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Decon First report offers mixed outlook on economy

Courtesy of DECON First Delaware is into its 34th month of positive year over year gains in employment. The over 6,500 net jobs added over the past 12 months amounts to a healthy 1.6% growth...
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Kitchen store changes name, announces move to Philly

Pro Kitchen Gear  announced a new name  and a decision to move their retail location to Philadelphia. The new name of Kitchen Culture  came after  feedback from the  current customer base that indicated the Pro...
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Royal Farms opens ‘green’ store in Bear

Royal Farms marked the opening of a new store in Bear with the announcement of a program that will use oil from one of its popular menu items. At a ribbon cutting ceremony,   Royal...
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Newsworks Speakeasy: Questions linger about Del. State Chamber chief’s exit

The abrupt departure of Joan Verplanck from the top post at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce remains a hot topic at business get-togethers and quick cups of coffee. Notes have been compared and possible explanations have been offered. The talk…
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Highmark: Keep paying premium to keep individual health policies in place

Highmark Delaware, the state's largest health insurer,  is telling customers receiving cancellation notices to simply keep making their payments to ensure that coverage continues. Individual policies were canceled that did not meet the expanded coverage...
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Power restored at smaller stores at Christiana Mall after brief outage

Christiana Mall ended up with a truly Black Friday with some stores lacking power. Power was restored around 11 a.m., the mall reported on its Facebook page. Anchor stores, .JCPenney, Target, Nordstrom, Macy's and about 30 additional stores had electricity,...
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New Castle County kicks off economic development plan effort

New Castle County County Executive Tom Gordon   kicked off New Castle County 2025,  an economic development plan. "Delaware has been dealt a nasty blow in the last 15 years,”   Gordon said. “While we...
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Business people, Nov. 20-27 2013

Owens takes small business banking post Bank of America announced that Bill Owens has been appointed Small Business Banker for Delaware. He will provide personalized attention to small business owners by spending time with them at...
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(Gallery) Mayor Funk honored by Downtown Newark Partnership

The Downtown Newark Partnership marked its 15th year and honored  recently retired Mayor Vance Funk. More than 120  attended the event at the Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware. During Funk’s time as mayor, Newark...
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Monro buying Carl King Tire

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. is buying  a half dozen Carl King tire shops, in downstate Delaware and Maryland, according to industry publication Tire Business. Monro has been adding to its chain of stores that operate...