Business Reading List

Business Reading List

Woman arrested following the carjacking of two vehicles and the death of a pedestrian during the incident. Another pedestrian was struck but was not seriously injured.(CBS3 The unintended side effect of parental leave legislation. (Delaware Business Magazine) Conspiracy theories surface on social media claiming that President Biden forced gas prices up so more people would buy electric cars. (Associated Press) Oligarch...

Stock market down 200 points despite strong earnings reports. (CNBC)  

University of Pennsylvania professor says it is hard to justify the hybrid college experience of combining online classes while staying in or around the campus. (WHYY)   Delawareans have mixed feelings about holding the State Fair during the time of Covid-19. (Milford Live)   Arizona and Delaware are the only states seeing a decline in Covid-19 cases and the First...

Rudy Marine  opens sales and service location in Dagsboro. (Cape Gazette)   Taco war on Newark’s Main Street claims California Tortilla as the restaurant closes its doors. The pioneer in fast-Mex faced competition from Qdoba, Chipotle. (Newark Post)   Biden’s failed energy plan cobbled together after pressure from the left.  (Opinion – Caesar Rodney Institute)   DowDuPont spin-out Corteva commits to  keeping...

Sussex County resident wants  to make trips to the beach earlier with new beach carrier invention. (Delaware Public Media)   Senate Republicans hope Trump can get deal  on Mexican tariffs. Otherwise, they may attempt to block the order, due to fears of damage to the economy. Chances of overriding a  Trump veto are fairly low. (CNBC)   Flower delivery mainstay, FTD  files...

Former Wilmington Trust office at Park ‘N Shop Shopping Center comes down to make way for apartments and retail space. (Newark Post)   In  suburban Philadelphia and other areas of Pennsylvania, communities are moving away from dry laws that ban bars. (Morning Call)   Do these five spots  have the best tacos in town. (Town Square Delaware)   The best low-calorie...

Online giant Amazon is poised to undertake a long-fear purge of smaller suppliers. (Bloomberg)   The uncounted,  unseen toll from America’s Wars. (Axios)     Need to develop vehicles of the future - including electric models - drives Fiat Chrysler to go after Renault. (CNN)   How a recent UD grad’s chicken and waffle  cone creation with a bow to his alma mater...

 The U.S. Treasury Department issues pension rules  that open the door to companies coming up with  lump sum payments, rather than annuities that are paid out monthly. The Obama administration had discouraged the lump sum payments,  fearing that people  could fall victim to scams and other activities(Fox Business) Dagsboro’s Council approves amendments that clear the way for the...

Neighbors voiced their concerns  at an information meeting regarding Incyte’s expansion project near its current campus on Augustine Cutoff just outside Wilmington. The pharmaceutical company says it needs the space to accommodate researchers and staff who are now located in leased space at the DuPont Experimental Station and across the line in Pennsylvania. Residents questioned drainage, traffic, blasting...

Army Reserve plans building in Newark  that would replace downstate Delaware sites.(Newark Post) Planners approve hotel, retail, residential development at Coastal Station site near Rehoboth. (Cape Gazette) 21-year-old candidate for Newark mayor hopes to ride the wave of student outrage over recently passed party ordinance that could affect get-togethers of as few as four people. (Town Square Delaware) ...

 Judge rejects Rehoboth Beach’s  motion in Beachwalk development case at the current site of a shopping center. (Cape Gazette) New Castle County Council  votes to begin groundwork in the event that a reassessment of property is ordered. (Delaware Public Media)  New Castle County kicks off effort to find census workers in a tight labor market. (WHYY)  Mexico’s ambassador...

Next wave of department store closings could hit Delaware Valley hard.(Bisnow) Axe throwing entertainment business opens in Pencader business park south of Newark.(Newark  Post) County takeover of Rehoboth wastewater plant on hold  (Cape Gazette) Delaware Bay’s crab stock keeps growing, but is it only a temporary phenomenon. (Delaware State News) Facebook’s  profit hits a record.(CNBC)

Lani Schweiger spreads the word on downtown Wilmington’s offerings.(NewMarketWilm)  Suburban Philadelphia and north Wilmington are now  places that elect Democrats.(Philly.com)  In a column posted  by Town Square Delaware, Republican State Treasurer Ken Simpler talks about the blue wave and record turnaround that sunk his reelection effort. Iconic toy store FAO Schwartz returns, this time in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. (LoHud)

West Rehoboth has a new gun shop. Cape Gazette, publisher Dennis Forney’s  Barefootin’ column reports the owner sees a “different time now.” Taylor Swift makes more money by not selling out her shows and letting fans, rather than scalpers get tickets. The strategy also ensures that a larger piece of her fan base can  buy tickets.  (Quartz) Comcast declares gig...

 Delaware researchers get more federal funding for water quality solutions.(Delaware Public Media) Heated fountain too!  Mixed use project with plaza and year-around  fountain gets OK from West Chester planners. (Daily Local News) Top MBA schools like Stanford and Harvard see admissions decline for first time in years. (Fox Business) Win some lose some. Amazon workers lose monthly bonuses...