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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...
  • Facebook tests new 'buy' button for online purchases in U.S.

    Facebook tests new 'buy' button for online purchases in U.S.
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is testing a new "buy" button on its website that will let consumers purchase products that are advertised on its social network. The new service, which Facebook described on Thursday as a test with a "few small...
  • NY transit strike averted, tentative contract deal reached

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands of riders who had been dreading a painful...
  • Brunswick sells retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF

    Brunswick sells retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF
    Fifty years ago, Brunswick Corp. didn’t run any bowling centers. It just sold bowling equipment. Then came what Jim Fox, president of the company’s bowling retail division, calls the bowling bust of the 1960s. Too many bowling centers were...
  • Booze, Better Food and Indies - How Theaters Are Luring More Hispanics

    By Lucas Shaw LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.coom) - At AMC's 15 dine-in theaters, the chain offers a menu that features two dishes with chipotle peppers, three types of tacos, five kinds of quesadillas, a fiesta trio, a fajita chicken wrap and more than 20...
  • Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker

    Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker
    DANBURY — Tom Foley arrived for his latest listening tour in a black Audi A4 with a green bumper sticker that says, "Don't blame me, I voted for Tom Foley." It's cute, a little cheeky, even. But the sticker reflects a serious vibe that resonates...
  • Notes and notables

    Food for thought How do you create an oasis in a food desert? We're not going to suggest that it would be easy, but perhaps there is an approach that seems feasible and could be highly beneficial to local residents in need as well as to local businesses....
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...
  • UK banks face break-up threat as watchdog plans competition probe

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's big banks could be broken up after the country's new competition watchdog set out plans for an 18-month investigation into services for small business customers and personal accounts because of a lack of competition. The...
  • Pandora moving headquarters and 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia

    Pandora moving headquarters and 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia
    Pandora soon will add its logo to the city's skyline as the company relocates its regional headquarters for the Americas and about 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia by early 2015. The Danish jeweler known for its charm bracelets announced...
  • GE profit rises 13 percent, expects retail finance IPO end-July

    (Reuters) - General Electric Co reported a 13-percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for...