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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices snaps up Long & Foster

HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate,  announced that it acquired The Long & Foster Companies, Inc., the largest private residential real estate company in the United States by sales volume. The acquisition includes...

Viewpoint: Another paper takes the digital paywall route

Does Philly.com have enough unique content to justify the change? The Philadelphia Inquirer-Daily News website (Philly.com) Tuesday this week moved to a paywall for nonsubscribers. According to WHYY Newsworks, the paywall will limit out-of-towners to a...

Shawe: Appeal remains alive in TransPerfect case

TransPerfect shareholder Shirley Shawe saw another Chancery Court  denial in an effort to seek  a shareholder meeting of  New York-based translation services company   TransPerfect. The ruling  was released on Tuesday. Shawe and her son Philip Shawe...

Denn won’t seek another term as state Attorney General

In an announcement that will send shockwaves through the Democratic Party, Attorney General Matt Denn announced he will not seek another term in 2018. The move could open the door to a Republican making a...

Temporary jump in gas prices from Harvey possible

Gas prices dipped a few  pennies last week, although Delaware  could see a spike from Hurricane Harvey.  Gas prices in the days ahead could potentially head  upward, as the Texas Gulf Coast, home to nearly...

Report indicates Delaware City refinery will run at reduced level

Reuters is reporting that the PBF Energy refinery in Delaware City will run at a reduced level due as repairs are made to a key unit. The news service, citing an unnamed source,  said the...

Update: Chili’s says hasta la vista to Concord Pike location

Northern Delaware will  be temporarily without a Chili’s Grill & Bar restaurant. A location on Concord Pike, next to the now-closed Romano’s Macaroni Grill, closed last week with its listing removed from the company’s...

Metro Diner sets its sights on Concord Pike, Middletown

After seeing strong business in the early going at its Ogletown location,  Metro Diner is setting its sights on two additional locations in northern Delaware. Managing partner of the Ogletown location Dae Chang said plans...

DuPont disruptor Peltz now has P&G in his sights

The man who helped bring  a new CEO to DuPont is hunting for bigger game. The Wall Street Journal (paywall) reported earlier in the year that Nelson Peltz  has  accumulated a reported $3 billion stake...

Update: Grocer Lidl makes more moves in Delaware

German supermarket chain Lidl has opened its first stores in Virginia and the Carolinas with other locations to follow in Delaware and Maryland. The company has built distribution centers in Virginia, North Carolina and in...