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 Tom Dougherty, director of marketing for PPG architectural coatings, talks Tuesday in the newly opened PPG Paint store in Ross. In total, the company now owns 16 stores in the Pittsburgh are and 630 nationwide. a talks in the newly opened PPG Paints store in Ross Twps. PPG is holding an open house for one of its newly rebranded consumer paints stores in North Hills. Last year, PPG bought local paint dealers Masterwork and Westmoreland Supply and will now have company-owned stores in the headquarters market 635 stores nation wide. digital image dsc0454 slug --- 20150728dsPPGPaintsBiz01.jpg
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Tom Dougherty, director of marketing for PPG architectural coatings, talks Tuesday in the newly opened PPG Paint store in Ross. In total, the company now owns 16 stores in the Pittsburgh are and 630 nationwide. a talks in the newly opened PPG Paints store in Ross Twps. PPG is holding an open house for one of its newly rebranded consumer paints stores in North Hills. Last year, PPG bought local paint dealers Masterwork and Westmoreland Supply and will now have company-owned stores in the headquarters market 635 stores nation wide. digital image dsc0454 slug --- 20150728dsPPGPaintsBiz01.jpg

PPG rolls out rebranded paint stores, uses Pittsburgh as pilot market

With 16 PPG Paints stores and a new brand campaign, the coatings giant wants to seal its position as the hometown paint supplier.


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US Airways operations center in Moon to close in late August

As part of the merger with US Airways, American Airlines is shutting down the flight control center that employs 650.



Report: Pennsylvania electric market grows as customer base shrinks

An annual scorecard ranks states and Canadian provinces with the most active retail electricity markets.



Consol Energy widens loss, cuts spending

The oil, gas, and coal company warned investors it would post a loss for the second quarter, bemoaning low commodity prices.



Pittsburgh region sees fewer new jobs than normal in adjusted rate

The drop in the Pittsburgh region can be attributed mostly to people leaving the labor force.



Rebranding ‘not just for the big guys’

Midsize firms should center on a unified message that sets the firm apart from its competition.


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U.S. Steel, 4 other producers file trade complaints over steel imports

The trade cases were filed by U.S. Steel, AK Steel, Nucor, Steel Dynamics and Arcelor Mittal.



Supervalu may spin off Save-A-Lot division

Grocery distributor says its discount grocery operation and its independent grocers may be helped by separating the businesses.


 

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Range Resources Corp. reports loss

The company has cut its rig count from 15 to 10 since the beginning of this year, and expects to further trim that to six, while still



Toshiba downplayed Westinghouse losses

The nuclear company’s Japanese parent used its own, lower figures for cost overruns at a Westinghouse project, revising the company’s


 

Business of Health


Teva drops bid for Mylan, buys Allergan's generics unit

Mylan plans to continue pressing ahead with its own unsolicited effort to buy over-the-counter drug specialist Perrigo.



Broken water line repaired at Allegheny General Hospital

The hospital implemented its Emergency Operations Plan after the broken line caused water to flow into several elevator shafts and a


 



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