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NFIB: Commonwealth liquor privatization is a necessary change for Pennsylvania

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) was left disappointed by Gov. Tom Wolf’s recent veto of a liquor sales privatization bill.

PREIT: Whole Foods is coming to Exton Square Mall

Leading natural and organic-foods grocer Whole Foods Market has leased a 55,000-square-foot space at Exton Square Mall, in line with a plan to rebrand the shopping center, property-management firm PREIT said on Monday.

First National Bank of Pennsylvania's five-branch acquisition approved

F.N.B. Corporation said late last week that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has approved its plan for First National Bank of Pennsylvania to acquire five branch offices from Bank of America, N.A.

NFIB asks Pittsburgh City Council not to require paid sick leave

Mandatory sick leave for city businesses would hurt small businesses.

State House duo call for more bipartisan support for pension reform

Two state Republican House leaders praised Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, both Democrats, last week for prioritizing the need for municipal pension reform, calling for mutual support across both parties.

RediClinic donates $40,000 to either YMCA

Pennsylvania YMCAs will receive money to support children's health and wellness.

Pennsylvania Business Skeptical of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today expressed concerns with potentially negative impacts on the state’s economy that the U.S.

Success of Bruster's Real Ice Cream is sweeter than ever

Americans looking to beat the heat are turning to Bruster’s Real Ice Cream more and more, causing the Pittsburgh-based company to post its ninth quarter of continuous growth; for its success, it was named the top ice cream in America in the Consumer Picks 2015 study.

STC Direct garners national sales trophy for first quarter 2015

Prestigious Pennsylvania marketing company STC Direct has been awarded national sales recognition for their outstanding work for a major telecommunications client in the first quarter of 2015, STC announced today from King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Aberdeen acquires Arden Asset Management, augmenting global position

Scottish-founded Aberdeen Asset Management, an independent international FTSE 100 company, announced an agreement Tuesday to acquire Arden Asset Management LLC, a provider of hedge fund solutions with offices in New York and London, from Philadelphia.

Unisys announces transition for Enterprise Solutions leadership

Global information technology company Unisys Corporation has announced that Vice President Eric Hutto, general manager for U.S. and Canada, will replace Enterprise Solutions President Ronald Frankenfield, who will retire Aug. 31.

The Cordish Companies names 2 to leadership roles in casino expansions

The Cordish Companies announced Tuesday that Pete Cesari and Eileen Bertoni have joined its corporate construction and development team to oversee expansion at its Maryland and Pennsylvania casinos.

Luxe launches parking app service in Philly

On-demand valet service costs $5 per hour with a maximum of $20 per day.

Laurus' renovation of Hilton Garden Inn part of Philadelphia's recovery and growth

The Laurus Corporation, a real estate investment and development firm, believes in the growth and recovery of Philadelphia, said Austin Khan, Laurus’ Chief Investment Officer.

EastCoast Entertainment celebrates move to Bala Cynwyd Business Center

EastCoast Entertainment (ECE) enthusiastically announced their new office space in the Bala Cynwyd Business Center Wednesday, noting that they look forward to ever-increasing availability to their clientele in the wedding and corporate entertainment industries.

PREIT closes sale of Uniontown Mall

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) announced today from Philadelphia that it has completed the sale of Uniontown Mall in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, for $23 million, including transfer of an interest in the property’s underlying land.

Tyber Medical to move headquarters, production to Hanover Township

Gov. Tom Wolf said on Tuesday that Tyber Medical, LLC, an orthopedic-device business specializing in implants, will move its manufacturing operations and headquarters to a site in Hanover Township, Northampton County, creating 25 new full-time jobs.

Evoqua to manage water treatment at Penn State University

A new comprehensive plan from Evoqua Water Technologies promises to meet the challenge of providing Penn State University’s enormous campus and community with clean water with industry-leading adsorption systems that remove organic contaminants, the university said on Wednesday.

State agency upgrading technology to help prevent payment fraud

The Department of Human Services (DHS) said on Wednesday that it  will upgrade data analytics and technologies to modernize crucial program-integrity functions that block improper and fraudulent payments, such as those made through identify fraud. 

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