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Oct 22, 2012

Dollar, convenience stores luring shoppers out of supermarket aisles

A survey by a Fort Lee company found 35 percent of shoppers have purchased groceries at dollar stores, 47 percent at drug stores and 24 percent at convenience stores.

Oct 22, 2012

Vornado sells two N.Y. malls to Calif. operator in 1.26 billion deal

Vornado is moving to reduce its presence in enclosed shopping malls, according to the Paramus company.

Oct 22, 2012

Deals and Moves Oct. 22

Packaging acquisition, disease treatment grant, wave energy contract.

Oct 21, 2012

Podcast NJBIZ Briefcase 050 – Engine

A Japanese medical device company makes U.S. inroads, a doctor has executives' attention when he talks health reform, and a battle over a commercial project in downtown Hoboken. Those stories and more on NJBIZ Briefcase - Episode 050: Engine.

Oct 19, 2012

Clashes over compensation hurting tech companies’ ability to hire

An industry watcher said skilled graduates are opting to work in other fields until salary levels in the high-tech sector rise.

Oct 19, 2012

Disappointment from business as F1 is postponed until 2014

A business owner said today he was disappointed when the group hoping to bring Formula One racing to New Jersey's Hudson waterfront confirmed today what had been rumored for months: the inaugural race slated for June 2013 has been postponed by a year.

Oct 19, 2012

Colleges hope training effort lets N.J. workers compete for specialized jobs

A group of state colleges is aiming to improve training so that New Jersey technology companies can one day hire home-grown talent, instead of having to look overseas for high-skill workers.

Oct 19, 2012

Manufacturing Week aims to spotlight opportunities in sector

Retirement is causing a huge skills gap for an industry that needs entry-level and skilled candidates to fill a number of positions, experts say.

Oct 19, 2012

Deals and Moves Oct. 19

Radio communications grant, office lease, sleep technology agreement.

Oct 18, 2012

Sports authority still gridlocked over impact of American Dream on traffic

Agency says it’s not close to a decision on the ongoing battle between redeveloper Triple Five and the football teams over the number of cars a water park would add to the highways.

Oct 18, 2012

Flex space provider teams with NJSBDC clients in Bergen

In an effort to help hundreds of Bergen County small companies and microenterprises grow their businesses, flexible workspace provider Regus PLC has opened its doors throughout the area to the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers network.

Oct 18, 2012

Unemployment rate drops despite N.J.’s shrinking public payroll

The private sector added 1,100 jobs in September, but government cut 2,300 positions, more than offsetting those gains, and August’s numbers were revised downward.