Jul 14, 2014

From trash to treasure Szaky found business model to make it work

Tom Szaky recounts traveling down a heavily polluted Delaware River on a canoe in 2001, as part of an ice-breaking activity for freshmen at Princeton University.

Jul 11, 2014

Cushman Wakefield chosen to lease downtown Montclair property

Real estate firm LCOR has selected Cushman & Wakefield to exclusively lease 25,000 square feet of space at Valley & Bloom, which is the initial phase of the Montclair Center Gateway Redevelopment Plan.

Jul 10, 2014

Vornado in deal for 700M Manhattan retail property

Paramus-based real estate investment trust Vornado Realty announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Manhattan retail condominium of the St. Regis Hotel and an adjacent retail townhouse.

Jul 10, 2014

Aerosoles appoints EVP of retail

Edison-based Aerosoles announced Thursday that it has appointed Kevin Mead, a former senior vice president and director of stores for The Children's Place, its new executive vice president of retail.

Jul 7, 2014

Employment trends look good one day, not so good the next

It was just last Monday that the Goldstein Group, one of New Jersey's leading commercial real estate brokerage firms, expressed optimism in New Jersey's retail forecast.

Jul 7, 2014

Land of luxury High-end car sales booming in N.J.

Exotic, luxury car ownership is making a comeback, and according to Jim Appleton — president of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers and current chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives — there's no better place to capitalize on it than in the Garden State.

Jul 2, 2014

Christie signs e-commerce tax bill

Gov. Chris Christie signed A-3486 on Monday — a supplemental piece of legislation in the 2015 state budget that contains a component regarding sales tax and certain independent contractors, also called a "Click-Through Nexus."

Jun 25, 2014

Bed Bath Beyond posts earnings

Union-based home goods chain Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. on Wednesday reported net earnings of $187.1 million, or 93 cents per diluted share, for its fiscal first quarter ended May 31. That matched the per-share earnings figure from 2013’s first quarter.

Jun 23, 2014

N.J. firm earns dubious #8220honor#8221 One of the worst to work for

A New Jersey company found its way onto a downer of a list Monday: the worst companies to work for in America.

Jun 16, 2014

Small businesses such as Seor Sangria find customer care often is key to surviving and thriving

Rick Martinez remembers the early days of Señor Sangria, back when he was doing business not one customer at a time, but one batch at a time.

A look at the snazzy Barnes & Noble bookstore on the campus of Kean University.
Jun 16, 2014

The new college try Barnes Noble reshaping business model on campuses

People used to only go to their cramped, college basement bookstores just to buy books and college T-shirts. Now, faculty, students, staff and the community hang out in campus bookstores as if they were trendy new student centers.

Jun 16, 2014

Word Center thrives on all that’s fit to print

Bring them on.