QuickChek brought back its Free Coffee Fridays campaign, which provides QuickChek Rewards members with a bonus reward of one free coffee – any size, hot or iced – every Friday through April 28. 
Mar 6, 2023

QuickChek brings back Free Coffee Fridays campaign

After debuting the promotion in March 2022 as part of its 55th anniversary celebration, divisional Vice President Don Leech said the company wanted to reprise it as a way to give consumers a wallet friendly pick-me-up.

Burlington at Mill Creek at Harmon Meadow in Secaucus.
Mar 3, 2023

Discount retailer Burlington set to open 2 new stores in NJ

During the company’s March 2 earnings call, CEO Michael O’Sullivan said the company expects to grow its retail footprint by 70 to 80 net new stores in 2023.

Bed Bath & Beyond
Mar 2, 2023

Bed Bath & Beyond makes past-due interest payment to bondholders

The embattled home goods retailer had been in a grace period since missing a Feb. 1 deadline on the senior notes.

Wawa,1159 E St. Georges Ave. in Roselle. - SRS NATIONAL NET LEASE GROUP
Mar 1, 2023

Wawa ramps up seasonal hiring efforts at the Jersey Shore

With summer a little more than 100 days away, the company is looking to fill 1,500 jobs at 60 of its stores from the Garden State down to Virginia Beach.

ReturnQueen, founded by Daphna Englard and Dasya Katz, provides full-service, on-demand returns, including doorstep pickups, sorting, boxing, taping, labeling and shipping.
Feb 27, 2023

Ramsey-based ReturnQueen brings hassle-free returns to 9K ZIP codes

Need to send back an online order? This first-of-its-kind app-based service, which just appointed its female founders as co-CEOS, takes the pain (and work) out of the process.

Dreamworks Waterpark has 40-plus slides, rides, and features, including the longest magnetic water slide in the world.
Feb 27, 2023

American Dream’s water park reopens following state investigation

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs deemed the DreamWorks Water Park safe to resume operations nearly a week after four people were injured after a large decorative helicopter fell from the ceiling and into a pool.

Bed Bath & Beyond
Feb 22, 2023

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO says company working to reset ‘financial foundation’

The struggling Union-based home goods retailer said that, although it missed a Feb. 1 interest payment to bondholders, the company will make good on what it owes by the end of the month.

Dreamworks Waterpark has 40-plus slides, rides, and features, including the longest magnetic water slide in the world.
Feb 22, 2023

American Dream’s water park will stay closed while state investigates

The review at the Meadowlands attraction follows a weekend incident wherein a decorative helicopter fell from the ceiling, crashing into a pool below, and injuring four guests.

Party City Holdco Inc. is looking to shrink its retail footprint as part of an expedited financial restructuring.
Feb 20, 2023

Party City to begin auctioning off store leases (updated)

The Woodcliff Lake-based operator said it is working with A&G Real Estate Partners to offload underperforming locations in several states as part of its Chapter 11 reorganization efforts.

Eyeglass retailer Warby Parker plans to open a shop in March in the Menlo Park Mall in Edison.
Feb 17, 2023

Warby Parker opening newest store at Menlo Park Mall

The digitally native brand has eight additional locations within New Jersey.

American Dream in the Meadowlands.
Feb 14, 2023

American Dream faces $389M lawsuit by construction financing lenders

The megamall is being sued by two junior lenders who provided private loans that helped bring the $5 billion Meadowlands megamall to fruition.

Women’s intimates retailer Soma opened its newest New Jersey store at Menlo Park Mall in Edison.
Feb 14, 2023

Soma opens 7th NJ store (slideshow)

The women's intimates retailer is joining the roster at this Middlesex County shopping center.