Thanks to tax incentives, Philadelphia-based retailer Urban Outfitters is planning an expansion that could add a couple of thousand jobs at the Philadelphia navy yard complex.
The U.S. District Court in Albuquerque agreed that the case would move along quicker in Pennsylvania. But it said that a change of venue merely would shift inconvenience to the Navajo Nation.
The Philadelphia based retailer has opted to produce a unique holiday candle that is reminiscent of the famous “LOVE Statue.” The candle features the F word in place of the LOVE.
Urban Outfitters targets a diverse market in its advertising but not in its board of directors. Some shareholders would like to change that.
“Even in these tough and challenging economic times — and certainly the orchestra has been hit in many ways by this tough economy — they still want to bring the music to the people,” said Mayor Michael Nutter.
Chris reviews Sarah Palin’s tour stop at the Liberty Bell, inspects the discrimination lawsuit filed by former waitresses at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City and talks to Phillies Play-By-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about the series against the Nationals and Cliff Lee’s recent struggles.
A measure calling on retailer Urban Outfitters to consider including women and minorities on the company’s corporate board was defeated by shareholders during the annual meeting of the South Philadelphia-based company.
When Urban Outfitters conducts its annual meeting in Philadelphia on Tuesday, a proposal is before shareholders to diversify its corporate board.
The Philadelphia Navy Yard has gone from hard times to boom times and there’s more to come.
With word that GlaxoSmithKline will pack up its downtown offices and move to the Navy Yard at the end of next year, there are new worries about the office market in Center City.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter praised the home-grown company for its decision to grow its operations at the former Navy Yard.
Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters is preparing to add 1,000 jobs as part of an expansion in its Philadelphia hometown.