Food & Drink

Pepsi to lay off 80 to 100 workers, citing Philadelphia tax

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pepsi says slumping sales from Philadelphia's new sweetened-beverage tax are prompting layoffs of 80 to 100 workers at three distribution plants that serve the city. The company sent out notices Wednesday saying layoffs will occur at plants in north and south Philadelphia and in Wilmington, Delaware, The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/2m8IEDW) reported. Dave...