<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Sun, 01 May 2016 02:15:43 -0400 Sun, 01 May 2016 02:15:43 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:42:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51921649.jpg
Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest, $7.95 per share, will be paid in stock. Once...

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<![CDATA[Prime Help Boost Amazon's Profits ]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:09:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-151368933.jpg
Prime shoppers helped drive Amazon's surprise profit surge in the first quarter. Shares of the e-commerce giant jumped in after-hours trading Thursday after it reported a 28 percent jump in revenue, to...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Macy's Backstage to Open at Montgomery Mall]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:39:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Macy%27s.PNG
While Macy’s is shuttering sites across the country, it – like other department store chains – are eager to open outlets.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Preview: Rooftop Bar 'Assembly' at Logan Hotel]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:38:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Assembly.PNG
One of Philadelphia's newest hotels will soon debut its long-awaited rooftop bar and lounge.

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<![CDATA[Philly Songwriter Behind Mister Softee Jingle Dies]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:18:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LES+WAAS2.jpg
You might not know Les Waas but you likely know the tune he created that elicits memories of summertime and, of course, ice cream.

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<![CDATA[Cloudamize Raises $1 Million]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:06:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bob+Moul+CEO+Cloudamize.jpg
The new capital infusion brings Cloudamize's total funding to $2.2 million.

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<![CDATA[Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:06:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/comcastdreamworks.jpg
Comcast's NBCUniversal said it will buy DreamWorks Animation for $41 a share, an acquisition that values the studio at $3.8 billion, CNBC reported. The acquisition of the boutique studio co-founded and run by...

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<![CDATA[New Site to Help People Burdened by Student Loans]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:24:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/student+loan+generic.jpg
The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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<![CDATA[Budding Phillies Star Sells Future Earnings for Millions Now]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:56:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Maikel+Franco+Phillies+High+5.jpg
Philadelphia third baseman Maikel Franco has agreed to sell 10 percent of his future earnings for $4.35 million to a company called Fantex, which plans to sell securities to investors.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Reports Stronger-Than-Expected 1Q Results ]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:06:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FACEBOOK-GettyImages-159545907.jpg
Facebook posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter, helped by a growing number of users and higher advertising revenue, especially on mobile devices. The social media giant on Wednesday...

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<![CDATA['Partners': Chobani CEO Gives Employees Shares in Company]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:21:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-505858108.jpg
Chobani said Tuesday it is giving its employees an ownership stake in the privately held company. The Greek yogurt maker said the shares being distributed would amount to 10 percent of the company's future...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Comcast in Talks With DreamWorks]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:48:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+Philadelphia+Business+Journal.PNG
Comcast is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation for $3 billion, which could put the Philadelphia-based mass media giant on the same level as Disney in its entertainment vertical, according to the Wall Street...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[2K Amazon Jobs Coming to NJ]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:09:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/PBJ+Amazon+Warehouse.JPG
Online retail giant Amazon is expanding its presence in New Jersey with the opening of two new fulfillment centers – facilities that mean at least 2,000 new jobs for the state.

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<![CDATA[Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged, Gives No Hint of Next Hike]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:24:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FederalReserve-AP_16117816072590.jpg
The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged against the backdrop of a global economic slump and providing no hint of when its next rate hike may occur. A statement the Fed issued after...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Snap Kitchen Opening 2nd Main Line Location]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:49:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Snap+Kitchen.PNG
A Texas-based healthy, food takeout chain with multiple locations within Philadelphia will be opening its second suburban outpost on the Main Line

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Testing No-Preservative McNuggets]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:06:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16118516141463.jpg
McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it began testing the new recipe in about 140 stores in...

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<![CDATA[4.6M Pounds of Chicken Recalled]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:37:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1475125.jpg
Pilgrim's Pride ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products Tuesday after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal. The...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Ground Breaking Set for University City Apartment Complex]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:21:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Drexel+Apartment.PNG
Radnor Property Group is scheduled to officially break ground on its next University City project, a $55 million mixed-use development on Drexel University’s campus. A formal ground breaking of...

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<![CDATA[AC Councilman Proposes 20 Percent Pay Cut ]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:37:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/atlantic+city+casinos.jpg
Councilman: 20 percent pay cut for Atlantic City officials

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Tech Week Events You Won't Want to Miss]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:19:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PTW2014+women.JPG
With Philadelphia's annual Tech Week just around the corner, here are some events you won't want to miss!

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[How Did Your Hospital Score for Patient Safety?]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:16:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Virtua.JPG
Safety scores are in ranking patient care in local hospitals.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Saxby's Launching Lemonade Line]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:06:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Saxby+Lemonade.PNG
Saxbys is set to launch a new line of lemonade after a partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, and while it will be available for a limited time, it's a glimpse of where the company is headed.

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<![CDATA[What To Do If You Are Audited by the IRS]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:25:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tax+envelope.jpg
You've received a letter from the IRS regarding an audit. Stay calm and assess the situation.

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<![CDATA[Checkers Customers Find Hamburger Buns Stacked in Bathroom]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Checkers-Image.jpg
Customers at a Checkers restaurant in Cleveland, Tennessee, say they found a disturbing scene over the weekend: hundreds of hamburger buns stacked in crates just feet away from a public toilet.

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<![CDATA[CVS Recalls Tea Over Salmonella Concerns]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:52:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TEAgold-emblem-organic-spiced-herbal-tea.jpg
CVS Pharmacy is recalling Gold Emblem herbal tea over possible salmonella contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The voluntary recall applies to 1.41-ounce containers of Gold Emblem...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[ Indoor Skydiving Facility Opens in KoP]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:47:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pbj-indoor-skydiving-Natalie-kostelni.png
IFly, a company that operates indoor skydiving facilities, has opened its 50th location in King of Prussia, Pa., adding to a mix of new experiential entertainment that is coming into the market.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[DreamIt to Offer Legal Advice to Startups]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 22:09:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dreamit-health-tanner-avery-gray-matters-technologies-resized.jpg
Startups are often hard-pressed to navigate the legal labyrinths before them, but Dreamit has executed a partnership to change that.

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<![CDATA[DoJ Approves Charter Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:36:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/475414152-charter-communications.jpg
The U.S. Justice Department approved Charter Communications' proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House networks on Monday, Reuters reports. The Justice Department valued the purchase of Time...

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<![CDATA[US Ends Probe Into Honda's Failure to Report Deaths, Injuries]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:04:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/043012+honda+generic.jpg
The U.S. government has closed an investigation into Honda's failure to report deaths and injuries, saying that the company has met all of its obligations. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[S. Jersey Man Gets 18 Years for $3M Timeshare Scheme]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:07:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Capture120.JPG
An Absecon, N.J. man gets 18 years for his role in a conspiracy that offered phony consulting services.]]>
<![CDATA[Rainforest Advocates Protest Pepsi]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:33:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pepsi-banner-0425.jpg
Rainforest advocates scaled the Pepsi Cola sign at the foot of the East River in Queens Monday morning and draped a banner in protest of the company's use of palm oil. Members of the Rainforest Action...

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<![CDATA[More Americans Planning to Travel This Summer]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:06:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/airport-travel-generic-1021.jpg
The website Orbitz says 75 percent of Americans are planning to travel this summer. That's seven percent up from last summer. According to the survey, the top destinations are Chicago, Las Vegas, and Los...]]>
<![CDATA[Sales of Prince Songs, Albums Spike After Death]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:59:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PRINCE_AP_051213011169.jpg
Sales of Prince's music have skyrocketed since the artist's death last week. According to Nielsen Music, in the three days following his death there were 2.3 million Prince song sales, including nearly...

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<![CDATA[Ropes Course Opening at Former Revel Casino]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:33:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revel-casino-cropped.jpg
The new owner of Atlantic City's troubled Revel casino is getting ready to welcome guests back for a rope course.

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<![CDATA[Sears, Kmart to Close 78 Stores Nationwide]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:57:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/kmart+sears+cierres.jpg
Sears Holdings Corp. will close another 78 stores — 68 Kmart units, and 10 Sears stores — as it looks to restore profitability. That accounts for about 5 percent of its store base, which is nearly 1,700...

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<![CDATA[Trans-Alaska Pipeline Resumes Oil Production After Fire ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:51:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/160421-alaska-pipeline-749p_83a192ebac3e50487de2b8a05858d82a.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline resumed operations after a fire at a pumping station forced officials to shut it down on Wednesday, according to the company running the system, NBC News reported. An employee noticed...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[3 New Restaurants for Philadelphia Mills]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:41:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Philadelphia+Mills.jpg
Three fast-casual restaurants have signed on to open at Philadelphia Mills as part of its redevelopment.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Penn's New $68 Million Build]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 21:05:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Penn+Science+Building.PNG
The University of Pennsylvania has completed and opened a $68.6 million, 78,000-square-foot building.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly DA Vows to Fight for Fair Elections]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:23:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP795499789132.jpg
Philly DA and Committee of Seventy vow to fight election day improprieties

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<![CDATA[Judge: VW Owners Get Option of Buybacks, Fixes]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:03:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_154035651379.jpg
The owners of nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S. will be given the option of selling them back to the company or getting them repaired at VW's expense, under a deal announced by a federal...

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<![CDATA[$1 Subs at Jimmy John's on Thursday]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:11:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jimmy+Johns.png
Jimmy John's is selling its signature sub sandwiches for $1 on Thursday for the company's first-ever "Customer Appreciation Day."

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<![CDATA[IKEA Renews Safety Warning Over Dresser]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:23:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000014908648_1200x675_670599235532.jpg
IKEA is calling for people to secure dressers that have caused death and injuries to children after tipping over.]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. McDonald's Takes Down Single-Arch Sign]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 06:00:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/Single+Arch+McDonalds+Sign+Lancaster.JPG
A Lancaster County McDonald's has had only a single arch for decades. On Wednesday, crews took down the historic sign, which will be replaced by the traditional double arches.

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<![CDATA[Nova Gets $22.6M Gift for Arena Face-Lift]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:28:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/184*120/GettyImages-513218836.jpg
Bill Finneran made the largest athletic gift in Villanova history to give the Pavilion a needed face-lift and it also will go toward overall support of the men's program.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Beer Garden Coming to Philly High-Rise]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:01:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Beer+glass.PNG
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a beer garden.

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<![CDATA[Target Encourages Use of Bathrooms That Match Gender Identity]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:06:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Target-GettyImages-536072219.jpg
Amid national controversy over gender-neutral bathrooms, Target is encouraging store employees and customers to use the restrooms and fitting rooms that align with their gender identities. "We believe...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Why Are Donkey Statues Popping Up in Center City?]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:39:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Donkeys+Around+Town.PNG
The donkey is the Democratic Party's political animal, and come this July, Philadelphia residents and visitors will see nearly 60 unique donkeys scattered throughout Center City, river to river.

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<![CDATA[ Whole Foods: Cake Slur a Hoax]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:01:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_cakehoax_1920x1080.jpg
Whole Foods vows to sue the customer who claims his cake was decorated with an anti-gay slur, saying they have video proof the cake was altered after it was sold. KXAN's Chris Sadeghi reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Villanova Means 'Business' With Latest Win]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:14:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB+Villanova+U+sign.jpg
Bloomberg Businessweek named the Villanova University School of Business No. 1 for Undergraduate Business Programs. The No. 1 ranking came after placing 24th last year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly High School Named Among Top in Country]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:30:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Masterman.PNG
U.S. News & World Report put out its latest rankings of 19,900 of the country's public high schools and only one in Pennsylvania – a Philadelphia school – was among the top 50.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[McDonald's is Giving Away SEPTA Tokens This Wednesday]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:45:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds19.jpg
McDonald's will be giving away over 8,000 tokens at the Broad Street Line's Walnut/Locust station.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Temple Celebrates Library Ground Breaking]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:43:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Temple+new+library.jpg
Temple will celebrate ground breaking for new $170M library.]]>
<![CDATA[Intel to Cut 12K Jobs, Reducing Workforce by 11 Percent]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:09:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/184*120/91022387.jpg
Shares of Intel fell nearly 3 percent after the bell Tuesday as it announced it would cut 12,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, by 2017, due to restructuring, CNBC reports. Intel, based in Santa Clara,

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<![CDATA[Nice! Peaches, Mixed Fruit Recalled ]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:02:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mixed+fruit.jpg
Milky Way International Trading Corp. is recalling Nice! Peach Slices and Nice! Mixed Fruit in 8-ounce jars due to potential glass in products. Consumers could potentially be cut or injured if the glass...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Airport Job Fair at Temple; 400 Jobs Available]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:26:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jobs.PNG
The Philadelphia International Airport is hosting a job fair on Temple University's campus, where employers are looking to fill hundreds of immediate job openings.

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<![CDATA[AC Electric Customers Getting Money Back]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:38:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/light-switch-money.jpg
A credit of $113 could appear on the bills for Atlantic City Electric customers thanks to a recent merger.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Pennovation Center Puts Out Call for Health Care Innovators]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 22:07:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pennovation+Center+resized.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania has put out a call for health care innovators interested in serving as the first members of its shared-space wet lab currently under development in Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Food Trucks Find New Home in Callowhill]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:42:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Food+trucks+blue+background.png
Local food trucks now have a new home in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia, as a property owner has invited a group of mobile vendors to set up in a parking lot — a boon for mobile food vendors...

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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Tax Day Filing: How to Pay Uncle Sam at Deadline]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:31:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/GettyImages-88160312.jpg
Waiting until the last minute to pay your taxes can cost you if you are expecting a refund, since the government hangs on to your money and receives more interest on it. However, if you owe money to the...

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<![CDATA[Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:58:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taxdayGettyImages-511757628.jpg
Great news, procrastinators!

Tax Day is Monday, April 18, this year, so last-second filers had a little extra time to knock them out.

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<![CDATA[Villanova Champs Ring Stock Market Bell]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:09:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/Villa+nova+Opening+Bell+Jay+Wright+NYSE.JPG
The Villanova Men’s Basketball team seniors joined head coach Jay Wright to ring in the day at the New York Stock Exchange.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[WATCH: Nike Produces Heartfelt Commercial for Kobe Bryant's Last Game]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:09:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/Kobe+Bryant+Ad.JPG
Nike produces heartfelt commercial to honor Kobe Bryant for his last game.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Rail Park Beer Garden to Open Ahead of DNC]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:20:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Rail+Park+Beer+Garden.PNG
A pop-up beer garden near the Reading Viaduct Rail Park is closer to a summer opening than the current unkempt plot of land at 10th and Hamilton streets would lead one to believe.

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<![CDATA[Why The 2016 Tax Deadline Isn't April 15]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:04:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/irsGettyImages-56043781.jpg
Most people know April 15 as the deadline for submitting personal tax returns, but that's not the case this year. For the 2016 deadline, the Internal Revenue Service has given taxpayers until Monday, April...

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<![CDATA[What's America's Favorite Grocery Chain?]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:40:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wegmans-pub-bar-and-restaur.jpg
A popular grocery chain in the Philadelphia region now has the most loyal customers in the country.

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<![CDATA[Get a Free Cup of Wawa Coffee]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:41:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wawa+Coffee+Cup+Wawa+Generic.jpg
Rejoice! Free Wawa coffee day is here.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Wawa in Center City?]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:36:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Broad+Walnut+Center+City+Wawa+Grand+Opening+Wawa+Logo.JPG
Wawa Inc. plans to announce Thursday it intends to open another convenience store in Center City, and it is reportedly going to be at 1900 Market St., according to various sources.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Independence Beer Garden Makes Come Back]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 06:53:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/IndependenceBeerGarden.JPG
The Independence Beer Garden is back. Well, almost.

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<![CDATA[1 Atlantic City Casino to Manage Another]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:07:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Taj-Mahal-New.jpg
New Jersey casino regulators have approved billionaire Carl Icahn's Tropicana casino to manage his newest Atlantic City casino, the Trump Taj Mahal.

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<![CDATA[Verizon Workers Go on Strike]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:09:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/184*120/Verizon+Strike+Philadelphia+Center+City.JPG
About 39,000 Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago.

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<![CDATA[Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:51:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Facebook-generic-1.jpg
Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports. The announcement came at its annual F8...

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<![CDATA[Ram Trucks Get Lowest Rating in IIHS Crash Tests]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:47:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_070423021701.jpg
The latest round of tests on pickup trucks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows that two Ram truck models were the worst-performing pickups. The 1500 Crew Cab and the Ram 1500 Quad Cab...

PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[South Street Dessert Hub to Open New Location ]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:27:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/The+Igloo.JPG
The Igloo will be opening a Fishtown location this month.

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<![CDATA[Ice Cream is the Latest Free Spring Treat]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:54:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/469718494-ben-jerrys-free-cone-day.jpg
What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with a sweet treat? Ben & Jerry's is the latest company to offer up some free goodies with its annual Free Cone Day, set for Tuesday. Dairy Queen,...

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<![CDATA['Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids]]> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:19:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/595346485-pregnancy-penalty-file-image.jpg
As women fight what has been an uphill battle for equal pay, they continue to face another exacerbating factor: being penalized for the fact that they could – regardless of whether they will – have children, NBC...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Food Truck Owner Opening Thai Dessert, Tea Spot in Chinatown]]> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:05:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Teassert+Bar.jpg
The owner of a Philadelphia food truck is getting in on the latest culinary trend in the city: Thai-style ice cream rolls.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Citymapper to Integrate Uber API for Philadelphia]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 22:08:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/UBER.png
Citymapper, a transport app that enables users to navigate urban areas via mass transit services, will begin integrating Uber's API into its platform.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Port of Philadelphia Record-breaking 2015]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 23:55:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Port-of-Philadelphia.jpg
The Port of Philadelphia experiences a record-breaking year in 2015 as more than six metric tons of cargo was handled at the facility.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Restaurant Delivery Service Expands to Groceries]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:24:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-158315218.jpg
When Blue Bell, Pa.-based company Menu123 launched in Philadelphia last December, it was strictly a restaurant delivery service, but it's now added additional services that include grocery stores and courier...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Councilman Introduces I-95 Billboard Legislation]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:20:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/i-95.jpg
Councilman Bobby Henon introduced legislation on Thursday that, if passed, removes many of the regulatory hurdles preventing a billboard from going up along a stretch of Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Hai Street Kitchen Expanding Philadelphia Locations]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:16:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hai-st-kitchen.jpg
A local Asian restaurant chain known for its oversized sushi rolls is on a ... well, roll. Not only will the company be opening its third Philadelphia location, but it also plans on introducing two new...

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<![CDATA[IRS Now Accepts Taxes at 7-Eleven]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 22:24:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/7-Eleven-GettyImages-175047880.jpg
The Internal Revenue Service announced this week that taxpayers who need to make a payment in cash can now do so at 7-Eleven convenience stores. While it may seem unusual to pay your taxes where you might...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Aramark Staying in Philly But Where Will Global Headquarters Be?]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 13:16:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/Aramark+Building+Aramark+Logo+Aramark+Generic.JPG
Aramark Corp., one of Philadelphia’s leading corporate citizens, is evaluating whether it should relocate its headquarters outside of Philadelphia.

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