NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:59:54 EST Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:59:54 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/PRINT/170429953&source=RSS NJBIZ April 24, 2017 Edition Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/PRINT/170429953&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429940&source=RSS BD paying 24B for C.R. Bard Medical technology company BD is acquiring C. R. Bard Inc. for approximately 24 billion, the two New Jersey companies announced Sunday. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429941&source=RSS Best of the blogs Taco Pizza is latest craze helping Tony Boloney's build on its success Garden State Grub When was the last time one of the items off your menu was flown on a private jet to the Bahamas? Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429942&source=RSS Best of the blogs How to dive head first into your new leadership role Industry Insights There&#8217s no question that adjusting to a new environment can be difficult. However, landing a top role at a company can also bring new thinking and an innovative perspective to a business needing a reboot or being disrupted by a new technology. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429955&source=RSS Triple Play 3 things companies should focus on regarding insurance Michael J. Faul Jr. is a shareholder in the Warren law firm of Herold Law, P. A. Mr. Faul concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, closely heldoppressed minority shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, and environmental litigation. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429956&source=RSS Quick Hits Our take on the week's top headlines This week includes New Jersey's gubernatorial candidates' income and the NJEA vs. Sweeney. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429958&source=RSS Editorial It's time to re-think our 'pay-to-play' laws Jeff Brindle calls New Jersey's pay-to-play law &#8220convoluted and complicated&#8221 and cites its &#8220stunning inconsistency. &#8221 He ought to know. As executive director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, he has the unenviable job of trying to enforce the law. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429958&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/GRAPEVINE/170429960&source=RSS Grapevine No middle ground It's no secret Gov. Chris Christie loves the conditional veto, which allows him to object to certain parts of a bill and propose additional amendments without killing the legislation in its entirety. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/GRAPEVINE/170429960&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429943&source=RSS Most-read of the week Amazon announces 3 more N.J. facilities, 2,500 jobs, as it opens Carteret center As Amazon formally opened the doors Friday to its largest New Jersey-based fulfillment center in Carteret, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant also announced plans to open another three sites in the Garden State that call for the creation of more than 2,500 additional full-time jobs. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429944&source=RSS Most-read of the week Horizon Health Sphere, an answer to UHC's Optum, appeals to younger generation of docs Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is developing its own answer to United Healthcare&#8217s Optum, which was independently developed in 1995, called Horizon Health Sphere, NJBIZ has learned. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429945&source=RSS Most-read of the week Guadagno calls for 'circuit breaker' in new property tax plan In a new campaign plan put forth Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is calling for further caps on property taxes in New Jersey by limiting bills to no more than 5 percent of a homeowner&#8217s annual household income. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429946&source=RSS Most-read of the week UberEATS expands efforts in Bergen County Garden State Grub Good news for hungry residents and employees in Bergen County &#8211 UberEATS is expanding into Hackensack, Englewood, Teaneck and Fort Lee, and increasing its restaurant partnerships in Palisades Park and Cliffside Park. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429947&source=RSS Most-read of the week Woodmont opens Metuchen complex, begins work in South Amboy After only two weeks of hosting an open house at its latest project, Woodmont Metro at Metuchen Station, Woodmont Properties announced it started construction on its next project, Woodmont Cove in South Amboy. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429948&source=RSS Most-read of the week 'Womenomics' is focus of upcoming, innovative conference in Jersey City Breaking Glass Daryl Rand said she has been working on an upcoming, innovative, three-day event for nearly a year. But in reality, &#8220One World Empowering Women for the Global Conversation&#8221 has been more than a decade in the making. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170422/NJBIZ01/170429948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429949&source=RSS UNUSUAL Married man sends hijack hoax email to avoid trip with girlfriend Love can be tricky, especially when you're a married man with a child and you've got an online girlfriend who wants to go on vacation. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429950&source=RSS WORLD Trump says Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election President Trump inserted himself into the tumult of French politics on Friday, declaring that the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris would have &#8220a big effect&#8221 when voters go to the polls on Sunday to choose among 11 presidential candidates. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429950&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429951&source=RSS U.S. Gorsuch's first big Supreme Court vote allows Arkansas execution Justice Neil Gorsuch took his first major action on the U. S. Supreme Court by casting the deciding vote to let Arkansas begin executing a group of death-row inmates. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429952&source=RSS BUSINESS Bebe to close all its stores including 9 in N.J. next month Retailer Bebe announced it would close all of its stores, including nine in New Jersey, by the end of next month, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429954&source=RSS Amazon announces 3 more N.J. facilities, 2,500 jobs, as it opens Carteret center As Amazon formally opened the doors Friday to its largest New Jersey-based fulfillment center in Carteret, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant also announced plans to open another three sites in the Garden State that call for the creation of more than 2,500 additional full-time jobs. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429957&source=RSS Doctor signs medical lease in Fair Lawn Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson recently announced it brokered the lease of 1,397 square feet of medical office space for Dr. John Pantazopoulos at 23-00 Route 208, Fair Lawn. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429957&source=RSS