PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2013

Farmworkers ask Wawa to fight labor abuse

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The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, an Ohio-based farmworkers' union that claims 10,000 members in the Midwestern fields that supply Campbell's... Read more

Philly's Girard College closer to salvage plan

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"We're not moving. We're not closing. Everything else is on the table," says Girard College headmaster Clarence Armbrister of the North Philadelphia... Read more

Antitrust in the Obama administration - and Corbett's Pa.

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In my column in today's Philadelphia Inquirer, I question how U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder can keep his pledge to "effectively and efficiently... Read more

New PNC boss warns: Bond rates will spike, prices fall

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PNC Financial Services Group Inc. "is sticking to short-term investments in its fixed-income portfolio to avoid losses when interest rates... Read more

Monetate raises $15M "to grow our team": Update

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UPDATE: Monetate's new $15 million, from "new and existing investors," will be used "to grow our team and expand into new verticals and geographies... Read more

Who will fill vacant Glaxo towers?

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As my colleague Michael Armstrong writes today, one of Center City's big landlords, Mass.-based CommonWealth Real Estate Investment Trust,... Read more

UPDATE 2/28: Citizens Bank plans partial sale

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UPDATE 2/28: Chronically troubled Royal Bank of Scotland, after reporting a pre-tax 2012 loss of more than 5 billion U.K. pounds, confirms... Read more

Hersha Hotels sets REIT record

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) typically don't borrow as cheap as solvent citizens taking out 30-year mortgages. Hersha Hospitality... Read more