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Direct Travel continues its growth with sixth deal of the year

Just a week after its last acquisition, Direct Travel Inc. has made another deal. Read More »»

California REIT signs more than 120K sq. ft. in new, renewal leases in Morris County

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II, a nontraded REIT based in Newport Beach, California, announced Thursday the signing of 124,715 square feet in leases at Park Avenue at Morris County. Read More »»

N.J. city ranks in Yelp's 'Top 20 Cities to Shop Local for the Holidays' list

Yelp released its list of the “Top 20 Cities to Shop Local for the Holidays” and if you’re looking to find some great local gifts in New Jersey, look no further. Read More »»

NRG sets lofty sustainability goals at groundbreaking of new green HQ

The fruits of Economic Development Authority's tax incentives for NRG Energy came to bear as the energy giant held a groundbreaking for its new 130,000-square-foot headquarters at Carnegie Center in Princeton on Thursday. It was an event the company also used to unveil its lofty sustainability plans. Read More »»

Sports betting proponents preparing for a long legal road ahead

U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp heard nearly two hours of oral arguments last Thursday in what was the latest chapter of New Jersey's ongoing efforts to bring sports betting to the state. Read More »»

Cognizant completes $2.7B acquisition of health care IT company

Teaneck-based information technology company Cognizant announced Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of TriZetto Corporation, a health care IT provider based in Englewood, Colorado. Read More »»

I.D. Systems extends $900K contract with Knight Transportation

Woodcliff Lake-based I.D. Systems Inc., a provider of wireless machine-to-machine solutions, announced Thursday that it has extended its contract with Knight Transportation Inc. to provide trailer tracking and management services for Knight's trailer fleet. Read More »»

Children's Place names CFO, announces Q3 results

Kids' clothing retailer The Children's Place Inc. announced Thursday that it has named a new senior vice president and chief financial officer. Read More »»

Real estate company to develop coworking spaces in North Jersey

Montclair-based real estate developer The Pinnacle Companies is teaming up with Serendipity Labs Inc. to create coworking spaces in northern New Jersey, the companies announced Thursday. Read More »»

Fox: Transportation Trust Fund is ‘too important for us to fail’

Jamie Fox, the recently appointed commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said Wednesday as part of a panel at the League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City that fixing the beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund is an issue that needs to be effectively addressed. Read More »»

Fair Lawn manufacturer gets $13.8M Navy contract

Fair Lawn-based manufacturer United States Technologies Inc. announced recently that it has been awarded a $13.8 million contract to procure circuit card assemblies for the Navy. Read More »»

Low health benefit cost increases don’t tell whole story in N.J. — total cost is something else

New Jersey employers, like those nationwide, held health benefit cost increases to the single digits in 2014, often by switching to high-deductible, consumer-driven health plans — but the total cost of health plans is significantly higher in New Jersey, according to the Mercer 2014 National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans. Read More »»

N.J. small employers could be eligible for tax credits through ACA's SHOP

Some New Jersey small employers could be eligible for tax credits to help defray the high cost of health insurance if they buy coverage for their workers through SHOP, the Affordable Care Act's online small employer health insurance marketplace at Read More »»

St. Joseph's Healthcare System names CFO

St. Joseph's Healthcare System, the multihospital academic health care organization, announced Wednesday that it has appointed David F. Alexander as chief financial officer. Read More »»

Skin-care company names new CEO for its U.S. operations

LEO Pharma Inc., which has its U.S. headquarters in Parsippany, announced recently that Barbara J. Osborne will serve as its U.S. CEO and president. Read More »»

NAI Hanson to sell Parsippany office building

NAI James E. Hanson, a Hackensack-based commercial real estate firm, said recently that it has been chosen as the exclusive selling agent for a Parsippany office property. Read More »»

East Orange General names interim CEO, president

East Orange General Hospital on Tuesday named Martin A. Bieber interim chief executive officer and president, effective immediately. Read More »»

Farmers Insurance branch relocates from Glen Rock to Oakland

M. Gale Insurance Agency, a branch of Farmers Insurance, announced Tuesday that it has relocated from Glen Rock to the Copper Tree Mall in Oakland. Read More »»

Artificial intelligence will be subject of Google researcher's talk

The Google Development Group of North Jersey will be hosting Google researcher Chris Welty for a speaking engagement at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at Montclair State University. Read More »»

Pharma manufacturer renews lease at Sanzari office complex

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Kyorin U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Toyko-based Kyorin Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., has renewed its 2,370-square-foot lease at the Glenpointe Center West in Teaneck. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

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

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Industry Insights

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

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Millennial Minded

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

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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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