PhillyDeals Archive: October, 2011

Ex-news investor Pattelli now an online loan mogul

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Brad Pattelli, the former Angelo Gordon & Co. managing director who led the consolidation of the newspaper industry (including the Inquirer)... Read more

Harleysville-Nationwide deal 'to end up in court'?

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"Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co. directors may draw scrutiny for potential conflicts of interest when customers are asked to approve the... Read more

Why Philadelphians are so fat

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Jonathan Zabulsky's Seamless.com, the Aramark- and private equity-backed website which claims to be the busiest online prepared-food takeout... Read more

As PA refineries face shutdown, Del. refinery hires 750 to reopen

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"Nearly 500 employees and 250 contract workers have been rehired" at the Delaware City oil refinery, where PBF Energy Chariman Thomas D. O'Malley... Read more

Are US interest rates too low?

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Even with mortgage rates falling to record lows (below 4%), the Federal Reserve's cheap money policy doesn't look like it's reviving the US... Read more

Brad's Raw Foods readies new Bucks plant

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Brad Gruno is moving Brad's Raw Foods and his 25 kitchen, office and sales workers into a 14,000 square foot plant in Pipersville, near Doylestown... Read more

DuPont to open $500M factory - in USA this time

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DuPont Co., Wilmington, says it's going to spend $500 million on a new 135-worker Kevlar manufacturing plant at the Cooper River, Charleston... Read more

At Occupy Philadelphia start, tracker sees 'elevated threat'

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The Occupy Wall Street movement's Occupy Philadelphia branch, seeking jobs, punishment for unnamed criminal financiers, and, you know, revolution... Read more