Greater Philadelphia to hit population milestone in 2017

Twenty-five of the nation’s major regions, including metro Atlanta, are expected to reach population milestones in 2017, based on new estimates by Philadelphia Business Journal parent company American City Business Journals. A milestone is defined a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

NEWLY UPDATED FOR 2017: The richest ZIP codes in Greater Philadelphia

NEWLY UPDATED FOR 2017: The richest ZIP codes in Greater Philadelphia.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2017

Red Hat crosses $3B bookings milestone

A "record-setting" fiscal 2017 had execs at Raleigh-based Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) buzzing late Monday. CEO Jim Whitehurst says Red Hat is "really starting to see traction," with more than 500 OpenStack customers. There’s a need for a vendor to step up .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 45 min. ago

Which counties are leading Greater Cincinnati’s growth?

Greater Cincinnati grew by 9,747 people over the last year, with Warren and Boone counties driving the population increase, while growth in Hamilton County continues to slow, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released on Monday. A 15-county metropo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2017

Quaker Steak & Lube plans expansion into Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia's appeal to restaurant franchises with nationwide pull continues to surge. The market is adding another potential restaurant chain to its long list of suitors: Westlake, Ohio-based Quaker Steak & Lube. Founded 40 years ago in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2017

Motor-themed restaurant chain wants to bring "best wings" to Philadelphia market

Greater Philadelphia's appeal to restaurant franchises with nationwide pull continues to surge. The market is adding another potential restaurant chain to its long list of suitors: Sharon, Pa.-based Quaker Steak & Lube. Founded 40 years ago, the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2017

Columbus Auto Show showcasing industry"s newest models this weekend

Test drives, electric cars and the newest and shiniest vehicles the auto industry is offering are on display in Columbus this weekend. The 2017 Columbus International Auto Show runs through Sunday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. In addit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2017

NSA-born Sqrrl to grow staff after finding its big data niche

Cambridge-based Sqrrl has made the transition from one hot segment of the Greater Boston tech scene to another, and now the startup says it's ready to double down on its new market by hiring salespeople and looking for more funding in 2017. When Sqrr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2017

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show hosts first "After Hours" event

The 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show launched a new event this year called “Flowers After Hours.” Anew way to experience the exhibits and excitement of the show on opening day, Flowers After Hours gave guests a chance to dance the night away to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2017

The new normal: designing for climate resilience

There is no greater force than the force of nature, and there is no clock more relentless than the rhythm of our seasons. More than 70 percent of the world’s population.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 8th, 2017

Eleven companies forecast to account for 78% of semiconductor capex in 2017, says IC Insights

Eleven companies are forecast to have semiconductor capex budgets greater than US$1 billion in 2017, and account for 78% of total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending for the year, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 3rd, 2017

We partied hard with the 2017 class of Outstanding Directors Awards

In today’s competitive environment, high-performing and talented directors have never been more important. That’s why the Philadelphia Business Journal honored the 2017 Outstanding Directors Awards’ winners at a black-tie reception on Feb. 2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2017

Why Spark"s CEO says 2017 may be a "historic year" for his gene therapy company

Philadelphia gene therapy company Spark Therapeutics said it is in the final stages of completing its rolling biologics license application for its lead product: a one-time treatment for an inherited retinal disease that causes blindness in children.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2017

Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 20 million people - greater than the population of Romania or Florida -.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 16th, 2017

Fed"s Harker backs three rate hikes this year

Three interest-rate hikes in 2017 is likely to be the appropriate path for Federal Reserve policy, assuming the economy stays on track, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Wednesday. "The overall economy is in pretty good shape," Ha.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2017

Tory Burch Fall 2017 Collection

The Philadelphia Story inspires Tory Burch's collection The Philadelphia Story inspires Tory Burch's collection.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 15th, 2017

Houston"s Super Bowl set NFL record for concession sales

The 2017 Super Bowl in Houston set a new NFL record for food and beverage sales. NRG Stadium concessionaire, Philadelphia-based Aramark Corp. (NYSE: ARMK), reported fans spent an average of $95.41 each. The previous record was $91.45 per capita for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2017

ArtsWave sets record-breaking 2017 fundraising campaign goal

ArtsWave has set a record-setting goal for its 2017 community campaign. The group, which supports more than 100 arts organizations in Greater Cincinnati, hopes to raise $12.6 million this year, an increase of $150,000 over its 2016 effort. Campaig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 10th, 2017

Central Banks More Important than Trump Policies Says Analyst

The Federal Reserve policy will have greater impact on the economy than will President Donald Trump, analyst Peter Boockvar said Thursday. “I think 2017 will be driven more by the Fed, the E.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseFeb 9th, 2017

Number of connected things to surpass global population in 2017

The number of connected "things" in the overall installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide in 2017 will surpass the total global population for the first time in 2017. According to Gartner there will be 8.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 9th, 2017

The Toughest Jobs To Fill In 2017

Looking at the recently published list of toughest jobs to fill, compiled by, it would seem that technology, an aging population and lack of qualified candidates are some of the top reasons these professions made t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 8th, 2017