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Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Slight majority of Delaware employees OK with working from home on permanent basis

A survey from a  workplace social network indicates that a slight majority of Delaware employees want to work from home from now on. A report from  Fishbowl  indicates that a total of 131 employees responded...
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Perdue hosts virtual town halls in Georgetown, other areas where it operates

Perdue held  virtual town hall webinars in Georgetown and other areas where it has operations. Invited were local community leaders including pastors, healthcare professionals, elected officials, civic organizations, and others. During the meetings, members of the local...
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Pier One seeking Bankruptcy Court OK to close all stores

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. announced that it has filed a motion seeking Bankruptcy Court approval to begin a  wind-down of the company‚Äôs retail operations. Pier 1 has stores in Christiana, north Wilmington, Dover, and Rehoboth...
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Delaware City refinery owner sees stock jump despite $1.4 billion operating loss in...

  Delaware City refinery owner PBF Energy posted a nearly $1.4 billion loss from operations but saw its stock rise 20 percent as results were better than expected. The refiner saw crude oil prices and demand...
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JC Penney files for bankruptcy protection, with store closing news to follow

J.C. Penney Co., Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 protection as it undergoes a restructuring that will include store closings and determining if a buyer can be found. The company operates stores at Dover Mall,...
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Chesapeake Utilities earnings flat in first quarter

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover, reported flat earnings during the first quarter. Net income for the quarter ended March 31, was $28.9 million, compared to $28.7 million for the same quarter of 2019. Revenues neared $153...
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CSC opens fund services office in Ireland

CSC announced its Fund Services expansion into Ireland as part of its long-term strategy to provide global clients access to its suite of fund administration, capital markets, and depositary services. CSC is headquartered near...
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Prosperity Partnership survey: Clock ticking for many businesses facing steep sales declines

Payroll Protection Program saves 2,400 jobs A statewide COVID-19 business survey taken three times to date  by Delaware Prosperity Partnership shows many employers facing a grim future. The third round of the Delaware business COVID-19 response...
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Coons joins other senators in seeking federal assistance for poultry growers, industry

U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), co-chairs of the Senate Chicken Caucus, have written  a letter to the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) highlighting the severe impacts of COVID-19 on...
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Hospitalizations decline as coronavirus death toll rises to 177

Delaware deaths related to coronavirus rose by nine as hospitalizations declined in the Sunday report  from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The number of people testing positive rose by fewer than 200. Health officials...