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Multitasker Melissa Alam is opening the first all-female co-working space in Philadelphia.
The British owners of Citizens Bank, best known to East Coast travelers for paying the Phillies around $4 million a year to use the team's I-95 stadium as a billboard, hope to raise $4 billion from investors in the pumped-up U.S. stock market through an initial public stock offering (IPO) this fall.
Head-consuming smooches. "Whammy Hand" curses. And the no-shame-in-this-90-inch-waistline "Belly Womp." Could they be elements of a successful business strategy?
If you read the fine print in your mortgage, student-loan documents, or credit-card statements, you may discover you're paying an obscure interest rate on your borrowing. And you may be owed some money.
SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company with Americas headquarters in Philadelphia, hired Carrie Harcus as consumer marketing director for U.S. and Canada. She had been senior business director-traditional food service in Campbell's North America Foodservice division.
Novira Therapeutics Inc., Doylestown, a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for curative treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection, has named Roger J. Pomerantz chair of its scientific advisory board. In this role, h
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Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC.
Pennsylvania Alleyne Insurance and Financial Services Inc., 6335 Wayne Ave., Philadelphia; Chapter 11; no schedules available. Yarborough & Rock Funeral Home Inc., 1001 N. 63d St., Philadelphia; Chapter 11; no schedules available.
International Housekeepers Week, celebrated worldwide in the hotel industry last week, resonates personally with Robert Allen, general manager of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
Union nurses at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Delaware County went on strike Sunday morning in a dispute that involves pay, pensions, and staffing levels.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark.
LONDON (AP) - Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by revenue, says it overstated expected half-year profit by 250 million pounds ($407 million) as it issued its third profit warning this year.
TOKYO (AP) - Stock markets fell Monday ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co., which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) - German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - One week, it's 6-foot-4 tight end Antonio Gates. The next, it's 5-10 wide receiver Eddie Royal.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks.
Atlantic City has become a place where hedge-fund managers go to lose their shirts. Three of the four Atlantic City casinos that closed this year (or four of five, if Taj Mahal closes in November) were controlled by hedge funds that suffered deep - but difficult to measure - losses.
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