PhillyInc Archive: April, 2009

About tone, atonement

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Write enough columns and you’ll find that readers often aren’t sponges but mirrors. The same column can provoke feedback from... Read more

Stay in school, make more money

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It doesn’t take a college degree to understand that the high dropout rate in Philadelphia’s schools is bad for the city’s... Read more

Verizon retirees group continues to advocate for change

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There’s nothing shy and retiring about the Association of BellTel Retirees. The nonprofit group advocates loudly, and apparently effectively... Read more

StealthRowing takes PennVention grand prize

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If it’s spring, it must be time for business-plan competitions on area college campuses. And that means get ready for some gee-whiz... Read more

How Philadelphia may fare in recession and recovery

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More and more, you can feel the change in the tone of the guessing game over whether the economy is still weakening or beginning to strengthen... Read more

Malvern's Xoxide wins national SBA award

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Plenty of people have dreamed of starting a company in their garage. But how many asked their dads if it would be OK while they were in high... Read more

P&G, Healthcare Service Group prove there are dividends in dirty laundry

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The trouncing the stock market gave us over the last year has changed how we react to what were once boring corporate dividend announcements... Read more

Healthcare Services Group hikes dividend

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Procter & Gamble Co. will get well-deserved attention for increasing its dividend by 10 percent. The consumer products company has done... Read more