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 >> Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, the latest sign that low mortgage rates and a solid job market are helping support the residential real estate market.New-home sales jumped 12.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 654,000 annual units, the strongest level s […]
NEW YORK >> Best Buy's profit jumped 21 percent as the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer increased sales online and tried to create a better shopping experience in the stores while it also cut costs.Its shares soared 19 percent after the company said online sale rose 24 percent to $835 million, a beacon for investors who have wat […]
By Anne D'Innocenzio and Joseph Pisani The Associated Press
Limerick >> The Victory Bank has added two new members to its retail team -- Warren Major and Stephanie Frederick. Major holds an Associate of Science degree in the recording arts as well as a Bachelor of Music Business from Full Sail University in Orlando, Fla. There, Major was awarded first place, out of 250 students, in the producer showcase for pro […]