Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:53:54 EST Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:53:54 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129926&source=RSS U.S. GDP growth raised for third quarter The U. S. economy grew at a healthier clip in the third quarter than initially thought, but strong inventory accumulation by businesses could temper expectations of an acceleration in growth in the final three months of the year. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129926&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129927&source=RSS Airport authority wants 50 more years of life ALLENTOWN, Pa. - In the year 2065, will the airport authority still be alive? Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129927&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129928&source=RSS Peeps Co. store to hold grand opening at Promenade Shops The Peeps Company candy store will celebrate its grand opening in a new location on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129929&source=RSS Health co-op failure in N.Y. leaves doctors owed millions NEW YORK AP -- The sudden collapse of the largest nonprofit insurance cooperative created by President Barack Obama's health care law is causing headaches in New York, especially for medical providers owed millions of dollars for treating the failed plan's patients. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129929&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129930&source=RSS Out-of-network legislation clears N.J. Assembly committee The highly anticipated state Assembly bills to address surprise out-of-network hospital bills are one step closer to becoming law, despite some remaining concerns for both payers and providers. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129931&source=RSS Retailers' association fights bills to end sales tax vendor allowance Calling the idea offensive, the Pennsylvania Retailers' Association is looking to fight off a proposal to end a practice under which retailers keep 1 percent of the sales tax they collect and send to the commonwealth. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129932&source=RSS Small retailers tout service, expertise, distinctive products If small businesses want customers to choose them for their holiday shopping, they must let the consumer know what they offer that big retailers do not have. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129942&source=RSS Markets dip after Turkey shoots down Russian warplane NATO member Turkey said it shot down the plane after the aircraft repeatedly violated its airspace and ignored several warnings. Russian officials denied that the plane had crossed into Turkish airspace. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129943&source=RSS South Whitehall hears pitch for new drug and alcohol rehab facility SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP. , Pa. - Additional details about a proposed drug and alcohol treatment facility that is the vision of developer Abe Atiyeh came into focus Monday night. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129944&source=RSS Sky's the limit for Heritage Lanes apartment plan in Easton Interest is way up for apartments in Downtown Easton. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129945&source=RSS 160B deal to combine Pfizer and Allergan raises outcry A 160 billion deal announced Monday to merge Pfizer and Allergan and create the world's biggest drug company renewed the outcry in Washington over inversions, in which U. S. corporations combine with companies overseas to lower their tax bill. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129945&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129946&source=RSS New poll finds questions about the future of N.J. start at the top A new Fairleigh Dickinson University poll found that the likely contenders to replace Gov. Chris Christie face a pair of challenges a potential lack of name recognition and the mistrust of the voting public. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129947&source=RSS Analysis Store performance key for future of Walgreens, Rite Aid locations Analysis by a Virginia-based commercial real estate firm suggests that the overlap between Walgreens and Rite Aid stores may not be the most important thing to consider as locations are consolidated in a post-merger landscape. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129948&source=RSS CONNECT WITH THE CUSTOMER Cooperation, service and making it memorable boost small-business holiday sales It looks like retailers will enjoy a strong holiday shopping season. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129948&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129958&source=RSS Fiat Chrysler will put workers' kids through college How's this for a job perk? Fiat Chrysler is giving dealership workers and their family members a free ride to college. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129958&source=RSS