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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Economic Insights: The two tiered housing market

By John Stapleford Stapleford is president President, ECON First. He can be reached at john@econfirst.com ECON First provides web-based marketing strategies based upon economic analysis and web presence research While still 25% below its pre-recession peak,...

DelDOT assisting in Florida clean-up

A Delaware Department of Transportation  convoy is  in Tallahassee, Florida, to assist in the clean-up effort following Hurricane Irma.  Twenty five  maintenance & operations employees volunteered to deploy to Florida for up to 15 days to...

M&T announces contest that asks businesses to nominate worthy community groups

M&T Bank  announced the Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge. The Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge asks businesses to nominate an organization in their community that they support and that organization may become eligible to win...

Business people: Aug. 12, 2017

Rotary Club of Wilmington names leaders The Rotary Club of Wilmington announced new club leadership for their 2017-2018 year.  In July Samantha Diedrick Harris was inducted as the 104th president of the Rotary Club of Wilmington.   She has been...

Political leaders praise DowDuPont move to add more business to Delaware-based specialty products group

The state’s political leaders praised a move by DowDuPont to beef up the portfolio of its a Specialty Products segment that will be based in the Wilmington area. The announcement indicated that several former Dow...

Law firm that represents big media clients in 1st amendment cases merges with Ballard...

Ballard Spahr and Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, a well-known  First Amendment and media law boutique  — announced a merger, effective October 1. The firm,  which will retain the name Ballard Spahr, brings together two media...

DowDuPont business realignment moves more units to Delaware-based company

DowDuPont has altered the business mix for two of the three companies that will be spun off in the next year and a half. The move adds more businesses to a Wilmington-based specialty products...

New York Giants co-owner, hotel executive to speak at UD

Jonathan Tisch will visit the University of Delaware and share his knowledge  that came from his years as chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co, as co-owner of the New York Giants,  and...

Shawe files suit in federal court as flurry of litigation continues in TransPerfect sale...

TransPerfect co-CEO Philip Shawe has filed suit in U.S. District Court in New York State. Shawe is seeking relief from the actions of  TransPerfect custodian Robert Pincus. Pincus was appointed by Delaware Chancery Court to oversee...

Fed forecast sees another uptick in Delaware’s jobless rate

Delaware could see its unemployment rate continue to climb for the month of  August. A  forecast from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia indicates that the jobless rate in the first state could move up...