PhillyInc Archive: January, 2011

Rajant shows how small businesses can export

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It’s been a year since President Obama set a goal of doubling the nation’s exports by 2015. That would mean going from $1.57 trillion... Read more

Lehman CEO talks about football, bankuptcy and financial reform

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The chief executive officer of Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. can still pack a room, although these days that room is more often than not a bankruptcy... Read more

The Oscar for best film production tax credit goes to ...

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How prevalent are those tax incentives for movies and TV series? A compilation by the National Conference of State Legislatures has 45 states... Read more

Wharton prof offers hints why more CEOs aren't fired

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I think I can guess your reaction if I told you that, on average, just 2 percent of chief executive officers of Fortune 500 companies are fired... Read more

Chester Co. employers get tax-compliance reprieve

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Businesses and other employers in Chester County, who appeared to be in a no-win situation earlier this month, have gotten a reprieve from... Read more

Lehman Bros. current CEO to speak at La Salle event

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Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may have collapsed in September 2008, but that doesn't mean it's gone. Once one of the biggest investment banks... Read more

Higher food and energy costs pose challenge for manufacturers

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The debate over inflation - even at a time when the major economic barometers detect little if any of it - will never abate. The Bureau of... Read more

Deals up, venture investment flat in Philadelphia

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The swoon may be over for the venture capital industry nationally with the number of deals and the amount invested rising in 2010 for the first... Read more