PIMPIN’ AIN’T EASY: Richest Man In Town In Dispute

homerrichmargegogo.gifINQUIRER: Josh Kopelman doesn’t seem to agree. A book titled The Richest Man in Town calls the young enterpreneur/venture capitalist the wealthiest self-made person in Philadelphia. But Kopelman hated the title, said author W. Randall Jones, who traveled to 100 U.S. cities and towns to compile the collection of business wisdom, published last month by Hatchett Book Group. “He was very upset with me,” said Jones. Perhaps the reason was that others, like Richard Hayne, founder of Urban Outfitters, have better claim to the title. Hayne has been on Forbes’ billionaire list several times, but was one of dozens who dropped off because of stock-price declines. Still, in Urban Outfitters stock alone, Hayne is worth more than $700 million, based on yesterday’s market price. MORE

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