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515 Layoffs Coming to Montgomery County

Two Montgomery County businesses have announced layoffs, and 515 people are set to lose their jobs permanently. Quad/Graphics is closing its plant in East Greenville, Pa., […]

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Philly Makes List of Richest U.S. Metro Regions

With its healthy ‘eds and meds,’ powerhouse pharmaceutical industry and fast-growing real estate sector, the Philadelphia metro region ranked No. 19 on a new Bloomberg Business list […]

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Sage Advice from Four Super-Successful Philadelphians

For our November cover story about the changing workplace in Philadelphia, we interviewed four incredibly successful locals about what employees want and how it can […]

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Philly is Fourth Worst City For Building Wealth

Of the 18 largest cities in the United States, Philadelphia is the fourth worst for building wealth according to a study from Bankrate. The study […]

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Philly Makes List of Most Overpriced Cities

Is Philadelphia overpriced? Sure, cheaper rents seem to lure millennials away from higher-priced cities like New York and Washington, D.C. but a new study found that […]

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Philly’s Millennial Population Growing Fastest Among 10 Largest U.S. Cities

Source: JLL Research, U.S. Census Bureau. Philadelphia’s millennial population is increasing fastest among the 10 largest U.S. cities, according financial and professional services firm JLL and […]

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The Fastest Growing Companies in Philadelphia Area

The fastest-growing company in the Philadelphia region is one you may have never heard of: Pop! Promos. The company will make custom sunglasses, scarves, car chargers, beanies and […]

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$100,000 Salaries, Happiness for Center City’s Self-Employed

Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock What does the typical self-employed person in Philadelphia look like? If you said they’re likely a millennial earning low wages, you’d be […]

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Study: 94 Percent of Philly’s Top Companies Have a Male CEO

Philadelphia is facing a serious crisis regarding gender equality in the workplace, according to a new study. In fact, women held only 13 percent of […]

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Philadelphia Has 7th Most Overvalued Housing Market in the Country

Noticed that home prices in Philly are sky-high? You’re not alone. In fact, Philly is the 7th most overvalued real estate market in the United […]

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5 Surprising Philly Jobs That Pay $75,000

Want to make $75,000 or more per year? You could become a doctor, lawyer, dentist or financial manager, but you knew that already. What you may […]

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Philly’s Construction Boom Means Bright Economic Future

As a native Philadelphian, I’m all too familiar with the typical national sentiments surrounding the City of Brotherly Love as a tough, blue-collar town that […]

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University City Dwarfs Center City in Growth of Well-Paying Jobs

The year 2008 sure feels like a long time ago. The housing bubble burst, the stock market fizzled and employers everywhere were downsizing. Now that […]

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$253 Million to Relocate HQ to Camden

Can New Jersey revitalize Camden with tax credits? That remains to be seen, but the state sure is trying. New Jersey awarded one of its largest […]

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Peek into Philly’s Business Culture in the 1980s

Next time you hear a middle-aged guy carping about how doing business in Philadelphia is nothing like it was back in the 1980s, you can respond by […]