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N.J. Tech Council names its 'Public Company of the Year'

A Jersey City company's stock price appreciation, sustained growth and strong operating results added up to a major honor from the New Jersey Technology Council on Tuesday. Read More »»

Annual League of Municipalities conference kicks off Tuesday

Now in its 99th year, the annual New Jersey League of Municipalities conference will kick off Tuesday at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Read More »»

Location in N.J. helps Svelte in quest to bring new stent to market

Svelte Medical Systems of New Providence is developing a new stent to keep blood flowing through blocked arteries. This fall, Svelte reported favorable results from clinical trials in Europe, where it hopes to begin marketing the stent late next year. Then Svelte will conduct clinical trials in the U.S., where it's targeting a late 2018 or early 2019 launch. Read More »»

Christie to discuss Keystone XL pipeline on upcoming Canada trip, report says

Gov. Chris Christie is planning to make an official trip next month to Canada, where he will meet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and discuss matters pertaining to the Keystone XL pipeline, according to a report Monday from The Wall Street Journal. Read More »»

2 partners exiting Genova Burns Giantomasi Webster to create own firm

Two name partners at Genova Burns Giantomasi Webster are leaving to create a new law firm. Read More »»

OSHA cites Paterson box maker after worker is hurt when crushed by machine

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Accurate Box Co. Inc. in Paterson after a worker was crushed in a die cutting machine. OSHA is proposing more than $40,000 in penalties for violations related to the May 2014 investigation of the incident. Read More »»

Jersey company wins Botox maker with $66 billion offer

The battle for Botox maker Allergan Inc. appears to be over — and the winner is not Bridgewater-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals, but a different New Jersey company. Read More »»

Morris County towns dominate list of highest-priced home listings in 2014

The question was simple: Based on real estate listings, which towns in New Jersey had the highest average listings for a four-bedroom, two-bath home? Three of the top four were in Morris County. And six of the top 10 were north of Interstate 78. Read More »»

Close Up: Robert C. Cantwell, CEO of B&G Foods

What you do: Continue what we started. As CEO, I look forward to continuing the growth of B&G through accretive acquisitions and growing our existing portfolio of brands. During the next five years, I expect our company to continue to expand its portfolio and product offerings to consumers and remain one of the top performing food companies in the industry. Read More »»

Triple Play: Three tips for a woman in a male-dominated industry

Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry. Read More »»

Quick Hits

On the list this week: Rutgers Business School, Lockheed Martin and others … Read More »»

Editorial: High-priced flight - Poll paints discouraging picture

Will the last one out please turn off the lights before leaving? Read More »»

Amid growing alarm in Atlantic City, monthly revenue report is a mixed bag for casinos

With four Atlantic City casinos having closed this year and another in danger of going dark next month, the properties that remain appear to be reaping the benefits. Read More »»

Christie chief of staff O'Dowd to leave for Cooper executive role

Cooper University Health Care announced Friday that Kevin O'Dowd, Gov. Chris Christie's chief of staff, will leave his post within the administration to become its senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Read More »»

Amec finalizes Foster Wheeler deal, formally creating Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom-based Amec plc has finalized its acquisition of the oil and gas engineering firm Foster Wheeler AG, which has multiple facilities in New Jersey. Read More »»

Pinnacle Foods acquires maker of Gardein vegan food line for $154M

Pinnacle Foods Inc. announced Friday that it will acquire a Canadian maker of plant-based, vegan and vegetarian foods for $154 million. Read More »»

VNA Health Group, Visiting Physician Services partner to bring health care to elderly, disabled at home

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group and Visiting Physician Services announced they are joining forces to better serve older and disabled people in New Jersey who need health care at home. Read More »»

Moody's upgrades Jersey City bond rating

Citing improvements in the city's finances, Moody's Investors Service announced Thursday that it had raised Jersey City's bond rating one notch, from A2 to A1 with a “stable” outlook. Read More »»

Website will help N.J. residents find Obamacare assistance

New Jerseyans who need help enrolling in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act can now go online to CoverNJ.org to find organizations in their county that provide free, in-person and telephone assistance to guide them through the complexities of purchasing government-subsidized health plans via HealthCare.gov, or signing up for Medicaid. Read More »»

Valeant to add 500 jobs at Bridgewater HQ over five years

Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson pledged to bring 500 jobs to the state of New Jersey over the next five years, at a ribbon cutting for a new headquarters in Bridgewater. Read More »»

Poll Question of the Week:

What are you most thankful for about doing business in New Jersey?

Breaking Glass

Campbell Soup's Denise Morrison offers tips on how women can rise to the C-suite

Denise Morrison — president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company...

Industry Insights

Comcast honors veterans by partnering with U.S. Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes campaign

In March 2012, I was delighted when Comcast Corporation Chairman and CEO, Brian...

Millennial Minded

Move over, turducken, 'Friendsgiving' is the new Thanksgiving trend

I'm going to be super busy this weekend. And it has nothing to do with what you...

SFW: Suitable for Work

12 N.J. companies earn LGBT 'Best Places to Work' distinction

A study published Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign scores companies...

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Special Editions

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement
Congratulations to the 2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies! On Thursday, November 13th nearly 400 individuals gathered to celebrate 50 of the fastest growing companies in the state. Click on the supplement to see where each company fell on the list!

New Brunswick 2014

New Brunswick 2014
This supplement will highlight the revitalization of one of New Jersey's most important cities and discuss why New Brunswick is an ideal place for doing business.

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50
The NJBIZ Power 50, our ranking of New Jersey's 50 most influential people in the real estate industry, is one of the most anticipated lists of the year. Here's our take on the movers and the shakers of 2014 in all things real estate.

2014 CFO of the Year Awards

2014 CFO of the Year Awards
Congratulations to the 2014 CFO of the Year Award Finalists and Winners! Take a peak inside to catch a glimpse of the best and brightest CFOs and financial executives from around the state.


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