Kmart will close its last location in New Jersey this fall, leaving just two stores nationwide.
Aug 21, 2023

New Jersey’s last Kmart store set to close this fall

After the Westwood location shutters, the retailer – which once operated more than 2,000 sites in the U.S. – will have only two nationwide.

Buybuy Baby was launched in 1996 by the sons of Bed Bath & Beyond co-founder Leonard Feinstein.
Aug 21, 2023

Buybuy Baby, Harmon plan to make brick-and-mortar return

The entities that scooped up the rights to the bankrupt Bed Bath & Beyond subsidiaries have plans to reopen some stores, including in New Jersey.

The Hello Kitty Café Truck will be parked from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Cherry Hill Mall, near the Food Court entrance, selling treats and merchandise.
Aug 18, 2023

Hello Kitty truck makes quick ‘paws’ at Cherry Hill Mall

The bubblegum pink vehicle will be parked Aug. 19, selling treats and merchandise during a back-to-school celebration hosted by site owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust.

Longtime associates cut the ribbon to celebrate Walmart's newly remodeled Supercenter in Secaucus. - WALMART
Aug 18, 2023

Walmart elevates shopping experience at refreshed Secaucus flagship

The complete remodel is part of the corporation’s $75 million investment to update 11 locations in New Jersey over the next two years.

Tanger Atlantic City has added a sustainable garden on its roof.
Aug 15, 2023

Tanger Atlantic City launches rooftop sustainable garden

According to the popular shopping destination, the installation will help reduce carbon emissions as well as provide the local community with nutritious food options.

While Amazon Fresh shoppers will still be able to use Amazon’s product-detecting Dash Carts and the cashier-less Just Walk Out technology, the company also installed self-checkout stations in the stores. - AMAZON
Aug 10, 2023

Struggling Amazon Fresh taking new direction (slideshow)

The e-commerce giant, which had paused expansion of its supermarket banner, is relaunching the business with several changes. However, a refresh date for New Jersey's only location in Paramus is unclear.

Target's Drive Up with Starbucks offering allows shoppers to add the coffee chain's drinks and foods to any curbside pickup order.
Aug 9, 2023

Target rolling out Starbucks pickup option nationwide

The retailer – which tested the pilot program in several states including New Jersey, said the ability to order curbside coffee was one of shoppers' biggest requests.

The Vitamin Shoppe has opened a new franchise location in Valparaiso, Ind.
Aug 7, 2023

Former GNC chief takes advisory role at The Vitamin Shoppe

“We are extremely pleased to welcome an industry leader of Josh Burris’ stature and experience to The Vitamin Shoppe in this new position of advisory board member," said Lee Wright, head of the Secaucus-based nutritional retailer

Amazon has multiple fulfillment centers in New Jersey.
Aug 7, 2023

South Jersey Amazon warehouse cited for ‘ergonomic hazards’

The e-commerce giant denied allegations by the U.S. Department of Labor regarding a Logan Township fulfillment center.

The Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag's Beyond the Bag initiative is aimed at finding and testing bag reuse solutions that are eco-friendly, as well as convenient for customers.
Aug 7, 2023

Some retailers look for better ways to deal with state’s bag ban (updated)

After a program testing the use of a return system in South Jersey ends this fall, the results will be used to help explore how to bring the circular solution to a national level.

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.
Aug 4, 2023

Party City faces class action lawsuit from shareholders

The litigation comes as the company reportedly adjusts its bankruptcy exit plan after struggling to meet financial projections.

The Children's Place, Upper East Side, New York City
Aug 2, 2023

The Children’s Place CFO adds COO title (updated)

After less than a year as chief financial officer, Sheamus Toal is taking on more responsibility with the Secaucus-based company.