<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/businessen-usThu, 25 Aug 2016 11:09:13 -0400Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:09:13 -0400NBC Local Integrated Media<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Car Repair Trouble]]>Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:56:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016816582_1200x675_750704707728.jpg
Beverly and Michael went through financial hardships when the engine in their 2011 Kia seized. When questions about the car's warranty and upkeep came into play, they called Harry Hairston with NBC10 Responds.]]>
<![CDATA[Chester County Farm Closing After 60 Years]]>Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:17:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Glenville+Farms.JPG
Glenville Farms located in Cochranville, Chester County is being sold after 60 years in business. the farm says increased taxes and lower milk prices led to its decline.

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<![CDATA[Total Solar Eclipse in 2017]]>Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:02:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/total+eclipse.jpg
North America will see its first total eclipse since 1979 in a year, and some people are planning ahead by booking hotel rooms. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon crosses between the earth and the sun, which...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Sportsradio 94 WIP Fires Host Josh Innes]]>Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:47:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Innes+WIP+PBJ.PNG
Controversial afternoon drive host Josh Innes has been fired from his role at Sportsradio 94 WIP, parent company CBS Radio confirmed Wednesday afternoon.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[TU Healthy Stir-Fry Restaurant Opening in Center City, NJ]]>Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:32:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Crisp+Kitchen+TU+PBJ.PNG
A healthy fast-casual restaurant known for its salad and stir fries on Temple University's campus is expanding, with additional locations planned for Center City and New Jersey.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[3 Philadelphia-Area Wineries Get OK to Ship Directly]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:10:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wine+delivery+PBJ.PNG
Pennsylvania consumers can now get wine from Philadelphia-area wineries delivered right to their doors.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Largest Conference for Female Engineers Coming to Philly]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:01:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SWE+PNJ.PNG
The world's largest conference of female engineers will land in Philadelphia in October, and bring an estimated economic impact of at least $10.1 million with it.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[A.C. Restaurants See Most Jobs Added in 2016]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:45:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AC+PBJ.PNG
The restaurant and bar sector in Atlantic City saw the most increases in employment in the first half of 2016, but employment overall continues to decline, according to a new report.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Recalls 29M Wristband Toys Following Burns]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:33:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/StepIt.jpg
McDonald's is recalling approximately 29 million "Step-It" activity wristbands distributed across the country in their "Happy Meals" following more than 70 reports that children suffered skin irritation...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Helps Troubled Traveler]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:38:41 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016784729_1200x675_749037123725.jpg
Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds team was there to help Harry Avers of Bensalem, Pennsyvlania after a trip hit some turmoil.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bowling, Dine-in Theater Coming to Fishtown Complex]]>Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:57:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/188*120/Revolutions+Bowling+Fishtown.JPG
A Florida-based company will not only open a restaurant and bar concept in Philadelphia, it will add a night club and a boutique bowling establishment in the same venue along with a nearby movie theater.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Complex to Bring Bowling, Dine-In Theater to Fishtown]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:16:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revolutions+PBJ.jpg
A Florida-based company will not only open a restaurant and bar concept in Philadelphia, it will add a night club and a boutique bowling establishment in the same venue along with a nearby movie theater.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Toll Bros. to Move Ahead with New Subdivision in Downingtown]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Toll+Brothers+Lot.PNG
Toll Brothers Inc. is set to move forward with the construction of the Reserve at Chester Springs, a residential community with 61 single-family houses in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Camden Company Lands $17.5M Contract to Train Teachers ]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:49:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Raised+hands+PBJ.PNG
A Camden-based educational services company will soon help train and develop literacy skills for teachers at U.S. military bases across the globe after securing a nearly $17.5 million contract from a Department...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Aqua America Experts Go Abroad in New Villanova Partnership]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:35:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Villanova+PBJ.PNG
Aqua America’s water treatment gurus are expanding their expertise beyond the U.S. borders, as the Bryn Mawr-based water utility company embarks on a new partnership with Villanova University.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Wells Fargo Hit with $4M Penalty]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:25:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wells+Fargo+PBJ.PNG
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) imposed a $4 million penalty against Wells Fargo & Co. for what it termed “illegal student loan servicing practices” that it said increased costs and unfairly...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Royal Farms to Open in Norristown]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:12:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Royal+Farms+PBJ.PNG
Royal Farms, a convenience store that hails from Baltimore and is known for its chicken, is building a new store in Norristown, Pennsylvania, as part of its expansion into the Philadelphia region.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Birthday Flight Refund]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:40:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/American+Airlines+Responds+Statement.JPG
Theresa Friend was forced to reschedule a trip due to health complications. When the airline gave her trouble about a refund, she called Harry Hairston and NBC10 Responds.

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<![CDATA[Pfizer Buying Medivation in Deal Valued at About $14B]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:53:30 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pfizer494838914.jpg
Pfizer will pay about $14 billion in cash for the cancer drug company Medivation, a deal that will add the pricey late-stage prostate cancer treatment Xtandi to its oncology portfolio.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Bucks County Woman Rigs Horse Races: AG]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:46:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Parx+Racing+PBJ.PNG
A 25-year-old Bucks County woman was charged Thursday with allegedly rigging thoroughbred horse races by administering a performance-enhancing drug to horses.

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<![CDATA[Chef Jose Garces Opening Taqueria in Rittenhouse]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 22:42:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jose+Garces+PBJ.PNG
The Iron Chef and his restaurant group The Garces Group have two restaurants in Rittenhouse Square — Village Whiskey and Tinto, which are adjacent to one another on 20th and Sansom streets — and they're...

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<![CDATA[Diner en Blanc Transforms Art Museum Steps]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 22:23:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dinner+en+blanc++PBJ.jpg
Rocky Balboa got a little taste of Diner en Blanc on Thursday night after the pop-up soiree took over the Philadelphia Museum of Arts for Diner en Blanc Philadelphia's fifth anniversary.

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<![CDATA[125-Year-Old Narberth Church to be Demolished for Apartments]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:54:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Narberth+Church+PBJ.PNG
Leaders of a suburban Philadelphia borough cleared the way for its new owner to knock down a 125-year-old church so an 18-unit apartment building can go up in its place.

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<![CDATA[Broad Street Media Owner buys S. Jersey Newspaper Chain]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:54:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Newspapers+PBJ.PNG
The Sun Newspapers, weekly publications in nine South Jersey towns and Princeton, were sold by Haddonfield’s Elauwit Media. to a group led by Broad Street media majority owner Richard Donnelly.

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<![CDATA[New Attraction at 2016 Terror Behind the Walls]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:57:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eastern+State+PBJ.PNG
The Eastern State Penitentiary is preparing for its upcoming season of its popular Terror Behind the Walls, and it's coming with a new attraction and a new experience that gets people even more engaged with the...

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<![CDATA[East Coast Getting Pop-Up Kanye West Stores]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:54:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kanye-545225002.jpg
Kanye West teased fans of his fashion line and music with a tweet late Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[New Bobblehead Honors Championship Villanova Basketball Team]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:02:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Villanova+bobbleheads.PNG
Villanova University's "Piccolo Girl" is a thing of the past.

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<![CDATA[S. Jersey Pizzeria Marino's to Close for Major Renovations]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:53:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Marinos+PBJ.PNG
Get your pizza fill now: An upscale fast-casual pizzeria in South Jersey will close this weekend to undergo a month-long expansion that will double its footprint and add more seating.

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<![CDATA[Ardmore, Haddonfield See Rise in Boutiques, Restaurants]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:32:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Boutiques.jpg
When Carrie Kohs first started selling wooden spinning tops and handcrafted kaleidoscopes at the farmer’s market in Ardmore, Montgomery County, she never considered opening up a storefront.

Photo Credit: Jacqueline Tanner, Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
<![CDATA[KoP Mall Expansion Project Complete]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:32:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KoP+Seating+PBJ.jpg
When officials from Simon Property Group approached Rob Loeper a few years ago about connecting both ends of the King of Prussia Mall, Upper Merion’s chief planner minced few words when he saw the plans.

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<![CDATA[Tenant Leaving Biotechnology Center for Space in Warminster]]>Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:36:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Biotech+PBJ.PNG
Arbutus Biopharma Corp., one of the largest tenants in the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County, is moving to large facilities in Warminster, Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Accelerated Mortgage Payments -- Should You?]]>Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:26:58 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mome-ownership-mortgage.jpg
The move can shave off costs for a home loan and ensure it's paid off faster. Even one additional payment a year can translate into big savings. Even so, there are potential financial drawbacks to consider.

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<![CDATA[Looking for Discount Dining? There's an App for That]]>Fri, 19 Aug 2016 23:35:14 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016753132_1200x675_747649603979.jpg
SpotLuck is available in Philly now to help you find discounted dining. NBC10's Brandon Hudson explains how the discounts are "smart."]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philadelphia Hospitality Industry's $500 Million Summer]]>Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:39:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Phila+skyline+PBJ.PNG
Philadelphia's hospitality industry had a gangbusters summer this year. A $500 million summer, that is, due in part to the Democratic National Convention and a hefty convention calendar.

Photo Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philadelphia-Area Groceries, Restaurants Get OK to Sell Wine]]>Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:08:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wine+PBJ.PNG
Wine aficionados — or those looking to buy wine along with their other grocery items — will be able to do so at nearly 20 Philadelphia-area grocery stores and other food-and-beverage establishments.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Toll Bros. Plans to Work with Jewelers' Row Merchants]]>Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:11:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jewlers+Row+PBJ.PNG
Toll Brothers Inc. said it plans to work with the Jewelers' Row community on a controversial 16-story condominium tower the developer is proposing in the heart of the historic diamond district in Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[UberEATS Coming to Philadelphia]]>Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:28:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/UberEats+Map+PBJ.PNG
The time has finally come for Uber to launch its on-demand food delivery service and app UberEATS in Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Montco Food Delivery Company Shuts Down]]>Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:07:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Menu123+PBJ.PNG
A local food ordering and delivery service company is no more. Months after its initial launch in the Philadelphia area, the company has shut down operations due to the economics of doing business in the suburbs...

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<![CDATA[7-Eleven's Slurpee BYO Cup Day ]]>Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:05:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DSC00217_EDITEDbyocup.jpg
Customers can bring in any size container and fill it with their favorite Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday Aug. 19 and Saturday Aug. 20 for only $1.50.

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<![CDATA[Aetna Pulling Out of ACA, Limiting Choice in Pa.]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:33:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16229419820877.jpg
Experts say it is too soon to determine how shrinking insurer participation will affect rates beyond next year, but fewer choices generally contribute to higher prices over time.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia

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<![CDATA[Hot Weather Sparks Spending at Jersey Shore]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:03:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016709468_1200x675_745494595817.jpg
It's a very busy time at the Jersey Shore, but this latest heatwave is prompting more people to flock to the beach for some cool treats. NBC10's Ted Greenberg reports.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[WSFS Completes $101M Acquisition of Chesco Bank]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:39:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WSFS+Bank+PBJ.PNG
WSFS Financial Corp. completed the previously announced $101 million acquisition of Devon-based Penn Liberty Bank.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[NRG Unveils Portable 'Power Pack' Phone Chargers at Linc]]>Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:50:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NRG+PBJ+Linc+Chargers.PNG
This Eagles season, some fans will no longer need to worry that all those Facebook posts and trash-talking Tweets are draining their smartphone battery while tailgating.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Home Care Company Looks to Add 26 Franchises]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:58:58 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BrightStar+Care+PBJ.PNG
BrightStar Care, a provider of skilled medical and non-medical in-home care services, is looking to add 26 franchises in the Philadelphia region.

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<![CDATA[Shake Shack Burger Freebies]]>Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:57:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shake+shack3.jpg
Shake Shack is going to be giving away burgers tomorrow. The restaurant chain said that the first 100 customers at each of its locations in New York City on Tuesday will get a free ShackBurger in honor of...

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<![CDATA[Google's Duo App Joins Crowded Field of Video Calling ]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:59:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/AP16228759171383_opt.jpg
Google's video chatting app has arrived. The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's Messenger...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bucks County's StoneMor Agrees to $12M Acquisition]]>Mon, 15 Aug 2016 18:39:58 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Collins+PBJ.PNG
Cemetery and funeral home owner and operator StoneMor Partners has agreed to buy up to 16 Wisconsin-based cemeteries and a granite importing and finishing business for a total purchase price of approximately $12...

Photo Credit: Donna Abbott-Vlahos, Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Broder Bros. to Close Warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:49:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bodeck+and+Rhodes.PNG
Broder Brothers is shuttering a large distribution center it operates in Philadelphia resulting in 143 layoffs.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Redevelopment Authority Moving Forward on Eastwick]]>Mon, 15 Aug 2016 18:09:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eastwick+PBJ.PNG
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is taking its first steps in finally getting a vision and development plan for more than 100 undeveloped acres in the Eastwick section of the city.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Delco Pho Chain Coming to Center City's West Market St.]]>Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:45:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pho+Street.PNG
Those looking for pho, a popular Vietnamese noodle soup dish, will be able to get their hands on a bowl on the west side of Market Street now that a Delaware County restaurant chain is opening its next location...

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<![CDATA[Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels]]>Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:49:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HotelHack-AP_16228457715731%281%29.jpg
Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Merck Cutting 148 Montco Jobs]]>Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:19:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MerckKeytruda-AP_41869771122.jpg
A month after announcing its was shifting more than 300 jobs from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to its facilities at biotech hotbeds in the Boston and San Francisco areas, Merck and Co.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bank Debuts Twitter-Activated Vending Machine at the Linc]]>Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:48:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Santander+Bank+PBJ.PNG
Santander Bank is looking for new ways to leverage its status as the official bank of the Philadelphia Eagles this season.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[125-Year-Old Piano Company Closing Germantown Ave. Location]]>Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:44:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cunningham+Piano.PNG
One of the oldest piano companies in the world located in Philadelphia will shutter its showroom to relocate, and it will open a second, new location in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Museum Racing Clock to Raise Funds for Mobile 'Mascot']]>Sun, 14 Aug 2016 19:28:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Mobile+Mascot.PNG
A local arts-and-cultural institution has turned to crowdfunding to restore its so-called mobile marketing ‘mascot.'

Photo Credit: Ilana Blumenthal ]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Free Library to Open Exhibit in Honor of Mormon Temple]]>Sun, 14 Aug 2016 16:05:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/freelibraryofphiladelphia.jpg
The Free Library of Philadelphia will open an exhibit next week in honor of its newest neighbor — the state's first Mormon temple in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[US Women's Gymnastics Team Immortalized on Cereal Box]]>Sat, 13 Aug 2016 00:32:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/specialkbox.jpg
The U.S. women’s gymnastics team won gold in Rio, and now they’re going to be immortalized on the side of a cereal box.

Photo Credit: Kellogg's
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<![CDATA[Revnue Plunge During Trump Taj Mahal Strike]]>Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:31:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpTajMahal-AP_16200807232046.jpg
The first month of a strike against Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino helped push its revenue down by 8.2 percent in July.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Visit Philly Holding 'Pokemon Go' Scavenger Hunt ]]>Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:27:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pokemon+Go+Scavenger+Hunt.PNG
Another local tourism agency has turned to the popularity of "Pokemon Go" as a means to drive engagement with people.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Business Journal ]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Starbucks Adds 300 Jobs to Philly with Distribution Center ]]>Fri, 12 Aug 2016 06:42:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Starbucks+Brings+Jobs.PNG
Starbucks will be adding 300 new jobs as it expands its footprint in Pennsylvania.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Business Journal ]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Eagles Debut New Stadium Seating Area ]]>Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:38:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Tunnel+Club.PNG
The Philadelphia Eagles have teamed up with corporate sponsor Axalta Coating Systems to create the “Axalta Tunnel Club.”

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Business Journal ]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[$40M Project Proposed for Station Square in Paoli]]>Thu, 11 Aug 2016 11:15:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/img9979-750xx3264-1836-0-306.jpg
A roughly $40 million mixed-use project is being proposed on the site of an old, nearly vacant office complex adjacent to the Paoli Train Station.

Photo Credit: Natalie Kostelni | Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[NYC 'Taxi King' Diverted $1.6M frm Philly Cab Company: Lawsuit]]>Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:57:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/taxi-cab-meter-generic-750xx2125-1195-0-111.jpg
A legal battle to rid Freedom Taxi of one of its owners is hitting the cab company and its drivers hard.

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<![CDATA[Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide]]>Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:06:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-530665646.jpg
Macy's announced Thursday plans close approximately 100 of its department stores, the latest effort to adapt to shifting consumer shopping patterns and more online competition, CNBC reported. The 100 store...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Reading Terminal Bakery Plans Philadelphia Expansion]]>Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:53:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/douwg4.jpg
What began as a bakery and eventual standalone doughnut shop at the Reading Terminal Market has now become a full-fledged business outside the public market's confines. A merchant has opened its first...

Photo Credit: Beiler's Donuts Facebook Page]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Local Tourism Agency Launches Pokemon-centric Marketing]]>Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:31:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pokemontco+PBJ.PNG
In little over a month, "Pokemon Go" has taken the world by storm, and one local tourism agency is leveraging its popularity with the launch of a new focused campaign to drive visitation to Montgomery County.

Photo Credit: Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Retired Olympian Jackie Joyner Gets New Role at Comcast ]]>Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:02:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/JJK.PNG
Comcast’s efforts to bring high-speed internet to low-income families throughout the country have a new champion — six-time U.S. Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

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<![CDATA['Inattentive Parents' Among Worst Hotel Guests: Study ]]>Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:25:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-hotel-room-01.jpg
Hotels aim to make your stay memorable but sometimes it is other guests that make it memorable in all the wrong ways. Americans at hotels are most aggravated by other guests who are “Inattentive parents,"...

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<![CDATA[Navigation App Launches New Alerts to Prevent Hot Car Deaths]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:45:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1-26-15_Waze.JPG
More than two dozen children have died in hot cars this year -- a statistic that compelled the makers of Waze, a popular traffic app, to add a feature that reminds you when you're traveling with a child. ]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Two Tickets Up for Grabs to Sold Out Diner en Blanc]]>Tue, 09 Aug 2016 06:40:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Diner+en+blanc.jpg
One lucky winner has the chance to attend this year's sold out Diner en Blanc, the pop-up soiree where people wearing white gather in a yet-to-be disclosed location in Philadelphia, where three local companies...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Camden Firm Seeks $1.5M in Financing]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2016 16:36:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Coriell+Life+PBJ.PNG
Coriell Life Sciences, a for-profit company spun out of the Camden-based Coriell Institute for Medical Research, has raised $600,000 in a private stock sale.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[BBQ Joint Coming to King of Prussia Town Center]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2016 16:23:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mission+BBQ+PBJ.PNG
A patriotic barbecue restaurant chain has joined the growing roster of tenants at the upcoming King of Prussia Town Center.

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<![CDATA[Take-Out Wine Sales Coming to Pa.]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2016 12:18:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/wine21.jpg
About 11,000 businesses that currently have what's called restaurant or hotel licenses, which let them sell beer to go, can now apply for permission to also sell takeout wine.

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<![CDATA[Wal-Mart to Acquire Jet.com for $3.3B Cash, Stock ]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:41:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/4416Walmart.jpg
Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Wal-Mart is paying...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:33:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-151368933.jpg
Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of Amazon's local unit on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products at lower prices than on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily said on...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[$400K Award Adds Another Shuttle to Navy Yard Service]]>Sun, 07 Aug 2016 00:10:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Navy+Yard+Sign+Shuttle.PNG
A $416,000 award from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission will ease commute wait times for some of the 12,000 workers heading to the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia each workday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Penn Grad Expanding Fashion Company]]>Sat, 06 Aug 2016 20:09:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/breanna-moore.jpg
A University of Pennsylvania alumna will stay in Philadelphia for her new fashion line and eventual brick-and-mortar location after the company exceeded its fundraising goal.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Diner En Blanc Philly Teams Up]]>Sat, 06 Aug 2016 18:28:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Diner+En+Blanc+2.png
Diner en Blanc — the pop-up soiree where people wearing white meet at a secret gathering spot in Philadelphia — will be celebrating its fifth iteration later this month. Its organizers are continuing to...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Leader Named for Pa. Medical Marijuana Program ]]>Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:36:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Leader+Named+for+Medical+Marijuana+Program.PNG
Pennsylvania has named a leader for its medical marijuana program.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Donovan McNabb Lands Radio Gig ]]>Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:35:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Donnovan+McNabb.PNG
ESPN Radio hired Donovan McNabb to be an NFL analyst on Sundays this fall through the Super Bowl. ESPN will pair the former NFL QB with Brian Custer in the booth. Previously, McNabb was an analyst on NFL Network...

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<![CDATA[US, Canadian Officials Investigate Air Bag Death ]]>Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:36:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Air-Bag-GettyImages-474401358.jpg
Investigators in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a crash in the Canadian province of Newfoundland in which a driver was killed by an exploding air bag inflator made by ARC Automotive Inc.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Teva Completes $40.5B Actavis Deal]]>Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:12:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Teva+PBJ.PNG
A day after completing its $40.5 billion purchase of Allergan’s generic pharmaceuticals business, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Anda Inc., a subsidiary...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[PHLDNC Donkeys Ending Philly Stay Early]]>Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:12:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/connecticut+DNC+donkey.jpg
If you haven't yet visited the 57 fiberglass donkey statues scattered across Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention, the next few weeks will be the last chance to see them in one city.

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<![CDATA[Trump Taj Mahal Casino Shutting Down]]>Thu, 04 Aug 2016 04:50:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpTajMahal-AP_16200807232046.jpg
The Trump Taj Mahal casino will shut down after Labor Day, the victim of the longest strike in Atlantic City's 38-year casino era. The closure of the casino that was opened in 1990 by Republican presidential...

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<![CDATA[Office Depot to Close More Stores After Failed Merger ]]>Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:24:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-482860136.jpg
A sizeable payout following a failed merger with its rival, Staples, pushed Office Depot to a second-quarter profit, but the office supply retailer still fell short of most expectations and revenue slid...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Montco Hospital gets Level-II Trauma Center Designation]]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:46:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Heart+Pavillion.PNG
The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation has awarded Level-II trauma center accreditation to Lankenau Medical Center.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[City Drops Opposition to Franklin Institution Signage]]>Wed, 03 Aug 2016 06:39:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Franklin+Institute.PNG
The Franklin Institute has passed a years-long hurdle in bringing itself into the digital signage era and convert an existing sign to digital.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Area Hospitals get National Recognition as 'Top Hospitals']]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:48:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hupoutside2.jpg
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania/Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was the top-ranked area hospital in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual report on the country’s best hospitals.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Local Uber Drivers Working to Join NY Based Union Affiliate]]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:35:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Uber+PBJ.PNG
Uber Black drivers in Philadelphia have taken another turn in the years-long battle the city has seen with the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Taj Mahal Picketers to Call for Unemployment Benefits]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2016 21:37:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NJ+Legislature.PNG
The day Trump Taj Mahal workers' strike hits the month-mark, dozens of the picketing employees will be joined by several New Jersey legislators to voice their support of a bill that would offer unemployment...

Photo Credit: Kenneth Kohn, Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Local Theater Debuting Crowdfunded Ray Didinger Play]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:57:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tommy+and+Me.PNG
A local theater banked on crowdfunding to execute its latest production, an autobiographical play based on part of radio host Ray Didinger's life.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Small DNC Uptick at Reading Terminal, but Exposure Worth It]]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:16:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Al+Roker.PNG
The Democratic National Convention was expected to bring 50,000 attendees to Philadelphia. The Reading Terminal Market didn't see a huge uptick in foot traffic last week, but the national spotlight put on...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[New Science Center Tenant Accelerates Brewing Process]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:36:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Beer+UPenn.PNG
Better beer brewing is the focus of the newest tenant of the University City Science Center’s Port business incubator.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Main Line Hospital Gets Largest Gift Ever]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2016 06:34:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/riddle+hospital.PNG
Riddle Hospital is receiving a $16 million gift, which the Delaware County medical center said is the largest donation ever received in its 53-year history.

Photo Credit: Don Pearse, Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Agencies Chosen to 'Reignite Tourism' in Lehigh Valley]]>Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:51:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tourism.PNG
Two Philadelphia-region marketing and advertising agencies were chosen to help promote and drive more visitation to the Lehigh Valley.

Photo Credit: Antonioguillem, Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[DNC 'Leave-Behind' Project Planted in West Philadelphia]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2016 06:37:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DNC+Leave+behind.PNG
The Democratic National Convention “leave behind” project — a health and wellness garden at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia — got...

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<![CDATA[Delaware Joins New Jersey With Gas Under $2]]>Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:02:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/cheap+gas+ct.jpg
Sub-$2 gas prices the norm in New Jersey, elsewhere.

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<![CDATA[Gas Tax Gets Another Go Around in NJ Senate]]>Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:01:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/166*120/gastax.jpg
New Jersey senators approve a new proposal to raise the gas tax, pay for road and bridge work and cut the estate tax.

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<![CDATA[State Loan Gives Atlantic City Breathing Room]]>Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:58:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016484771_1200x675_734628419737.jpg
Atlantic City is about to get a long-awaited state loan to help it stave off default and possibly bankruptcy. But it will pay a steep price if it can't pay it back: The state will be able to step in and...

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<![CDATA[39K Child Car Seats Recalled for Risk of Chest Injuries]]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:11:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Screen-Shot-2016-07-29-at-10.23.25-AM.jpg
Combi USA is recalling more than 39,000 car seats because they can transmit too much force to a child's chest in a crash. The recall covers certain Coccoro Convertible Child Restraints with a model number...

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<![CDATA[Chipotle Says It Plans to Open Burger Restaurant]]>Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:01:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chipotle-GettyImages-509063322.jpg
Chipotle is branching out from burritos and plans to open its first burger restaurant. A spokesman for Chipotle, Chris Arnold, says in an email the company's first Tasty Made burger restaurant will open...

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<![CDATA[2016 DNC Boosts Philly Business]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:52:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/220*120/4pm+business+impact+randy.JPG
If the last few nights are any indication, DNC guests will celebrate into the wee hours of the morning. NBC10’s Randy Gyllenhaal found this week has been busier than when the pope was in town.]]>
<![CDATA[Millennials Cause Home Ownership to Drop ]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:59:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/house_home_+for_sale_owner_generic.jpg
The nation’s home ownership rate fell to its all-time low, and could drop further in the months to come, NBC News reported. The rate fell to 62.9 percent, the same as it was in 1965, when the U.S.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Team To Expand]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:29:19 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016465156_1200x675_733849155635.jpg
If you have a consumer issue that needs to be solved, you can now call NBC10 Responds in English or Telemundo62 Responde in Spanish.]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Overhaul of Debt Collection?]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:54:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/counting+money+generic.jpg
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry on Thursday, which would restrict collectors from calling numerous times a day, require...

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<![CDATA[DNC Delegates Explore, Enjoy Philadelphia]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:28:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016463702_1200x675_733793859603.jpg
Aside from the political drama surrounding the Democratic National Convention, many delegates are trying to take in the sights and tastes of Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Cash-Strapped Atlantic City Likely to Default: Moody's]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:57:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016463667_1200x675_733788739786.jpg
New Jersey Transit approved contracts with its two remaining rail unions Wednesday, bringing to a close a more than five-year saga that put the agency at the precipice of a crippling strike four months ago. NJ...]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Second Quarter]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:32:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FacebookLogo3.jpg
Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, posting stronger earnings for the second-quarter, NBC News reported. The company reported $6.44 billion in revenue, according to a release posted after the end of...

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<![CDATA[Fed Holds on Interest Rate, Sees Fewer Risks]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:16:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FederalReserve-AP_16208844706931.jpg
The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged while noting that near-term risks to the economy have diminished. The Fed says that the U.S. job market has rebounded, with strong job gains in...

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<![CDATA[Former Potato Chip Exec Pleads Guilty to $1.4M Fraud]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:22:42 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Utz+Fraud.PNG
A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company and a vendor have been charged and agreed to plead guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 million.

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<![CDATA[Business Booming During DNC]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:47:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016447322_1200x675_732973123545.jpg
Many Philadelphia businesses, as well as some in the suburbs, are experiencing increased business due to thousands of visitors this week.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Helps Couple Receive Timeshare Refund]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:18:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016448431_1200x675_733032515838.jpg
When Peter and Donna Pavlovic didn't get the refund they were promised from a timeshare, Harry Hairston and NBC10 Responds stepped in to settle the issue.]]>
<![CDATA[Broadway Giant Dies]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:54:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/james+nederlander.jpg
James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes...

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<![CDATA[Leigh Valley Health Cuts 30+ Jobs]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:36:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Leight+Valley+Health+Network.PNG
The Lehigh Valley Health Network is eliminated dozens of positions, which will affect more than 30 workers.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds to Mom's Computer Woes]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:34:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/Womans+Hands+Keyboard+Reponds.JPG
Christine Makas bought a computer to do course work, but the computer didn't work, and she had trouble getting a refund.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Gunman Robs Newark 7-Eleven: Police]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:30:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/7eleven.PNG
Delaware State Police are looking for a man who robbed a Newark convenience store at gunpoint.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Unusual D.C. Pizza Restaurant Coming to Center City]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:26:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/andpizza.PNG
Philadelphia is getting a slice of Washington, D.C.'s pizza scene.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Food Trucks Get Spotlight During DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:16:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philly+feast.PNG
Dozens of food trucks took over Old City to help kickstart the Democratic National Convention. The event was just one of handful that put vendors at the forefront during the political event to showcase...

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]]><![CDATA[Library of Congress to Preserve DNC Social Media Platforms]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:45:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/072516+dnc+sign.JPG
Tthe PHLDNC's director of digital and social spared a few minutes to speak exclusively with the Business Journal about what locals and visitors alike can glean from the Host Committee's social media accounts...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Fridge on the Fritz]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:13:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016416096_1200x675_731668035927.jpg
"My ice cream was like soup." Hilda Radison-Quintero contacted NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston to help her get proper customer service when her refrigerator suddenly stopped working.]]>
<![CDATA[Verizon Buys Yahoo for $4.83B]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:39:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/yahoo21.jpg
Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is the second time in as many years that Verizon has snapped up the remnants of a...

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<![CDATA[Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes in Children's Clothing]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:31:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/US-WA-Gender-Neutral-Clothes-NR-146944824082900001.jpg
Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Boathouse Row Gets Brighter for the DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:33:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Boathouse+Row+DNC.jpg
The 19th-century illuminated boathouses along the Schuylkill River have become a popular destination, but the last time the lights were replaced was back in 2005.

Photo Credit: Aundrea Cline-Thomas]]>
<![CDATA[Last VCR Manufacturer to Stop Production]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:25:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/182*120/Electronics+Recycled1.jpg
The once-revolutionary videocassette recorder is headed for the technological cemetery, 40 years after it first hit markets. Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, released a statement...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Amazon Gets into the Student Loan Business ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:48:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon+Student+Loan.PNG
Yes, you read that headline right. Amazon is getting into the student loan business.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly's Newest Beer Garden Is a Little Wild]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:52:42 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/176*120/PBJ+Zoo+Watering+Hole.PNG
Another beer garden has joined Philadelphia's growing list of go-to list of places to enjoy glasses of the sudsy beverage. This time, beer lovers will be able to drink with the animals.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[SEPTA Expanding Key Card Early Adopters Program]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:46:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+Key+Cards+Program.PNG
SEPTA will sell a limited number of its Key Cards — a farecard system meant to replace the current tokens and tickets used on the transit agency's system — after 10,000 customers snapped them all up last month.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Weekly Recap]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:54:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Harry+Hairston+Hug.JPG
NBC10 Responds reporter Harry Hairston gives us a look at the best moments from mattress complaints to rogue rentals, thousands of dollars have been returned to consumers just this week alone.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Draws Amazon Jobs With Millions in Grants, Tax Credits]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:37:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon.png
Gov. Tom Wolf touts Amazon expansion, job creation in Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Beach Bytes Delivers to the Jersey Shore]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:30:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB+beach+deliver+-+16552619_20296701.jpg
17 year old Michael Larkin started his own business bringing food delivery directly to the beach. Contact Beach Bytes to place your order.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Progresso Factory Closing?]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:21:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/progresso+Vineland.JPG
A Progresso soup factory in New Jersey might close under a global supply chain restructuring, costing approximately 370 employees their jobs.

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<![CDATA[Roger Ailes Resigns as Head of Fox News]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:48:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ailes-GettyImages-142710763.jpg
Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel and Fox Business, his career at the networks he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Tina Fey to Receive Temple University Honor]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:14:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tina+Fey.PNG
The Emmy Award-winning comedian Tina Fey will come to Philadelphia this fall to be honored by Temple University.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[After Olympics, What's Next for Comcast's X1?]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:22:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+X1+Platform.PNG
The Olympics will pull back the curtain on Comcast's decade-long investment in the X1 platform, an unveiling the Philadelphia-based broadcast and telecommunications giant says matches the scale and magnitude of...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Restaurateur Opening 1st Philly Region Eatery ]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:32:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Leigh+Valley+Region+Eatery.PNG
A restaurateur with multiple dining concepts outside of Philadelphia will be opening his first eatery in the region.

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<![CDATA[GM Recalls 308K Chevy Impalas Over Faulty Air Bags]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:37:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chevy-GettyImages-507132260.jpg
General Motors is recalling nearly 308,000 older Chevrolet Impala sedans in the U.S. and Canada because the air bags might not inflate in a crash. The recall covers Impalas from the 2009 and 2010 model...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Comcast Shows Off Rio Olympics Coverage on X1]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:30:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/191*120/Comcast+Brian+Roberts+Xfinity+Olympics.JPG
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said NBCUniversal's Olympics coverage is approaching a "nirvana" the broadcast giant predicted nearly a decade ago with its project infinity – where "you would get anything you want, on...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Bad Night's Sleep]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:57:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016364075_1200x675_729385539508.jpg
NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston helps a couple who bought a mattress set but when they tried to get an exchange were ignored.]]>
<![CDATA[Rutgers Hikes Tuition Again]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 05:36:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rutgers+university+generic+FB+courtesy.jpg
Tuition at Rutgers University will be a bit more expensive for the upcoming academic year. The university's board of governors voted Wednesday to raise tuition 1.7 percent for undergraduate students, meaning a...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:50:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[For Utz, Acquisition in Alabama is a Recipe for Growth]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:57:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Utz+Chips.PNG
Pennsylvania snack food company Utz Quality Foods will be acquiring one of Alabama's largest public companies, which the Utz CEO said would allow both companies to grow.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Immuno-Oncology Cancer Treatment Developer Raises $5M]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:00:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jane+Hollingsworth.PNG
A Philadelphia company developing immunotherapies to treat cancer raised $5 million in a private stock sale, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[WMMR, WMGK, 97.5 The Fanatic Sold in $240M Deal]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:40:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+Radio.PNG
Greater Media, which owns four popular Philadelphia radio stations, has agreed to be sold to Beasley Broadcast Group for $240 million.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Music Lover's Sour Note]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:35:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016346016_1200x675_728464963761.jpg
Angela Roundtree of Clifton Heights needed Harry Hairston's help after never getting back her reciever she returned for repairs.]]>
<![CDATA[Wegman's Looking to Hire Hundreds]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:07:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016345795_1200x675_728457283529.jpg
The popular grocery chain is looking to hire full- and part-time employees for locations across Southeastern Pennsylvania.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Family-Run Craft Brewery Setting Up in East Falls]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:45:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/beer-pints-by-carla-gottgens-of-bloomgberg-news-750xx1000-563-0-52.jpg
Say hello to the latest addition to Philadelphia's beer scene.

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<![CDATA[Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs Recalled]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:36:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bar-S-Franks-Recall.jpg
Bar-S Foods Company is recalling nearly 400,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs due to possible listeria contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Oklahoma-based company issued...

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<![CDATA[Recall Grows of P.F. Chang's Frozen Meals]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 04:33:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453174748.jpg
ConAgra Foods, the company that distributes P.F. Chang's frozen food, is recalling about 192,000 pounds of P.F. Chang's frozen chicken and beef products due to metal fragments in sauce.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Rogue Rental]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:11:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/AirBNB+Trashed+Apartment.JPG
Bucks County hair stylist Lauren Phillip reached out to NBC10 Responds after an apartment she rented wasn't what she thought it would be.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Local On-Demand Delivery Company Expanding to Main Line]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 06:11:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GoPuff+Warehouse.PNG
A Philadelphia-based on-demand delivery company that's been expanding aggressively nationwide will be growing a little closer to home, and it's got its sights on international waters, too.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Phoenix-Based Restaurant Group Constructing Eatery at KoP]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 21:18:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/True+Food.PNG
A Phoenix-based restaurant group will be constructing a new restaurant just outside the King of Prussia Mall for one of its health-based restaurant concepts.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[City Avenue Complex Gets New Loan]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:58:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Post+Brothers+Complex.PNG
Post Brothers has refinanced Presidential City, a large apartment complex on City Avenue in Philadelphia that overlooks the Schuylkill Expressway, with a $183 million loan.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[New Wi-Fi for Reading Terminal in Time for DNC]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:28:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Reading+Terminal+PBJ.PNG
The Reading Terminal Market has finally replaced its 10-year-old Wi-Fi system – just in time for the Democratic National Convention, when the market will open an hour earlier as part of a test run of a potential...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Lower Merion School District Mulls Spending on Bus Cameras ]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:24:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/School+Bus+Main+Line.PNG
The Lower Merion School District officials have already made changes to its security policy to allow cameras on nearly 100 buses, a decision that could cost the suburban municipality roughly $300,000.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Helps Man With Peeling Furniture]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:34:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/Peeling+Couch.JPG
Stephen Hill thought he was buying his dream furniture set from Aaron’s furniture. He picked out a sofa and loveseat back in 2013, and just finished paying it off last year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[D.C. Based On-Demand Beauty and Fitness App Coming for DNC]]>Sat, 16 Jul 2016 18:32:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/veluxe.PNG
Do you want a makeup artist, personal trainer or masseuse to come straight to your home? There's an app for that, and it's coming to Philadelphia just in time for the Democratic National Convention.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Penn, Princeton Possible Healthcare Merger]]>Sat, 16 Jul 2016 18:10:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Penn+Princeton+Hospital+Merger.png
The University of Pennsylvania Healthcare System, which last year expanded west by adding Lancaster General Health to its network, is exploring a major push deeper into New Jersey.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[American Water to Build New HQ on Camden Waterfront ]]>Sat, 16 Jul 2016 18:04:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/American+Water+Works+Relocates.PNG
American Water Works Co. Inc. will relocate its headquarters to a new building that will be constructed along the Camden waterfront.]]>
<![CDATA[Egg Prices Reach 10-Year Lows on Low Demand]]>Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:46:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/EggPricesChickens-AP_16197600754915.jpg
In less than a year, eggs have gone from being an expensive staple at the height of the bird flu crisis to reaching the cheapest prices in a decade due to fully restocked poultry barns. But the demand for eggs

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<![CDATA[Atlantic City Delays Auction of Old Airport]]>Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:50:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/226*120/Bader+Field+Atlantic+City.JPG
Officials in Atlantic City have delayed the auction of the former Bader Field airport.

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console]]>Fri, 15 Jul 2016 05:04:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NES_Classic_2.jpg
Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games.

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<![CDATA[Mortgage Rates Still Near Historic Lows]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:58:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MortgageRates-AP_16140027884683.jpg
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates moved little this week, remaining near historically low levels in the wake of financial disarray in Europe. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average for the benchmark...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Woman Moves, Gets Gas Company Refund]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:21:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/PGW+Refund+Ryan.JPG
NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston help get Sydney Ryan the money she was owed by her gas company.

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<![CDATA[Delaware Ice Cream Shop's Dream to Be Found Becomes Reality]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:45:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/Ice+Cream+Delight+Sign.JPG
Customers had trouble finding Ice Cream Delight in North Wilmington due its address and mapping tools.

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<![CDATA[10 Top Consumer Complaints of 2015]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 04:24:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453295293.jpg
Phony IRS agents and other imposter scams topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Attracts Customers Amid SEPTA Disruptions]]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:06:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cynwyd+station+PBJ.PNG
Can a Main Line café "catch 'em all"?

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[4 Philly Area Colleges Offer Best Value: Report]]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:43:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/graduation+caps+sky.jpg
Greater Philadelphia is home to at least four schools that are among the most valuable and affordable higher education options in the country.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Gin Gets DNC 'Spirit']]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:29:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Bluecoat+Gin.JPG
A Philadelphia area distillery has been named the official gin provider for the 2016 Philadelphia Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention, or PHLDNC, and it plans on launching an interactive...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Navy Yard Seeking Event Reservations 2 Weeks Out From DNC]]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:36:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/The+Navy+Yard+PBJ.PNG
Thousands of square feet of space at South Philly's Navy Yard remains available for the use of corporations, media outlets and delegates during the Democratic National Convention even though the major, national...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Airport Workers Threaten to Strike During DNC ]]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:19:50 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Philadelphia+Airport+Strike.PNG
Striking workers could greet travelers at Philadelphia International Airport when the Democrats come to town for their national convention at the end of the month.

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<![CDATA[Next 'GenHERation' to Meet Innovation Leaders]]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:48:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Springside+Genheration.JPG
Next month, female high school and college students will get a chance to tour Philadelphia companies led by inspiring women as part of the GenHERation discovery Days program.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Cell Phone Carrier Misunderstanding]]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:26:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/189*120/Verizon+Customer+Barbara+Wunderlich.JPG
Barbara Wunderlich of Ocean City, New Jersey reached out to Harry Hairston and NBC10 Responds after she felt that she didn't get what she expected after switching carriers.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Startup Promises 'Never Seen Before' DNC Experience]]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:50:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/Curalate+CEO+Apu+Gupta.JPG
A Center City-based visual monetization startup is using its image and video technology to connect the public to the Democratic National Convention and the party itself "in ways that you have never seen...

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<![CDATA[Checkout Issues Reported on Amazon Prime Day]]>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:51:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AmazonBox-461842892.jpg
Amazon's second-annual summer shopping event, Prime Day, kicked off Tuesday, featuring more than 100,000 deals worldwide. Amazon said it will be launching new deals as often as every five minutes over...

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<![CDATA[General Mills Recalls Betty Crocker Cake Mix]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:37:41 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/betty-crocker-recall-imgs.jpg
General Mills Inc. is recalling two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the U.S. and one flavor sold in Canada because they use flour that was recalled earlier because it could contain E.coli. The flavors...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks to Increase Base Pay of Workers in October]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:05:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-72055230.jpg
Starbucks is boosting the base pay of all employees and store managers at U.S. company-run stores by 5 percent or more. In a letter sent to workers Monday, CEO Howard Schultz said that the amount of the raise —...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Verizon Upgrades Network to Prepare for DNC ]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:30:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Verizon+DNC.PNG
For the second time in two years, Verizon is making major enhancements to its network in Philadelphia – ensuring the city is ready to handle the texts, emails, tweets and other posts being sent by the tens...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Wrestles With Consumer Complaint]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:52:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/197*120/WWE+Fan+Shawn+Brown.JPG
Shawn Brown, an avid wrestling fan, felt body slammed after he tried to get a refund. Upset over the changing lineup, Brown asked NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston to get him action.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Cyber Hack Targets Philly Area Wendy's]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:56:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_wendys0628_1500x845.jpg
Have you noticed any unusual activity on your bank statements? Nearly 20 Philadelphia-area Wendy's restaurants may have been compromised as part of a company-wide cyber attack targeting customers' credit -...]]>
<![CDATA[7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:42:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Slurpee-GettyImages-106159890.jpg
There's no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a Slurpee, and on Monday it won't cost you a thing. To celebrate July 11 — or 7-Eleven Day — the convenience chain will be giving away their signature...

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<![CDATA[Delaware AG Orders Stop to Online Fantasy Sports Betting]]>Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:02:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/draftkings-AP_312823411334.jpg
Delaware's attorney general has sent cease-and-desist letters to online fantasy sports betting operators, telling them that Delaware law does not allow them to charge players to play, or players to win monetary...

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<![CDATA[Delaware AG Orders End to Online Fantasy Sports Betting]]>Sat, 09 Jul 2016 06:58:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016174372_1200x675_721794627510.jpg
Delaware's Attorney General has ordered online fantasy sports betting companies to cease and desist in the state. FanDuel, DraftKings and Yahoo! all received notice from the state Department of Justice...]]>
<![CDATA[Stocks Higher as US Creates 287K Jobs in June]]>Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:28:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HiringSign-GettyImages-518572344.jpg
The U.S. economy added 287,000 jobs during the month of June, beating expectations and wowing investors, CNBC reported. Economists expected non-farm payrolls to jump by 175,000 for the month.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Showboat Reopening]]>Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:55:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/showboat-3985-750xx3000-1688-0-156.jpg
Atlantic City will have nearly 900 hotel rooms back online once Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein's reopens the long-shuttered Showboat property.

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<![CDATA[Oil Prices Skid, Traders Worry There's a Fuel Glut]]>Thu, 07 Jul 2016 22:01:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GasPricesPump-GettyImages-528664158.jpg
Oil prices fell nearly 5 percent on Thursday after a government report on fuel stocks reinforced worries about an oil glut. The report said that crude inventories are declining at a slower pace than expected.

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<![CDATA[Cancer Survivor Serves as Rita's CEO for a Day]]>Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:51:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016139384_1200x675_720426563663.jpg
New Jersey's Bridget Smith, who has battled neuro-blastoma got to be CEO of Rita’s Italian Ice for a day. "A href="https://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/1226534">Click here to donate to Alex's Lemonade Stand.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Target Is Coming to Roxborough]]>Fri, 08 Jul 2016 06:33:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Upcoming+Roxborough+Target.PNG
Target fans in the Roxborough area of Philadelphia will soon be able to get their bullseye fill once the retailer opens a location there next year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[KoP Welcomes Halal Guys to Pa. ]]>Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:47:14 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NYC%27s+Hala+Guys+Comes+To+Philadelphia.PNG
Straight off the streets of New York, one of the city's most popular food carts turned global brand will be opening its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in Pennsylvania in King of Prussia.

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<![CDATA[Aria Health, Jefferson University Complete Hospital Merger ]]>Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:07:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/Jefferson+University+Hospital1.JPG
Aria Health System and Thomas Jefferson University have finalized the health organizations' merger, creating a regional health care giant with more than 23,000 employees and $4.5 billion in annual revenue.

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<![CDATA[You Can Now Pay With Phone at All US Wal-Mart Stores]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:16:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Walmart-AP_355488256581.jpg
Wal-Mart will now let you pay with its phone app at all 4,600 stores nationwide. The effort is part of Wal-Mart's strategy to make shopping easier and faster, while learning more about consumer behavior.

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<![CDATA[Pennsylvania Company Supplies Team USA's Rio Gymnastics Gear]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:48:30 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Rio+Olympics+Gymnastics+GK+Elite.JPG
GK Elite Sportswear in Reading, Pennsylvania is putting together this year’s Olympic gymnastics leotards.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Loveseat Refund]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:00:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016117390_1200x675_719409731956.jpg
Kathy Pack's mother had trouble getting out of her loveseat, which made her family worry for her safety. They called the furniture store after realizing it was a floor model, and after repairs, were still having...]]>
<![CDATA[501K Hoverboards Recalled Over Exploding Batteries]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:20:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HOVERBOARD+CURA.jpg
Ten companies are recalling 501Ten companies are recalling 501,000 hoverboards sold nationwide over lithium-ion batteries that can overheat and explode, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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<![CDATA[Is The DNC Boosting Montco Business?]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:07:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/deanna+business+impact+dnc.JPG
NBC10’s Deanna Durante talks with tourism officials in Montgomery County to see if the DNC is boosting business.]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Expands Through Pennsylvania]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:39:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon.png
Thousands of new jobs are expected to come to Pennsylvania with Amazon expanding throughout the state. Amazon is getting millions in grants and tax credits from the Keystone State.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Furniture Peels Before It's Paid Off]]>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:24:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/Peeling+Couch.JPG
Stephen Hill, of Collingswood, New Jersey, reached out to NBC10 Responds after he couldn’t get the help he wanted from a furniture store after his sofa and loveseat started flaking and peeling.

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<![CDATA[Chipotle Executive Charged With Cocaine Possession]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 04:44:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-500446220.jpg
The Chipotle marketing executive leading the chain's efforts to rebound after an E. coli outbreak was arrested Tuesday on seven counts of cocaine possession. NYPD Sergeant Lee Jones said Mark Crumpacker...

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<![CDATA[Tuition Hike for Upcoming School Year]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:19:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/295*120/university+of+delaware1.jpg
The tuition and fees hike amounts to over $300 for residents and nearly 3-times that much for out-of-state students.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[SEPTA Regional Rail: Refunds, Credits as Commute Issues Continue]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:55:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/rail+rider+refunds.JPG
SEPTA officials announced Tuesday afternoon that all passengers who purchased a Regional Rail TrailPass for the month of July or the weekly TrailPass beginning Monday, July 4 can receive a refund for their...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is Temple's New Provost]]>Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:23:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/New+Temple+Provost.PNG
JoAnne A. Epps, dean of Temple University’s law school since 2008 and a faculty member for more than 30 years, has been nominated as the school's new executive vice president and senior academic administrator.

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