Ben Franklin approves investments
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvanias (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors approved the investment of $599,800 in support of regional economic development. The investments are with seven early-stage technology companies and two established manufacturers. rn r
Year end income increases slighlty at VIST Financial
WYOMISSING, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIST Financial Corp. ("Company") (Nasdaq: VIST) reported net income for the twelve months ended December 31, 2009 of $566,000, a 0.2% increase over a net income of $565,000 for the same period in 2008.
How-To Guide 2010
How To Do Just About Anything In Business
Understanding supply chain crucial for e-commerce success
If ever there were a time for a business to get a better understanding of supply chain management, it is now. With e-commerce expected to grow 15 percent to 20 percent in 2019, companies need to know how to get their products into the hands of consumers faster and more efficiently.
SBA loans in Eastern Pa. increase in $ value
PHILADELPHIA, PA The dollar value and number of SBA 7(a) and 504 loans in Eastern Pennsylvania rose during the first 3 months of Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 over the same period in FY09, 187% and 78% respectively. Moreover, FY10 SBA loan values exceed loan values reported for the same time period in each of the last five years, and are just 2% below FY05 which was the highest level ever reported.
January 11, 2010
Bon-Ton sales down, exceed expectations
YORK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) today announced comparable store sales for the five weeks ended January 2, 2010 decreased 2.6%. Total sales for the five weeks decreased 3.0% to $511.1 million compared with $527.2 million for the prior year period.rnr
Pocono vacation bureau to reorganize, layoff COO
In light of changing trends in the hospitality industry, as well as challenging economic times, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureaus (PMVB) Executive Committee approved a re-organization plan that will be implemented on February 1, 2010 and reflected in the organizations revised fiscal year 2009-2010 budget.rn r