NJBIZ - Retail http://www.njbiz.com/section/retail Retail Retail en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:56:01 EST Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:56:01 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729923&source=RSS Called on the carpet Grossman, spurred on by sexist comment, proves a point as The Carpet Girl Dianne Grossman says she always knew she wanted to run her own business. She just didn't know a joking insult from her husband would provide the impetus to get started. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/307259992&source=RSS Piano men Lindeblad Piano Restoration learned lesson in how to turn internet growth into profit In many ways, you can call it an internet get-rich-quick scenario that any small business would love to have. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/307259992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/307259993&source=RSS Cleaning up Cohron is realizing big profits by changing how cleaning industry treats its clients and its employees Ines Cohron already knew what success looked like. Her career had consisted of building a marketing and consulting practice in the financial services industry for clients such as Dun Bradstreet and Morgan Stanley, as well as serving as a director for American Express. But it wasn't quite what Cohron was looking for. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/307259993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160720/NJBIZ01/160729973&source=RSS Amazon leases 619K sq.ft. Teterboro warehouse A decades-old, nondescript warehouse in Teterboro is the latest industrial building to be gobbled up by Amazon. com as it continues to expand its footprint in northern New Jersey. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160720/NJBIZ01/160729973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719779&source=RSS COFFEE TALK Gillman's latest venture, an upscale coffee bar, already is connecting with customer base Scott Gillman, CEO of Mascott Corp. in Hillside, has operated more than 50 restaurants under a dozen different brands since 1989. Last year, he wanted to do something different. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719779&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719780&source=RSS BREAD WINNER Danko's Choc O Pain brings taste of Paris, and lots of baguettes, to Hoboken, Jersey City Clemence Danko said she cannot go a single day without bread. But she won't eat just any carbs Bread must be healthy, it must be fresh and it must be French. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719780&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719781&source=RSS SECRET SAUCE For Hoboken Farms, success has come by building loyalty one customer and one sale at a time Local business owner Brad Finkel is proud to say that his hard-earned success was never dependent on whether he wore a suit. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719781&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160718/NJBIZ01/160719810&source=RSS Mobile delivery service leases 144K sq.ft. at Union distribution center Boxed, a mobile delivery service for wholesale groceries and household goods, has leased 144,000 square feet at Bridge Development Partners' newly built distribution center in Union. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160718/NJBIZ01/160719810&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719877&source=RSS QuickChek earns 'Chain of the Year' award from industry magazine QuickChek, the Whitehouse Station-based fresh convenience market chain, was named the 2016 Convenience Store Chain of the Year by industry trade magazine Convenience Store Decisions on Wednesday. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160708/NJBIZ01/160709855&source=RSS Rittenhouse Realty sells apartment complex in Burlington County Rittenhouse Realty Advisors announced Thursday that it has sold 21 units at the Hampton Manor Apartments in Mount Holly. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160708/NJBIZ01/160709855&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160704/NJBIZ01/307049999&source=RSS The eyes have it N.J. franchise owners think Amazing Lash has a product perfect for 'Jersey girl' style Everyone loves a Jersey girl. Lisa Patton and Reed Patton particularly love their eyes &#8212 and their willingness to spend to style them. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160704/NJBIZ01/307049999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160701/NJBIZ01/160709982&source=RSS CBRE announces 26.2M sale of Kmart Plaza in Hazlet Goodrich Hazlet LLC has sold a shopping center in Hazlet for 26. 2 million, CBRE announced Thursday. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160701/NJBIZ01/160709982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619827&source=RSS Jet.com leasing 705K sq.ft. in South Jersey Online retailer Jet. com will lease 705,000 square feet in Salem County at a distribution facility newly built by Matrix Development Group, the real estate firm announced this week. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619827&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619835&source=RSS Secaucus-based Vitamin Shoppe names chief operating officer Vitamin Shoppe Inc. , the Secaucus-based retailer and maker of nutritional products, has hired a former Family Dollar executive as its new chief operating officer. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619835&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619889&source=RSS Toys R Us narrows its Q1 loss Toys R Us Inc. posted a net loss in its fiscal first quarter ended April 30, it announced Wednesday, but it was a narrower one than in the year-ago period. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619890&source=RSS Bed Bath Beyond purchases home goods designer Union-based Bed Bath Beyond Inc. announced Tuesday that it has purchased One Kings Lane Inc. , a home goods designer. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139994&source=RSS Gourmet on the go The food truck phenomenon Owner Jon HepnerHeadquarters VeronaCuisine Authentic Thai Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139995&source=RSS Gourmet on the go From festivals to special events and even weddings, New Jerseyans are craving food trucks The number of food trucks in the state is on the rise. As is the quality of food they are serving. It's a trend in the food industry that is showing no signs of slowing down. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139997&source=RSS White Lotus feels it's found latest secret to success Highland Park pillow, bedding company embracing move to third-party sales Marlon Pando prides himself on being able to change with the times. When he moved to New Jersey to work for White Lotus 11 years ago, he was convinced online sales were the key to the future of the bedding manufacturer. And they were. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/160609922&source=RSS Cleaning up Hallak Cleaners adjusting to the times, needs of the customers From a one-man couture garment-cleaning operation on 2nd Avenue in Manhattan to a multimillion-dollar organization headquartered in Hackensack, Hallak Cleaners has taken a family two generations to build. Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160606/NJBIZ01/160609922&source=RSS