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Bed Bath & Beyond store closing
Mar 20, 2023

Bed Bath & Beyond seeks shareholder approval for reverse stock split

The board of the Union-based company believes the move "will likely result in a higher per share trading price, which is intended to generate greater investor interest in the company," it said in an SEC filing.

Restaurant server
Mar 20, 2023

First Millburn-Short Hills Restaurant Week kicks off

The culinary event, running March 20 to 26, offers diners special deals and meals from 30 restaurants across five commercial districts.

Viola, a premium-owned Black-owned cannabis brand founded by former NBA player and Essex County native Al Harrington, is making its New Jersey debut at Rise Dispensary in Paterson and Bloomfield (shown).
Mar 20, 2023

Cannabis brand founded by NBA veteran Harrington to make NJ debut

Viola, launched by Essex County native Al Harrington, will soon be available at two Rise Dispensary locations.

Abra Dental will open its Jersey City location March 22 at 165 Ocean Avenue.
Mar 20, 2023

Jersey City welcomes new dental practice

"We are delighted to welcome Abra Dental to the Greenville neighborhood and are grateful for their investment in our community," Mayor Steven Fulop said.

NuZee Inc Bowl and Basket Box
Mar 20, 2023

Wakefern expanding Bowl & Basket private label to include single-serve coffee

As part of the deal, co-packing company NuZee will pack and ship three products under the ShopRite own brand.

One Westfield Place Rendering
Mar 20, 2023

It’s a go: One Westfield Place redevelopment gets council approval

According to the mayor, the project will deliver $400 million in private investment to the downtown, allowing for $54 million in public improvements and providing $214 million in PILOT revenue over 30 years “to stabilize and potentially lower taxes over the long term.”

Mar 20, 2023

Jersey man admits to mass-mailing elder fraud scheme

Between March 2019 and May 2022, the defendant obtained more than $1.6 million from victims of the scheme, according to court documents.

Mar 20, 2023

New Jersey receives $3M EPA grant from Inflation Reduction Act

According to New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn LaTourette, the funding will allow the state to accelerate its Global Warming Response Act initiatives.

Mar 20, 2023

Introducing the 2023 NJBIZ Leaders in Finance honorees (updated)

This awards program celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of their companies as well as their communities.

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President Tom Bracken welcomes Gov. Phil Murphy to the ReNew Jersey Business Summit & Expo at Harrah’s Atlantic City.
Mar 20, 2023

ReNew Jersey showcases companies’ ‘strong desire’ to improve business climate

“The enthusiasm that we generated the last two days. The different attitude change we’ve seen happening. The ability to dialogue more. We saw all through the conference,” Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Bracken said.

Headquartered at 600 Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, Harmony’s cultivation and dispensary facility serves about 6,200 medicinal patients.
Mar 20, 2023

Almost a year in, industry leaders take stock of adult-use cannabis business

As the anniversary approaches, cannabusinesses look at how public opinion has evolved and the issues state regulators should focus on going forward.

Michael Affuso, NJ Bankers’ president and CEO
Mar 20, 2023

What’s ahead for community banking?

Financial executives recently met with NJBIZ for a wide-ranging discussion about the economic challenges facing New Jersey businesses and the role local institutions have played and will continue to play.