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Newark-Paris business airline debuts Tuesday night

Source: The Star-Ledger

A new, all business-class airline with service between Newark and Paris is making its debut tonight. Read More »»

Campbell's to launch organic soups in effort to rebuild earnings

Source: The Associated Press

Cans of condensed soup aren’t exactly at the forefront of food trends. So Campbell is turning to organic varieties that come in rectangular cartons to help boost its struggling soup sales. Read More »»

PSE&G promotes electric vehicles, and its business, with program for free charging stations

Source: The Star-Ledger

New Jersey’s largest electricity provider is now one of its biggest electric vehicle cheerleaders. Read More »»

Travel management company names new exec

A travel management company with offices in Mahwah announced Monday it has named a travel industry veteran its senior vice president of operations. Read More »»

OSHA cites Forever 21 over Wayne violations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited fashion retailer Forever 21 for “serious safety hazards” at its Wayne location, it said Monday. Read More »»

Cancer Genetics grows its international presence

A Rutherford-based cancer diagnostics company announced Monday it is expanding through the purchase of a genomic testing firm. Read More »»

HFF secures loan for office building

HFF, a commercial real estate services provider, announced Monday it had secured a $46.36 million loan for a Warren office property. Read More »»

Master's plan: Centenary brings classes to workplace

After years of facing the difficult issue of downsizing, many employers now are facing an entirely different issue: retention. Read More »»

Would U.S. be better off with more businesspeople in charge?

An overwhelming majority of Americans think the country would be better-run if people with business and management experience were in charge, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. Read More »»

The place that loves being labeled a Jersey company: South Hackensack's NJ Label embraces different clientel

New Jersey Label in South Hackensack, a sister company of the New York Label & Box Works in Islandia, N.Y., is not just another “Jersey location.” Read More »»

Giancarlo assumes regulatory role

Source: The Record

J. Christopher Giancarlo, 55, of Haworth recently moved to Washington, D.C., to take his seat on the five-member Commodity Futures Trading Commission, one of two Republicans on the regulatory panel. Read More »»

Military advocates join to fight possible closure of two N.J. installations

Source: NJ Spotlight

In the latest round of proposed defense cuts, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Picatinny Arsenal Could face downsizing or closure. Read More »»

Obama administration announces seismic testing off Jersey coast

Source: NJ Spotlight

The Obama administration’s decision to allow seismic testing off the Jersey coast and other areas to evaluate the potential for gas and oil exploration is opposed by environmentalists, the state Department of Environmental Protection, and Democratic lawmakers in Congress. Read More »»

5 things Atlantic City is doing to reverse its slide

Source: The Associated Press

Even before a slew of casino closings hit Atlantic City, gambling operators, government officials and regulators had been working to improve the resort's prospects. Here's a look at five things they're doing: Read More »»

Booker leads GOP challenger by $3.5 million, report says

Source: Gannett Washington Bureau

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a $3.5 million fundraising advantage over his Republican challenger heading into the November election for a full six-year Senate term. Read More »»

Trenton Council reaches agreement to transform Delaware Inn into museum

Source: The Times of Trenton

On Lamberton Street, an aged brick building with peeling paint sits surrounded by well-manicured lawns and a sea of condominiums. But the old building may be closer to having new life, thanks to an effort by the city of Trenton. Read More »»

AC casino closures would have ripple effect across N.J., labor economist says


Deborah M. Figart, a labor economist and professor of education and economics at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, has been performing ethnographic studies of casino workers for nearly a decade. Read More »»

Most-read this weekend: Three N.J. hospitals listed among area's best in U.S. News rankings

Three New Jersey hospitals ranked in the top 10 for the New York metro area in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital rankings released Tuesday. Read More »»

Young entrepreneurs are spicing up a hot market in N.J.

Source: The Press of Atlantic City

They are 27-year-old hot sauce entrepreneurs, college roommates who harnessed a trending industry into a unique business called Hank Sauce. Read More »»

More dads want paid paternity leave

Source: The Washington Post

Marc Carlson, a senior manager at Ernst & Young in Detroit, took two weeks of the company’s standard paid parental leave for dads when his daughter, Rebecca, was born last year. Then, when his wife, Diana, went back to work as a physician, Carlson declared himself the primary caregiver and took the maximum four additional weeks of paid leave. Read More »»

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