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Local Leaders Confident Heinz Will Stay In Pittsburgh, Prosper

How will the new mega-company, formed by the merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods, affect our region?

03/25/2015

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H.J. Heinz Buying Kraft In Deal To Create Food Giant

H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods Group Inc., creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America.

03/25/2015

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Harsh Winter Weather Taking A Toll On Local Businesses

The bitter cold has put a pinch on some businesses, and Saturday’s snow has them wondering how many people will venture out.

02/20/2015

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Nearly 40 Percent Of Wal-Mart’s US Workers To Get Pay Raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs.

02/19/2015

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Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion

The rapidly changing tools of the work place and the way we shop has led to another major consolidation in the retail office supply business as Staples announced the $6 billion acquisition of rival Office Depot.

02/04/2015

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Slowdown In Natural Gas Production Bringing About Significant Layoffs

Falling natural gas prices have been a boon to consumers, especially here in western Pennsylvania where Marcellus natural gas is plentiful and cheap.

01/23/2015

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Local Woman’s “Another Mother” Business Catching On, Expanding

A local woman has come up with an idea that appears to be catching on.

01/16/2015

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Bottom Dollar Closes For Good In Pittsburgh

All 66 Bottom Dollar stores are now officially closed, including the 20 stores here in Pittsburgh.

01/13/2015

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Strip District Restaurant To Institute “No Tipping” Policy

Tucked into an old fire station in the Strip District, Bar Marco prides itself on doing things differently.

01/07/2015

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New Additions To Restaurant Week Hoping For Boost In Business

Asiago’s is one of the new additions to Pittsburgh Restaurant Week, which begins Monday.

01/07/2015

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Hello Bistro Another Example Of Company Spin-Offs To Attract Customers

The corner at Forbes and Wood, Downtown, was once home to a Stouffer’s restaurant and later a McDonald’s.

12/09/2014

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Fayette Co. Business Destroyed By Fire

Fire departments from two counties responded to a fire at a Fayette County business Monday night.

12/02/2014

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Some, But Not All Stores, To Open On Thanksgiving

With many local shopping malls opening up at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving night, some shoppers have strong reactions.

11/26/2014

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Bottom Dollar Sold To Aldi, All 20 Pittsburgh Stores Closing

The company who owns Bottom Dollar Food has sold the discount grocery chain to Aldi Inc.

11/06/2014

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data, Lawsuit Filed

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video.

10/28/2014

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