" Museum]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. City Hall officials confirmed that the city has beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles for the museum, which will host...

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<![CDATA[Baker Aims for Bread to be Philly's New Iconic Food]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:42:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pete+merzbacher+philly+bread+closeup.jpg
Cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, water ice and….bread? Philadelphia may soon be known for another iconic edible item thanks to 25-year-old Pete Merzbacher, who won a year of marketing services for his bakery Philly...]]>
FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Dave Magrogan Opening 3 More Restaurants]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:50:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/dave-magrogan-headshot-600xx1152-768-0-0.jpg
Not too shabby for a 41-year-old former chiropractor.]]>
<![CDATA[New Group Focused on Jobs, Jobs, Jobs]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:23:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/for_newsworks_20140623_1468711933.jpg
Job. Jobs. Jobs. That's the main mantra of a new community focused coalition aimed at boosting economic development across Northwest Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Dietz & Watson Plans Philly Center After Fire ]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:08:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/dietz+and+watson+deli+warehouse+fire+roof+flame.JPG
The company will not rebuild at the South Jersey site of the September fire that destroyed its distribution center.

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<![CDATA[Should Companies be Held to Obamacare Mandate?]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:54:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obamacare+site.JPG
The employer mandate has been one of the most unpopular parts of the Affordable Care Act.

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<![CDATA[High School Grad Debuts New Stock App]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:31:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000007707304_1200x675_286444099562.jpg
Charlie Wojciechowski introduces us to a new app that tracks your chosen stocks and issues alerts on when to buy, sell or hold them. It's called I Stock Alerts-Dot-Com.]]>
<![CDATA[Economic Impact of Wizard World Comic Con]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:00:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Wizard+World.jpg
The 14th iteration of the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con wrapped up Sunday, drawing thousands of attendees dressed up as superheroes like Spider-Man and Wolverine.

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<![CDATA[Dietz & Watson Facility May be Moved From NJ Back to Philly]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:42:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Dietz+and+Watson+Warehouse+Fire+Smoldering+Delanco.JPG
Dietz & Watson's plans have been up in the air ever since its manufacturing warehouse in Delanco, New Jersey, went up in smoke last fall.

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<![CDATA[Acme Union Makes Decision on Possible Strike]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:57:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ACME-Strike-Meeting.jpg
There won't be an Acme strike, at least not for the next few months.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Cultural Fund Given $1.3M Budget Increase]]> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:47:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/92624614272339775513861974363721n.jpg
City Council approved a revised 2015 fiscal year city budget on Thursday, giving the Philadelphia Cultural Fund a $1.3 million increase for grantmaking.

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<![CDATA[Goal! Philly Flag Store Sales Jump During World Cup]]> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:10:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/world+cup+team+usa+flag.jpg
A Philadelphia flag store is finding that what is happening on a soccer field a continent away has a lot to do with sales.

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<![CDATA[ParenteBeard May Merge With Chicago Firm ]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:06:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ParenteBeard.jpg
ParenteBeard, the largest accounting firm based in Philadelphia, is in merger talks with Chicago-based Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, a Baker Tilly spokesman confirmed Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Monthly Decline in PA's Unemployment Rate]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:45:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/jobs-mv.jpg
Officials are reporting the 10th straight monthly decline in Pennsylvania's unemployment rate.

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He'll Visit Chicago to See Tower Sign]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:00:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump-sign-061314-1.jpg
Billionaire real estate mogul has deflected criticism from mayor and Chicagoans who say sign on Trump International Hotel & Tower is in poor taste.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Unemployment Rate Reaches Lowest Level in 5 Years]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:59:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/121108-Generic-Office.jpg
New Jersey officials say the state unemployment rate inched down to 6.8 percent in May, its lowest level in more than five years.

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<![CDATA[Revel Casino Warns Employees of Possible Closure]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revel_casino_722x406_2213041138.jpg
In warning letters given to employees Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Revel says it is seeking a buyer for the $2.4 billion casino but can't guarantee one will be found.

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<![CDATA[Collegeville is Getting New Apartments ]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:52:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/madison-at-collegeville-304xx665-443-180-0.jpg
Equus Capital Partners is scheduled to break ground next week on a roughly $40 million apartment complex within the Providence Corporate Center in Collegeville, Pa.

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<![CDATA[Blatstein's Bold Development Idea for South Broad]]> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:35:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/broad+and+washington.png
Blatstein wants to take what he did at the Piazza in Northern Liberties and roll it up into a condensed, vertical version on a site as big as a block at South Broad Street and Washington Avenue in...]]>
<![CDATA[Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City For Sale ]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:37:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/screen-shot-2014-06-18-at-21924-pm-wednesday-jun-18-304xx344-229-0-32.png
If Atlantic City hasn't taken enough hits, the Pier Shops at Caesars is up for sale, but reportedly at a steep discount.

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<![CDATA[Boomers, Not Millennials, Gaining Jobs: Report]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:11:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/101408-generic+office+desk.jpg
Millennials across the Delaware Valley are losing to baby boomers in the job race as the older generation outpaced their younger counterparts in workforce growth from 2007 to 2013, according to a recent study.

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<![CDATA[Kimmel Donates $110M to Jefferson]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:57:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jefferson+university+hospital.jpg
Thomas Jefferson University is renaming its medical school in honor of Sidney Kimmel in recognition of a $110 million from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation.

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<![CDATA[50,000 Lose Jobless Benefits for Not Signing Up]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:39:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_untitled-10.png
Advocates for the unemployed attribute the problem to technical errors by the state, the nation's digital divide, and a lack of awareness of the new rule.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[World Cup's Futuristic Glass Benches Come From Pa. ]]> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:30:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/World-Cup-Glass.jpg
Materials and technology developed by AGC Chemicals of Exton, Pa., and its parent company, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, were used for the players’ glass-enclosed benches on the sidelines of all...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[$17M Development Coming to Camden]]> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:49:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Camden-New-Development.jpg
A Philadelphia developer is venturing into Camden, N.J., for the first time and plans to construct a new $17 million apartment complex.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Phillies Fans Are Bandwagon Jumpers: Study]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:58:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/127823610.jpg
Label it being bandwagon jumpers, or call it being turned off by poor play -- but nobody can argue Philadelphia Phillies fans are more likely to come out to the ballpark when the team is winning.

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<![CDATA[Expanding the "Frontier" for $29 a Flight]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:21:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Frontier+Air+Airplane.jpg
Friday marks a new “Frontier” as an air carrier expands its service from a South Jersey airport for just $29 a flight.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly's a Top 10 Healthy Vacation Spot]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:26:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wALK+friendly+philly.jpg
In a surprising turn of events, Philadelphia – home of the cheesesteak, Tastykake and Peanut Chews – has been ranked No. 7 on a list of the best vacation spots in the U.S. for the health conscious.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Trucking Firm Shuts Doors on 1,500 Employees]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Truck+Generic+Big+Rig+Generic+Tractor+Trailer.jpg
A local trucking firm, New Century Transportation, announced on Monday to its 1,500 employees that the business had filed for bankruptcy and would be closing.

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<![CDATA[Mr. Softee Dishes Out Injunction Against Knockoff Trucks]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mister+Softee+Master+Softee+Ice+Cream.jpg
A South Jersey-based ice cream giant is looking for anything but soft serve justice as it battles to protect its trademark.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Museum to Immerse Visitors Into War]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:17:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/American+Revolution+Museum+Exhibit.jpg
Although the Museum of the American Revolution is a long way from its projected opening in 2016, details and renderings for its upcoming exhibition have already been revealed.

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<![CDATA[New Del. Doughnut Shop to Hire at Least 60 People]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 06:09:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453817299.jpg
Delaware's only Krispy Kreme doughnut shop is less than a month away from opening.

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<![CDATA[Men Admit Roles in Faux Footwear, Handbags Ring]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:00:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/counterfeitproducts.jpg
Two New York residents have admitted their roles in what federal prosecutors in New Jersey have described as one of the nation's largest counterfeit goods smuggling conspiracies.

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<![CDATA[Hershey Co. Sues Lawmaker Hershey Over Campaign Logo]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 06:57:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hershey+for+Maryland+State+Senate.jpg
The Hershey company says a Maryland candidate is milking its classic chocolate bar for political gain.

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<![CDATA[Amazon to Launch Local Services Marketplace This Year: Report]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:48:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/151368933.jpg
Amazon later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services that provides information that encompasses anything from babysitters to handymen, several people familiar with the matter said,...

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<![CDATA[United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:21:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/467793925.jpg
Travelers who fly the most and pay the most will soon earn more miles on United Airlines' frequent-flier program. The change will help elite members of United's loyalty program -- those who fly at least 25,000...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Strike Could Stop SEPTA Regional Rail Soon]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 01:20:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA-Train-vs-Car.jpg
Stephen Bruno, vice president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, said that his union would "probably" strike, a move that could leave the Regional Rail shuttered.]]>
<![CDATA[Can Heinz & Ford Turn Tomatoes Into Car Parts? ]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 06:57:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/174*120/183701336.jpg
According to a joint news release, scientists at both companies believe they can use tomato fibers to manufacture composite materials used for wiring brackets, or storage bins in cars instead of petroleum-based...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA['Your Brain' on Display at $41M Museum Expansion]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:49:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/Brain+Franklin+Institute.JPG
The Franklin Institute is set to debut its 53,000-square-foot, $41 million pavilion on Saturday. And inside is the museum’s newest (and perhaps most ambitious) exhibit yet, literally taking visitors for a...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Sixers Seeks $82M From State to Practice in NJ]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:42:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Sixers+logo+%2811%29.JPG
Diner en Blanc, the all too elusive and exclusive pop-up picnic where guests clad in white are invited to meet at a secret location, has finally set a date.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[NYC Flagship Store for Philly-Based Retailer]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 09:13:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Urban+Outfitters+NYC.jpg
Diner en Blanc, the all too elusive and exclusive pop-up picnic where guests clad in white are invited to meet at a secret location, has finally set a date.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Tech Startup Scores $8.6M in Financing]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 06:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Apu+Gupta+Curalate.jpg
Philadelphia tech startup Curalate, an analytics and marketing suite for Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr, recently nabbed $8.6 million in Series B financing.

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<![CDATA[Auto Insurer Returns to NJ]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:05:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/car+crash+generic.jpg
Nationwide Insurance is returning to New Jersey to sell auto policies, giving motorists more choices for coverage, the state and company announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[We're Moving Less Than We Used To]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/United+Van+Lines+Moving+Truck+Moving+Generic1.jpg
Fewer Americans are looking for a new address than they were a decade ago, the Census Bureau said Thursday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Date Set for Secret Pop-Up Philly Foodie Dinner]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Diner+en+Blanc+Philly.JPG
Diner en Blanc, the all too elusive and exclusive pop-up picnic where guests clad in white are invited to meet at a secret location, has finally set a date.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Iron Chef Garces Opens Farm to Public]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 07:00:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jose+Garces+Farm.jpg
Philadelphia’s Iron Chef Jose Garces is opening up his Bucks County farm to the public for the first time.

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<![CDATA[GM Recall Fallout]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:57:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007256298_1200x675_274492995938.jpg
Local GM car owners react to the recall. NBC10's Doug Shimell has the full story.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[After 166-2 Vote, SEPTA Strike Possible Next Week]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 06:20:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dcbe096d7864416793fbad73f4bf04a7.jpg
SEPTA’s railroad engineers authorized a strike, which could start as early as June 14, unless President Obama appoints a board to investigate the ongoing labor dispute.]]>
<![CDATA[Tickets All Gone to Free Beach Concerts]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 08:41:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/oklahoma_show_P3.jpg
Tickets to free Atlantic City concerts snapped up.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Old City Store Owner Sent to Prison for Ivory Smuggling]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:47:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/183*120/elephant_tusk.jpg
A dealer of African art who had a shop in Old City Philadelphia was sentenced to 30 months in prison for illegally smuggling elephant ivory in the United States.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Has the Best Hotels: Survey]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:15:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/hotel-room2.jpg
It looks like the City of Brotherly Love is getting some love in return, as Philadelphia’s hotels have been rated the best among all major U.S. destinations, beating out the likes of Boston, Washington,...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Tech Company's New $15M Chesco Digs]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:01:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/189*120/Malvern+IFM+Efector.JPG
O’Neill Properties Group signed a lease for a high-end movie complex at its Uptown Worthington development off Route 202 in Malvern, Pa.

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<![CDATA[Panera Going "Clean" and "Simple"]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:20:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/panera+generic.jpg
Panera unveiled a sweeping "Food Policy" which underscores how positioning foods as natural has become a marketing advantage, regardless of whether it brings any nutritional benefits.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Archdiocese Sues Over ACA 'Contraceptive Mandate']]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:10:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/birth+control-722.jpg
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services, and others, over a contraceptive provision in the Affordable Care Act that the Archdiocese...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Booze, Reclining Leather Seats at the Movies]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:03:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/Malvern+Movie+Theater.JPG
O’Neill Properties Group signed a lease for a high-end movie complex at its Uptown Worthington development off Route 202 in Malvern, Pa.

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<![CDATA[My Father Was My Best Friend: Drew Katz]]> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:41:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/afaff852a21940a5925074d1906f4f1f.jpg
While the Philadelphia area lost an icon, Drew Katz lost a father.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Hiring for Brand New Store]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:26:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007186130_1200x675_269845571595.jpg
Target is holding a job fair to look for new employs for their brand new store in King of Prussia.]]>
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<![CDATA[Sauce Supreme: SoCal City Ends Fight With Sriracha]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 14:59:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/sriracha+plant+hot+saurce+tour+bottles.jpg
The mayor of a city in Southern California said on Wednesday the lawsuit against the maker of Sriracha hot sauce has been dropped, bringing the months-long conflict to an end. Irwindale Mayor Mark Breceda...]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Love: Valentine’s Day in August?]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 07:04:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/couple_dining.jpg
New Jersey lawmaker wants Valentine's do-over.

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<![CDATA[Megabus Ends NYC Route From Delaware]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 07:20:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/megabus-facebook.jpg
Megabus drops Newark to New York City service

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<![CDATA[SoCal City May Drop Lawsuit Against Sriracha Sauce Maker]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 05:45:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/sriracha+plant+hot+saurce+tour+bottles.jpg
The mayor of a city in southern California said he will ask the City Council to drop a lawsuit against the maker of Sriracha hot sauce. Mayor of Irwindale Mark Breceda said he came to a verbal agreement...]]>
JOHN GEORGE | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Gene Therapy Spinout Reels in $72.8M]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 16:49:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jeff-marrazzocolor1-600xx533-798-0-0.jpg
The gene therapy company was spun out of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Phillies GM's the Worst: Report]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 15:42:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PHI2Bruben2Bamaro2B07261110.jpg
It's fair to say that Ruben Amaro and the Phillies are struggling, but the Sporting News ranked him dead last out of all general managers in Major League Baseball. Ouch.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Millennial Foodies Change America's Food Industry]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 08:19:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Foodie+Selfie.jpg
Millennials are often known as the “foodie” generation. They’re driving the evolvement of restaurants, demanding customized menu items, and craving unique foods and flavors.

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<![CDATA[New Programs Highlight Local Renovations]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 07:24:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007158519_1200x675_267327555813.jpg
The Tacony section will be showing off new improvements and a new program will be announced for continuing improvements.]]>
<![CDATA[$88M Buys Philly Newspapers]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 12:01:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/inquirer+news+stand.jpg
Businessman Katz buying Philadelphia newspapers

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[The Impact of the eBay Data Breach]]> Mon, 26 May 2014 13:35:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/134419068-1200.jpg
E-commerce website eBay is the newest big corporation with a data breach to shake off.

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<![CDATA[Drugmaker Pfizer Drops $118B Bid to Buy British Pharma Company]]> Mon, 26 May 2014 11:30:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pfizer+birth+control.jpg
Drugmaker Pfizer has abandoned its bid to buy British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca for nearly $118 billion. The announcement comes a week after AstraZeneca rejected the latest offer from the

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[What Bees Tell Us About Making Better Decisions]]> Mon, 26 May 2014 08:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Getty+Bees.jpg
Do you have a tough decision to make?

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<![CDATA[More Than Casinos to Draw Guests to AC]]> Mon, 26 May 2014 08:28:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Atlantic+City+Boardwalk+AC+Generic.jpg
The other draws to the Jersey Shore resort.

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<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner Forced to Honor Fake Coupon]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 17:55:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007137569_1200x675_264468035888.jpg
The owner of J & R's Steakhouse in Wind Gap, says she never offered a coupon that a Forks app was selling to customers. Now, she's filing a lawsuit with the Pa. Attorney General. NBC10's Doug Shimell has more. ]]>
<![CDATA[A New International Destination From Philly]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 13:09:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/usairways.jpg
The land of kilts, William Wallace, Robert Burns, haggis and, of course whiskey, is now just one flight away from the land of cheesesteaks, Rocky, Ben Franklin and, of course, cheesesteaks.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Impact]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 16:27:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/1000*120/NBC10Impact_900x108.jpg
Small Businesses That Make a Big Impact in Our Area]]>
NATALIE KOSTELNI | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Vacancy Hits Prime Center City Location]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 14:22:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1234+market+street+center+city+flynn+co+photo.jpg
The Center City building that houses SEPTA’s headquarters has large swath of vacant space that has become available for the first time in a decade.

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FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Wildwood Markets to Millennials]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 12:28:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/wildwoodsboardwalksign-634xx3072-1728-0-288.jpg
For Wildwood, marketing has, in some ways, become a balancing act — a balance between keeping their core demographic (families) while also reaching out to millennials.]]>
<![CDATA[Hummus Recalled for Listeria Risk]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 11:23:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hummus2.jpg
If you are planning to add hummus to your list of Memorial Day snacks, watch out. Food manufacturer Lansal has issued a voluntary recall on about 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to concerns...

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<![CDATA[The Return to the Jersey Shore]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 09:46:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/3c0804a95f0b4ea8915a1e6ac66df9f8.jpg
Slight increase in holiday traffic expected in N.J.

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<![CDATA[Shore Rental Deals to Be Found]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 08:08:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/For+rent+generic+sign+722.jpg
A brutal winter season leads to an increase in shore rentals. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports from Wildwood, N.J. with the details.]]>
<![CDATA[HP to Cut 11K to 16K More Jobs]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 06:03:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hp-hewlett-packard.jpg
Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a multi-year restructuring plan in May 2012 and offered an outlook that was below expectations.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[33 Percent of Local Hospitals Lose Money: Report]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 10:45:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Hospital+Bed+Generic.jpg
The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council's latest financial report card for hospitals showed a widening disparity in the Philadelphia region between hospitals with substantial profits and...

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<![CDATA[Third of Affordable Local Homes Underwater: Report]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:42:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Open+House+sign+Generic.jpg
First time homebuyers in the Philadelphia region will have more trouble finding their dream home thanks to the large portion of affordably priced properties that remain underwater.

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MARIE ALONSO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[8 Local CEOs Share Secrets to Success]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 13:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cjdiroma-304xx492-738-0-0.jpg
Winning in business takes smart planning, extraordinary customer care, savvy marketing and a product or service so phenomenal, exceptional and even unprecedented that a business cannot help but succeed.]]>
JARED SHELLY | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Urban Outfitters Profit Falls 20 Percent]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 12:21:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/urban-outfitters-634xx4000-2247-0-120.jpg
Sales were up, impressively, however at one of the company's other stores.

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<![CDATA[Lawyer: Led Zeppelin Stole Opening Notes to "Stairway to Heaven"]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 07:09:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP700901087.jpg
A Philadelphia lawyer hopes to block the release of a new Led Zeppelin album that includes a digitally remastered version of "Stairway to Heaven," arguing that the band plucked the song's famous opening...

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<![CDATA[Ticket Prices Rise at Two Florida Theme Parks ]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 08:30:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/busch+gardens.jpg
The cost of visiting two Florida theme parks is going up, just in time for summer. Busch Gardens Tampa and SeaWorld Orlando on Monday increased the cost of a single-day, general admission ticket purchased at...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[$106M Deal for Towers]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 07:01:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Alan+Lindy+Twoers+Wyncote.jpg
Demolition of what many know as Girard Square in Center City will begin this summer and construction of a new development called East Market will begin in earnest.

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<![CDATA[The Cost of Summer Camp]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 09:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Heard+Summer+Camp+2013.jpg
What can you do to soften the hit on your wallet?]]>
<![CDATA[Burger King Abandons "Have It Your Way" Slogan]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 06:25:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/AP272135403821.jpg
Burger King scrapped its 40-year-old "Have It Your Way" slogan in favor of the more personal "Be Your Way."

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<![CDATA[Man in NJ Sues CVS, Claims Eye Drops Burned Him]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 09:47:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/eye+drop+lawsuit.jpg
A New Jersey man is suing CVS pharmacy, alleging that a store sold him eye drops that contained bleach. Gregg Schwack, a consulting chef for the Food Network and Bravo TV, which is owned by NBC, claims...]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle Forbids Firearms Inside]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 10:28:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chipotle+Logo.jpg
Chipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in

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<![CDATA['21st Century' Bandits Target Pa. Steel: Prosecutors]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 12:19:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+Steel+Furnace.jpg
Four major manufacturing firms that are based or do much of their work in western Pennsylvania, plus the United Steelworkers of America, were hacked by five Chinese army officials who allegedly stole...

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<![CDATA[Del. Electric Co-op Proposes Rate Hike]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 07:11:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/electric_rates_still_021814.jpg
The News Journal reports that it's the first time in six years the co-op has proposed an increase.

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<![CDATA[Fungus Raising Prices for High-End Coffee]]> Sun, 18 May 2014 23:49:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/175*120/Cup+of+Coffee.jpg
The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease -- and hold down the price of your morning cup.

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<![CDATA[Disneyland Jacks Up Ticket Prices]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 23:40:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DisneylandWeb.jpg
The price of a single-day ticket to Disneyland for visitors 10 and older was raised to $96, up from $92. The increase applies to Disney California Adventure Park as well. Single-day ticket prices for the...]]>
<![CDATA[Pfizer Puts Billions More Into Proposed Deal]]> Sun, 18 May 2014 21:45:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pfizer+birth+control.jpg
Pfizer ups offer for AstraZeneca again, to $119B.

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<![CDATA[Philly Suburb to Get New $24M Train Station]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 13:53:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA_Generic_SEPTA_Train.jpg
After a long delay, a suburban Philadelphia train station will be replaced with a $24 million facility.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Construction to Begin on $230M East Market]]> Sun, 18 May 2014 20:52:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MArket+East+Renovation.jpg
Demolition of what many know as Girard Square in Center City will begin this summer and construction of a new development called East Market will begin in earnest.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[The End of Paper Eagles Tickets?]]> Sun, 18 May 2014 20:20:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eagles+Tickets.jpg
The Philadelphia Eagles will not be issuing paper season tickets this season, and instead are turning to e-tickets.

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<![CDATA[AT&T Closes in on DirecTV With $50B Deal]]> Sun, 18 May 2014 08:28:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/television_generic.jpg
AT&T is close to announcing that it will buy the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in the second potentially transformative deal to jolt the U.S. television industry this year.

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<![CDATA[Company Targets Philly for High-End Sweatpants]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 13:39:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sweat+Tailor.png
A Bucks County native has teamed up with two college friends to bring Sweat Tailor – a modern take on sweatpants -- to Philadelphia, where the trio expects the city's well-known penchant for comfort will lead to...

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<![CDATA[A New Market East: Developers Unveil $230M Project]]> Sat, 17 May 2014 10:32:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Market+East+Development.PNG
Demolition of what many know as Girard Square in Center City will begin this summer and construction of a new development called East Market will begin in earnest.]]>
<![CDATA[Nifty Fifty's Accountant Indicted]]> Sat, 17 May 2014 16:51:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nifty-fifty%27s-sign.jpg
The accountant for the Nifty Fifty’s restaurant chain was indicted Friday by federal prosecutors in Philadelphia on tax evasion charges.

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<![CDATA[Seniors Launch Surfboard Company]]> Fri, 16 May 2014 16:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rodeobird+surf.jpg
A new incubator space at a local college is driving students, including two seniors set to graduate this weekend, to take the products developed through the school’s hands-on curriculum and leverage them into a...

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<![CDATA[Lawmaker Seeks to Protect US Trade Secrets]]> Fri, 16 May 2014 06:57:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chris-Coons-Speaks-on-Obama.jpg
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons says Congress needs to do more to help U.S. companies protect their trade secrets.

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<![CDATA[Hotel, New Biz Coming to 69th Street]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:21:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Upper+Darby+Generic+69th+Street.JPG
A major revitalization including a hotel and retail project is coming to Delaware County.

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<![CDATA[Street Food Festival's Full Lineup Announced]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 16:35:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/233*120/NIGHT+MARKET.JPG
After teasing the salivating public through social media, Philadelphia-based nonprofit The Food Trust released its full lineup of the more than 80 restaurants and food trucks descending on Old City Thursday for...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Biking Up, Walking Down for Philly Commuters]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 09:28:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/86a712de411c4fe084d104acafb895bd.jpg
Tourism and travel industry numbers in Philadelphia are looking up, as Visit Philadelphia's annual report released Wednesday highlights the $10 billion in economic impact brought to the city in 2013.]]>
<![CDATA[Big Plans for North Broad Street]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 18:37:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/north+broad+street.jpg
A coalition of developers, nonprofit organizations and citizen groups have big plans for a section of North Broad Street in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Atlantic City Kicks Off Summer]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 12:30:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic+City+Boardwalk+AC+Boardwalk+Generic.jpg
Bigger and better than ever! NBC10's Brittney Shipp reports from the Atlantic City Boardwalk with what we can look forward to this summer at one of our region's hottest spots.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Tourism Generates Billions]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 12:06:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*130/5ccd5506efd64eaeb3797b803fa0c601.jpg
Tourism and travel industry numbers in Philadelphia are looking up, as Visit Philadelphia's annual report released Wednesday highlights the $10 billion in economic impact brought to the city in 2013.

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<![CDATA[Founding Father Letter Could Fetch $35K]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 09:23:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/PHI+thomas+jefferson.jpg
A Philadelphia-based dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter that provides a poignant insight into the family side of a Founding Father.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[A New Vision for Fairmount Park]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 06:55:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fairmount-park-locator.gif
Fairmount Park is set to become more accessible to Philadelphians, as plans to connect the east and west sides of the park with surrounding neighborhoods was unveiled Tuesday night.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Breaking Ground on Philly's Newest Skyscraper]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 06:57:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/FMC+Tower+Cira+Centre+South.jpg
Brandywine Realty Trust will officially break ground Wednesday on its new FMC Tower at Cira Centre South.

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<![CDATA[Town Targets Short-Term Rentals]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 20:18:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/airbnb.jpg
The city of Malibu may soon try to cash in on unpaid taxes from websites such as Airbnb and Craigslist that offer short-term rentals in the city.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[More Eco-Friendly Coke Bottle Starts in Montco?]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 09:51:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/174*120/75452822.jpg
Technology developed by a Montgomery County industrial biotechnology company may one day change the way people drink Coca-Cola -- or more specifically, the bottles containing the world’s most popular...

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