Apr 3, 2009

Rite Aid same-store sales fall 0.7 percent in March

Rite Aid Corp. today announced same-store sales decreased
0.7 percent in March compared with the year-ago period. Same-store sales are
sales at stores open at least a year.

Apr 3, 2009

Rite Aid to close Georgia distribution center, cut 297 jobs

Rite Aid Corp. today announced it will close a distribution
center in Newman, Ga. by the end of September.

Apr 3, 2009

Rite Aid reports net loss for Q4, fiscal 2009 year

Rite Aid Corp. today announced a net loss of $2.3 billion,
or $2.67 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter that ended Feb. 28.

Apr 3, 2009

Entertainment venues push through difficult times

Lights, sound equipment, disco ball, stage.

Apr 3, 2009

Editorial: The bottom: Are we there yet?

A string of good days on Wall Street and progress in strong
key economic indicators could be a harbinger that a haggard economy may be
catching its breath.

Apr 2, 2009

Highmark’s 2008 earnings dip by $281M (updated)

Propelled by a steep drop in investment income, Highmark
Inc.’s earnings fell $281.3 million, to $94.1 million, last year versus 2007,
the company announced today.

Apr 2, 2009

Gov. Rendell names chief accountability officer

Gov. Ed Rendell yesterday named Ronald J. Naples chairman of
the Governor’s Working Group for Stimulus Accountability and chief
accountability officer for the $16 billion the state will receive in federal
stimulus money.

Apr 2, 2009

Tower-Graystone deal completed

Tower Bancorp Inc. completed its merger with Graystone
Financial Corp.

Apr 2, 2009

BLOG UPDATE: the gadget cube

Skype app for iPhone

Skype introduced its iPhone app Tuesday, and I am remiss that I have yet to try it.

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Apr 1, 2009

Mid Penn Bank names CFO

Millersburg-based Mid Penn Bank named Edward P. Williams
senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Apr 1, 2009

Lancaster chamber launching two green-certification programs

It isn’t easy being green, a famous frog once said, but two
new programs from the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry aim to help
area businesses do just that.

Mar 31, 2009

Johnson Controls to shut 10 plants, restructure

Johnson Controls Inc., the Milwaukee-based manufacturer
with operations in York
County, today announced
it will close 10 factories as part of a restructuring plan to save the company
about $200 million this year.