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Survey: Family-Owned Businesses Not Prepared For the Future

Like many family-owned businesses, Dunmore, a manufacturing company based in Bristol, Pa., had a succession plan involving one of the oldest children taking the reigns […]

Business

Hey Business Owners, Want $30,000 from Comcast?

Hey business owners: If you had $30,000, how would you use technology improve your business? Give a compelling answer and you could get a serious windfall of […]

Business

Philly-Area Company Named Fifth-Best Franchise Opportunity in U.S.

Marketwired has ranked the best franchising opportunities in the United States — and a local company ranked far above big national names like McDonalds, Panera […]

Business

Study: Philly Small Business Owners Optimistic About 2016

A survey of 300 small business owners in the Philadelphia area suggests 2016 could be a good year for the local economy. More than a […]

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Will New Subaru HQ Really Revitalize Camden? Um, Maybe.

Subaru put on quite the dog-and-pony show today. Outside an enormous tent, the company set up a display of four Subarus from its history in the […]

Business

Meet the Queen of Airbnb in Philly

Jen Jordan is arguably Philadelphia’s busiest Airbnb host. She drives around the city — from Fishtown to Fairmount to South Philly — cleaning bathrooms, making […]

Business

Sued for Playing Whitney: Bar Owners Fighting Relentless Drive for Music Fees

Although it may surprise people outside the service industry, bars and restaurants must pay music licensing fees for the right to play music in their establishments. That’s […]

Business

9 Great Employee Perks Every Philly Business Owner Should Know

Recently, Netflix announced that it was providing up to a year of unlimited paid time off for new parents. Unlimited! This, of course raises two issues: […]

Business

What They’re Saying About Ralph Roberts

Here is what they’re saying about the death of Ralph Roberts, the founder of Comcast: Forbes: “Ralph was a remarkable man who touched the lives […]

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Remembering Ralph Roberts

  I heard about the passing of Ralph Roberts on CNBC on satellite radio today. My thoughts immediately went to Brian and the entire Comcast family. It […]

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Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts Dies at 95

Comcast founder Ralph Roberts has died at the age of 95, the company announced today. Roberts founded what would become Comcast when he and two […]

Business

(Update) Comcast Denies T-Mobile Interest

[Updated 11:50 a.m.] Or maybe not. We’ve just heard from a source — who wished to be identified only as a “source familiar with the […]

Business

Comcast At Bottom of Customer-Service Rankings

Stop us if you’ve heard this before. For the second straight year, Comcast has placed dead-last among 278 companies in the annual Temkin Customer Service […]

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Airport Expansion Is Big for Philly Economy

Now that a long-awaited settlement between the Philadelphia International Airport and neighboring Tinicum Township is a done deal, it’s an interesting time to examine the potential […]

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IBA Looking for Next LGBT Business Award Recipient

Heads up, queer entrepreneurs. Philly’s Independence Business Alliance (IBA) is on the lookout for a recipient to receive its fifth-annual LGBT Business Award, and folks only have […]