NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:56:22 EST Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:56:22 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229934&source=RSS Top Hit in 2014 For Kent, new plant could lead to new spot for its HQ Kent International CEO Arnold Kamler was thrilled to announce in January that his Parsippany-based company would soon begin assembling bikes in the U. S. for the first time in more than two decades. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229934&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229939&source=RSS Billion Dollar Biz Some N.J. companies are making strides in adding women to corporate boards When Denise Morrison set her sights on adding a corporate board appointment to her resume, it was the 1990s and she was working for Kraft, responsible for a billion-dollar business. But she wasn't CEO, and that meant she wasn't cut out for the job. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229914&source=RSS Read about NJBIZ Events Learn all about the great events NJBIZ has planned for 2015. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229916&source=RSS NJBIZ 2014 Favorite Which convenience store makes the best cup of coffee? The people have spoken#8230 Technomic Inc. 's 2014 survey, &#8220Consumer Brand Metrics Convenience Stores,&#8221 has apparently answered that age-old question voiced by road-weary travelers and cramming college students everywhere Where can you get the best cup of coffee in the middle of the night? Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229916&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229921&source=RSS February 2014 Most-Read EDA approves 81.9M in incentives for six new projects In a move the state hopes will lead to the creation of more than 1,100 new jobs, the Economic Development Authority approved incentives Tuesday for six projects under the recently revised Grow NJ and Economic Redevelopment and Growth programs. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229944&source=RSS The Interview Issue PSEG's Izzo leading the charge to rebuild New Jersey's infrastructure If being at the helm of New Jersey's oldest and largest investor-owned utility wasn't demanding before, it certainly became a hectic job after Hurricane Sandy. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141225/NJBIZ01/141229944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229940&source=RSS Billion Dollar Biz 'Open science' could open doors for pharma When Johnson Johnson agreed to make its clinical trial data available to outside parties through the Yale School of Medicine, proponents billed it as a victory for transparency in drug research. Those same advocates of so-called &#8220open science&#8221 hope it will encourage more pharma companies to do the same. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229945&source=RSS The Interview Issue The Barry brothers are changing skylines and perceptions As developers go, David and Michael Barry are just about as prolific and active as anyone else in New Jersey. But that's not because they simply finish a project and then move onto the next one. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229946&source=RSS Top Hit in 2014 These 30 N.J. towns have the highest property tax burdens in the state New Jersey's property taxes are frequently cited among the highest in the nation. A list of the state's 30 towns with the heaviest tax burden based on income versus tax rate may be a surprise, especially since they are made up of small, older suburbs. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229915&source=RSS NJBIZ 2014 Favorite WHY B.Y.O.D. is B.A.D. #8212 The policy may sound great, but it can bring a host of security breach issues Companies increasingly are adopting B. Y. O. D. policies &#8212 that is, Bring Your Own Device &#8212 when it comes to the electronic needs of their employees. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229917&source=RSS NJBIZ 2014 Favorite Major N.J. health system may not have to look far for a new CEO with the 'right stuff' The retirement of Atlantic Health CEO Joseph Trunfio has left one of the state's biggest and most important hospital systems looking for a new leader. Atlantic has said it will be making a nationwide search to find the right candidate. But according to industry experts, the best one already may be in the Garden State. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229922&source=RSS January 2014 Most-Read Fulop on Christie comments 'Gross misrepresentation of the facts' Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop took aim at Gov. Chris Christie Thursday, despite Christie's efforts to describe a good relationship with the city during his apology for the George Washington Bridge scandal. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141229922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141219814&source=RSS NJBIZ presents the 24 Lists of Christmas, Day 24 Top 100 Private Companies You know it we know it NJBIZ's weekly lists are worth the cost of your subscription. To celebrate our upcoming year-ending Book of Lists, we're commemorating the season with our 24 Lists of Christmas. Each day through Dec. 24, we'll email you the top five leaders in a different category, giving you a sneak peek at what you may be missing. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141224/NJBIZ01/141219814&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229911&source=RSS NJCU signs new waterfront lease for School of Business Apparently, when New Jersey City University President Sue Henderson told NJBIZ in the recent Interview Issue to &#8220expect big things&#8221 from the university, she wasn't kidding. On Tuesday, the school announced the leasing of a property that will house the NJCU School of Business. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229911&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229947&source=RSS Updated In live interview, Christie touches on range of topics from Cuba to Atlantic City Editor's note This story was updated at 230 p. m. with video clips from the interview. Speaking with Steve Adubato in a sit-down interview aired live Monday night on NJTV, Gov. Chris Christie criticized President Barack Obama on his recently announced plans to reopen diplomatic relations with Cuba. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229948&source=RSS College football's most valuable teams 2014 Unlike our pro sports valuations, these numbers don&#8217t represent what a team might sell for on the open market. College football teams can&#8217t be bought and sold, after all. Instead, we attempt to measure the value that college football&#8217s top teams generate for four key areas their athletic departments, their universities, their. . . Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229949&source=RSS Baseball notes Phil Hughes, Twins agree to 58 million, five-year deal Former Yankee Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a 500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229950&source=RSS N.J. Medicaid fiasco thousands stranded without coverage, no fix in sight The meltdown of the federal government's website tied to the Affordable Care Act has been well documented. But in New Jersey, something far worse was happening as the state expanded Medicaid access under Obamacare, an NJ Advance Media investigation has found. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229950&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229951&source=RSS N.J. lawyer, husband accused of stealing 5 million from New York law firms, feds say A New Jersey couple are accused of stealing more than 5 million from two New York law firms and using the proceeds to bankroll investments and the purchase of 250,000 in jewelry, federal prosecutors say. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229953&source=RSS TechLaunch company raises 3.9 million One of TechLaunch&#8217s portfolio companies&#8217 wish list has apparently been granted this holiday season with a hefty 3. 9 million investment from a group of unnamed angel investors. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141223/NJBIZ01/141229953&source=RSS