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Two Deals Worth $125.3 Million Shake Up Science Industry

Over the past few days, the Philadelphia region saw two large deals in the science industry — with $125.3 million changing hands. Philadelphia has been a […]

Business

BizFeed: Whole Foods Battling Organic Farmers

Whole Foods in Organic Food Fight The News: The farmers that supply Whole Foods have some serious issues with the supermarket chain’s new produce rating system. It […]

Business

Pep Boys Stock Soars Nearly 10 Percent

Pep Boys: Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: PBY) saw its stock soar nearly 10 percent after releasing a solid earnings report. The Philadelphia-based automotive repair company […]

Business

Campbell Soup Makes $231M Fresh Food Bet

Campbell Soup Co. is making another acquisition to continue moving the company toward a fresher, healthier product line. On Tuesday, it agreed to acquire Garden […]

Business

Comcast to Buy Vox Media?

Comcast is reportedly in talks to purchase Vox Media (owners of SB Nation, Eater and The Verge). It would make Comcast a major player in […]

Business

BizFeed: Techie’s Turn to Protein Powder So They Can Work Through Meals

1. Techie’s Turn to Protein Drinks so They Can Work More The News: In Silicon Valley, protein powder is in serious demand. No, the nerds aren’t […]

Business

BizFeed: Why Comcast Loves J.P. Morgan; Verizon to Buy AOL

Welcome to BizFeed, the morning news memo from BizPhilly. Here, we’ll provide important news items to help you start your day. Let’s get to it.

Business

Main Line Company Makes $200M Acquisition

Electronic equipment and device manufacturer Ametek has acquired Global Tubes for a cool $200 million. Berwyn, Pa.-based Ametek will be adding to a profile that already […]

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Business

Jefferson, Abington Complete Mega-Merger

The merger between Jefferson and Abington Health is a done deal, creating a local health care behemoth with 19,000 employees, 3,370 physicians, 2,482 nurses and […]

Business

Hostile Takeover Bid to Create World’s Largest Generic Drug Manufacturer Gets Even More Heated

Teva Pharmacuticals remains in hot pursuit of rival Mylan — and the takeover bid is turning ever more hostile. After Mylan rejected Teva’s unsolicited $40 billion […]

City Life

Analysis: What if Comcast Has Peaked?

Here’s an important question for Philadelphia’s future: Has Comcast peaked? Has its trajectory of ever-more success, ever-bigger profits, and ever-far-reaching power hit a plateau? Has […]

City Life

Report: Comcast to Walk Away From Time Warner Cable Merger

[Update 4:20 p.m.] CNBC is now reporting that a source has told them that Comcast is planning to drop its plan to merge with Time Warner […]

City Life

Report: FCC to Throw Big Wrench Into Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Federal Communications Commission staff members have recommended a procedural move that could seriously hurt the chances of Comcast’s $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, […]

City Life

Israeli Company With Montco HQ in $40B Bid to Become Largest Generic Drug Maker

Teva Pharmaceuticals has offered to acquire Mylan N.V. for $82 per share — or approximately $40 billion. Teva is an Israeli company that employs 2,000 […]

City Life

10 Reasons Comcast Says It Deserves Merger Approval

It’s serious for Comcast now. On Tuesday night, the company filed a 324-page report with the Federal Communications Commission, responding to critics — often in […]