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In Camden, President Obama talks community policing and building trust

By May 19, 2015 08:16 AM

Calling Camden a “symbol of promise for the nation,” President Barack Obama used the New Jersey city as the setting to announce several federal initiatives to build trust between law enforcement and the public yesterday. The president, speaking in response to the high-profile police brutality cases that have troubled the nation over the past year, commended the city’s reconstituted police department for its dramatically improved crime rates and its role as an international model for community policing. CONTINUE READING

Honeywell open to water, health care in 'full' M&A pipeline

By May 19, 2015 08:14 AM

Honeywell International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote is open to considering acquisitions in water and health care, both potential new business lines, as he examines a pipeline of more than 100 possible deals. CONTINUE READING

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(Most-read) Post Foods to shutter Parsippany HQ as part of parent's consolidation; 200 jobs affected nationwide

By May 19, 2015 08:12 AM

Post Holdings Inc., the parent of the Post cereal brand, is closing its Parsippany facility as part of a companywide consolidation, affecting 200 employees nationwide, including in New Jersey. CONTINUE READING

Update: Business technology company moves to larger Parsippany site with innovation center

By May 19, 2015 08:07 AM

A New Jersey business technology company has consolidated its two offices into one Parsippany facility, with both office space and an innovation center, it announced recently. CONTINUE READING

Avison Young named exclusive leasing agent for medical office facility in West Orange

By May 19, 2015 08:06 AM

Avison Young announced Monday that it has been named the exclusive leasing agent for Mount Pleasant Medical, a 150,000-square-foot medical office facility in West Orange. CONTINUE READING

300 Lighting Way gets three new tenants

By May 19, 2015 08:05 AM

The Rugby Realty building at 300 Lighting Way in Secaucus has three new tenants, according to real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, plus one familiar face has renewed its lease. CONTINUE READING

Janssen expands collaboration with Rutgers with $6M in funding

By May 19, 2015 08:04 AM

Janssen Supply Chain has augmented its strategic partnership with the Rutgers University School of Engineering by providing more than $6 million. The money will go toward expanding research efforts that support the company's search for pharmaceutical manufacturing techniques. CONTINUE READING

A paint tax could be coming to N.J.

By Meg Fry
May 18, 2015 08:28 AM

New Jersey residents may be surprised to learn why the price of paint may soon be increasing. CONTINUE READING

New Jersey's touting tourism

By May 18, 2015 08:21 AM

Despite Atlantic City’s casino-closing woes, New Jersey tourism is faring well, overall. CONTINUE READING

Could drivers get a break in Memorial Day gas prices?

By May 18, 2015 08:18 AM

Shhhhhhh. Be very quiet. That sliding sound you hear could be gas prices taking a downward trajectory as people tank up the car for a Memorial Day beach run. CONTINUE READING

Bill that provides incentives for start-up manufacturing advances

By May 18, 2015 08:16 AM

A bill aimed at encouraging start-up manufacturers to invest in redevelopment areas across the state is one step closer to becoming law. CONTINUE READING

Former Saks site in Hackensack to become dining, entertainment complex

By May 18, 2015 08:15 AM

Nine movie screens will fill the space that once displayed designer dresses, and a restaurant that serves pastas and pizzas along with bowling and bocce will take the place of cosmetic counters and luxury handbags, as The Shops of Riverside in Hackensack reinvents itself again with a redevelopment plan for the former Saks Fifth Avenue store. CONTINUE READING

(Most-read) Audible's $39.3 million award is one of 10 given out by EDA last week

By May 18, 2015 08:13 AM

Audible Inc., the Newark-based provider of spoken audio information and entertainment, received approval Friday from the Economic Development Authority for a 10-year, $39.3 million Grow New Jersey award to create a new technology center in the city. CONTINUE READING

Spotlight on Small Business: Employment Horizons does the work right, and on time

By May 18, 2015 08:11 AM

Even with the roar of hundreds of products being packaged, labeled and boxed enveloping him, it's easy to hear Ford Shaw teeming with pride. Shaw oversees the fulfillment operation at Employment Horizons, a nonprofit organization that employs more than 120 individuals with disabilities to complete local companies' subcontracted jobs. CONTINUE READING

Spotlight on Small Business: Vaseful training workers for traditional jobs at traditional pay

By May 18, 2015 08:10 AM

Expect to see a strikingly pink sign signaling Vaseful's presence when driving along Route 1 in Edison. But don't expect to see anything announcing that the flower store is staffed almost completely with people with autism and other intellectual disabilities. CONTINUE READING

Spotlight on Small Business: Businesses finding hiring those with disabilities is good for population, productivity

By May 18, 2015 08:08 AM

Bon Venture Services printed plenty of bulletins each week — and it had just as many inserts for those bulletins — but it had no one on staff available to combine the two. CONTINUE READING

Speak Easy: Ellis wows banking crowd with her 5 C's for success

By May 18, 2015 08:07 AM

SpeakEasy is a running feature in NJBIZ in which we recap presentations given by key business leaders around the state at one of New Jersey's many conferences and events. This report is based on a keynote speech delivered by Cheryl Bonini Ellis, principal of Ellis Business Enterprises in Madison, on April 22 at an event hosted by the New Jersey Bankers Association for an audience of more than 400 banking professionals. CONTINUE READING

How Disney parks are using familiar technology to shape the future

By May 15, 2015 08:19 AM

isney’s theme parks, with their obsessive attention to detail and experience, have always been the most interesting in the industry. In many ways, they resemble miniature world’s fairs — assuming we lived in a fantastical universe where countries had names like “Frontierland” and “Tomorrowland”. Though the metaphor gets a bit more literal when you look at the Epcot theme park, which was directly inspired by the world’s fairs of yesteryear (and provides guests the potentially disorienting capacity to stroll from Norway to Mexico in a matter of seconds). CONTINUE READING

Christie: There's no money for full pension payment, and I won't raise taxes

By May 15, 2015 08:16 AM

Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday said there's no money in the state budget to make a full public employee pension payment, and told a friendly town hall crowd he "will not raise taxes on the people of New Jersey to pay for this." CONTINUE READING

Studies planned on N.J.'s tax break programs

By May 15, 2015 08:07 AM

Two bills that would put closer scrutiny on the impact of New Jersey's corporate tax break programs on the state budget met different fates in Trenton Thursday, as it emerged that the agency that administers the programs is soliciting two external studies of the programs. CONTINUE READING

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