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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Peltz could snare a board seat at consumer products giant P&G

Did Nelson Peltz learn a lesson from DuPont? In his battle for a board seat at Procter & Gamble that could be decided today, Nelson Peltz may have learned a few lessons from his experience...
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Navient’s jump into online student lending

Good morning, News that Wilmington-based loan servicer Navient snapping up  online student lender Earnest ended up being upstaged. The announcement of the deal came at around the time the Pennsylvania Attorney General sued Navient over its...
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Undercover boss, right to work law and Sussex County

Good morning - An odd sort of story emerged this week from a site known as the Daily Signal. The piece reported that Anthony Wedo of Undercover Boss fame is backing a measure in Sussex...
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Cecil County’s successful job quest

Good morning, Over the years, I had a more than routine interest in neighboring Cecil County, MD. After all, I spent a good part of my career in Delaware, working for Chesapeake Publishing, a newspaper...
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Windpower working group comes at right time

Good morning, Gov. John Carney is fond of forming working groups on big issues. The groups typically feature legislators from both parties, a couple of experts and scattered other players from business and elsewhere. Some might...
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One chapter in the Wilmington Trust tragedy will play out in court

Good morning - After years of delays and speculation, the trial of Wilmington Trust executives will get underway. Barring some last-minute plea deal, a jury will decide whether the management practices of the bank rise...
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Memories of multimedia days

Good morning - News that WHYY sold its studio space in downtown Wilmington brought back some nice memories. (See story elsewhere in this newsletter). As a monthly business journal, the Delaware Business Ledger had only...
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State Treasurer’s newsletter is a must read

Good morning   -  I had been told more than a few times that the newsletter from State Treasurer Ken Simpler should be “must reading” for Delaware lawmakers. I would add the business community to...
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A new look for our newsletter

To our valued  readers, Today marks a new chapter for the DelawareBusinessNow.com’s   Email newsletter. Over the past four and a half-years, our digital business has moved from a weekly newspaper-style format with an Email newsletter cover...
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Our view: Zuck’s big adventure

Monday started out with news that Mark Zuckerberg would not be in Chancery Court after the social media giant faced decided not to issue a class of stock that would allow the Facebook CEO...