After 28 events since October 2010, the Positively Pottstown Happy Hour is taking a break! These mostly-monthly gatherings showcased local businesses, arts organizations, bakers, restaurants, and caterers and brought people together for networking. I have a feeling it won't be too long before we're all getting together again... in the meantime, be well and buy local!
WASHINGTON >> U.S. factories were a little less busy last month.The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index slipped to 52.7 last month from 53.5 in June. Economists had expected the index to remain unchanged. Any reading above 50 indicates growth.The index had risen in May and June before slipping last month.
Pricey specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal and top analyst expectations in the second quarter.But the nation's second-largest drugstore chain also narrowed its full-year earnings outlook and issued a third-quarter forecast that fell short of Wall Street's expectations.
WEST WHITELAND >> The owner of the Exton Square Mall confirmed a Whole Foods Market will open on the property at routes 100 and 30.Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, or PREIT, put out a statement on its website Monday identifying Whole Foods as the organic grocer it said last week would be coming to the mall.
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