CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:06:01 EST Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:06:01 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129882&source=RSS Business How Wal-Mart keeps an eye on its massive workforce In the autumn of 2012, when Wal-Mart first heard about the possibility of a strike on Black Friday, executives mobilized with the efficiency that had built a retail empire. Wal-Mart has a system for almost everything When there&#8217s an emergency or a big event, it creates a Delta team. The one formed that September included representatives. . . Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129882&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129883&source=RSS U.S. Pentagon U.S. working to keep up with surging weapons demand The U. S. government is working hard to ensure quicker processing of U. S. foreign arms sales, which surged 36 percent to 46. 6 billion in fiscal 2015 and look set to remain strong in coming years, a top Pentagon official said. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129883&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129884&source=RSS World Russia says downing of its jet won't deflect it from Syria mission Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria on Wednesday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129884&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129885&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Man ejected from football game sends police 240 doughnuts A California man sent 20 dozen coconut doughnuts to police officers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as payback for getting kicked out of a Badger football game. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129885&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129886&source=RSS Jumbo loans carry weight in midstate Residential jumbo mortgage loans are making a comeback, and many of the big banks that offer them are starting to relax some of their standards for the product, which is designed for people buying expensive homes. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129886&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129887&source=RSS Midstate Estates Sold Million-dollar clusters Cumberland and Lancaster counties are home to the top residential sales in the high-end real estate market this year. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129887&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129888&source=RSS Beauty school closes all 4 locations, including Park City site, idling 100 students here American Beauty Academy has abruptly closed all four of its locations, including one at Park City Center, after its students lost their federal aid. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129888&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129889&source=RSS What about bank mergers? It's not over yet. That&#8217s what every expert, interested party and casual follower will tell you about bank mergers just from sheer colloquial knowledge of the banking atmosphere. They all say more are coming. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129889&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129890&source=RSS Carlisle Airport seeks grant to expand terminal, hangars Carlisle Airport is hoping to get a state grant to allow it to build a new terminal and hangars. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129890&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129891&source=RSS Craft brewer among businesses slated for Royal Square A new craft brewery, a burger restaurant and an engineering firm are all slated to join York's Royal Square neighborhood in early- or mid-2016. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129891&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129892&source=RSS Higher OSHA fines coming for violations at workplaces Companies next year could be paying significantly more for workplace violations cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the first time in 25 years. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129892&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129893&source=RSS Germany's 7 billion refugee boost to outweigh VW scandal fallout As she celebrates her 10-year anniversary in office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces two crises. While the political fallout still is uncertain, in economic terms the positive impetus from European refugee influx is due to more than offset the negative effect of the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/CPBJ01/151129893&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/OFFTHECLOCK/151129977&source=RSS Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community participated in the Alzheimer&#8217s Association Walk to End Alzheimer&#8217s at Morgan Cousler Park in York. A team of 18 members raised 1,988. Kneeling, from left, are Suzy Reimold and Brandi Coghill. Standing, from left, are Susan Ross, David Manton, Christina Grace, Ally Grace, Jordan Cronin, Jodi. . . Fri, 20 Nov 2015 12:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/OFFTHECLOCK/151129977&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/INSIGHTS/151119977&source=RSS Deming's 14 points in small manufacturing part 7 Deming has provided a framework for intuitional training and leadership to develop teams that are focused on continual improvement and reducing variability. He finishes his last two points with exceedingly important notes regarding supplier development and organization transformation. Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151125/INSIGHTS/151119977&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151124/CPBJ01/151129897&source=RSS Stocks fight back to end day higher despite global unrest SP 500 2. 85 0. 14Dow 21. 18 0. 12Nasdaq 0. 33 0. 01 Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151124/CPBJ01/151129897&source=RSS