East Falls wellness studio embraces diversity through massage and yoga

When Gerrae Simmons realized that the holistic care industry lacked diversity, she decided to open her own wellness studio. Eleven years later, Mellow Massage is on the upswing.

Snider Hockey partners with UPenn to grow youth program, improve rink, with $7 million gift

The gift will allow the Class of 1923 Arena to become a year-round facility and host an intensive summer youth hockey program.

Snider Hockey partners with UPenn to grow youth program, improve rink, with $7 million gift

The gift will allow the Class of 1923 Arena to become a year-round facility and host an intensive summer youth hockey program.

Danzeisen & Quigley trading sporting goods store for retirement

The owners of South Jersey's popular ski and bike shop are planning to retire and sell the business.

Danzeisen & Quigley trading sporting goods store for retirement

The owners of South Jersey's popular ski and bike shop are planning to retire and sell the business.

How Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 compares to the iPhone XS Max

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is actually four separate phones: the S10e (the "e" stands for "essential,") the S10, the S10+, and the S10 5G. The first three go on sale in March, and the S10+ is the flagship of the trio.

How Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 compares to the iPhone XS Max

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is actually four separate phones: the S10e (the "e" stands for "essential,") the S10, the S10+, and the S10 5G. The first three go on sale in March, and the S10+ is the flagship of the trio.
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Vanguard has a new chief strategy officer, hired from Boston Consulting Group

Brent Beardsley, a former partner at Boston Consulting Group, has joined Vanguard

Achillion Pharma moves HQ to suburban Philly from New England; CEO says it’s easier to recruit here

Orphan-disease drug developer Achillion Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-traded company, is moving its headquarters to Blue Bell from Connecticut, CEO Joe Truitt says, not just because he's a Kensington native and a LaSalle and St. Joe's grad, but especially because "I needed to recruit."

Philadelphia sues JPMorgan, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, others for overcharges on city borrowing

Philadelphia has sued seven of the largest Wall Street investment banks, alleging conspiracy to force the city and other local-government and nonprofit borrowers to pay “billions of dollars in inflated interest rates” on variable-rate municipal bonds in 2008-16.

Did the 2017 tax law change the way Americans give to charities? Here’s what early data show.

Charitable giving in 2018 shows that tax-law changes eliminating itemized deductions for most Americans did not have the severe negative impact many feared.

‘Oops! That wasn’t supposed to happen.’ After Pennsylvania suit, Verizon coughs up promised goodies.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against the wireless giant last week, claiming Verizon customers were unable to obtain promised Amazon Prime memberships and Echo devices.

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Mike Hagan’s Langhorne security company bought, by ADT this time, for $25 million

ADT has purchased Bucks County-based LifeShield from founder Mark Hagan's firm for $25 million, which is not much more than LifeShield raised from prominent local investors over the years. The company's previous owners include DirectTV, AT&T and Hagan's investment company, which he calls Hawk,...

Ugly day at a suburban Philly beauty salon leads to $40,000 payout to fired employee

Kennett Square hair salon ordered to pay $40,000 to a hair stylist who was fired after her husband reported unsafe working conditions.

For unique, American-made crafts, this Philly convention is the place to be

The annual American Handcrafted show in Philadelphia is the largest event of its kind according to the group’s website. It sells everything from hand-made ceramics, to crafted food and beverages, to jewelry made with recycled materials. Artists and buyers have been coming here for 30 years.

Exton Square ‘doesn’t want to be a mall,’ PREIT CEO says on earnings call

Analysts say the next few years will be pivotal for PREIT as it redevelops a major property in Center City Philadelphia for the Fashion District and seeks to transform other malls.

Managers sue Aramark over 2018 bonuses; seeking class-action status

A potential class-action lawsuit filed in Philadelphia federal court wants to force Aramark to pay 2018 bonuses to lower-level managers. Aramark cancelled the bonuses because it said a company-wide profit target was not met.

‘It’d be like flipping a switch.’ Pennsylvania medical marijuana dispensaries eye adult-use market

Industry spokesman Andrew Blasco, who deemed Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program an "unqualified success" said his membership would support a move to recreational use.

NHL owner reportedly saves the Alliance of American Football with huge investment

The upstart new professional football league quickly needed a large cash infusion to keep the lights on.

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