Category Archives: Business News

Conshohocken’s Borough Council Doesn’t Act on Medical Marijuana Ordinance

March 23, 2017

As we reported, there was an agenda item involving the advertising of an ordinance to allow for medical marijuana to be cultivated and sold in the Borough was under consideration at the March 15th meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council. When the item came up during the meeting it was stated that the Borough’s solicitor had advised that the item not […]

Michael Rubin’s Episode of Undercover Boss

March 22, 2017

Earlier today we shared with you that Lafayette Hill native and current CEO of Conshohocken-based Kynetic made Forbes’ list of the richest people in the world. Someone in the comments mentioned that Rubin had been on CBS’ Undercover Boss when he was CEO of GSI Commerce. We went and found a couple clips from the show. Watch below:

Lafayette Hill Native and Conshohocken CEO Makes Forbes’ Richest List

March 22, 2017

Bill Gates topped Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest people with a sweet fortune worth $86 billion. A Lafayette Hill native and current CEO of Conshohocken-based Kynetic, Michael Rubin, made the list. Rubin placed 896 with $2.3 billion. If you live down by the river in Conshy and wonder who is always coming and going in the big helicopter, that […]

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AssuredPartners Buys Conshohocken-Based Brokerage M.F. Irvine

March 21, 2017

AssuredPartners, Inc. announced yesterday the acquisition of Conshohocken-based M.F. Irvine Companies. Over the last 25 years, M.F. Irvine has provided business solution offerings for employee benefits insurance and risk management services to organizations throughout the United States. The team will continue operations under the leadership of CEO Michael Irvine. “Joining AssuredPartners was a very thoughtful process, that ultimately yielded the […]

Conshohocken’s Borough Council to Vote to Advertise Medical Marijuana Ordinance

March 15, 2017

Conshohocken’s Borough Council meets on Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. and on the agenda is whether to authorize an advertisement for an ordinance that will medical marijuana growing operations and dispensaries in the Borough. During the meeting earlier in the month the discussion was that the growing operations would be allowed in the Limited Industrial District, which exists along […]

Conshohocken Brewing Now Distributed by Penn and Gretz

March 7, 2017

As of yesterday, Penn Beer and Gretz Beer are distributing the beers offered by Conshohocken Brewing Co. Since its inception, Conshohocken Brewing as been distributing its beer on its own. One of the partners in Conshohocken Brewing, Ken Buonocore, shared the following: “We are excited to partner with Penn and Gretz to immediately increase our distribution footprint.  After three years of […]

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Spends $7 Million on Upgrading Plymouth Meeting Location

March 6, 2017

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia West part is putting the finishing touches on a $7 million hotel transformation project, which includes a complete renovation of the all guest rooms, meeting space, the Atrium Bar & Lounge, the Brandywine Restaurant and lobby. The hotel is located at 640 Fountain Road in Plymouth Meeting “Our commitment to listening to our loyal […]

Governor Wolf Visits Accolade in Plymouth Meeting for Jobs Announcement

March 3, 2017

Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf visited Accolade, a consumer healthcare engagement company, to help announce the company’s plans to expand its headquarters in Plymouth Meeting and create 250 new, full-time jobs. While on site, the governor toured the facility and hosted an employee roundtable to discuss his budget investments in job creation, economic development, and growing the middle-class. “Accolade’s decision to […]

Delivery Dudes Now Partnering With MoreThanTheCurve.com for Restaurant Delivery in Greater Conshohocken Area

March 1, 2017

Delivery Dudes is MoreThanTheCurve.com’s new partner in the food delivery business. Delivery Dudes has already been delivering orders placed through MoreThanTheCurve.com for a few months, but the orders were processed by another company. MoreThanTheCurve.com is now working directly with Delivery Dudes to offer a great variety of delivery options from fast food to higher end fare. There are 25 options […]

West Conshohocken’s ASTM International Moves to Develop Cannabis Standards

March 1, 2017

Pending approval from its board of directors, West Conshohocken-based ASTM International announced yesterday the launch of a new committee focused on creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes. Yesterday, about 60 industry representatives, associations, and others convened at ASTM International’s global headquarters in West Conshy and decided to create a volunteer committee on cannabis (to […]