PhillyInc Archive: September, 2010

Karabots withdraws proposal to buy Princeton's Amrep

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About that buyout offer? Never mind. Amrep Corp.’s largest shareholder said he won’t pursue a buyout of the Princeton-based magazine... Read more

Gauging the health of the economy is a confidence game

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When it comes to hard evidence about the nation’s economic health, I don’t like measurements of consumer confidence for the same... Read more

How IPOs and M&A are no longer exits for venture firms

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David R. King remembers the groveling he did as an entrepreneur seeking outside investment. King said he’d about had it on his fourth... Read more

Endo Pharmaceuticals nabs Qualitest for $1.2 billion

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For the third time in 2010, Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. is dipping into its significant cash holdings for a big acquisition. On Tuesday... Read more

Feinberg on his 16 months as 'pay czar'

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When it comes to figuring out what to pay someone after the unthinkable happens, Kenneth R. Feinberg is obviously the best. He must be, because... Read more

The phone book is going high-tech

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I don't use a printed phone book much anymore, but at least two companies toss new editions each year onto my driveway. With many online sites... Read more

Center City is the center of Philadelphia's work world

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Show me an office high-rise, and I’ll want to know which companies are in it. Show me a luxury condominium building, and I’ll... Read more

Economists reveal Philadelphia's economic identity as 'thinking' region

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Never judge a book by its cover, nor a city by its portrayal in Hollywood movies. That’s what statistics are for. Would you believe... Read more