<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/businessen-usWed, 18 Oct 2017 03:46:27 -0400Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:46:27 -0400NBC Local Integrated Media<![CDATA[Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:34:57 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/johnsonjohnsonbabypowder_1200x675.jpg
A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Matt Rourke]]>
KENNETH HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Christmas Village in Philly Returning to Love Park in 2017]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:12:24 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/Christmas+Village+Philadelphia+Star.JPG
The popular Christmas Village in Philadelphia will return to Love Park this year, becoming the first event held at the park since its multimillion dollar renovation and upgrade.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[US Tech Giants May Find Their Future Shaped by Europe]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:42:57 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/facebook-logo-tag.jpg
Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images]]>
KENNETH HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[PHL Reveals Milestone Terminal Project]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:09:46 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/PHL+Terminal+B.JPG
The Philadelphia International Airport has been undergoing a years-long project to upgrade one of its terminals, and a grand opening held Monday represents a milestone.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
<![CDATA[#PhillyDelivers Push for Amazon's East Cost Headquarters]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:26:30 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/Philly+Delivers+Talent.JPG
As cities across the country put in their bids for Amazon’s second headquarters, Philadelphia is working to finish its proposal before Thursday’s deadline. Philadelphia released a second promotional video...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: YouTube - Mayor Jim Kenney
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Retailer Pulls Anne Frank Costume After Complaints]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:21:20 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/anne-frank.jpg
An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Evert Elzinga, File
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt to Fuel Subscriber Growth]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:31:19 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/netflix_1200x675.jpg
Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. The big burden...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Elise Amendola, File]]>
<![CDATA[Court Agrees to Take on US-Microsoft Dispute Over Emails]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:35:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/supremecourtinDCAPfile_1200x675.jpg
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite]]>
<![CDATA[Supreme Court to Hear American Express Fee Dispute Case]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:11:33 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16278766466325.jpg
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File]]>
<![CDATA[As Trump Deregulates, Chicken Lobby Would Speed Inspections]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:03:15 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chickenfarm_1200x675.jpg
While President Donald Trump unravels many of the policies put in place during the Obama administration, the poultry industry has been lobbying hard to speed up poultry inspection lines, NBC News reported. The...

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Could Philadelphia Be Home to Amazon's New Headquarters?]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:01:21 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-connecticut.jpg
A new study from Moody’s Analytics ranks Philadelphia as one of the Top 10 best cities for Amazon to build its second headquarters – another example of an independent evaluation saying our city is a top...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract ]]>Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:12:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/equifax_1200x675.jpg
The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Mike Stewart]]>
<![CDATA[US Closes Trucking Firm Tied to Smuggling Case]]>Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:02:30 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pyletransportation_1200x675.jpg
Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas. Pyle Transportation was placed...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Eric Gay]]>
<![CDATA[How to Handle Student Loan Debt]]>Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:48:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/How_to_Handle_Student_Loan_Debt.jpg
NBC10’s Erin Coleman learns from Joan Reading of Bucks County's Credit Counseling Center what college grads need to know if they aren’t prepared to repay their student loan debt.]]>
<![CDATA[Tracking Amazon's Rapidly Expanding Footprint]]>Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:30:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazonlogoconference_1200x675.jpg
The Seattle-based company has benefited from more than $1.2 billion in known subsidies to build its empire, which includes more than 250 facilities and 140 million square feet of space across the country.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Supermarket Chain to Hold Hiring Spree at Every NJ Store]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:36:28 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ALDI_Store_Exterior__Corner.jpg
Every single Aldi supermarket in New Jersey will be holding a one-day hiring event Wednesday in an effort to fill 250 jobs, the company says. All 42 stores in New Jersey will be hosting hiring...

Photo Credit: Eric Perry/Aldi Stores]]>
<![CDATA[Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Advertisement]]>Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:04:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-94665437.jpg
Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," NBC News reported. The advertisement, apparently for some sort...

Photo Credit: Daniel Barry/Bloomberg via Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico]]>Sat, 07 Oct 2017 23:23:23 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/powerlinespuertorico_1200x675.jpg
Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Carlos Giusti, File]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Deciding Whether to Sell Drugs on Website: Sources]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:04:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-connecticut.jpg
Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the multibillion dollar prescription drug market. The company will decide before Thanksgiving whether to move into selling prescription...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[US Loses 33K Jobs in September, First Drop in 7 Years]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:26:16 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17250659553600.jpg
The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states. It was the first decline in nearly seven years. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Matt Rourke/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[For-Profits to Blame for Most Student Debt Defaults: Study]]>Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:13:02 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17250599650527-betsy-devos-.jpg
Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday. The report by...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File]]>
<![CDATA[A Gift With a Catch: The Timeshare Pitch]]>Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:36:08 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17271011785900.jpg
The penny dropped. "This is a timeshare pitch, isn't it?"

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Julio Cortez/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:19:40 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/monopolyman_1200x675.jpg
A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly board game appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in...

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Giant 'Targets' Main Line Project]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:50:28 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1Target+bldg.jpg
A new Target Corp. store is part of a mixed-use project that is being proposed for a prominent corner in Ardmore.

Photo Credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon, Georgia: If You Name It, Will Company Come?]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:03:05 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/atlantaGAskyline_1200x675.jpg
Officials from a recently incorporated city outside Atlanta want to shed some of their new municipality's land and rename it Amazon, Georgia. Their hope is that the change will spur the e-commerce giant...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Mike Stewart]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Must Pay $295 Million in Back Taxes, EU Says ]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 10:18:08 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazoneurope_1200x675.jpg
Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]]>
ALISON BURDO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Pa. U.S. Rep. Introduces Bill to Label USA-Produced Products]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 06:45:58 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/made+in+usa1.jpg
The Republican House representative for parts of Bucks and Montgomery counties introduced a bill to Congress last week that creates a labeling system manufacturers can voluntarily use to denote which of...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Yahoo: Every Single Account Was Impacted by 2013 Data Breach]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 03:27:02 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493360991.jpg
Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013. That's about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported. Yahoo buried the stat in a recent update to...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Companies Give Veterans Career Opportunities]]>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:59:07 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Companies_Give_Veterans_Career_Opportunities.jpg
NBC10's Erin Coleman sat with Brian Wolfe, American Water corporate recruiter, to talk about the Delaware Valley Veterans Career Fair and the impact the service can have on veterans and their careers.]]>
<![CDATA[Another Wells Fargo CEO Faces an Angry Congress]]>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:05:38 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17276565339427.jpg
A different Wells Fargo chief executive met a similar kind of anger from Congress on Tuesday, with politicians from both major parties saying they feel the bank has done little to change its culture since...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Has Highest Overdraft Fees in US, Survey Finds]]>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:55:51 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16200664172617.jpg
Overdrawing on your checking account is never a good thing, but for people who live in the Philadelphia-area, it can be especially costly.A new survey from Bankrate.com found banks in the Philadelphia...

Photo Credit: Elise Amendola/AP]]>
KENNETH HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[American Airlines Calls PHL Airport 'Crown Jewel']]>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:27:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/647190268-American-Airlines-generic.jpg
Philadelphia International Airport seems destined to be the American Airlines hub to open and develop new international markets, which includes the addition of a new fleet of aircraft that can penetrate markets...

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Grill Former Equifax Chairman Over Data Breach]]>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:40:16 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/equifax-house-hearing.jpg
House Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday grilled Equifax's former chief executive over the massive data hack of the personal information of 145 million Americans, calling the company's response inadequate...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Buffett's Firm to Buy Majority of Pilot Flying J Truck Stops]]>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:08:31 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/warrenbuffetwomensevent_1200x675.jpg
Warren Buffett's company is acquiring a major stake in Pilot Flying J truck stops and it will become a majority owner within about five years. The ubiquitous truck stops, 750 of them in 44 states and Canada...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:40:50 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GM-electric.jpg
General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday. "General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't

Photo Credit: General Motors via AP]]>
<![CDATA[Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:12:03 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/equifax_1200x675.jpg
The former chairman and CEO of Equifax is apologizing for a data breach in which the sensitive information of 140 million Americans was stolen. In prepared congressional testimony, Richard F.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: APMike Stewar]]>
<![CDATA[EU to Seek Higher Digital Taxes on US Giants]]>Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:55:04 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/EUdigitalsummitt2017_1200x675.jpg
There's a groundswell of support in the European Union to make sure that digital U.S. giants pay more taxes on their lucrative business in Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. He said...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Virginia Mayo]]>
<![CDATA[Whole Foods Says Customer Payment Information Was Hacked]]>Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:08:18 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-696617858.png
Whole Foods officials said the credit and debit card information of customers who bought meals or drinks at its in-store restaurants or bars were exposed to hackers. The grocer, which was recently acquired...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Former 'RHONJ' Star Opening New Jersey Pizza Restaurant ]]>Fri, 29 Sep 2017 07:40:26 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pizza-generic-close.jpg
A former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star has opened a new pizza restaurant in the Garden State.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Google Offers to Tweak Shopping Over EU Antitrust Concerns]]>Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:59:37 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/googleiconlogo_1200x675.jpg
Google has proposed a remedy for its search results that European regulators have said favor its own shopping listings: holding an auction for those advertiser-paid spots. But critics say the proposal...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images/Leon Neal, File]]>
<![CDATA[No Assembly Required? Ikea to Buy Services Site TaskRabbit]]>Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:47:59 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ikeabrooklyn_1200x675.jpg
kea is making moves so you don't have to assemble a sofa or bookcase yourself. The furniture seller said Thursday that it is buying online on-demand services platform TaskRabbit, which lets users hire people to...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[$5 Trillion Question for Trump Tax Plan: How to Pay for It?]]>Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:51:01 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/854854794-Trump-Tax-Plan.jpg
How do you pay for an estimated $5.8 trillion tax cut? For President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders, that is the mostly unanswered $5,800,000,000,000 question. The plan they released...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Plan Promises Huge Tax Cuts, But Big Questions Remain]]>Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:18:42 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/trusmugAP_17270744447011.jpg
Promising big tax cuts and a booming economy, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation Wednesday — a sweeping, nearly...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
DAN DEBAUN | MINNEAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Target to Raise Minimum Wage To $11 Next Month, $15 By 2020]]>Tue, 26 Sep 2017 21:44:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/target+store+getty.jpg
Target Corp. will raise its minimum hourly wage to $11 in October and pledged to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by the end of 2020.

Photo Credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets]]>Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:24:23 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/twitter-logo.jpg
Twitter is experimenting with raising the limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters. The company wrote in a blog post on Tuesday it was rolling out 280-character limit tweets to "a small group"...

Photo Credit: AP
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Russia Threatens to Block Facebook Over Data Storage]]>Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:48:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/facebooklogo_1200x675.jpg
n its latest attempt to wrest control of the Internet, Russia's communications agency on Tuesday threatened to block access to Facebook if the company refuses to store its data locally. Alexander Zharov, chief...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Equifax CEO Steps Down in Wake of Huge Personal Data Hack]]>Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:01:15 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cms936.jpg
Embattled Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a disastrous hack to its computer system that exposed the sensitive personal...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Mike Stewart/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[GOP, White House Eye Deep Cuts to Corporate Tax Rate]]>Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:46:54 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tump.jpg
The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the penalty for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Brynn Anderson/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Target to Boost Its Minimum Wage to $15 by 2020's End]]>Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:46:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/target+store+getty.jpg
Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Sixers Owners Form Sports, Entertainment Business]]>Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:22:28 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/206*120/ap-josh-harris.jpg
Sixers managing owner Josh Harris and co-managing owner David Blitzer have formed Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), a global sports and entertainment business.

Photo Credit: CSNPhilly.com]]>
<![CDATA[Could the Pa. Budget Battle Sink Philly's Amazon HQ Dreams?]]>Wed, 27 Sep 2017 20:55:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-696672170.jpg
For Pennsylvania, the stakes may be higher than many other East Coast states.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:00:04 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/markwarnerd-va_1200x675.jpg
Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:24:58 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mazdalogo_1200x675.jpg
Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag. The recall covers Mazda 6 sedans from 2015...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Trade Panel: Cheap Imports Hurt US Solar Industry ]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:53:53 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/solarpanelschicago_1200x675.jpg
Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Uber to Lose Its License to Operate in London]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:08:43 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uber-lyft-icons.jpg
Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Jenny Kane/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman, Dies at Age 94]]>Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:52 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LilianeBettencourt.jpg
Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94. Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File]]>
<![CDATA[The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures]]>Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:54:29 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/djanoco.jpg
The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi]]>
<![CDATA[PPL Center Breathes New Life Into Allentown]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:26:16 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PPL_Center_Breathes_New_Life_Into_Allentown.jpg
Excitement is in the air in Allentown, as the Flyers are going to be playing at the town's main attraction, the PPL Center. NBC10's Steven Fisher has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:42:20 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Taco+Bell+Sign.jpg
Taco bell plans to serve alcohol at 300 new locations as part of its expansion into urban markets, the fast food chain announced Tuesday. The company will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Accidentally Sends Baby Registry Emails to Customers]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:30:35 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon+huracan+irma+envios.jpg
The online retailer accidentally sent countless customers emails saying an item on nonexistent registries was on its way to their homes, sparking confusion and humor on social media.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ, Pa. Residents Might Live in Some of USA's Best Places]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:49:14 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/house-generic-neighborhood.jpg
Some of the Top 100 places to live in America are in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[T-Mobile, Sprint in Talks About a Merger: Sources]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:58:54 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-141770730.jpg
T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, though negotiators are still weeks away from finalizing a deal to unite the nation's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers, people close to the situation told...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Toys R Us Files for Bankruptcy But Keeps Stores Open]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:47:31 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Black-Friday-Toys-R-Us-2013-1.jpg
Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Toys R Us' Bankruptcy Could Come by This Week: Sources]]>Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:57:27 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP091126044436.jpg
Toys R Us, which reportedly faces a large debt load as it heads into the new year, could file for bankruptcy by the end of the week, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. The sources said that plans...

Photo Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP, File]]>
ALISON BURDO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[3 Closed Bucks Schools Bought For Senior Living Conversion]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:55:29 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+school+desk+books+student+pencil.jpg
A construction company scooped up three shuttered Bucks County elementary schools for a total of $770,000 and a nonprofit bought a fourth for $180,000 with plans to convert the Bristol Township properties...]]>
<![CDATA[Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:55:59 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-844182436.jpg
Equifax said Friday that its top information and security executives were retiring, effective immediately, as the company reels from its disclosure last week that it suffered a data breach potentially affecting...

Photo Credit: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Protecting Your Credit Following Equifax Breach]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:38:24 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Protecting_Your_Credit_Following_Equifax_Breach.jpg
Following the massive Equifax data breach, many are having problems securing their information and credit. NBC10s Keith Jones reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 03:12:04 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/New+Image31.JPG
Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FTC Probing Equifax After Massive Data Breach]]>Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:47:38 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cms936.jpg
Equifax, already facing lawsuits in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans, is the subject of a Federal Trade Commission...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Mike Stewart/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Target Bumps Up Holiday Hiring By 40 Percent This Year]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:46:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1Target+bldg.jpg
Target is hiring 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year. The retailer said Wednesday that the seasonal hires, an increase of 30,000 workers from...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 12, Recognized for 'Stellar' Business]]>Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:08:13 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Twelve_Year_Old_Won_Stellar_Start_Up_Award.jpg
Anna Welsh, 12, of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania won a Stellar Start Up Award in the student category at the Franklin Institute. Anna makes her Little Bags. Big Impact clutches out of recycled material...]]>
<![CDATA[New Lawsuits, Gestures to Customers in Equifax Data Breach]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:19:27 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/equifax-data-breach-EM.jpg
Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans. It's...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: David Goldman/AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Announces iPhone 8 and iPhone X]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:59:43 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/iphonex.jpg
Apple announced their new line of iPhones, which will ship later this year. The lineup includes iPhones 8, 8 Plus and the all-new iPhone X.]]>
<![CDATA[Wawa Reopening Florida Stores, Helping Victims After Irma ]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:20:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wawa-Logo1.jpg
Philadelphia-area convenience store icon Wawa has had its sights on getting its Florida stores back on track in the wake of Hurricane Irma.]]>
<![CDATA[Investigators Fault Driver in Tesla Autopilot Crash]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:25:55 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/teslainvestigation_1200x675.jpg
Design limitations of the Tesla Model S's Autopilot played a major role in the first known fatal crash of a highway vehicle operating under automated control systems, the National Transportation Safety...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[In Blow to Murdoch, UK Refers Fox Bid for Sky to Regulator]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:27:14 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rupertmurdoch_1200x675.jpg
The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country's competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch's takeover...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Drew Angerer-Pool/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[American Household Income Finally Topped 1999 Peak Last Year]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:47:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shopper_1200x675.jpg
In a stark reminder of the damage done by the Great Recession and of the modest recovery that followed, the median American household last year finally earned more than it did in 1999. Incomes for a typical...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Philly, Delaware Vie to Become New Amazon HQ Home]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:44:52 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philly_and_Delaware_Vie_to_Become_New_Amazon_HQ_Home.jpg
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware are both competing to be the new home for Amazon's headquarters. The HQ should boost the economy. NBC10's Ste]]>
<![CDATA[Getting Up to Speed on the Equifax Data Breach Scandal]]>Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:53:07 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/credit-cards-data-breach.jpg
Equifax has been scrambling to explain itself since disclosing last week that it exposed vital data about 143 million Americans — effectively most of the U.S. adult population.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Elise Amendola/AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[Feds Probe Uber's Tracking of Lyft Drivers: AP Sources]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:34:51 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uber-lyft-icons.jpg
The Justice Department in Manhattan is investigating whether Uber illegally used software to track drivers for Lyft, its main ride-hailing competitor, to gain an advantage in attracting and recruiting drivers...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[Target Announces Price Cuts, Sending Shares Tumbling]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:40:37 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/target+store+getty.jpg
Target shares dropped after the retailer posted a blog on Friday about lowering prices on thousands of items, CNBC reported. The price cuts will be on items including cereal, paper towels, baby formula, razors...

Photo Credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images]]>
KENNETH HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Visit Philadelphia Launches Messaging Toolkit]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:06:56 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philadelphia+skyline.PNG
Philadelphia has a lot going for it, but are local entrepreneurs and business owners on the same page as city leaders when it comes to touting its advantages?]]>
<![CDATA[Philly, Pittsburgh to Bid for Amazon 2nd Headquarters]]>Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:31:52 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amazon-Seattle-Headquarters.jpg
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh plan to make pitches to be Amazon's second home.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach]]>Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:24:59 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Equifax-Generic.jpg
A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday. And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

Photo Credit: AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[2 Philly Law Firms, Mergers Expand Nationwide Presence]]>Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:23:24 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/hand+shake1.jpg
Two Philadelphia-based law firms have announced separate mergers that will expand their nationwide presences.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:39:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FB-event-int.jpg
It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday. In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

Photo Credit: Noah Berger/AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:46:40 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DACA_1200x675.jpg
James Harrison, the owner of a Phoenix-based specialty construction firm, employs three workers protected by an Obama-era immigration program that the Trump administration took steps Tuesday to eliminate...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/John Minchillo]]>
<![CDATA[Gap to Shift Focus to Old Navy, Athleta Stores]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:23:15 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-512020368.jpg
Gap Inc. plans to shift its focus to its growing Old Navy and Athleta stores, and away from the Gap and Banana Republic brands. The company said Wednesday it will close about 200 Gap and Banana Republic...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[1.6 Million Chests of Drawers Recalled Over Tip-Over Risk]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:07:08 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mainstays-drawers-recall.jpg
More than 1 million chests of drawers that pose a threat of tipping over onto children have been recalled, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday. One injury involving the chests has been...

Photo Credit: Ameriwood Via CSPC]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle Says Queso Will Fill Gap in Menu, Boost Sales]]>Tue, 05 Sep 2017 21:48:59 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chipotle-ext.jpg
Chipotle hopes its new queso dip will satisfy its customers' cravings — and help reinvigorate sales that have been hurt by food scares. The Mexican food chain said it will begin offering all-natural warm...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[The Mall ‘Experience': Can Luxury Offset Retail's Struggles?]]>Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:33:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SavorWestchesterEdit.jpg
Malls have long been a staple of American consumer culture. But as sales for traditional retailers continue to decline, malls of the past are undergoing serious changes to make sure they're still attracting...

Photo Credit: Rebecca Liebson ]]>
<![CDATA[Storied NY Tabloid Daily News Sold to Tribune Spin Off]]>Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:45:02 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-166739234.jpg
Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment. Chicago-based Tronc Inc.,...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: John Moore/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Roku Seeks $100M in IPO]]>Fri, 01 Sep 2017 22:26:07 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/roku-.jpg
Video streaming player pioneer Roku is going public, hoping to raise money to expand into more households and fend off competitive threats from bigger technology companies. Roku listed a $100 million...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Patrick Sison/AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[US Job Growth Slows to 156K in August]]>Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:47:26 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hiring-jobs.jpg
U.S. job growth slowed in August as employers added 156,000 jobs, still enough to suggest that most businesses remain confident in an economy now in its ninth year of recovery from the Great Recession.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[US Awards Contracts for Concrete Prototypes of Trump's Wall]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:01:46 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CBP-Wall-Prototype-Presser.jpg
The Trump administration has taken another step toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, even as funding for the project remains in question. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Policies on Immigrants, Tariff Could Hurt Harvey Help]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:12:53 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/donaldtrumpalone_1200x675.jpg
During President Donald Trump's visit to hurricane ravaged Corpus Christie in Texas he pledged to provide immediate recovery assistance, "We are going to get you back and operating immediately," but economists...

Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Wells Fargo Says 3.5 Million Accounts Involved in Scandal]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:26:31 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wellsfargosign_1200x675.jpg
The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016....

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Matt Rourke]]>
<![CDATA[US Unemployment Claims Rise Slightly, Remain Low]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:42:01 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/unemployment_1200x675.jpg
More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the numbers remained low and consistent with a healthy job market. The Labor Department says 236,000 people filed claims for jobless aid, up from...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez]]>
<![CDATA[32,000 Lbs of Chicken Sausage Recalled]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:35:43 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chicken+label+zzzz.jpg
Federal officials say a Massachusetts company is recalling about 32,228 pounds of cooked chicken sausage product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia

]]>
CORAL GARNICK
| PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[KOP Mall Owner Suing Starbucks Over Teavana Closures]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:33:29 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/teavanafeuerherd.jpg
The nation’s largest shopping mall operator, Simon Property Group Inc., has sued Starbucks Corp. over the Seattle company's plan to close all its Teavana stores, including 78 locations in Simon malls across the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
MICHELLE CAFFREY | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Temple's Fox Dean Talks Growth, Rankings & Biggest Challenge]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:12:02 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Temple-University.jpg
In the past 21 years since Dean Moshe Porat took over the helm of Temple University's Fox School of Business, a lot has changed.]]>
<![CDATA[Harvey Knocks Out More Refineries, Shifting Global Oil Flows]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:52:49 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/refineAP_17242014806890.jpg
Hurricane Harvey is sending pump prices higher for U.S. motorists and causing temporary shifts in the flow of oil and gasoline around the world after taking down a huge chunk of U.S.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/David J. Phillip]]>
NATALIE KOSTELNI | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[New $21M Project Planned for Kensington ]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:22:40 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kensington-Hit-and-Run1.jpg
As residential development has marched north in Philadelphia to Northern Liberties and Fishtown, the lack of prime development sites has meant those still available are getting expensive and has sent developers...

Photo Credit: Google Maps]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sues United Airlines Alleging Harassment Over His Name]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:05:43 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/united+airlines1.png
A Wisconsin man has filed a federal lawsuit against United Airlines alleging he was harassed by a reservation agent over his name.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Domino's, Ford Team Up to Test Self-Driving Delivery]]>Tue, 29 Aug 2017 07:06:57 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17240516874592-Self-Driving-Delivery-Pizza.jpg
No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino's and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Dee-Ann Durbin]]>
<![CDATA[Anheuser-Busch Sends Water to Hurricane Harvey Victims]]>Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:10:58 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LPCS2025.jpg
Anheuser-Busch, the parent company of Budweiser and one of the largest beer producers in the world, is transporting truckloads of cans — of drinking water — to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Photo Credit: Anheuser-Busch ]]>
JOHN GEORGE | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[$91M Deal: CSL Gets Cali Stem Cell Gene Therapy Developer]]>Mon, 28 Aug 2017 21:28:01 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/CSL+bering.JPG
CSL Behring, a Montgomery County-based global developer of biotherapeutic products, has entered into a deal to buy Calimmune Inc. for $91 million.

Photo Credit: Google Maps]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. Liquor Stores Up Prices by at Least $1 on 421 Items]]>Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:39:32 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor+bottles+generic.jpg
Pennsylvania liquor stores increase prices on 421 items but don't reveal exactly which items.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[It's a Done Deal: Amazon Takes Over Whole Foods]]>Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:50:44 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/kaleamazonwholefoods_1200x675.jpg
A half-gallon of milk was 50 cents cheaper at a Whole Foods in New York. Ground beef was down by $2 a pound. And an organic avocado cost a buck less. Amazon kicked off its first day as the owner of Whole Foods...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Joseph Pisani]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Selects Expedia CEO to be Its New Chief: Sources]]>Mon, 28 Aug 2017 02:54:23 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uber-file.jpg
Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber's top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: File Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon to Lower Some Prices at Whole Foods]]>Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:14:42 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-whole-foods.jpg
Amazon announced Thursday that its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods will close on Monday, CNBC reported. As the two companies work to integrate their business, all customers will immediately see "lower...

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Sears to Close Another 28 Kmart Stores Nationwide]]>Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:46:04 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/kmart3.jpg
Sears continued to struggle in its second quarter with declining sales amid heightened competition from the likes of Walmart to Amazon. It now says it will close even more stores. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[AAA Study: True Cost of Car Ownership in 2017]]>Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:51:41 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/honda+accord+stock+photo.JPG
The costs of owning and operating a brand-new car in the United States can cost on average $8,469 annually, or $706 a month, according to a new study from the American Automobile Association. AAA's Your Driving...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP/FILE
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M]]>Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:27:02 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-504805806.jpg
The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. The drawing will be Wednesday at 10:59 p.m.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Whole Foods Shareholders OK Amazon Takeover Deal]]>Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:46:07 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-whole-foods.jpg
Whole Foods shareholders and federal regulators approved Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic grocer, a deal that could bring big changes to the supermarket industry and how people order groceries...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Famed Village Voice Announces End of Print Edition]]>Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:20:09 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/VVoice-boxes.jpg
The Village Voice, the famed New York City alternative weekly that's been in print for decades, is going online-only. Owner Peter Barbey announced the change on Tuesday. He says the paper, founded more than 60...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Mark Lennihan/AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA['Pipe Dream': $758.7M Powerball Winner Claims Huge Prize]]>Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:48:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17236644107243.jpg
The woman who won Wednesday night's massive $758.7 million Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize. "I just want to sit back and relax. I had a pipe dream and my pipe dream came true," Mavis

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Josh Reynolds/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Solar Eclipse Helps Local Businesses]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:29:01 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Solar_Eclipse_Helps_Local_Businesses.jpg
Although America was expected to lose millions of dollars in productivity due to how many would stop work to watch, Monday's total solar eclipse helped out many local businesses.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL STAFF]]><![CDATA[Study Says Philly Ranks in Top 5 Most Improved Economies]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:26:43 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philadelphia+skyline.PNG
According to federal employment data, Philadelphia posted the fourth most improved economy of all large metropolitan areas, from 2015 to 2016.]]>
ALISON BURDO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bucks Co. Biotech Firm Gets $3.9M Loan From Hong Kong Firm]]>Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:54:17 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Checkbook-GettyImages-88305571.jpg
Windtree Therapeutics Inc. announced Friday it will receive a $3.9 million loan from a Hong Kong-based investment holding firm as part of the Bucks County biotech company's financial restructuring plans.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Eclipse Will Cost Almost $700M in Productivity: Researchers]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:09:32 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/eclipse+photo.jpg
American workers ducking out to view Monday's total solar eclipse will cost employers at least $694 million, according to one estimate. Reuters reported that a outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Jersey Shore Amusement Park Recalls Eclipse Glasses]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:23:44 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Countdown_to_Solar_Eclipse.jpg
A New Jersey shore amusement park is warning customers who bought special glasses to watch the solar eclipse to return them.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia


This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
ALISON BURDO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Free People Drives UO in Q2 But Analysts Heed Caution]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:48:28 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Urban-Outfitters-Resized.jpg
Urban Outfitters soaring shares began to level off Thursday as analysts suggest investors should remain cautious with the retail brand, despite revenue in the second quarter beating expectations.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Walmart Files Patent for Floating Warehouse ]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:40:40 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/walmart_722x406_2166097556.jpg
Walmart has applied for a U.S. patent for a warehouse in the sky, which could make deliveries to shoppers' homes with drones. CNBC reported that it could be the big-box retailer's latest move to take its...

Photo Credit: NBCPhiladelphia.com]]>
<![CDATA[No Winner: Powerball Jackpot Swells to $650M]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:24:10 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/230*120/Powerball+Pennsylvania+Ticket.JPG
Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Docs Criticize Move by Top Drug Middleman to Limit Opioids ]]>Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:54:02 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Opioid-Pills1.jpg
The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: John Moore / Getty Images ]]>
<![CDATA[Campbell's CEO Leaves Trump Council, President Dissolves It]]>Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:01:52 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Denise+Morrison+Campbell+Soup.jpg
A day after pledging she would stay on a business advisory board to President Donald Trump, Campbell's Soup CEO Denise Morrison announced she's defecting from the group.

Photo Credit: Mel Evans/Associated Press
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Grocery Delivery Service Expands in Lehigh Valley]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:34:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Instacart-Hero.jpg
Price Rite Supermarkets is expanding its partnership with Instacart at Price Rite’s Allentown and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania stores.

Photo Credit: Instacart]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook Bans White Nationalist's Accounts Over Hate Speech]]>Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:54:11 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FBlaptopgeneric_1200x675.jpg
Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[After Sales Scandal, Wells Fargo Announces Board Shakeup ]]>Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:31:15 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WellsFargo11.jpg
Wells Fargo announced a board shakeup Tuesday, including the coming retirement of three directors, in a restructuring effort following the bank's consumer sales scandal, CNBC reported. Elizabeth "Betsy"...

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images ]]>
<![CDATA[Costco Must Pay $19 Million for Selling 'Tiffany' Rings]]>Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:17:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Costco4.jpg
Costco has been ordered by a federal judge to pay Tiffany & Co. more than $19 million for selling diamond rings that were identified as “Tiffany.” In her ruling, Manhattan judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote...

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[High-Tech US Plants Offer Jobs Even as the Laid-Off Struggle]]>Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:24:16 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17212064899758-Stihl-Factory.jpg
In the state-of-the-art laboratory in a World War II-era building the size of 27 football fields, GM workers in suburban Cincinnati use breakthrough technology to build jet engines that run on less fuel...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Old City Bar Owners Pen 'Eulogy'; Blame Drugs for Closure]]>Sat, 12 Aug 2017 07:21:22 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/Eulogy+Bar+Old+City.JPG
Eulogy Belgian Tavern near 2nd and Chestnut streets in Philadelphia is no more.

Photo Credit: Google Street View]]>
<![CDATA[The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle]]>Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:20:36 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Netflix-GettyImages-464215297.jpg
The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use. Disney's plan for two new streaming services (and...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images, File]]>
JEFF BLUMENTHAL | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[South Jersey Headquarters Reducing Workforce by Hundreds]]>Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:51:23 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/PHH.JPG
Mortgage company PHH Corp. said last week that its total workforce would be reduced from 3,500 to 1,250 by the end of 2018 but did not indicate how many of those cuts would take place at its South Jersey...

Photo Credit: Google Street View]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Spending]]>Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:02:45 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Back_to_School_Deals.jpg
This is the time of year when parents are scrambling to find good back to school deals.]]>
<![CDATA[Wall Street Starts to Pay Attention to North Korea Tensions]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:18:28 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wall-street-sign.jpg
Wall Street reaction to threats between President Donald Trump and officials in North Korea was muted earlier in the week, but cracks are beginning to show, NBC News reported. The Dow saw its biggest dip since...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Philly Home to Pro Sports' First Chief Tattoo Officer]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:26:20 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/tattoofficer.JPG
The Philadelphia Union established a first in professional sports Wednesday when they hired a chief tattoo officer.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Business Journal]]>
<![CDATA[Former QVC Director Charged with Defrauding Company]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 06:45:04 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/QVC+Logo1.jpg
Authorities say a former director of the home shopping network QVC has been charged with defrauding the company out of more than $1 million that he used to buy lavish gifts for himself and friends.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Applebee’s to Shutter More Than 100 Restaurants]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 06:52:37 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_APPLEBEES_CLOSING_081017-150239613234800001.jpg
DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee’s, announced Thursday it will close more than 100 of the chain’s locations. The announcement came with the release of the company’s second-quarter...]]>
<![CDATA[More Uber Woes: Exec Resigns, Investor Sues Ousted CEO]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:51:48 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TravisKalanickFile.jpg
Uber Technologies Inc. faced a fresh round of turmoil Thursday, with its global operations chief resigning and a major investor suing the ride-hailing company's former CEO. Ryan Graves told Uber staff in...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images/File]]>
<![CDATA[Beware at the Pump: Black Market Fuel Is Making Millions]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:47:19 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pumpinggas_generic_1200x675.jpg
A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to syphon millions of dollars in fuel from gas stations into large tanks...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Amtrak Strikes 30th Street Station Deal With Lyft]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:53:05 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_30th-street-station-passengers_1200x675.jpg
Travelers departing from Amtrak's 30th Street Station now have a new option for catching a ride home from the West Philadelphia transit hub.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[South Jersey Company Plans to Cut 2,250 Jobs]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:52:03 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/PHH+Mortgage.JPG
Mortgage lender PHH Corp. said it will cut its employee headcount by 64 percent by the second half of 2018.

Photo Credit: Google Earth]]>
<![CDATA[How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:39:49 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/skimmer-gas-pump-tda.jpg
Card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs are a growing problem, but did you know your cell phone can protect you?

Photo Credit: Texas Department of Agriculture
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance]]>Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:16:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cvsgeneric_1200x675.jpg
A California woman sued CVS Health Corporation Monday, accusing the company of charging customers more when they use insurance to pay for certain generic prescriptions, NBC News reported. Megan Schultz...

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Airbnb Removes Accounts Ahead of Far-Right Rally in Va.]]>Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:40:11 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-810944488.jpg
Airbnb has deleted accounts and canceled bookings of users who appear to be connected to "Unite the Right," a far-right political rally set for Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Neo-Nazi and white...

Photo Credit: Chet Strange/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. Casino Makes Stadium Gaming Section Largest in U.S]]>Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:23:25 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sands-Casino-Hack.jpg
A Pennsylvania casino now reportedly has the largest live electronic table game section in the country thanks to the recent addition of blackjack to its offerings.

Photo Credit: NBC10.com]]>
<![CDATA[Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service]]>Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:48:15 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/11-11-2015-bob-iger-disney-GettyImages-492431088.jpg
Disney wants to own a piece of the streaming pie. The company announced during its latest earnings report on Tuesday it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix for its own streaming service in 2019,...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[US Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers After Dragging Backlash]]>Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:12:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/columbusairport.jpg
Following widespread outrage over a passenger who was violently dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. airlines are bumping customers at the lowest rate in at least two decades. The Transportation Department said...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images (File)]]>
<![CDATA['Trump Effect' Hits Workplace Morale: HR, Leadership Experts]]>Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:42:01 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tru9AP_17216011307728.jpg
President Donald Trump's leadership style could affect workplace behavior on a large scale, NBC News reports. HR and leadership experts say a "Trump effect" has permeated through corporate America, with reports...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File]]>
<![CDATA[Nissan Workers Vote Against Unionizing in Mississippi]]>Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:01:57 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17215795085024_opt.jpg
Workers at a Nissan assembly plant in Mississippi voted against forming a union late Friday, adding to decades of futility by United Auto Workers organizers at foreign-owned auto plants in the American

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Wells Fargo May Find More Unauthorized Accounts ]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:21:44 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WellsFargo11.jpg
A new review of Wells Fargo’s consumer sales scandal could reveal a “significant increase” in unauthorized accounts, CNBC reported Friday. "We expect that our review of the expanded time periods ... may lead to

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images ]]>
<![CDATA[Secret Service Command Post Inside Trump Tower Has Moved Out]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:06:53 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-500449256.jpg
The Secret Service command post inside President Donald Trump's namesake Manhattan skyscraper has been moved. A spokeswoman for the umbrella company that controls Trump's various businesses said Friday that the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Toyota, Mazda to Build $1.6B US Plant, Create Up to 4K Jobs]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:01:41 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17216345456107.jpg
Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. plan to spend $1.6 billion to build a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs, both sides...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko]]>
<![CDATA[US Gains 209K Jobs, Unemployment Rate Down to 4.3 Pct.]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:11:57 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hiringgenericSFO_1200x675.jpg
U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains that underscore the economy's vitality as it enters a ninth year of expansion. The unemployment rate slipped to 4.3 percent...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Dunkin' Without the 'Donuts'? Maybe in the Name]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:45:19 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Donuts14.jpg
Dunkin' is thinking about dumping "Donuts" from its name. A new location of the chain in Pasadena, California, will be simply called Dunkin', a move that parent company Dunkin' Brands Inc.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Sue Ogrocki/AP (File)]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford Scholarship: $160K for MBAs Who Return to Midwest]]>Wed, 02 Aug 2017 19:12:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/stanford-campus.jpg
Stanford might pay up to $160,000 for you to get your MBA -- as long as you work in the Midwest after graduation. That's the deal the Silicon Valley university offered to the winners of its first-ever Stanford...

Photo Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Bucks County Small Business Owner Talks to Trump in Round Table Discussion]]>Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:51:44 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bucks_County_Small_Business_Owner_Talks_to_Trump.jpg
A Bucks County small business owner was in Washington Tuesday to take part in a round table discussion with President Donald Trump Tuesday. It was part of the Trump administration's commitment to help small...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Bucks County Firm Scores Mayweather-McGregor PPV Rights]]>Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:48:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fightmayweathert.jpg
A lackluster start to ticket sales for the late August bout pitting the undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. against the trash-talking Irish star of UFC, Conor McGregor, could be a boost for a...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Show Up at Amazon Warehouse Job Fairs Across US]]>Wed, 02 Aug 2017 20:39:52 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/825622282-Amazon-Jobs-Day-Romeoville.jpg
Amazon is holding a giant job fair Wednesday and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses. Though it's common for Amazon to ramp up its shipping center staff in August...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Adding 1,800 Jobs in NJ]]>Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:11:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Dia-de-amazon-prime-002.jpg
Amazon is holding a giant job fair Wednesday and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Delco Shopping Center Sells for Estimated $35M ]]>Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:22:53 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Brookhaven+Shopping+Center.JPG
Katz Properties has sold the Brookhaven Shopping Center for an estimated $35 million to Invesco Real Estate.

Photo Credit: Google Street View]]>
<![CDATA[Dow Approaches 22,000, Closes at Record High]]>Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:02:25 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wall-street-sign.jpg
U.S. stocks traded higher on Tuesday, the first trading day of August, as the Dow Jones industrial average approached another milestone, CNBC reported. The 30-stock index rose about 82 points to a new...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Philadelphia Regional President Out at Wells Fargo]]>Tue, 01 Aug 2017 06:52:00 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wells+fargo3.jpg
Greg Redden is no longer Philadelphia-area Regional President at Wells Fargo, the largest bank in the region by deposits, as part of a company-wide management shakeup.]]>
<![CDATA[Discovery to Buy Scripps Networks for Nearly $12B]]>Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:08:26 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/AP_17212423089221.jpg
Discovery Communications will buy Scripps Networks for close to $12 billion, tying together two powerful stables of TV shows ranging from Animal Planet to the Food Network. The deal, announced Monday, puts...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP]]>
<![CDATA[With Uber in Turmoil, Lyft's Ridership Surpasses All of 2016]]>Mon, 31 Jul 2017 12:25:36 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LyftGeneric.jpg
Ride-hailing service Lyft carried more passengers through June this year than it did in all of last year as it capitalized on missteps at Uber. The company says ridership through June surpassed the 162.5...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China]]>Sat, 29 Jul 2017 19:59:36 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic_iphone_pic1200x675.jpg
China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet. Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[New 'Super' Wawa Opens in Delco]]>Sat, 29 Jul 2017 13:48:50 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Media+Delco+Wawa+Check.jpg
The new store features more than just hoagies – it has gas pumps and outdoor seating to eat that Shorti.

Photo Credit: Delaware County]]>
<![CDATA[Public Gardens Work to Pass on Prized Horticultural Skills]]>Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:40:54 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Longwood+Gardens+Young+Workers.jpg
With fewer young people choosing careers in horticulture, Longwood is working to ensure that the effort and expertise that goes into growing this Japanese specialty plant is preserved for future generations.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Rutgers Partners to Help Create Largest NJ Health System]]>Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:19:56 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rutgers+sign+small.jpg
A new partnership between Rutgers University and RWJBarnabas Health will align the New Jersey health care delivery system with the school's education, research and clinical initiatives.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Wells Fargo Paying $80 Million Over Customer Car Insurance]]>Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:36:19 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Wells Fargo is paying $80 million to customers who the bank signed up and charged for auto insurance that they did not want or need. The bank said Friday that roughly 570,000 customers were affected and will be...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as Music Moves to Phones]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:30:32 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-175774110_master-apple.jpg
The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple. The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Health Dept. Shuts Down Main Line Restaurant: Report]]>Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:50:13 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Margaret+Kuo%27s.JPG
A Main Line eatery has reportedly shut its doors, at least temporarily, following a health inspection that said, among other violations, that the restaurant needs a professional exterminator.

Photo Credit: Google Street View]]>
<![CDATA[Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos Was Briefly the World's Richest Man]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:56:44 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jeffbezos_120-0x675.jpg
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine's tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high. Microsoft founder Bill Gates reclaimed the...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Nation’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2016]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:51:40 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/solarpanelsoregon_1200x675.jpg
Shoddy installation of solar panels and leasing lemons vehicles are leading high on the list of complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year across the country, according to the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images ]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Phish Fan Making Special Doughnuts for Jam Band Shows]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:41:04 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17208490782236.jpg
Federal Donuts employees are putting in overnight shifts to get the doughnuts made in Philadelphia and shipped up to New York for each show — but Fein said the fact that the band is working the flavor into...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Josh Cornfield/AP]]>
<![CDATA[A Journey Through 100 years of Ford Trucks]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:49:09 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/fordtruck.jpg
The first Ford truck made its debut 100 years ago. The Model TT was made by Henry Ford at the request of his customers who wanted a utility vehicle that could haul heavier loads for work.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeff Bezos Is the World’s Richest Man]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:19:01 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/450831304_10.jpg
Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a fortune of over $90 billion, CNBC reported. According to Forbes and Bloomberg, the Amazon CEO had a net worth of over $89 billion as of the close of markets...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Ford Trucks Celebrate 100th Anniversary]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:33:09 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1954-Ford-F100-pickup-truck-C551-11.jpg
The new Ford 2017 F-Series Super Duty isn’t just a truck, it’s luxury hauling on wheels. The motor company’s latest version of the pickup boasts massaging leather seats, a panoramic moonroof and state of the art...

Photo Credit: Ford Motor Co.]]>
<![CDATA[What's the Main Line's Best Coffee Shop?]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:30:46 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pour_Richards_Named_Best_Coffee.jpg
Devon's Pour Richard's Coffee Company is just one of 300 businesses that will be celebrated as part of "Best Of The Main Line." NBc10's own Tracy Davidson also takes home an honor.]]>
<![CDATA[High-End Philly Eatery Settles Tips Lawsuit for $230,000]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:26:18 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/name_zahav.jpg
A high-end Israeli restaurant in Philadelphia has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by a former server who claimed she had to give her tips to other workers.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia

]]>
<![CDATA[East Market Rises From Market East]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:39:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/East_Market_Rises_From_Market_East.jpg
The Philadelphia building boom is bringing new residential and business spaces to the area formerly known as Market East. NBC10's Katy Zachry reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Now Hiring at Amazon: Thousands of People in 1 Day]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:26:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazonfactory_1200x675.jpg
Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S. Those offered jobs on the spot will pack or sort boxes and...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP ]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Announces $10B Foxconn Plant in Wisconsin]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:22:47 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477550758.jpg
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Building Boom Transforms Market East]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:40:19 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia_Building_Boom_Is_Giving_New_Life.jpg
Philadelphia's building boom is giving new life to a part of Center City. The old Market East stretch of storefronts are getting a makeover. It will soon be known as East Market and include residential...]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle's Norovirus Outbreak the Result of Lax Sick-Policy]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:00:49 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cms872.jpg
Chipotle Mexican Grill's recent norovirus outbreak in Virginia was the result of lax sick policy enforcement by store managers, the company confirmed on Tuesday. The company said in their earnings conference...

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[IRS Sees Big Drop in Identity Theft, Stolen Tax Refunds]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:39:07 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taxformsgenericIRS_1200x675.jpg
The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Michael Kors Buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion]]>Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:51:39 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Michael+Kors+Jimmy+Choo.jpg
American fashion brand Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.2 billion (896 million pounds).

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Major Toy Manufacturer Brings 400 Jobs to Pa.]]>Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:51:25 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_385757462677.jpg
A major toy manufacturer plans to hire about 400 new workers to staff a new distribution center in eastern Pennsylvania.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Projects to Transform University City]]>Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:09:06 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/New_Projects_Coming_To_University_City.jpg
Philadelphia is in the midst of a building boom. NBC10's Katy Zachry tells us what is luring in businesses. Correction: The text of this story misstated the level of expansion of the University City area. ]]>
<![CDATA[US Maker of Panels in London Fire: Others Install Them]]>Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:54:07 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/grenfelltowerfeuerherdII.jpg
The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in an inferno has quit selling them for high-rises because it has no control over their installation, a top...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle Faces Backlash After Norovirus, Rodent Incidents]]>Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:36:26 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cms872.jpg
Between a recent norovirus outbreak at one restaurant and rodents falling from the ceiling at another, Chipotle Mexican Grill is facing a stark decline in consumer’s perception of the brand. Credit Suisse’s...

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Real Estate Is Booming]]>Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:33:17 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Real_Estate_Is_Booming_In_Philadelphia.jpg
Philadelphia is seeing a major shift in how companies are finding new talent. The Philadelphia skyline is growing, which means more companies and people are moving in as are young people.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Eagles Going Greener With New Waste Initiative]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:58:09 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/copa-oro-2015-concacaf-piojo-lincoln-financial-field-philadelphia1.jpg
The Philadelphia Eagles are teaming up Waste Masters Solutions on a new environmentally friendly initiative to “properly and efficiently” minimize food waste at Lincoln Financial Field.]]>
<![CDATA[Lyft Launches Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:06:34 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-464248971.jpg
Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Adds Big Mac Onesie ]]>Wed, 26 Jul 2017 04:19:31 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BigMacOnesie18003200.jpg
McDonald's describes the McDelivery Collection as "a selection of fun, fashion forward items you can wear or use whenever and wherever you order." It also includes french fry-themed sweatsuits and sandals...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: McDonald's
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Exxon Fined $2M for Tillerson-Era Breach of Russia Sanctions]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:16:28 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rextillersonrussaisanctionsmobil_1200x675.jpg
Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing "reckless disregard" for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 10 Philadelphia



Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[High Demand for New Jersey Wines]]>Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:30:39 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/winechoctaw.jpg
Grape growers can't keep up with the demand for wine from the Garden State, lobbyists say.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Hiring Thousands in 1 Day]]>Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:19:56 -0400https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hiring_Day_at_Amazon.jpg
Amazon is looking to fill 50,000 jobs across the country and 1,800 in their Robbinsville fulfillment center in New Jersey. They were looking to hire candidates on the spot. Those who could not get to the...]]>