Lehigh Valley Business The Talk http://www.lvb.com/section/The-Talk The Talk Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2018 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:21:01 EST Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:21:01 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180219/TALK/180219857&source=RSS Olympians should get by on hard work and talent, not technicalities A small scandal has developed in this year&#8217s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180219/TALK/180219857&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180219/TALK/180219857/AR/0/AR-180219857.jpg Olympians should get by on hard work and talent, not technicalities http://www.lvb.com/article/20180208/TALK/180209870&source=RSS Real Estate To flip or not to flip depends on your savvy The hot real estate market has brought a lot of &#8220flippers&#8221 to the industry &#8211 people who buy fixer-upper houses, do the fixing upping and then quickly resell them for a profit. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180208/TALK/180209870&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180208/TALK/180209870/AR/0/AR-180209870.jpg Real Estate To flip or not to flip depends on your savvy http://www.lvb.com/article/20180122/TALK/180129973&source=RSS How to keep getting real news on your Facebook feed Most people like to complain about social media sites such as Facebook. Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180122/TALK/180129973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180122/TALK/180129973/AR/0/AR-180129973.jpg How to keep getting real news on your Facebook feed http://www.lvb.com/article/20180116/TALK/180119890&source=RSS How much are those Eagles playoff tickets in the window? How much do you love your home team? Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180116/TALK/180119890&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180116/TALK/180119890/AR/0/AR-180119890.jpg How much are those Eagles playoff tickets in the window? http://www.lvb.com/article/20180102/TALK/180109973&source=RSS What to do when your company's 'first day back blahs' are a year-round problem If you were like me and had a week off for the holidays, Tuesday morning was a bit of a drag. Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180102/TALK/180109973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180102/TALK/180109973/AR/0/AR-180109973.jpg What to do when your company's 'first day back blahs' are a year-round problem http://www.lvb.com/article/20171212/TALK/171219954&source=RSS The power of the penny Some people think pennies are more trouble that they're worth. They might be right. The Wall Street Journal reported last year that the cost to produce a one-cent coin had reached 1. 5 cents. So the pitiful penny isn't worth the cost of making it. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171212/TALK/171219954&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20171212/TALK/171219954/AR/0/AR-171219954.jpg The power of the penny http://www.lvb.com/article/20171129/TALK/171129862&source=RSS Retail rumble Are holiday shoppers hitting the stores or the enter button? Kmart, Sears, J. C. Penney, Macy&#8217s, Payless ShoeSource, Bon-Ton &#8211 these are all retailers in the process of closing or which already have closed massive amounts of store locations across the nation, as well as stores in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171129/TALK/171129862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20171129/TALK/171129862/AR/0/AR-171129862.jpg Retail rumble Are holiday shoppers hitting the stores or the enter button?