Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 26 Jun 2016 04:04:56 EST Sun, 26 Jun 2016 04:04:56 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629913&source=RSS Britain votes to leave EU Cameron to resign markets rocked LONDON AP -- Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629913&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629914&source=RSS Perkasie council moves Pennridge Development zoning district request to planning commission PERKASIE, Pa. - Perkasie Borough Council Monday evening gave the thumbs to move a petition to rezone parcels for industrial properties surrounding the Pennridge Airport submitted by Pennridge Development Enterprises, Inc. to the borough planning commission and the Bucks County Planning Commission. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629915&source=RSS Macy's Terry Lundgren to step down as CEO next year NEW YORK AP -- Macy's longtime CEO Terry Lundgren, who spearheaded a landmark acquisition that created a powerhouse national department store chain, will step down early next year, the company announced Thursday as it struggles to reinvent itself amid online competition and changing consumer habits. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629915&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629916&source=RSS Clinical trials' impact on N.J. 779 million, BioNJ study finds In a first-ever study of the economic impact of clinical pharmaceutical trials in New Jersey, BioNJ and its partners found that these drug trials create 3,750 jobs and 779 million in economic output, the trade association announced Thursday. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629917&source=RSS LGBT nondiscrimination bill moves to Senate floor A state Senate panel Wednesday approved a bill that would outlaw job and housing discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629918&source=RSS THE HIGH COST OF LIVING LONGER Industry adjusts to loss of long-term care insurance sales Fewer companies are selling long-term care insurance policies in Pennsylvania. Despite a waning appetite from consumers concerned about rising rates, the industry is evolving to keep pace with demand for coverage. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629919&source=RSS Surprises at 16 Centre Square with autumn opening planned The building, on the outside, isn't a thing of beauty. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160624/LVB01/160629919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629928&source=RSS Big accreditor of for-profit colleges could lose authority WASHINGTON AP -- A vote by an advisory panel to the Education Department could set the nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges firmly on a path to closing its doors, potentially leaving hundreds of thousands of students at risk of losing access to federal financial aid. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629929&source=RSS Lower Nazareth supervisors table vote on health care campus, take action on controversial cell phone tower LOWER NAZARETH TWP. , Pa. - Lower Nazareth Township supervisors Wednesday night faced restive residents angry about a cell tower under construction on township property near their homes and a zoning request to create a sprawling medical campus. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629929&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629930&source=RSS National chain restaurant closes in Palmer Township The Lone Star Steakhouse in Palmer Township closed permanently this month. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629931&source=RSS Costco switched from Amex to Visa, and it's not going well. Outraged customers vented on social media Wednesday about problems with their new Costco COST credit cards. They complained that they couldn't open their new accounts and couldn't pay existing balances that were transferred to the new cards. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629932&source=RSS How some health care centers are changing to meet the needs of the LGBT community Whether it is a result of the media attention on marriage equality and bathroom bills, exposure to celebrities such as Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner or an evolutionary step in society, health care professionals are seeing an increase of transgender and gender fluid patients &#8212 and have begun actively learning better ways to care for them. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629933&source=RSS Wolf backs down on sales, income tax hikes In what could be a watershed moment for the state's contentious budget process, Gov. Tom Wolf this morning signaled he will back away from using broad-based tax hikes to balance the state's books. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629934&source=RSS Delivering the goods and service for more than 40 years Five years ago, O. R. E. Rentals expanded to Northampton County by opening a location in Lower Nazareth Township. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160623/LVB01/160629934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160622/LVB01/160629944&source=RSS Stock futures edge up a day before Brexit vote U. S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday as investors held off from making big bets, a day ahead of Britain's referendum on its European Union membership. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160622/LVB01/160629944&source=RSS