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This, surely, is a concept to blow your mind: Main Line women wearing consignment-shop clothing and footwear, and carrying previously owned handbags.
To gain more visibility and space, Bernie Robbins Jewelers will relocate two of its four stores later this year - those in Newtown and St. Davids.
Out to help improve the beer-drinking experience, the Philadelphia life-sciences company Invisible Sentinel Inc. has entered into partnerships with four brewing companies for final validation of its Veriflow brewPAL.
U.S. Small Business Administration said Antonio Leta had been named director of its Eastern Pennsylvania division, succeeding David Dickson, who retired in September.
The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, a nonprofit export advocacy group, and the Consular Corps Assoc. of Philadelphia, which promotes diplomatic and commercial relations, are partnering on a program to help local companies expand globally.
Out to help improve the beer-drinking experience, Philadelphia life-sciences company Invisible Sentinel Inc. has entered into partnerships with four more brewing companies for final validation of its Veriflow brewPAL.
No one will ever accuse Kraig Kalashian of a dearth of ideas. He's an architect, after all, with a portfolio of 20 ambitious projects, most of them hotels and restaurants across the United States. And he once owned a firm specializing in hospitality-industry interiors.
Surrounded by vintage milkshake machines, waffle irons, Pyrex bowls, percolators, toasters, refrigerators, pizzelle makers, blenders, radios, clocks, electric fry pans, colanders, sifters, pots, lids, aluminum ice cube trays, and 6,000 to 8,000 Life magazines, among other things, Rich Boris had a candid explanation for the origin four years ago of his Kitch-n Collectibles shop in Roxborough.
Avi Loren Fox's entrepreneurial endeavor with a hooded scarf started where so many efforts to find oneself do - at a bar.
Kim Bensing hears it again and again from clients when she first meets them: They have no story. After gentle questioning, followed by careful listening, she gets them to realize they do. And then they hire her to make sure others get to know it, too.
The home-improvement industry has fared much better than the broader housing market, according to a report Thursday from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.
Is "U" for Uber? Or undercover? The Pennsylvania Utility Commission, in permitting ride-share operators like Uber and Lyft in most of Pennsylvania, has required the hail-by-app cars to be marked, so they are easily identifiable.
Troubled retailer Sears said it will lease part of its Willow Grove Park Mall store to European fashion retailer Primark.
The 15,000 pilots at American Airlines and US Airways approved a 5-year contract that will provide immediate pay raises of 23 percent and subsequent annual raises of three percent for the next five years.
At 64, he has about 4 months left and is single with no remaining siblings or parents.
A federal appeals court judge in Philadelphia has blocked the sale of the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City until an appeal of sale terms by nightclub operator IDEA Boardwalk L.L.C. is decided.
Economics in a nutshell: “Consumers are now leading the way and with confidence soaring and jobs plentiful, that is likely to continue.”
Big payday as stock flies from $23 to $45 in early trading.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's almost show time.
This, even though consumer spending surged in the fourth quarter of 2014.
The U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year.