Making the case
Small-business bankruptcies in decline, but Wayne sees uptick in activity
But an attorney says bankruptcy in the region won’t become a trend, especially since the process is so costly for business owners.
Atlantic Health hopes proton therapy figures big in future of cancer care
The hospital system is investing in next-generation therapy that aims to have more effective patient outcomes. Currently, only 10 such centers exist in the United States.
Women, minorities to benefit under construction training program
A construction program aims to provide training for about 40 women and minority residents of Newark.
Deals and Moves Aug. 30
Germany bound, parking rollout, trial success.
Sports authority court battle may have broad implications
A federal appeals court ruling sides against a 12-year-old case involving the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority and a plan to renovate Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall.
Business hears Christie message ‘loud and clear’
State business leaders praise Christie’s keynote speech at the Republican convention, but say he still has work to do at home.
Infant feeding line to quench Babies R Us thirst for store-brand items
Retail giant sees creation of its own brand as a sensible step to building on goal of becoming a one-stop shop for parents.
Wealth manager sees opportunity in working with next generation
U.S. Trust focuses on working with heirs to high-net-worth individuals, to bolster education and keep customers from taking assets elsewhere.
Deals and Moves Aug. 29
N.J. tourism numbers reflect strong bounce back from Hurricane Irene’s wrath
Every county in the state has seen growth, with some coastal areas reporting hotel occupancy revenue up 30 percent over last year.
N.J. has fourth-highest debt among states
Nonprofit exec says it will take “innovations and political courage” to solve debt problems, while a state chamber executive argues the state could learn lessons from belt-tightening in the private sector.