Yes, it’s OK to use cash again

Do we really need to be concerned about getting coronavirus from cash? Probably not. And a lot of people need to use it. Here are the facts.

Target shoppers can now make reservations to avoid holiday crowds

During the holidays, shoppers can visit Target.com/line to see if there is a line outside their local store and reserve a spot. They'll be notified when it's their turn to shop.

Target shoppers can now make reservations to avoid holiday crowds

During the holidays, shoppers can visit Target.com/line to see if there is a line outside their local store and reserve a spot. They'll be notified when it's their turn to shop.

Ovens, dishwashers and washing machines are failing as never before. But there’s nobody to fix them.

Appliance repair technicians are seeing explosive demand for their services as families adjust to living at home 24/7, sometimes with adult children, elderly parents or in-laws.

Ovens, dishwashers and washing machines are failing as never before. But there’s nobody to fix them.

Appliance repair technicians are seeing explosive demand for their services as families adjust to living at home 24/7, sometimes with adult children, elderly parents or in-laws.

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Frenzied shoppers followed Bimbo trucks to buy bread early in the pandemic. Sales are still up as COVID-19 grinds on.

Horsham-based Bimbo Bakeries USA is seeing growth for its brands, which include Arnold, Entenmann's, Lender's, Sara Lee, Stroehmann, and Thomas' English muffins.
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Frenzied shoppers followed Bimbo trucks to buy bread early in the pandemic. Sales are still up as COVID-19 grinds on.

Horsham-based Bimbo Bakeries USA is seeing growth for its brands, which include Arnold, Entenmann's, Lender's, Sara Lee, Stroehmann, and Thomas' English muffins.
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Is your small business eligible for PPP forgiveness? Here’s why you may want to wait

The promise of a new stimulus bill, low interest rates, and long grace periods make applying for forgiveness sometime in 2021 the better option.

Pandemic demand challenges Pennsylvania’s dog industry and oversight

As people nationwide hanker after dogs during the coronavirus pandemic, Pennsylvania's Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement is struggling with a critically low budget.

SBA loan forgiveness prompts relief, but also confusion about timeline and rules

But business owners may want to wait and see before applying for loan forgiveness by the Oct. 31 deadline.

Comcast to give $10,000 grants and make free commercials for small businesses harmed by COVID-19

The Philadelphia media giant said it plans to help thousands of businesses over the next three years, especially Black-owned firms that have suffered the most during the pandemic.

The perfect hospital coat should be anti-microbial, reusable and stylish. Philly’s AmorSui has just the thing.

The Center City company has added face masks to its line and will soon add a hijab, or face covering.

Philly’s jazz community improvising to deal with COVID-19

Philadelphia's jazz player and impresarios are finding ways to create safe places for scat.

Large majority favors New Jersey marijuana legalization, according to poll

The poll, conducted by Fairleigh Dickenson University, shows 2-1 support for the ballot measure.

JPMorgan pledges $5 million to help diverse Philly workers and businesses

JPMorgan Chase, America’s biggest bank by assets, said it will give $5 million to help connect diverse Philadelphia workers and businesses with well-paying construction jobs and contracts.

U.S. economy rebounding but won’t come back fully until 2023, Philly Fed president Pat Harker says

The good news is the economy “has rebounded faster than many of us had projected,” he said.

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Hundreds of Pa. child-care centers have closed, and some fear it will get worse

Federal coronavirus relief money made a big difference in Pennsylvania, but as it dries up, a second wave of closures could be coming.

Why health savings accounts are a smart option for small businesses and workers

There are more healthcare options for small employers and the best approach is pass these options down to your employees. “Offer multiple plans,” an expert says. And include an HSA plan in the mix.

How corporate well-being programs can help employees — and boost profits, too

More firms are investing in well-being programs to boost productivity and help employees strike a work/life balance.

U.S. jobs rose less than forecast in September as economic rebound downshifted

The report, the last before November's presidential election, reflects a sizable decline in local education jobs, while gains in retail and temporary workers slowed.

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U.S. retail sales climbed in September, topping estimates

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