PhillyInc Archive: July, 2010

Shape of Phila.'s economy can be found in Census publication

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Some economic statistics are just more understandable than others. Weekly jobless claims? Pretty straightforward. Producer prices? Less so... Read more

Yoh survey finds tech employers with upper hand on wages

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We live in a world in which we’re all totally wired and technology is touted as the road to opportunity. But opportunity for whom? The... Read more

GlaxoSmithKline to drop sales targets as basis for incentive pay

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When a company wants to boost sales, the natural strategy is to offer incentives to a sales force to meet certain sales goals. So why did... Read more

Colorcon quietly completes 2nd overseas acquisition of 2010

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While many keep waiting for a frothy mergers-and-acquisition market to return, it’s easy to overlook that deals are getting done. Sometimes... Read more

More than 200,000 jobs in Phila. region tied to export activity

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When many of us think of exports, we probably picture huge container ships plying the Delaware River, not the Chinese student walking across... Read more

New report shows why Phila. needs to increase exports

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When many of us think of exports, we probably picture huge container ships plying the Delaware River, not the Chinese student walking across... Read more

Snyder's of Hanover, Lance to twist together in merger

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How the pretzel turns. When we last left Snyder’s of Hanover Inc., the nation’s largest pretzel company was trying to buy a crosstown... Read more

Pretzel maker Snyder's to merge with Lance

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Nearly eight months after the collapse of its acquisition of a potato-chip maker, Snyder's of Hanover Inc. will merge with the publicly held... Read more