NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:11:25 EST Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:11:25 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219942&source=RSS Linde Americas chooses Bridgewater for new headquarters Gases and engineering company Linde Americas is consolidating its headquarters for North and South America in Bridgewater, it announced Thursday. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219934&source=RSS UNUSUAL Whole Foods may put tattoo parlors inside new millennial-focused stores Whole Foods Market Inc. Co-Chief Executive Officer Walter Robb, seeking to appeal to younger, budget-conscious shoppers, says his company&#8217s new 365 chain is going to try some tactics outside of the conventional grocery-store playbook. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219934&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219935&source=RSS U.S. Oregon standoff 3 of 4 protesters surrender Cliven Bundy arrested Three of the four remaining occupiers at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge's headquarters in Harney County, Oregon, surrendered Thursday after 41 days, according to David Fry, the lone holdout, speaking on a live streamed phone call. Fry is refusing to come out, saying his grievances have not been heard. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219936&source=RSS N.J. Christie pension commission calls for N.J. public worker health care cuts A bipartisan commission appointed by Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday released a more detailed plan to drastically reduce New Jersey's public employee pension and health care costs. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219936&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219937&source=RSS BUSINESS Magazine publisher Time Inc. buys what's left of MySpace MySpace still exists? It does, and the company that owns the once-ubiquitous social network is being bought by Time Inc. to help the magazine publisher target ads. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219938&source=RSS N.J. lost 18B in a decade due to outmigration, NJBIA report says The New Jersey Business Industry Association released a report Thursday indicating that the outmigration of some 2 million New Jersey residents cost the state approximately 18 billion in net adjusted gross income in the years between 2004 and 2013. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219938&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219940&source=RSS Have you got the coolest office in New Jersey? NJBIZ wants to know NJBIZ is looking for the coolest, edgiest, fanciest places to work in the Garden State. Does your office fit the bill? No cubicle farms allowed! Email Spotlight reporter Daria Meoli and give us the scoop on what makes it great! Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/BREAKINGGLASS/160219941&source=RSS Dowlen thriving as her BodyworksBall gains national attention Despite the skills gap in New Jersey manufacturing &#8212 and the lack of women leadership in the industry altogether &#8212 BJ Dowlen, founder and president of Bodyworks Enterprises, a sports performance strategic product developing group in Brick, has continued to make a name for herself. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/BREAKINGGLASS/160219941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219943&source=RSS I.D. Systems secures VMS warranty contract renewal with global retail customer Woodcliff Lake-based I. D. Systems Inc. announced Thursday that it has secured a one-year warranty renewal contract with a global retail customer. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219944&source=RSS O'Connor Davies rebrands as it becomes integral part of PKF International Earlier this month, O'Connor Davies rebranded itself as PKF O'Connor Davies. The new name reflects a growing involvement between the accounting firm and PKF International, which has tapped the company as the lead in its North American network. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219945&source=RSS Wipro to acquire HealthPlan Services for 460M Wipro Limited, an India-based information technology, consulting and business process services company with its U. S. headquarters in Somerset, announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire HealthPlan Services from Water Street Healthcare Partners, an investor focused exclusively on the health care industry. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219946&source=RSS Rutgers chosen by federal government for Young African Leaders program For the third year in a row, the U. S. State Department has selected Rutgers University to offer the Mandela Washington Fellowship program as part of President Barack Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219947&source=RSS Toys R Us promotes store operations executive to global leadership team Toys R Us has promoted one of its executives to executive vice president, global store operations, it announced Thursday. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219948&source=RSS Most-read EDA approves 22M in incentives for two Jersey City projects The Economic Development Authority voted Tuesday to approve more than 22 million in incentives for two projects based in Jersey City. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219949&source=RSS N.J. ranked fifth in solar jobs in U.S. New Jersey ranked fifth in solar jobs nationally in 2015, according to a report released Wednesday by The Solar Foundation. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219950&source=RSS Hudson tunnel project takes small step forward The project to build a new train tunnel under the Hudson River took a baby step forward Wednesday when the board members of NJ Transit voted unanimously to hire consultants to study the tunnel&#8217s environmental impacts. Federal law requires the environmental review to be complete before the project receives any federal money, which must happen. . . Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219950&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219951&source=RSS Lampitt 'strongly considering' congressional run Democratic Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt acknowledged today she considering a run for Congress in South Jersey&#8217s 3rd District. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219952&source=RSS NJ Transit unions authorize strike, agency says more talks planned Members of more than a dozen labor unions representing thousands of NJ Transit workers have voted to authorize a strike that could shut down the commuter railroad if a deal isn&#8217t reached by March 13. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219953&source=RSS How NJ Transit plans to keep trains running during a blackout The first steps to building a back-up power system to keep sections of NJ Transit's busiest rail lines running, after a blackout or storm knocks out electricity, were taken by NJ Transit's board Wednesday. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219953&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219954&source=RSS Monmouth Mall to get 500M transformation Kushner Cos. has unveiled a 500 million redevelopment plan for Monmouth Mall, aiming to transform the Eatontown property into high-end destination with hotel and residential components. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160211/NJBIZ01/160219954&source=RSS