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Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:41:28 GMT2016-10-01T09:41:28Z

 



King of Prussia's old Sears auto store shows how sites are evolving

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:41:28 GMT2016-10-01T09:41:28Z

From repairing cars to serving steak. The former Sears Auto Center at the King of Prussia Mall will open in the next few months as a Yard House and Outback Steakhouse, according to New York-based Seritage Growth Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT).



And the Stellar StartUps winners are . . .

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:43:17 GMT2016-09-30T18:43:17Z

The stars of Stellar StartUps, the inaugural competition of the parent company of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com to highlight new businesses in this region's vast and thriving entrepreneurial economy, were revealed Thursday night.



Philly-based Spark Therapeutics is racing to develop gene therapy for hemophilia

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:32:36 GMT2016-09-30T13:32:36Z

Curt Krouse's severe hemophilia B is a challenge to manage. The Rose Valley, Delaware County, resident treats the bleeding disorder by injecting himself with special proteins called clotting factors once a week. Treatment can range from $350,000 to $1 million a year and, despite his best efforts, can damage joints.



Philly-based Spark Therapeutics is racing to develop gene therapy for hemophilia

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:28:01 GMT2016-09-30T13:28:01Z

Curt Krouse's severe hemophilia B is a challenge to manage. The Rose Valley resident treats the bleeding disorder by injecting himself with special proteins called clotting factors once a week. Treatment can range from $350,000 to $1 million a year and, despite his best efforts, can damage joints.



The Grayson School offers a rare startup in gifted learning

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:36:17 GMT2016-09-28T05:36:17Z

In the world of start-ups, failure is something most try to avoid. Yet Melissa Bilash considers it a measure of success - for her students, that is.



Stellar StartUps Finalists

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:33:38 GMT2016-09-28T05:33:38Z

The 20 finalists across six categories, as selected by a five-judge panel, are: COLLEGE STUDENTS Help U Store It



Patrick Kerkstra out as Philly Mag's editor

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:54:15 GMT2016-09-27T22:54:15Z

Philadelphia Magazine's Patrick Kerkstra announced on Twitter Tuesday morning that he is leaving his post as editor. Kerkstra was named editor in January 2016 after a corporate restructuring.



Business People on the Move

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:35:12 GMT2016-09-27T16:35:12Z

CASA Philadelphia has named Happi Grillon executive director. The nonprofit trains and supports community volunteers to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children. For the last two years, Grillon has worked at Northeast Treatment Centers as intervention director with the Community Umbrella Agency.



A look inside the 'policy-nerdy' Fed

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:01:35 GMT2016-09-27T14:01:35Z

"What the Fed does and how we do it is a mystery to a lot of people," Patrick T. Harker, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, reminded scholars and practitioners Friday at the bank's yearly community-development conference in Society Hill.



Forget stakeouts, these private eyes find fraud using social media

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:35:40 GMT2016-09-27T12:35:40Z

Spying is pretty creepy. But cheating spouses and people who file false insurance claims have made poking around others' business a necessary profession for a long time.



76ers, StubHub set to launch new single-game ticket sales platform

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:53:38 GMT2016-09-27T11:53:38Z

The 76ers launch single-game ticket sales for the 2016-17 season Tuesday - the first time that single-game tickets will be available through the team's new partnership with ticket reseller StubHub.



Stellar StartUps Finalists

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:31:21 GMT2016-09-27T05:31:21Z

The 20 finalists across six categories, as selected by a five-judge panel, are: COLLEGE STUDENTS Help U Store It



The Boardroom

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:33:35 GMT2016-09-26T15:33:35Z

Denise Lindsay has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association's (PBA) Women in Banking Advisory Committee for a three-year term. She will assist women in the areas of professional development, networking, recognition, mentoring and volunteerism. Lindsay is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Meridian Bank, Malvern.



Along Callowhill Street, a plan to link and revitalize

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:30:21 GMT2016-09-26T15:30:21Z

Architect Cecil Baker has learned to stop worrying and love aboveground parking. Or at least accept it. Baker has included a three-story parking structure in his design for two soaring residential towers proposed between Third and Fourth Streets on Callowhill Street that the Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association plans to review Monday night.



If 9/11 plaintiffs prevail, Saudis could face up to $100 billion in damages

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:46:16 GMT2016-09-26T14:46:16Z

If, as expected, the House and Senate vote to override President Obama's veto of a bill that would make it easier to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for acts of terrorism, the families and victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks will be handed a powerful new legal tool.



Gizmo Guy: Frying through the air with newest air fryers

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:01:11 GMT2016-09-26T11:01:11Z

Be prepared. Today's column on air fryers may remind you of an infomercial you've seen on late night TV.Health-minded and easy to use, an air fryer roasts, fries, bakes, and broils! Also feeds the cat and takes out the trash! (Just kidding on the latter two.)



Built to last: The story of a home, and of a family

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:51:35 GMT2016-09-26T10:51:35Z

I'll acknowledge that over the last 10 years homeownership has been painful for many Americans. So painful, in fact, that many of those who could easily afford to own houses are renting, instead.



This start-up helps start-ups that can't afford full-time CFOs

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:33:26 GMT2016-09-26T05:33:26Z

Don't be fooled by Gene Godick's modest workstation, a cubicle among many, its only distinction his nameplate and the Villanova University desktop basketball hoop.



Stellar StartUps Finalists

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:31:33 GMT2016-09-26T05:31:33Z

The 20 finalists across six categories, as selected by a five-judge panel, are: COLLEGE STUDENTS Help U Store It



Insider Transactions

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:31:31 GMT2016-09-26T05:31:31Z

Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors, and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC.



At the Convention Centers

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:31:30 GMT2016-09-26T05:31:30Z

At the Convention Centers Conventions expecting 500 or more to attend.    Date Attendance    Pennsylvania Convention Center M&A East Conference3     Sept. 27-28   600   



Business Calendar

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:31:28 GMT2016-09-26T05:31:28Z

Treasury Auctions 4-week bills, Sept. 27; 3-month, 6-month bills, Sept. 26; 1-year bills, Oct. 11; 2-year notes, Sept. 26; 3-year notes, Oct. 12; 5-year notes, Sept. 27; 7-year notes, Sept. 28; 10-year notes, Oct. 12; 30-year notes, Oct. 13; 5-year TIPS, Dec. 22; 30-year TIPS, Oct. 20.



Bankruptcies in the region

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:31:28 GMT2016-09-26T05:31:28Z

Pennsylvania Walter Joseph Taggart, doing business as MJ Patrick, doing business as the Dan Trust, 1309 S. MacDade Blvd., Woodlyn; Chapter 13; no schedules available.



Twenty years in pain for Iroko's Osagie Imasogie

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:55:23 GMT2016-09-26T00:55:23Z

Osagie Imasogie, 55, has spent the last 20 years in pain. Nothing hurts, including the bottom line, but as chairman of Iroko Pharmaceuticals, a company that makes and markets non-opioid pain medicine, Imasogie spends a lot of time understanding the science and economics of pain.



A Francisville home with a Dutch sensibility

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:17:47 GMT2016-09-25T15:17:47Z

When you walk into Geert Jan Colijn and Sarah Griffith's Francisville condominium, whose furnishings are a clean-lined blue and white with black trim, it's easy to see a strong Netherlands influence.



Ford, Rolls-Royce Skip Paris as Car-Show Glitz Fades in Web Age

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:33:20 GMT2016-09-25T05:33:20Z

Ford Motor Co. and Rolls-Royce are among the companies skipping the Paris Motor Show, as the once-unmissable event succumbs to changes sweeping the auto industry. Instead of shelling out millions of dollars to woo consumers to crowded exhibition centers, carmakers are reaching out to buyers where they like to spend time - on Instagram, blogs, and the beach.



Sentra Turbo among 2017 new model standouts

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:33:09 GMT2016-09-25T05:33:09Z

Half of the display space in Miami's convention center is closed for renovation. But the recent Miami International Auto Show still managed to find room for more than 800 cars, providing North American debuts for the likes of the Nissan Sentra SR Turbo and the Ford F-150 STX.



Mazda CX-9: Still fun, and better on fuel

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:33:07 GMT2016-09-25T05:33:07Z

2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD: The biggest Mazda goes SkyActiv. Price: $45,215 as tested. Only option was machine-gray paint, which is totally not worth $200. A base CX-9 FWD starts at $31,520.



New tire inflators won't mess up tire pressure sensors

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:31:08 GMT2016-09-25T05:31:08Z

Question: My 2009 Prius has tire pressure sensors inside all four wheels. Will using Fix-A-Flat ruin the sensors if used in the event of a flat tire? My local tire shop always reminds me to never use it.



Air purifiers: They're not a whole-house solution

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:31:06 GMT2016-09-25T05:31:06Z

A greater focus on health and well-being is driving sales of such products as home air purifiers, with many people thinking these devices will make indoor air cleaner.



In search of replacement aluminum siding

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:31:05 GMT2016-09-25T05:31:05Z

Maybe you can help this reader from Greensboro, N.C., who writes: "My house has aluminum siding. I am in the midst of a remodel and am in need of some replacement aluminium siding.



Amtrak's slow ride to Pittsburgh: It's faster to drive

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:42:49 GMT2016-09-24T11:42:49Z

It's nearly 7½ hours on 350 miles of rail from Philadelphia to Pennsylvania's big city in the west. It's slower than an hour-and-15-minute flight or five-hour drive, and, at $47, comparable to the cost of tolls and gas on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Amtrak's Pennsylvanian, which connects Pittsburgh with New York City for about 230,000 passengers a year, also leaves little room for flexibility.



The Westview brings housing and new retail to Mt. Airy

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:25:52 GMT2016-09-24T09:25:52Z

Every day after school when he was growing up in Mount Airy, Jared E. Pontz spent the afternoon until closing time with his mother, Leslie, at her Germantown Avenue art studio.



For Sears and Kmart, it just gets worse

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:31:52 GMT2016-09-24T05:31:52Z

And now, Kmart. The troubled retailer announced this week that it was closing 64 stores nationally. Liquidations began Thursday.



A venerable benefactor helps Philly's small businesses moving forward

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:40:15 GMT2016-09-24T01:40:15Z

'I am Santa Claus," Patricia Blakely said, with such a mischievous grin that you couldn't help but smile back at her.



Free job fair for vets at Union League Sept. 26

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:41:00 GMT2016-09-23T20:41:00Z

The Union League of Philadelphia and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation are sponsoring a free veterans’ job fair on Monday, Sept. 26, from 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Union League’s main building, located at 140 South Broad Street.



In push for profits, cutting corners and workers

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:07:46 GMT2016-09-23T20:07:46Z

This being an election year, a small set of our multimillion- dollar-salaried corporate CEOs last week went to Washington to spend a few hours in front of senators - makeup, camera lights - and swallow a bit of bitter medicine.



A comic cinematic take on Alzheimer's and its impact

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:56:35 GMT2016-09-23T19:56:35Z

A filmmaker has brought her father's diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease to the silver screen - in a comedy. Her new movie, Silver Skies, forgoes the usual clichés and hackneyed jokes about senility and bathroom breaks, director Rosemary Rodriguez said.



The election's economic effect

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:52:27 GMT2016-09-23T18:52:27Z

Our economy is getting its groove back. The dark shadow of the Great Recession that hit more than eight years ago is finally fading. Whether the good economic trends continue depends on who is the next president.



At Immage, they're bringing a unique approach to battling a tough cancer

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:47:44 GMT2016-09-23T18:47:44Z

To be diagnosed with a subtype of breast cancer known as "triple negative" is to confront a terrifyingly fast-spreading, hard-to-treat disease.



How to tell if your 401(k) is a dud

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:01:05 GMT2016-09-23T15:01:05Z

There's a lot to like about employer-sponsored retirement plans such as the 401(k). They're convenient (funded by automatic payroll deduction) and offer tax savings (contributions lower a participant's taxable income, and investments grow tax-free), and many companies sweeten the deal by pitching in their own money to encourage employees to save.



Stellar StartUps Finalists

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:02:22 GMT2016-09-23T13:02:22Z

The 20 finalists across six categories, as selected by a five-judge panel are: COLLEGE STUDENTS Help U Store It



Business Calendar

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:02:19 GMT2016-09-23T13:02:19Z

Treasury Auctions 4-week bills, Sept. 27; 3-month, 6-month bills, Sept. 26; 1-year bills, Oct. 11; 2-year notes, Sept. 26; 3-year notes, Oct. 12; 5-year notes, Sept. 27; 7-year notes, Sept. 28; 10-year notes, Oct. 12; 30-year notes, Oct. 13; 5-year TIPS, Dec. 22; 30-year TIPS, Oct. 20.



Getting to Pittsburgh

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:02:19 GMT2016-09-23T13:02:19Z

Leaving Oct. 18. Mode         Time             Cost* Megabus      7 hrs., 30 min.     $5 Train         7 hrs., 23 min.      $47 Plane         1 hr., 14 min.    $637



OSAGIE IMASOGIE

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:02:18 GMT2016-09-23T13:02:18Z

Home: Gladwyne, grew up in the U.S., Nigeria. Family: Wife, Losenge; son, Uwakokunre, 24; daughter, Masoma, 21. Diplomas: University of Ife, Nigerian Law School, London School of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, law.



COMPANY

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:02:18 GMT2016-09-23T13:02:18Z

Name: Iroko Pharmaceuticals LLC., makes non-opioid pain medications, Vivlodex, Tivorbex, Zorvolex. Where: Philadelphia. Related companies: iCeutica Inc., which grinds drug particles into superfine powder; Churchill Pharmaceuticals, which makes cancer drugs; Phoenix IP Ventures, private equity fund investing in life sciences. All privately held.



Investor Cooperman had long, often costly alliance with Cohen family

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:54:09 GMT2016-09-23T00:54:09Z

The New York hedge-fund magnate Leon Cooperman, accused Wednesday of buying shares in Atlas Pipeline Partners after obtaining insider information, has been investing with the family that managed that company for more than a decade. It hasn't always paid off.



Regional presidents on FOMC did some rate-increase vote-switching

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:33:33 GMT2016-09-22T05:33:33Z

The Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee voted again Wednesday not to raise interest rates - that part is barely news. But an unusual public split divided its members at this week's meeting.



Omega's Cooperman accused by SEC of insider trading in Atlas deals

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:48:10 GMT2016-09-22T00:48:10Z

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman, head of the Omega Advisors hedge fund, was accused of insider trading by U.S. regulators Wednesday in a case involving his dealings with Atlas Pipeline Partners of Pennsylvania.