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, 25 May 2018 03:15:47 EST Fri, 25 May 2018 03:15:47 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180522/TALK/180529925&source=RSS CHARGE IT With multiple mobile devices, people are always looking for a place to plug in At school in the 1970s, they'd ask us to dream of our future. What would life be like in the year 2000? Tue, 22 May 2018 15:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180522/TALK/180529925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180522/TALK/180529925/AR/0/AR-180529925.jpg CHARGE IT With multiple mobile devices, people are always looking for a place to plug in http://www.lvb.com/article/20180504/TALK/180509923&source=RSS College students need to find balance between fun majors and in-demand jobs Some internet memes can hit a little too close to home. Fri, 04 May 2018 15:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180504/TALK/180509923&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180504/TALK/180509923/AR/0/AR-180509923.jpg College students need to find balance between fun majors and in-demand jobs http://www.lvb.com/article/20180418/TALK/180419837&source=RSS A bad review for bad reviewers I'm kind of pulling out my hair trying to plan my annual summer vacation, as I've been combing vacation review sites, such as TripAdvisor. com, for ideas on the perfect destination for my husband and me. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180418/TALK/180419837&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180418/TALK/180419837/AR/0/AR-180419837.jpg A bad review for bad reviewers http://www.lvb.com/article/20180404/TALK/180409937&source=RSS A-Treat on tap Company hopes fountain-style soda will stir taste buds, creativity If A-Treat soda was ever available fountain-style, Luke Jaindl, general manager of the soda brand, said he doesn&#8217t recall. Wed, 04 Apr 2018 16:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180404/TALK/180409937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180404/TALK/180409937/AR/0/AR-180409937.jpg A-Treat on tap Company hopes fountain-style soda will stir taste buds, creativity http://www.lvb.com/article/20180329/TALK/180329835&source=RSS A little creativity and a lot of sugar going into Easter Peeps prank Spoiler alert If Easter just happens to fall on April Fools' Day &#8211 and the local manufacturer of one of the nation's most iconic Easter candies announces it's hired a fiction character as its new &#8220creative director&#8221 &#8211 it might be a prank. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180329/TALK/180329835&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180329/TALK/180329835/AR/0/AR-180329835.jpg A little creativity and a lot of sugar going into Easter Peeps prank http://www.lvb.com/article/20180322/TALK/180329943&source=RSS Finding fun at failure with belly-up business ideas Ever have a really bad idea? One that failed so badly it was epic in scale? Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180322/TALK/180329943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180322/TALK/180329943/AR/0/AR-180329943.jpg Finding fun at failure with belly-up business ideas http://www.lvb.com/article/20180306/TALK/180309904&source=RSS Shopping drunk? Americans blew over 30B while intoxicated last year 30. 43 billion &#8211 that's the amount that comparison shopping website Finder. com estimates Americans spent last year shopping while drunk. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180306/TALK/180309904&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180306/TALK/180309904/AR/0/AR-180309904.jpg Shopping drunk? Americans blew over 30B while intoxicated last year 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