With online retail brand, longtime manufacturer starts nationwide shipping
Having been in business since 1934, one local meat manufacturer and distributor had been shipping its products for many years within a 250-mile radius of its home in Easton.
Grant aids ArtsQuest effort to build new cultural center
ArtsQuest earned an additional investment in its plan to build an $18 million cultural center on the site of the Banana Factory in South Bethlehem.
Airport authority approves $49.1M capital improvement program
With an eye on reinvesting in its infrastructure and expanding services, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority board of governors approved a $36.7 million operating budget for all three of its aviation facilities, plus a nearly $49.1 million capital improvement program for 2020.
Medical device manufacturer ready to move into bigger space
A Dec. 9 ribbon cutting is planned for a major expansion effort at Tyber Medical LLC in the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park IV in Hanover Township, Northampton County.
Here’s what you can do to attract craft workers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported earlier this year that are now more open jobs than people seeking work in nearly every industry. Some industries have been hit harder than others. In particular, there are shortages impacting skilled positions, such as machinists, operators, engineers and especially craft workers.
Here’s the pronoun lowdown: ‘they’ is here
Once upon a time, English pronouns were simple: him/his, her/hers, it/its, they/their.
Debate over minimum wage is heating up and tipping is caught in the middle.
For the service worker, tips are a way of life. Those who serve food or pour drinks, carry luggage, cut hair and polish nails all work in occupations where the customer largely determines how much their work is worth.
Upper Bucks tech school food truck offers fries with education
Upper Bucks County Technical School is offering culinary students a chance to hit the road – in a food truck.
Cultural healing: Reading Hospital turns to Alvernia University to help employees offer care sensitive to patients’ backgrounds
Researchers and health care providers at Reading Hospital have found an important key to improving patient care. Cultural awareness. To address this need, the hospital developed and launched its Cultural Awareness Program this year with Alvernia University. The in-classroom course teaches Reading Hospital employees how to be more culturally sensitive to their patients.
There is no cookie-cutter succession plan
As a Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist, I advise many business owners regarding their exit strategies. I am also often asked to advise companies wishing to begin the succession planning process.
New to the Family Business? Here’s 3 things you should know
If you’re about to join your family’s business, or you’re an entrepreneur starting your own, the last thing you want to think about is, “What if something goes wrong?”
It’s a ‘Wearable’ World: How a boom in personal health devices, from Fitbits to iWatches, is changing the face of health care.
The booming wearables market is transforming the health care industry as patients use smartphone apps, the Apple Watch, Fitbits and Garmins to track their heart rate, check for heart arrhythmia, and monitor physical activity, sleep patterns and hydration.