Lehigh Valley Business LVB Business News http://www.lvb.com LVB News Business News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:47:36 EST Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:47:36 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119915&source=RSS Can a grocery store and apartment project boost interest outside Easton's core? Could a plan to build a grocery store with market-rate apartments become an anchor project for other business development outside of Easton&#8217s downtown core? Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119915&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/170119915/AR/0/AR-170119915.jpg Can a grocery store and apartment project boost interest outside Easton's core? http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119916&source=RSS Berks potato chip maker launches Uglies, gives new life to imperfect spuds A Womelsdorf potato chip maker recently launched a new product called Uglies that uses imperfect spuds that normally would be rejected. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/170119916/AR/0/AR-170119916.jpg Berks potato chip maker launches Uglies, gives new life to imperfect spuds http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119917&source=RSS Wyomissing health care consultant continues expansion with acquisition of Rhode Island firm A Wyomissing-based provider of health care logistics management has acquired a Rhode Island firm to increase its services. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/170119917/AR/0/AR-170119917.jpg Wyomissing health care consultant continues expansion with acquisition of Rhode Island firm http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119918&source=RSS Trucking school goes back to drawing board on Palmer Twp. plans The entrance of a proposed trucking school will likely be moved away from a residential neighborhood and toward a highway interchange. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119920&source=RSS Nation Ringling Bros. circus closing after 146 years The Greatest Show on Earth is getting its curtain call. Feld Entertainment, owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus said in a statement that the show will end is 146-year run in May. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/170119920&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139984&source=RSS Berks County Liens The following liens were filed in Berks County Courthouse by the U. S. Internal Revenue Service Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139984&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139985&source=RSS For yourinformation Business Notes Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139985&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139987&source=RSS Calendar Tuesday, Jan. 17, to Thursday, Jan. 19 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139987&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139988&source=RSS Real estate agents snap up apps to snare competitive edge Need a signature on a contract? How about a virtual space to collaborate on a deal? Keep track of appointments or listings? Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/301139988/AR/0/AR-301139988.jpg Real estate agents snap up apps to snare competitive edge http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139989&source=RSS Unable or loath to buy, millennials spur apartment trend Recently, Realtor Bob Papageorgiou of Emerald Realty Group in Bethlehem has seen a marked economic shift in construction and renovation of apartment buildings in and around the Lehigh Valley. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/301139989/AR/0/AR-301139989.jpg Unable or loath to buy, millennials spur apartment trend http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139991&source=RSS Say it, show it on Facebook Leverage social media for sales When Faith Brenneisen goes to places where she has an opportunity to meet potential real estate clients, she&#8217s now more likely to share her Facebook address and app, rather than a business card. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/301139991/AR/0/AR-301139991.jpg Say it, show it on Facebook Leverage social media for sales http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139993&source=RSS Now's the time to develop, begin an IT improvement plan As we move into the new year, developing a technology strategy helps organizations align their technology needs with their business goals. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139994&source=RSS Relationships aside, women must protect financial future A business coach recommended a great book written by one of her clients, Janice Goldman, entitled, Let's Talk About Money The Girlfriends' Guide to Protecting Her Assets. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139995&source=RSS NEWSMAKERS Wyomissing sports complex zones in on physical therapy Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex in Wyomissing is moving forward with its goal of offering a full continuum of wellness service with the addition of a physical therapy services. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/301139995/AR/0/AR-301139995.jpg NEWSMAKERS Wyomissing sports complex zones in on physical therapy http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139996&source=RSS Lackawanna bank dips toe in LV market, to open loan office FNCB Bank, based in Dunmore, Lackawanna County, plans to open a commercial loan bank in the Lehigh Valley, the northeastern Pennsylvania bank&#8217s first foray in the region. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170116/LVB01/301139996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170116/LVB01/301139996/AR/0/AR-301139996.jpg Lackawanna bank dips toe in LV market, to open loan office