The Royal Farms convenience store and gas station in Bellmawr. - CBRE
Sep 29, 2023

Royal Farms to mark World Teachers’ Day with free coffee

The promotion for educators is to show appreciation and give these professionals "the fuel they need to seize the day,” said Frank Schilling, director of marketing and merchandising for the Baltimore-based convenience store chain.

Tanger Atlantic City
Sep 27, 2023

Tanger Atlantic City opens grant apps to support local schools

The annual effort aims to help provide teachers with the tools needed to create more modern, inclusive and functional classrooms for their students.

Shown is the new Barnes & Noble store that opened in Union in March. Paramus will welcome its own new shop in November.
Sep 22, 2023

Barnes & Noble anticipates November opening for new Paramus store

After shuttering its longtime location earlier this year, the bookseller will make its return just across the busy Bergen County highway.

California-based Perspire Sauna Studio uses full-spectrum infrared and red-light therapy technology to help with easing pain, burning calories, improving sleep and detoxing the body.
Sep 14, 2023

Perspire Sauna Studio expands into NJ

The California-based franchise uses full-spectrum infrared and red-light therapy technology to help with easing pain, burning calories, improving sleep and detoxing the body.

Pop Mart made its U.S. debut Sept. 15 at American Dream.
Sep 12, 2023

Pop Mart opening 1st permanent US storefront at American Dream

Founded 13 years ago in China, the designer toy brand has more than 400 stores, 2,000 “Robo Shops” vending machines, and a distribution network that includes 84 countries and regions.

A ban on single-use plastic bags hit New Jersey retailers May 4, 2022.
Sep 7, 2023

Poll: Support for NJ’s single-use plastic bag ban dips slightly

A month before the policy went into effect in April 2022, just 38% of residents brought their own bags when grocery shopping; now, 89% do, according to the latest survey from Monmouth University.

Since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January, Party City has closed 22 locations with plans to shutter 28 additional stores, pending bankruptcy court approval.
Sep 7, 2023

Party City prepares to exit Chapter 11 with $1B reduction in debt

The Woodcliff Lake-based celebrations retailer will move forward with a reduced store footprint, strengthened capital structure and improved liquidity.

Eyeglass retailer Warby Parker is opening a new store at The Shoppes at Union Hill in Denville.
Sep 6, 2023

Warby Parker to launch Morris County store

Set to open Sept. 16, the location will offer an assortment of budget-friendly prescription eyewear and contact lenses, as well as eye examinations for patients ages 4 and up.

Amazon One lets shoppers purchase items at stores by placing a palm over a scanning device at checkout. - AMAZON
Sep 5, 2023

Amazon’s palm-scanning payment option rolling out at NJ Whole Foods

Already available at more than a dozen New Jersey locations, the online retail giant says it plans to introduce technology nationwide by the end of the year.

Spirit Halloween is scheduled to open more than 1,500 pop-up locations across the U.S. and Canada this season – a record for the Egg Harbor-based specialty retailer.
Sep 1, 2023

Spirit Halloween to celebrate 40 years with $40K giveaway

The Egg Harbor-based specialty retailer is set to award $1,000 gift cards to 40 of its Instagram followers “to make their Halloween dreams, or nightmares, come true."

Tory Burch is opening its first outlet store in New Jersey at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth.
Aug 28, 2023

Tory Burch set to open 1st outlet store in NJ (updated)

The brand will join the lineup at a Simon Property Group-owned center that recently added several other new options to its lineup, including Primark and Pottery Barn Outlet.

Founded in 1949, Uniqlo is known for its well-made, casual clothing for women, men and children, as well as its artist collaborations.
Aug 25, 2023

Uniqlo opening 6th store in NJ

The 8,200-square-foot shop will celebrate its Aug. 25 debut at Cherry Hill Mall with a weekend full of freebies, treats and games.