CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 29 May 2017 19:07:03 EST Mon, 29 May 2017 19:07:03 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529859&source=RSS Another Lancaster County movie theater adds reservations and recliners Theaters are adding amenities like recliners to attract more customers. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529859&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529860&source=RSS Payless announces more store closings. Are any near you? Payless ShoeSource, which announced plans in April to close 400 stores, this week released a list of more stores closings, and a list of stores that might be closed, depending on the outcome of negotiations. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529860&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529861&source=RSS When will the mobile online shopping revolution come? It's complicated. Will we ever really buy that much stuff through our smartphones? And does it even matter? The answer seems to depend on who you ask. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529862&source=RSS We're #5 Pa. start-ups are on the rise Entrepreneurship is on the rise in Pennsylvania, cites a new report from Gust, a popular funding platform for the sourcing and management of early-stage investments. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529863&source=RSS Aflac survey Happiness matters If work is a happy place for you, then more than likely you work for a small business. That's one extrapolation from the 2017 Small Business Happiness Report by Aflac, a survey that found that small-business employees are among the happiest people in the workforce. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529864&source=RSS Q2 Construction companies foresee growth in projects, employment Pipelines are filling up at construction companies in Central Pennsylvania, according to the CPBJ Construction Activity Index. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529865&source=RSS Slideshow Watch the Senate Plaza implode The long-awaited implosion of the vacant six-story Senate Plaza office building off Erford Road went as scheduled Saturday morning in East Pennsboro Township. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529865&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170528/CPBJ01/170529866&source=RSS Slideshow Watch the Senate Plaza implode The long-awaited implosion of the vacant six-story Senate Plaza office building off Erford Road went as scheduled Saturday morning in East Pennsboro Township. Sun, 28 May 2017 08:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170528/CPBJ01/170529866&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529867&source=RSS Maintenance exec for Harrisburg schools charged with bribery in NY An executive with a private company that oversees maintenance at the Harrisburg School District was charged with bribery this week in connection with a similar job he performed for a New York school district. Fri, 26 May 2017 14:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529867&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529868&source=RSS Stocks bounce around ahead of Memorial Day weekend U. S. stocks flipped between small gains and losses on Friday, as investors struggled to find fresh reasons to push shares to records after six straight daily gains, ahead of a holiday weekend. Fri, 26 May 2017 12:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529868&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529869&source=RSS DCED unveils loan program geared to help diverse businesses State officials are launching a lending initiative aimed at helping businesses owned by women, veterans and minorities. Fri, 26 May 2017 12:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529869&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529870&source=RSS Planning for its future, Enginuity adds younger partners to ownership group Enginuity LLC is only a 15-year-old company, but the owners of the Hampden Township-based mechanical services firm have already started planning for the next generation of leadership. Fri, 26 May 2017 11:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529870&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529871&source=RSS Advantage Engineers names Tim Strickler CFO A fast-growing Cumberland County engineering firm has hired a well-known finance professional to serve as its CFO. Fri, 26 May 2017 11:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529871&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529872&source=RSS Q2 Construction companies foresee growth in projects, employment Pipelines are filling up at construction companies in Central Pennsylvania, according to the CPBJ Construction Activity Index. Fri, 26 May 2017 09:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529872&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529873&source=RSS Stop doing business in Pa., regulators tell pension-advance company A pension-advance company that allegedly charged customers exorbitantly high interest rates is no longer welcome to do business in Pennsylvania, according to a recent court filing. Fri, 26 May 2017 09:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529873&source=RSS