CPBJ - Morning Roundup http://www.cpbj.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:43:11 EST Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:43:11 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909950&source=RSS York County IDA interested in possibly buying Yorktowne Hotel The York County Industrial Development Authority wants to find a buyer for the Yorktowne Hotel and that could include the IDA possibly purchasing the iconic 121-room, downtown hotel, the authority's chairman said Tuesday. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909950&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909952&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Niche industries propel young companies to new heights Back in 2006, search engine optimization was not a household phrase &#8212 unless you lived in William Craig&#8217s household. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909952&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909953&source=RSS New owner of Good Books is plotting strategy that includes both old and new The future of Good Books &#8212 previously dark, with its fiscal woes triggering the bankruptcy liquidation of then-owner Good Enterprises &#8212 suddenly is brighter. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909953&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909954&source=RSS TOP 100 VIDEO Martin's Potato Chip factory Martin's Potato Chip factory tour guide Barry Fultz discusses where the company gets its potatoes and the various flavors it offers or has experimented with over the years. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909954&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909956&source=RSS Wolf tries new approach to budget talks smaller, quiet meetings Gov. Tom Wolf is shifting strategy as a state government budget stalemate stretches into a third month, abandoning heavily attended meetings with lawmakers and aides in the Capitol in favor of smaller, more private meetings without staff. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909956&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909958&source=RSS Judge allows hotel's suit to continue against Highmark, UPMC A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a North Hills hotel can continue its long-running court fight to try to prove that Highmark and UPMC conspired to keep competing insurers out of the local market. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909958&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909959&source=RSS Alternative lenders step up to help small businesses along Next time you stop by a Joe Coffee shop for a cup of joe, or United by Blue to buy clothing or accessories, know that you are in the midst of a financing revolution known as alternative lending. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:29:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909959&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909961&source=RSS Global sigh of relief for 113 hours without manic China markets China is shutting down its exchanges and banks until Monday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Japan&#8217s World War II defeat. The holiday will give global investors 113 hours without any price swings or scheduled data releases from the world&#8217s second-largest economy. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:28:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150902/CPBJ01/150909961&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909991&source=RSS Hotels fight back against sites like Expedia, Priceline For years, travelers have been drawn to online sites like Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz and Priceline to find and reserve hotel rooms, flights and rental cars. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909992&source=RSS Stocks fall to close out a bruising August The stock market closed out its worst month in more than three years on a down note. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909993&source=RSS First-year salaries hit 160,000 mark at more Pennsylvania firms The average starting pay for first-year associates in Pennsylvania will be noticeably higher for this fall&#8217s class, with several firms increasing pay to 160,000 or just below, according to the National Association for Law Placement and data submitted by the firms. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909993&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909994&source=RSS York's economic future A conversation with Labor Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino Pennsylvania Labor Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino is on a listening tour of the Keystone State, where she hopes to learn more about the needs of employees and employers. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909995&source=RSS Bard's Hardware in Leola closes after 125-plus years in business Nelson Bard isn&#8217t sure how old he was when he started working at his father&#8217s store &#8211 maybe 6 or 7 years old. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909996&source=RSS TOP 100 VIDEO Rising up Swatara Township-based Stephenson Equipment Inc. , a heavy-equipment dealer that specializes in construction and road service equipment, had its best year ever last year with 82. 4 million in revenue. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909997&source=RSS Top 100 2015 Firms take long, winding roads When climbing, take time to stop and look back down the mountain. At great heights, there are bound to be slips and struggles along the way. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909997&source=RSS