Lehigh Valley Business The Talk http://www.lvb.com/section/The-Talk The Talk Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:27:19 EST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:27:19 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150123/TALK/150129925&source=RSS Soda blues No more A-Treat means a hole in Allentown's nostalgic hearts When I was growing up as a young girl in Allentown if there was soda in the refrigerator at all it was A-Treat brand. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150123/TALK/150129925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150116/TALK/150119897&source=RSS Domo Arigato Mr. Bartendo Pour your own beer or order a snack with self-service hospitality options &#8220Hey, Stacy, good to see you!&#8221&#8220Thanks, Stacy, good to be here. It&#8217s been a long day. Beer me up. &#8221&#8220Sure, Stacy, what would you like? Can I tap you up a nice crisp India Pale Ale?&#8221&#8220That sounds great, Stacy. I think I will. &#8221 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150116/TALK/150119897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150106/TALK/150109956&source=RSS Gadgets aim to make you sit up straight for health and profit No one would accuse you of being a slouch on the job. Surely you&#8217re the go-the-extra-mile, give-110-percent, bring-home-the-bacon-and-fry-it-up-in-a-pan type. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150106/TALK/150109956&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/TALK/141219814&source=RSS Good spin will ultimately put 'The Interview' in the win column PR is a prickly beast. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141218/TALK/141219814&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141209/TALK/141209854&source=RSS When is work not work? #8211 Amazon employees won't get paid for security checks Workers at Amazon distribution centers in western Lehigh County have been keeping a close watch for a decision from the U. S. Supreme Court on whether or not they should be paid while passing through security checks. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141209/TALK/141209854&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141205/TALK/141209898&source=RSS How much is that doggie in the Windows XP? #8211 Cyber shopping gone wrong I've finally figured out what I want for Christmas &#8211 a magic wand. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141205/TALK/141209898&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/TALK/141129917&source=RSS This CEO is no turkey Boscov is working the holiday There has been much debate in recent weeks about retail stores opening on Thanksgiving, but one local CEO is settling the debate by &#8211 shall we say &#8211 putting his turkey where his mouth is. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/TALK/141129917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/TALK/141119849&source=RSS A sentimental celebration as IBEW 375 marks 100 years of Lighting up the Lehigh Valley In 1964, Glenn Wescoe was a 21-year old apprentice with IBEW Local 375 in Allentown. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/TALK/141119849&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141114/TALK/141119896&source=RSS Are retailers turkeys for opening on Thanksgiving? &#8220To shop or not to shop?&#8221 That is the question. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141114/TALK/141119896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141103/TALK/141109985&source=RSS Upstart animal transit firm hits bump in the road Having been involved with animal rescue for a few years, I've fostered kittens, dogs and even a rabbit for various rescue organizations. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141103/TALK/141109985&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/TALK/141029893&source=RSS Stacy's big hypothetical week of Lehigh Valley adventure I'm 45. But in my 20s, I spent most of my evenings at home, in bars or perhaps a movie now and then. More often than not, I was bored. There wasn't a heck of a lot to do unless you were a big fan of bar trivia or karaoke &#8211 which luckily I was. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/TALK/141029893&source=RSS