Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 24 May 2017 23:01:44 EST Wed, 24 May 2017 23:01:44 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529957&source=RSS 'Food revolution' megabrands turn to small start-ups for big ideas Food and drink megabrands are seeing their sales chewed away by smaller, nimbler, cooler rivals. They can't beat them - so now they're joining them. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529958&source=RSS Moody's cuts China debt rating for first time since 1989 How's China doing in tackling its growing debt problem? Not great, according to one of the world's top credit rating agencies. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529958&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529959&source=RSS Nonmanufacturing activity loses steam in May, Fed says Nonmanufacturing activity in the region including South Jersey continued to expand in May, but at a more moderate level, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Tuesday. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529959&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529960&source=RSS State receives 469K in Target data breach settlement Pennsylvania is among 46 states receiving a piece of an 18. 5 million settlement with Target Corp. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529960&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529961&source=RSS Gearing Up For E-Logging With a deadline around the bend for trucking and bus firms to install and use electronic logging devices, Greater Lehigh Valley companies are preparing for compliance with the federal regulation. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529961&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529962&source=RSS Easton Public Market weighs opening 6, 7 days a week When Downtown developers hold forth on what amenities the Easton neighborhood offers to future luxury apartment dwellers, the first thing they mention is the Easton Public Market. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529962&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529963&source=RSS Pa. DEP holds IESI Landfill meeting LOWER SAUCON TWP. , Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection held a public meeting Tuesday night in the the Saucon Valley High School auditorium on the IESI Landfill expansion proposal. Wed, 24 May 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170524/LVB01/170529963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529974&source=RSS Trump's budget cuts deeply into Medicaid and anti-poverty efforts WASHINGTON &#8212 President Trump plans to unveil on Tuesday a 4. 1 trillion budget for 2018 that would cut deeply into programs for the poor, from health care and food stamps to student loans and disability payments, laying out an austere vision for reordering the nation&#8217s priorities. Tue, 23 May 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529976&source=RSS Dixie Cup plant developer addresses skeptical council After fielding multiple inquiries and complaints from residents, Wilson Borough Council invited the owner of the former Dixie Cup plant to give a public update on the building. Tue, 23 May 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529976&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529977&source=RSS RCN to combine with Northwest internet provider in 2.3 billion deal RCN, one of the Lehigh Valley's two cable TV companies, is combining with a Northwest internet provider in a 2. 36 billion deal that will create the sixth-largest cable operator in the country. Tue, 23 May 2017 08:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529977&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529979&source=RSS New Ford CEO's resume includes furniture and football Jim Hackett, the newly crowned CEO of Ford, has a track record that includes self-driving cars, office furniture -- and hiring a college football coach. Mon, 22 May 2017 15:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529979&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529980&source=RSS N.J. CEOs stress employee satisfaction is essential to long-term growth Happy employees make for a happy company. According to a group of New Jersey-based CEOs, that isn't just a hokey phrase, but one of the essential elements to growing your business from startup to midsized and beyond. Mon, 22 May 2017 15:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529980&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529981&source=RSS Pennsylvania Credit Union Association names new board leaders The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association appointed two new leaders during its annual reorganization meeting. Mon, 22 May 2017 15:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529981&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529983&source=RSS First Commonwealth touts its 'branches of the future' First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union will be opening two new offices this summer in the Lehigh Valley &#8211 just don't call them branches. Mon, 22 May 2017 15:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170523/LVB01/170529983&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170522/LVB01/170529993&source=RSS China tells U.S. trade representative stronger cooperation needed China's commerce minister Zhong Shan told new United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer the two sides should strengthen cooperation and manage disputes in trade, according to a statement on the website of China's Ministry of Commerce on Monday. Mon, 22 May 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170522/LVB01/170529993&source=RSS