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Randi Warhol, 26, sometimes notices cats following her home. Why? The egg rolls in her purse. But these are not your typical egg rolls; rather, they’re fabric replicas filled with organic catnip – just one of the many products from Warhol’s own cat toy company, Polydactyl Cats.
Talking Small Biz: Two doors down from previous location, East Passyunk Avenue brunch spot doubles seating capacity, adds staff.
The Street: Millennial small business owners are feeling optimistic about running and growing their business in today’s economy, said Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking for Capital One.
The local firm Eggland’s Best believes it has the formula for producing higher-nutrition eggs. Its sales have been up by double digits each of the last 17 years.
Talking Small Biz: BLT Architects, which shrank during recession, is growing again. It's involved in projects that will reshape Philly skyline.
The three best friends started their first business when they were 12 years old, selling T-shirts. "We'd take a Sharpie and draw designs on them," recalled Austen Tom.
Dave Ramsey: My buddies and I put a band together, and we've started playing lots of shows and making pretty good money. We all realize the need to start treating the band like a business, so what's the best way to do that?
Dino DiMucci removes his weathered fingers from the gray suit coat he's been hand-stitching. He wants to tell a story.
The Street: While women-owned businesses represent nearly one-third (30%) of all U.S. companies, they struggle to land the financing for startups.
Local customers love Newtown Square artisan store, but for owners, it’s been a test of survival.
Diane Mastrull: Local customers love Newtown Square artisan store, but for owners, it’s been a test of survival.
The Street: Consumer Reports says some of the best bargains to be found this holiday weekend include products ending their seasonal run.
The Street: We've come up with just 10 shows that are worthy of binge watching before their latest chapter begins.
NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
Conservative TV and radio host Glenn Beck says the government should reject Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. because the two companies won't distribute his cable-TV channel, TheBlaze.
The Street: Travelers who are driving out of town for the Labor Day weekend can take advantage of the recent steady decline of gas prices reaching a four-year low.
A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute.
In the Region Sunoco parent closes deal Energy Transfer Partners L.P., the Dallas energy giant that owns Sunoco, on Friday completed its $1.8 billion...
AstraZeneca P.L.C. stock has been rising for two weeks on growing expectations that the British drugmaker will reengage in merger negotiations with Pfizer Inc. after the partial expiration of a cooling-off period.
Google Inc. is taking its rivalry against Inc. to the skies. The search-engine giant's X laboratory division is developing drones that can handle deliveries, a move that would be in direct competition with the e-commerce company, which is testing its own shipment service using self-flying machines. Google's initiat
The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February.