PhillyDeals Archive: April, 2012

US, PA sue the little guys, leave the powerful alone

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From my column in Sunday's Inquirer: Plaintiffs’ lawyers famously chase society’s “deep pockets,” suing not the worst... Read more

Tasty owner adds Nature's Own to PA bread lines

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Flowers Foods, the Georgia company that bought Tastykake last year and plans to add a bread-baking line at Tasty's Oxford, Chester County plant... Read more

Sunoco sold to Texas firm; Phila refinery still in talks

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Energy Transfer Partners LP, Dallas, says it has agreed to pay $5.3 billion, or $50.14 a share, in cash and stock, for Sunoco, the century-old... Read more

Delaware 'fuel cell' plant breaks ground

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Delaware gets it, says KR Sridhar, space-engineering professor-turned-Silicon Valley energy missionary, and boss of Bloom Energy (formerly... Read more

Wyebrook: Ex-bond trader's Chesco butcher shop opens

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Rich man's hardworking hobby, or a back-to-the-future sample of where our meat supply will come from? The new weekend market at former Susquehanna... Read more

Will factories move back from China to US?

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"A number of things are happening to drive up manufacturing costs in China," says Marshall Meyer, veteran Wharton School management professor... Read more

Philly firm in $10 million+ rip-off: indictment

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Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia today indicted loan broker Matthew McManus, of Glenside, and his business partner Andrew Bogdanoff, of... Read more

ShopRunner buys PickupZone to challenge Amazon.com

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Conshohocken-based Kynetic's ShopRunner unit has bought three-year-old, Boston-based retail pickup service PickupZone for an undisclosed price... Read more