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Rite Aid reports strong June sales

Rite Aid reports strong June sales

Harrisburg News owner: Hudson merger about protecting the company

Harrisburg News owner: Hudson merger about protecting the company

Snyder's-Lance moves to cut costs following sale, acquisition

Snyder's-Lance moves to cut costs following sale, acquisition

Marketing & Advertising News

Harrisburg News owner: Hudson merger about protecting the company

Steven Etter was hoping to avoid that letter to his regional partners — the one that says Harrisburg News Co. is joining forces with another distribution company. Read More »»

Snyder's-Lance moves to cut costs following sale, acquisition

Snyder's-Lance is looking at “operational initiatives and headcount reductions” to offset stranded costs that came from the sale of its private-brand business and a shift toward “better for you” snacks. Read More »»

Pizza Boy turns to Westy's for distribution deal

Pizza Boy Brewing Co. has signed its first distribution deal, with Westy's Beer Distributor Inc. announcing it will distribute the Hampden Township company's product. Read More »»

Lancaster County-based Conestoga Wood wins on contraceptive mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that closely held for-profit companies like Conestoga Wood and Hobby Lobby cannot be required to provide contraceptive coverage. Read More »»

premium content Newsmakers: Retail

Business featured this week: Royer's Flowers & Gifts Read More »»

premium content Where are advertising dollars being spent in the digital age? That depends

With all the changes in media since the turn of the century, it's natural for advertising firms to change how they steer clients' campaign budgets. Read More »»

premium content Security window company tries changing up the pitch

Harmony Security Products Inc. is trying a new pitch. Read More »»

premium content B2B brand loyalty: How do you build it today?

Continuity and consistency are critical to building brand loyalty — maybe even more so if you're a business selling to another business. Read More »»

Tribune Broadcasting names Fox43 general manager

Tribune Broadcasting Co., a subsidiary of the Chicago-based Tribune Co., has named Chris Topf as vice president and general manager of WPMT-TV (Fox43) in York Township. Read More »»

premium content The Whiteboard: California Chrome gives insight into trademarking a brand the right way

If there's a truism in building brands, it's that brands are built over time, not overnight. But there are occasional exceptions, as was almost demonstrated with the racehorse California Chrome (and Smarty Jones in 2004). Read More »»

Former KClinger's Tavern on auction block again

A once-popular Poplar Street tavern in Hanover is being auctioned again after the winner of the last auction in February defaulted. Read More »»

Harrisburg News Co. merging with Hudson News Distributors

The Harrisburg News Co. is merging with New Jersey-based Hudson News Distributors LLC, effective June 30, according to a letter sent late last week to suppliers of the Lower Paxton Township-based wholesale distributor. Read More »»

Cumberland Drive-In converts to digital projection system

The Cumberland Drive-In in Penn Township will show its first movies on a new digital projection system this weekend. Read More »»

Harrisburg Mall to expand with 10,400-square-foot building

Harrisburg Mall owners are putting the finishing touches on a plan for a 10,400-square-foot "outbuilding" in the mall's massive parking lot. Read More »»

Sinclair Broadcast Group selling abc27

Maryland-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has entered into an agreement to sell WHTM-TV (abc27) to Media General Inc. as part of a two-station deal worth $97.4 million, the company announced today. Read More »»

North Hanover Mall under contract

The owner of the North Hanover Mall has entered a sales agreement to sell the York County property. Read More »»


Industries featured this week: Associations, banking and finance, designations, nonprofits, real estate, technology Read More »»

Midstate Stock Report, Round 3: Companies making money

While the two previous rounds of our Midstate Stock Report analysis had definite themes in the companies we chose to analyze, this one does not. Read More »»

Rite Aid reports 55 percent Q1 income decline

Cumberland County-based drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. reported a 55 percent drop today in first-quarter net income. Read More »»

Compatible industries help DavCo develop

DavCo Advertising Inc. in Paradise Township, Lancaster County, gives visitors a lot to look at. Read More »»


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