Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2018 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:41:00 EST Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719856&source=RSS Blackstone posts 55 percent rise in second quarter earnings per share NEW YORK Reuters - Blackstone Group LP BX. N, the largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday second-quarter earnings per share rose 55 percent from one year ago. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719856&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719857&source=RSS Easton planners recommend approval for day care center EASTON, Pa. - The Easton Planning Commission passed a resolution Wednesday night that recommends approval for a proposed daycare center in the city's West Ward. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719857&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719858&source=RSS Bieber Tourways Management warns bus service to NY Port Authority in jeopardy Bieber Transportation Group, which operates daily bus lines and charter services from the Lehigh Valley to New York City and other destinations, may no longer be able to operate out of Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan by the end of the month, the bus company said on its website. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719858&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719859&source=RSS Papa John's founder says it was a 'mistake' to resign Papa John's founder John Schnatter said it was a mistake for him to resign. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719859&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719860&source=RSS Campbell's taps chief HR officer Campbell Soup Co. has named Xavier Boza senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective Aug. 1, reporting to Campbell Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Keith McLoughlin. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719860&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719861&source=RSS Guest view Doing deals and redeveloping institutional real estate Real estate is everywhere. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719861&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719862&source=RSS Startup has new way to make more creative, less-costly glass Pennsylvania Glassworks Co. , a manufacturer of glass panels for the architectural and interior design market, will launch this fall in Reading Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180719/LVB01/180719862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719872&source=RSS Boeing gets 3.9B contract for new Air Force One Capping off a contentious contracting tussle with President Donald Trump, Boeing Co. received a 3. 9 billion contract to continue development, modification and testing of two new aircraft to serve as Air Force One, according to two people familiar with the decision. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719872&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719873&source=RSS Rezoning of more than 200 acres discussed at Cumru Twp. meeting MOHNTON, Pa. - It was a busy evening Tuesday at the Cumru Township building, as the Board of Commissioners held three public hearings and a regular meeting. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719873&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719874&source=RSS Almost ready Long-awaited Billy's Downtown Diner in Easton is hiring staff Billy&#8217s Downtown Diner in Easton isn&#8217t open just yet, but owner Billy Kounoupis is getting ready by hiring 85 employees for the new South Third Street location in City Hall. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719874&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719875&source=RSS Netflix shares take hit as subscriber slip hints at 'lumpy' road ahead Reuters - Shares of Netflix Inc headed for their worst day in two years on Tuesday, falling as much as 14 percent after reporting a surprise shortfall in new subscribers in a quarter marked by the lack of a blockbuster new show and World Cup soccer. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719875&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719876&source=RSS CEOs are dumping stock in their companies. Here's what that means The captains of Corporate America are steering a record amount of cash into stock buybacks. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719876&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719877&source=RSS CPAs NJ budget will hurt economy In a survey, the majority of CPAs in the state said New Jersey&#8217s 34. 7 billion fiscal 2019 budget, signed on July 1 by Gov. Phil Murphy, will have a negative impact on the economy. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719878&source=RSS Air Products announces new location for corporate headquarters Air Products has unveiled its plans for the future of its global headquarters and it's not far from its existing Trexlertown campus. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180718/LVB01/180719878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180717/LVB01/180719888&source=RSS Johnson Johnson quarterly profit beats on higher pharma unit sales Reuters - Johnson Johnson JNJ. N on Tuesday topped analysts&#8217 estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, driven by higher sales of rare-disease treatments from its acquisition of Actelion and cancer drugs Zytiga and Darzalex. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180717/LVB01/180719888&source=RSS