Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:02:03 EST Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:02:03 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909994&source=RSS Futures inch higher ahead of manufacturing data NEW YORK Reuters - U. S. stock index futures advanced on Tuesday, after the SP 500 closed out its best month since February, ahead of reports on the manufacturing sector. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909995&source=RSS Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar There's a new skirmish in the fierce takeover battle among dollar-store rivals. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909996&source=RSS Two more buildings going up at 110M industrial park Construction has begun on two more new distribution and warehouse centers in the massive 110 million West Hills Business Center off Interstate 78 in western Lehigh County. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909997&source=RSS No other A.C. casino closures anticipated over next two years, Fitch says Atlantic City is gearing up for a long Labor Day weekend that will see the closures of two casinos, only to be followed with an additional closure later next month. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909997&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909998&source=RSS Hershey unveils new logo HERSHEY, Pa. - The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909998&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909999&source=RSS Bangor Trust Building to see new life as apartment building Todd Miller has had a lot of sleepless nights thinking about the Bangor Trust Building over the last eight years. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140902/LVB01/140909999&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829826&source=RSS Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses NEW YORK Reuters - A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U. S. courts. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829826&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829827&source=RSS Visitors bureau seeks new ways to market Berks County Gone are the days of shopping outlets drawing visitors to Reading. Now the visitors bureau is looking for new ways to draw people to the area. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829827&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829828&source=RSS Investigators move to revoke another electricity supplier's license State investigators are continuing their crackdown against electricity suppliers they allege have deceived customers in their quest to cash in on Pennsylvania's deregulated energy market. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829828&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829829&source=RSS A smart necklace from Samsung? Really? While rumors are heating up that Apple AAPL, Tech30 may debut the long-rumored iWatch at a big event that it finally officially announced on Sept. 9, the maker of iEverything is late to the wearable party. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829829&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829830&source=RSS Report Showboat will close Sunday as planned Despite word that &#8220an interested party&#8221 had toured Showboat Casino Hotel, a published report says the gaming hall will still close this weekend as planned. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829830&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829831&source=RSS Positive, constructive and timely feedback Communication, feedback, development and active listening. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829831&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829868&source=RSS Russian hackers said to have looted big bank data Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase Co. JPM and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familiar with the investigation. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829869&source=RSS Proposal for Lehigh Valley's tallest building still lacks tenant The developer proposing what would be the Lehigh Valley's tallest building needs more time to secure an anchor tenant. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829870&source=RSS Bethlehem City Council community development committee gives nod to Lehigh Valley Railway Bethlehem City Council Community Development Committee members Wednesday evening unanimously passed a motion to recommend to city council to enact legislation for the creation of a railway authority in the Lehigh Valley. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829870&source=RSS