Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:01:13 EST Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:01:13 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829896&source=RSS Tiffany profit rises on strong sales in Americas, Asia-Pacific Aug 27 Reuters - Upscale jeweler Tiffany Co reported a 16 percent rise in quarterly profit as sales grew strongly in the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829897&source=RSS Local group turning hotel into home for homeless veterans A Monroe County group is working to help homeless veterans get off the streets. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829898&source=RSS Bushkill Township residents look to block private helipad proposal When Bill Sprague moved into his Bushkill Township home in 1978, his living room window overlooked a country pasture filled with horses, deer and wild turkeys. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829898&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829899&source=RSS Burger King could see intense blowback on merger For Burger King BKW -4. 14, following its own slogan to be your way apparently means relocating to Canada as a tax dodge. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829899&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829900&source=RSS Facing imminent casino closings, Atlantic City officials stress transformation Atlantic City officials are bracing for what is expected to be a difficult Labor Day weekend as two casinos, Showboat and Revel, are scheduled to close Aug. 31 and Sept. 2, respectively. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829900&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829901&source=RSS PUC furthers investigation into competitive retail natural-gas-supply markets The state Public Utility Commission is taking steps to make the retail natural-gas-supply market in Pennsylvania more competitive, given the boom in Marcellus Shale drilling. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829901&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829902&source=RSS Playbook for success Communicate, inspire, solicit feedback, show that you care and have heart When it comes to being a top privately owned company in the Greater Lehigh Valley, business leaders take a cue from the old Broadway standard &#8211 &#8220You Gotta Have Heart&#8221 from &#8220Damn Yankees. &#8221 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829902&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829922&source=RSS Snyder's-Lance board chairman dies Michael Warehime, longtime corporate leader and chairman of the Snyder's-Lance board of directors, died over the weekend. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829923&source=RSS Bethlehem to reverse back-in angled parking on Main Street The back-in angled parking on Bethlehem's Main Street is going to be reversed. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829923&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829924&source=RSS Compliance board? Compliance office? Allentown proposes both for watersewer lease Who makes sure the compliance office is complying with the law? The compliance review board, of course. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829924&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829925&source=RSS Reading City Council overrides mayor's veto for 2nd time in RAWA discussions The Reading City Council voted unanimously Monday to override Mayor Vaughn Spencer's veto of the new amendment to the city's Water Lease Agreement. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829926&source=RSS Why things may be looking good for homebuilders New home sales in July were lower than expected but don't count the homebuilders out just yet. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829926&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829927&source=RSS Tax savings spur Tim Hortons-Burger King merger talks shares surge TORONTO Reuters - Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U. S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by Canada's attractive tax policies. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829927&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829947&source=RSS Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy NEW YORK AP - Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, Are we there yet? The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829948&source=RSS Is Burger King moving to Canada? Burger King is in merger talks with Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons, a deal that would allow the burger seller to relocate out of the U. S. and possibly cut its tax bill. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829948&source=RSS