Union-based Bed Bath & Beyond
Jun 12, 2020

Bed Bath donates $1M in products to NAACP empowerment programs

The Union-based retailer will provide essential items to the organization and its charity partners, supporting black communities impacted by COVID-19 and recent unrest across the U.S.

Movado watch
Jun 10, 2020

Movado Group’s executive moves streamline leadership structure

Behzad Soltani was promoted to executive vice president, commercial president and chief technology officer; and Sallie DeMarsilis was elevated to executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer.

Janet Hsu, CEO, Horizon Group USA
Jun 10, 2020

Horizon Group USA hires Hsu as CEO

Janet Hsu's career spans senior management roles at companies like Saban Brands, where she served as CEO during the divestiture of Power Rangers to Hasbro, and Sanrio Inc., home of the Hello Kitty brand.

shopping mall
Jun 5, 2020

As NJ retail prepares to reopen, malls must remain closed, Murphy says

“We’re not there on malls,” the governor said Thursday, as the state gears up for a June 15 restart date to indoor shopping.

Diners enjoy outdoor seating at South House on the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey City on June 9, 2019.
Jun 3, 2020

Guidelines for NJ’s restaurant, bar and retail reopenings rolling out soon

Meanwhile, as the June 15 start date approaches, cities and towns are turning to creative measures to accommodate larger outdoor spaces for local businesses.

Jun 1, 2020

NJBIZ Interview: How to sell luxury cars online (video)

J. Agresta, president of Benzel-Busch Motor Car, and Sean Looney, owner of Looney Advertising, explain how they moved three dealerships to an online sales model while the showrooms were shut down amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Union-based Bed Bath & Beyond
Jun 1, 2020

Gaston steps down, Edelman steps up as Bed Bath & Beyond chair

The change in leadership is another in a series that has also included recent executive appointments.

Jun 1, 2020

Subaru of America nabs Silver Halo Award for national parks initiative

Pilot locations participating in the Don't Feed the Landfills program nearly doubled recycling and composting capabilities, keeping more than 16 million pounds of waste out of landfills.

Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Jun 1, 2020

East side, west side, curbside

"Non-essential" retailers are embracing a loosening in the rules that allows them to interact with customers again.

buy buy BABY and Decorist are teaming up to offer expectant parents decorating and design tips with Design Squad.
May 28, 2020

buybuy BABY, Decorist launch virtual decorating platform

"Regardless of where our customer is in their design journey, and no matter what their budget, our new innovative service helps make the nursery design experience seamless and fun," said buybuy BABY Senior Vice President and General Manager Glen Cary in a statement.

Open sign
May 27, 2020

Newark’s non-essential retailers must apply for a reopening permit with the city

“The needs of municipalities vary in New Jersey due to the infrastructure, economic and racial makeup of residents,” Mayor Ras Baraka said in a prepared statement. “My top priority as the mayor of Newark is to protect the lives of our people. This is why our Reopening and Recovery Strikeforce is creating our own data-driven requirements and best practices for reopening businesses.”

shopping mall
May 27, 2020

NJ businesses discuss loss, future with reopening committee

Small business owners and association representatives took turns explaining the economic impact on their industries to lawmakers tasked with developing a plan to restart New Jersey’s economy safely as the COVID-19 crisis progresses toward an end.