Daily Local News : Local Business News http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news en http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729856 PORTFOLIO: Dunkin' pushing cashiers to 'upsell' in afternoons http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/portfolio-dunkin-pushing-cashiers-upsell-afternoons/1 NEW YORK (AP) - If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or… Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:46:23 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140724/FINANCE01/140729860 DATEBOOK http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/datebook/1 Keller Williams Real Estate Exton's Client Appreciation Shredding Event is set for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in the office's parking lot at… Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:44:09 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140723/FINANCE01/140729893 Fenceworks Co. takes over Westwood's Garden Center site http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/fenceworks-co-takes-over-westwoods-garden-center-site/1 BIRMINGHAM - Fenceworks Co. is the new owner of the former Westwood's Garden Center and Brandywine River Nursery, just east of the train tracks on… Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:28:14 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729892 PORTFOLIO: IMF cuts forecast for US economic growth in 2014 http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/portfolio-imf-cuts-forecast-us-economic-growth-2014/1 WASHINGTON (AP) - The International Monetary Fund has shaved its forecast for U.S. economic growth this year, mostly because of a sharp contraction in the… Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:07:07 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140723/FINANCE01/140729894 CONSUMER REPORTS: Reorganize your refrigerator to keep food fresh http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/consumer-reports-reorganize-your-refrigerator-keep-food-fresh/1 Refrigerator manufacturers are making more freshness claims, notes Consumer Reports. For example, LG's Push & Seal Crisper Drawer is supposed to remove air with the… Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:06:15 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140722/NEWS/140729924 PORTFOLIO: DuPont 2Q profit climbs 3.9 percent http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/portfolio-dupont-2q-profit-climbs-39-percent/1 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - DuPont Co. on Tuesday reported net income that climbed by 3.9 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts' expectations. The… Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:41:10 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140722/FINANCE01/140729925 SMART MONEY: Homeowner feels trapped in declining neighborhood http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/smart-money-homeowner-feels-trapped-declining-neighborhood/1 DEAR BRUCE: When I purchased my house, this area was the most desirable place to live. After 15 years, the neighborhood is going down the… Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:41:10 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140721/NEWS/140729990 Wawa closing its original store http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/wawa-closing-its-original-store/1 RIDLEY TOWNSHIP - The Wawa on MacDade Boulevard and Swarthmore Avenue - the company's very first convenience store that opened 50 years ago - will… Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:33:17 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140721/FINANCE01/140729956 What happens to debts when you die? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/what-happens-debts-when-you-die/1 A question posed to "Elder Law Answers," a popular online elder law reference site, captioned "What Happens To Your Debts When You Die?" drew my… Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:06:15 EDT http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20140721/FINANCE01/140729976 Don't let back-to-school tasks sneak up on you http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/dont-let-back-school-tasks-sneak-you/1 Parents, if this is your first time at the back-to-school rodeo, let me share a few lessons my wife and I have learned the hard… Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:59:14 EDT