Sales growth comes slowly for Pep Boys auto-parts chain

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It was one year ago that the CEO of Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack told analysts that his intent was to grow the auto-parts retailer... Read more

Beverage maker Skinny Nutritional files for Chapter 11

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Skinny Nutritional Corp., the local flavored-water marketer that saw most of its board resign earlier this year, has filed a Chapter 11 petition... Read more

AltheRx Pharmaceuticals lands $15 million, new board and CEO

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You never know when an acquisition involving the automobile industry in the Midwest in 1998 might affect a drug-development firm in the Philadelphia... Read more

Red ink flows in difficult first quarter for Unisys

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Unisys Corp. would love to finish 2013 with flat revenue over 2012. Well, that's going to be a tough slog after the Blue Bell information... Read more

Center City District CEO says Philadelphia needs to stem job loss

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Center City District president and CEO Paul R. Levy would like the city to set a goal of adding 50,000 to 100,000 jobs to its employment base... Read more

Wharton dean Robertson to step down in 2014

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Thomas S. Robertson will resign as dean of the Wharton School, the prestigious business school at the University of Pennsylvania, in June 2014... Read more

Beige Book: Modest pace of growth in business activity in Philadelphia

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"Modest" is the word for the state of business activity in the Philadelphia region, according to the latest Federal Reserve Beige Book report... Read more

DFC Global lowers earnings forecast, shares fall 22 pct.

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It’s bad enough when a stock loses 10 percent of its value over the course of one quarter. It’s even worse when the same stock... Read more