Lab supplier acquires instrument manufacturer

Laboratory products supplier VWR of Radnor has acquired an analytical instruments company. John George Senior Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ VWR, a global laboratory products supplier based In Radnor, Pa., has acquired Hichrom Ltd. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hichrom, based in Reading, England, is a 37-year-old manufacturer and […]

Comcast plans to overhaul customer service, hire 5,500

Comcast has invested heavily in its retail experience, redesigning all of its stores. 15 photos Dan Norton Special Projects Producer- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter Dealing with seemingly endless criticism of its customer service, Comcast announced a multiyear plan Tuesday to revamp the system. The Philadelphia-based media giant will create more than 5,500 customer […]

Vanguard unveils personal advisory service with lower minimum account size

Vanguard Group CEO William McNabb rolled out the investment management firm’s hybrid automated-human advisory service it has been testing for the past two years and lowered the minimum account from $100,000 to $50,000. 15 photos Jeff Blumenthal Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+  |  LinkedIn Vanguard Group has unveiled the hybrid automated-human […]

Atlantic County tech company comes west, holding job fair for new office

Galloway, N.J.-based Linode, which offers cloud-server hosting and support for web developers, wants to hire as many as 35 customer service reps this year for its new Haddonfield location. It will be holding a job fair Thursday and Friday to fill the openings. Jeff Blumenthal Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+  |  […]

You won’t have any trouble getting Phillies tickets

Packed houses at the Phillies’ 43,500-seat Citizens Bank Park are a thing of the past. One month into the season, attendance is on its lowest pace since 2002. 15 photos Jeff Blumenthal Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+  |  LinkedIn The Phillies are on pace to lose 100 games so naturally attendance […]

Wanted: Suspect for Abduction/Sexual Assault in the 26th District [VIDEO]

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a sexual assault in Fishtown. On Friday, May 1, 2015, at 5:30 am, the victim, a 22 year-old female, was walking east on the 2000 block of East York Street when she was approached […]

Wanted: Suspect for Theft From Auto in the 39th District [VIDEO]

Northwest Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a theft from auto in East Falls. On May 5, 2015, at 12:18 pm, the complainant, a 43 year-old male, was making a delivery at a Rite Aid located at 3601 Midvale Avenue. After several minutes inside the Rite Aid and upon […]

Williams, Phillies wrap up road trip vs. Braves

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Goodell Honors Member Of 1960 Title Team

Goodell’s act of kindness surprises Jamestown pub owner – http://t.co/siDnWVMP2O http://t.co/pHTUEnFmba — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) May 5, 2015 Jim McCusker (No, 75 in the picture above) was a starting tackle for the Eagles’ 1960 NFL Championship team. He passed away earlier this year at the age of 78. McCusker spent four seasons with the Eagles from 1959-62 […]