<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Fri, 27 May 2016 06:37:56 -0400 Fri, 27 May 2016 06:37:56 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[How to Amend a Tax Return]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 10:49:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/irs-building1.jpg
You are experiencing sweet satisfaction knowing that your taxes were filed on time. That is, until you realize that you took a deduction when you did not qualify for it, or forgot to claim an important...

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<![CDATA[Revel to Get a New Name?]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:20:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
Atlantic City's Revel Casino owner offers may be offering someone $10,000 to rename the Atlantic City Boardwalk establishment.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Shuts Down HQ Amid Protests Over Wages]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:47:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/McDonaldsProtests-AP_564762320083.jpg
Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wages, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders'...

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Opens 1st 365 Store]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:16:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/172*120/365_preopening_party_shopping_carts_main_image.jpg
Southern Californians will be the first in the nation to check items off their grocery lists at Whole Foods' new 365 market, which opened in Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighborhood Wednesday with the promise...

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<![CDATA[Who Are the Nation's Highest-Paid CEOs?]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 11:24:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue that...

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<![CDATA[Toyota to Invest in Ride-Hailing App Uber]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 07:26:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/190*120/TOYOTA5.jpg
Toyota said Tuesday it is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app. The Japanese company did not say how much the investment is worth. As part of the deal,...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Former White House Official Carl Buchholz Dies at 51 ]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 21:57:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Carl-Buchholz.jpg
Carl M. Buchholz, the managing partner of DLA Piper’s Philadelphia office and former managing partner at Blank Rome who spent two years working in the White House after the September 11 attacks, died Monday...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Morgan's Pier Owner to Run Pop-Up Beer Gardens]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 14:57:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/beer+gardens.PNG
Philadelphia's Parks and Recreation Department ambitious plan to have a pop-up beer garden rotate through more than a dozen locations will be led by the owner of Morgan's Pier – reportedly the only party...

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<![CDATA[Sports Authority to Close All of Its Stores]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 11:32:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sports-GettyImages-513328004.jpg
Sports Authority is getting ready to close all of its 463 stores and has launched a big going-out-of-business sale, according to NBC's "Today" show. The chain filed for bankruptcy protection a few months back,...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[AC Casino Industry Profits Up 31 Percent]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 10:04:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic+City+Casinos.PNG
Atlantic City's casino industry continues to show signs it is on the rise after years of trouble that led to the closures of four casinos in 2014.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Wildwoods Visitor Spending Nears $1.5B Mark in 2015]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:50:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wildwood+PBJ.PNG
Visitor spending in the Wildwoods increased nearly $250 million in the last six years, and in 2015 the area hit record-breaking figures, according to a new report.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Abington-Jefferson to Start Work on $75M Outpatient Cancer Center]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 11:07:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Abington-Jefferson.PNG
Abington-Jefferson Health will break ground Monday for its long-planned, $75 million outpatient cancer center at its Willow Grove, Pa., campus.

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<![CDATA[Recall of Sunflower Seeds Expanded]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:53:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sunflower-Recall.jpg
A nationwide recall of sunflower seeds has been expanded amid continuing concerns over listeria contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration. SunOpta, a Minnesota supplier, voluntarily recalled...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Lacrosse Industry Summit Coming to Philadelphia]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:46:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lacrosse.PNG
Inside Lacrosse is hosting its first-ever "Lacrosse Industry Summit" on May 27 in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[German Firm Makes $62 Billion Offer for Monsanto]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 07:47:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Monsanto-Logo-AP_16144228525232.jpg
German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsanto. The proposed combination would create a giant seed...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Giant Trojan Horse Making Pit Stop in Philly]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 11:11:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/trojan-horse-replica-national-geographic-750xx1632-917-0-119.png
A museum is invading Philadelphia with a tactic made famous by the ancient Greeks.

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<![CDATA[Makeover Coming for Food Nutrition Labels]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 11:00:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513330566-grocery.jpg
Nutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars. And serving sizes will be updated to make them...

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<![CDATA[Ferris Bueller's 'Day Off' in 2016]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 09:38:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ferris+Bueller.jpg
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Chicago classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," Chicago Magazine calculated the cash needed to pull off Ferris, Cam and Sloane's iconic adventures, from parking downtown...]]>
<![CDATA[Ohio Lawmakers Vote to Scrap Cap on Alcohol Content for Beer]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 07:00:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BOOZE_AP_16140709711338.jpg
In a move that would allow craft brewers the freedom to make boozier beers, Ohio lawmakers have voted to scrap a cap on alcohol content for beer that's been on the books since just after Prohibition. Ohio...

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<![CDATA[Frozen Food Recall Covers Hundreds of Items]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 12:13:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-518961258.jpg
Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Urban Outfitters has Record Quarter, Plans to Roll Out Larger Stores]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 22:35:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535061255.jpg
Urban Outfitters Inc., fresh off of a record-setting first quarter in which it rang in $763 million in sales, is rolling out what is calls the “ultimate life-style store.”

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Industrial Services Provider Establishes U.S. HQ in Philadelphia, Adds Jobs]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 14:41:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/testing+and+measuring.PNG
Pruftechnik, a global provider of high-quality testing and measuring systems for industrial maintenance, is establishing a U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Temple to Hold Memorial Service for Late Former President]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 14:22:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Peter+J+Liacouras.PNG
Temple University will hold a "celebration of life" to honor Peter J. Liacouras, the school's longest tenured president who died last week at 85.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Virtua Posting ER Wait Times Online]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 14:01:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/virtua+wait+times.PNG
Virtua Health has become the latest area health system to let people go online to check the wait times at its hospital emergency departments.

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<![CDATA[Phil Mickelson Named in SEC Insider Trading Complaint]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 11:43:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP383894353493.jpg
Professional golfer Phil Mickelson has been named in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission complaint related to insider trading released Thursday. Mickelson, 45, of Rancho Santa Fe, California allegedly...

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<![CDATA[New Grocery Store Opens at Montco Shopping Center]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 08:27:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/the+fresh+grocer+wyncote.png
A new, expanded selection of fresh foods is opening in Wyncote, Montgomery County on Friday, May 20.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Cafe Opening in Cynwyd Station this Month]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 15:46:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Coffee+Generic.PNG
Commuters heading into Philadelphia from the Cynwyd train station will soon be able to grab their morning coffee at a cafe set to open by month's end.

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<![CDATA[Fed Targets June for Possible 2nd Rate Hike]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 15:00:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/JanetYellin-AP_16138779057817.jpg
Federal Reserve officials believe that a June interest rate hike is likely at the central bank's next meeting in June if the economy keeps improving. Fed officials decided against raising rates at its...

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<![CDATA[More Than 4M Workers Newly Eligible for OT Pay]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 09:21:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-164850564.jpg
More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. The policy changes are intended to counter erosion in overtime...

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<![CDATA[Philly Airport Terminal Getting $30M Makeover With iPads & Comfy Seats]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 06:58:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/Airport+Delays.jpg
Philadelphia International Airport's Terminal B is getting an upgrade to make the wait easier for travelers.

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<![CDATA[When Will NJ Amazon Fulfillment Centers Open?]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 10:05:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon_boxes.jpg
Amazon says it expects two new fulfillment centers being built in New Jersey to open in the fall.

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<![CDATA[Startup Wants to Put Self-Driving Big Rigs on U.S. Highways]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 07:03:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP16134770504197_opt.jpg
An engineer who helped steer Google's self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer transportation system. Anthony Levandowski left Google...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Pennsylvania's First Amazon Location Opens in West Philly]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 06:51:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon+at+penn.PNG
A new Amazon location opened Friday on the University of Pennsylvania's campus, offering shoppers the ability to order their package and pick it up from the site five hours later.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Brandywine Expects to Start on Schuylkill Yards in 2018]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 16:32:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Drexel+Yards.PNG
Schuylkill Yards will be developed in six phases over a 20-year period, beginning in 2018.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[$200M Cherry Hill Hospital Renovation]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 16:25:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kennedy+Health.PNG
Kennedy Health System is hosting a topping off ceremony Monday for the first phase of its $200 million renovation of Kennedy University Hospital-Cherry Hill.

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<![CDATA[Crews to Clean Almost 90K Gallon Oil Spill: Shell]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 17:42:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ShellLogo-GettyImages-463255499.jpg
Shell says crews are preparing to clean up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after about 88,200 gallons of oil were released from a flow line about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana. Shell says five...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Low-Cost Internet Essentials for Seniors]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 14:40:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+Generic.PNG
Comcast has launched a pilot program of its low-cost Internet Essentials program for low-income Philadelphia senior citizens.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[7 Sites Selected for DNC's PoliticalFest]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 21:22:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bernie+Hilary.PNG
The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention announced the locations and each one's accompanying theme on Thursday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[No Zoning Vote Yet on Blatstein's South Broad Project]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 14:33:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bart+South+Broad+Project.PNG
Herky-jerky is one way to describe the Zoning Board's decision making on Bart Blatstein's proposed 32-story South Broad Street development.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly is Part of Group Awarding $532K Bike Share Grant]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 14:28:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/indego+partnership.PNG
Philadelphia, a leading member of the Better Bike Share Partnership, has joined in awarding a $532,000 grant to nine cities across the country for more equitable bike sharing.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Saxbys' Lemon Bash for Alex's Lemonade]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 14:17:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Saxby+Lemonade.PNG
Saxbys Coffee and My City Gives on Wednesday presented Lemon Bash, a carnival-themed benefit (think stilt walkers and unicyclists) in order to raise funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Donates $105K to Philadelphia Parks and Rec]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 14:15:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Parc+and+Rec+3D+printing.PNG
Comcast is chipping in to buy 3-D printers for some of Philadelphia's recreation centers.

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<![CDATA[Macy's Forecast Cut Ignites Retail Worries]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 08:37:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-530665646.jpg
Macy's reported disappointing quarterly sales Wednesday and slashed its full-year forecast, underscoring a slump in apparel demand at U.S. department stores, NBC News reported. The bleak start to 2016...

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<![CDATA[Nissan & Mitsubishi in Talks on Partnership]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 22:18:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NissanMitsubishi-AP_16133073477095.jpg
Scandal-plagued Mitsubishi Motors Corp. may have a suitor, Nissan Motor Co., headed by auto-industry turnaround guru Carlos Ghosn. Both companies acknowledged Thursday they were in talks on various issues...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia Arts Organizations Get $807K in Federal Funding]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 14:09:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Barnes+Foundation.PNG
A federal agency has awarded more than $800,000 to 33 Philadelphia arts-and-cultural organizations as part of a nationwide awards program that amounted to more than $82 million.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[DNC Exceeds Its Volunteer Goal by Thousands]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 08:29:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/DNC+Volunteers+Needed.JPG
About 10,000 volunteers were needed for this year's Democratic National Convention, and that goal has been exceeded.

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<![CDATA[Payless Pulls Light-Up Shoes Suspected of Sparking Fire]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 14:30:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/payless-lede.jpg
Payless ShoeSource said Tuesday it's pulling all of its boys' Jake Lighted Runner light-up shoes from store shelves while authorities investigate a report that the shoes sparked a fire inside a Texas family's...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Expanded SugarHouse Casino Now Open]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 06:59:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SugarHouse+Casino+Expansion.PNG
Wendy Hamilton, general manager of SugarHouse Casino kicked off the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the casino's two-year, $164 million renovation.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Prices Inch Up for Summer]]> Tue, 10 May 2016 06:53:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/gas+pump4.JPG
Refineries switching over to summer gasoline have helped push up the price of gasoline in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Buys French Ad Video Tech Company for Over $100M: Reports]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:43:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+Generic.PNG
Comcast has acquired French ad video tech company StickyAds.tv, according to two reports.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Lower Merion to Pay $900K in Ludington Library Contractor Dispute]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:41:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ludington+Library.PNG
Lower Merion Township is shelling out another $900,000 for the long-completed Ludington Library, upping the cost of the project to roughly $10.8 million for the suburban Philadelphia municipality.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Campus Food Delivery App Expanding to West Philly]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:40:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Habitat+App.PNG
A Philadelphia-based food delivery app catered toward college students and founded by Temple University graduates will be expanding to its second university campus.

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<![CDATA[Krispy Kreme Being Taken Private in $1.35B Deal]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 14:52:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Krispy_Kreme-453817261+%281%29.jpg
Krispy Kreme is being taken private by JAB Beech in a deal worth approximately $1.35 billion. The doughnut company's stock soared more than 23 percent in Monday premarket trading. Krispy Kreme has more...

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Jump by 9 Cents Over Past 2 Weeks]]> Sun, 08 May 2016 18:56:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GasPricesPump-GettyImages-528664158.jpg
The average price of gasoline has jumped by 9 cents over the past two weeks to $2.27 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the hike is mostly due to crude oil prices...

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<![CDATA[AC Workers Paid for First Time in Weeks, City Crisis Continues]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 01:55:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015175140_1200x675_681015875971.jpg
Atlantic City workers received their first paycheck in four weeks, and the financial crisis continues. NBC10’s Cydney Long has the latest.]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. to Get $59M Soybean-Processing Plant]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 12:21:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Conoy+Township.PNG
State environmental regulators have signed off on an air quality plan and now construction of a $59 million soybean-processing plant near Harrisburg is expected to begin next month.

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<![CDATA[Proposed Rule May Allow Class-Action Suits Against Banks]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 18:14:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gavel-generic-stock.jpg
A rule proposed Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may ban mandatory arbitration clauses that prevent consumers from filing class-action lawsuits against their banks and credit card companies...

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<![CDATA[Montco Farmers Market Opens For Cinco]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 17:33:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pottstown+regional+market.PNG
Pottstown is celebrating the opening of the outdoor farmers market with a Cinco De Mayo celebration.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[SugarHouse's $164 Million Expansion]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 11:19:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SugarHouse+Casino+Expansion.PNG
Nearly two years and $164 million later, SugarHouse Casino's renovation and expansion project is complete.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Zoning Board flips decision on Blatstein's South Broad Project]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 15:24:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bart+South+Broad+Project.PNG
After voting to approve Bart Blatstein's proposed 34-story mixed-use project at Broad Street and Washington Avenue on Wednesday, the Zoning Board reversed its decision, according to the Inquirer.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Upgrades Planned for KoP Hyatt]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 11:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KoP+Hotel.PNG
There are plans for property-wide upgrades to a King of Prussia hotel after a multimillion acquisition.

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<![CDATA[NJ Lawmakers Fight Over Atlantic City Aid]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 06:19:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/atlantic+city+casinos.jpg
New Jersey lawmakers will try again to help Atlantic City avoid going broke.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Off 5th to Open at Metroplex]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 01:15:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Off+5th.PNG
A day before Macy’s Backstage — The Outlet Store-— opens at the Montgomery Mall, Saks Fifth Avenue’s discount store -— Off 5th — will open at the Metroplex in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

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<![CDATA[Hulu Will Offer Live-Streaming Service in 2017]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 12:17:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16125555176070.jpg
Hulu will offer a live-streaming service in 2017 that will provide a mix of cable and broadcast programming as well as news, sports and events. That pits the streaming service against similar offerings...

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<![CDATA[Aéropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 11:16:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-178001094.jpg
Aéropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The New York company said Wednesday that it is closing 113 of its 739 U.S.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[13,000 Craft Brewing Pros Meet in Philly]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 07:07:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Craft+beer.PNG
The last time the Craft Brewers Conference was held in Philadelphia was in 2005, and a lot has changed since then, including the city's craft brewing scene.

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<![CDATA[AstraZeneca Committed to Staying in Delaware]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 06:55:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AstraZeneca+Job+Cuts+100611+PHI.jpg
The drugmaker vows to stay in the First State despite massive budget cuts.

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<![CDATA[Walmart Recalls Water Kettles ]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:21:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/kettle21.jpg
Walmart is recalling 1.2 million Rival brand electric water kettles due to potential burn and shock hazards. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall involves Rival electric...

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<![CDATA[The Republic of Tea Recalls Green Tea]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 10:45:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-73975793.jpg
The California-based company The Republic of Tea is recalling one of its green tea blends as a precaution over fears of possible salmonella contamination. The company said Monday that the voluntary recall...

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<![CDATA[Jury Awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson Talc Cancer Suit]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 09:26:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Powder-GettyImages-119270124.jpg
A jury in St. Louis has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a South Dakota woman who claimed the company's talcum powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer.

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<![CDATA[Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Nuggets]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 08:26:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2016-05-03-at-8.24.49-AM.jpg
Foster Farms is recalling more than 220,000 pounds of frozen cooked chicken breast nuggets after the company received numerous complaints from customers who said that rubber fragments and plastic were found...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[4 Local Eateries Named Among OpenTables' Best Brunch Spots]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 00:48:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/breakfast+generic.PNG
No weekend is complete without brunch, and OpenTable has compiled its 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America, four of which are based in the Philadelphia area.

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<![CDATA[Sports Authority to Auction Assets on May 16]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:26:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sportsauthorityGettyImages-513327988.jpg
National retail chain Sports Authority's future looks pretty bleak. The company announced in early March that it planned to close 140 of its 463 stores and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA['Pinot on the Pitch' Coming to Chester's Soccer Stadium]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 00:47:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pinot+on+the+Pitch.PNG
Philadelphia Union announced plans to host a first-time event called “Pinot on the Pitch.”

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Boathouse Row to Get Brighter for the Democratic National Convention]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 01:10:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Boathouse+Row.PNG
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.

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<![CDATA[AC Scrapes Together $1.8M, Avoids Default]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 22:13:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/AC+Boardwalk+Generic+Atlantic+City+Boardwalk+Generic.JPG
Financially strapped Atlantic City scraped together enough money to make a $1.8 million bond payment Monday morning, narrowly avoiding becoming the first New Jersey municipality to default on its debt in...

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<![CDATA[Australian Claims He's Founder of Bitcoin Digital Cash]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 07:08:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BITCOIN_AP_380590950359.jpg
An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator. BBC News said Monday that Craig Wright told the media outlet he is the...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[CHOP Joins 'Largest Ever' Autism Genetics Study]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 06:52:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CHOP3.jpg
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has joined what organizers are calling the largest-ever genetics study on autism.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Visitor Spending Up 20% at Independence Mall]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 06:53:00 -0400