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14 12, 2017

Barcade helps raise bar on lifestyle in Newark

2017-12-14T14:12:54+00:00

Pinballs were still being flipped and beer was still being poured as the city of Newark celebrated the official ribbon-cutting of Barcade on Broad Street on Tuesday. Even Newark Mayor Ras Baraka got in the action while on site to participate. “This is my second time here,” he said.” I’ve ...

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Barcade helps raise bar on lifestyle in Newark 2017-12-14T14:12:54+00:00
13 12, 2017

Campbell’s finalizes $700M deal for Pacific Foods

2017-12-13T11:50:24+00:00

Campbell Soup Co. has completed its $700 million cash purchase of Pacific Foods of Oregon. Pacific Foods produces organic broth and soup, along with shelf-stable plant-based beverages and other meals and sides. Pacific Foods’ offerings will join Campbell's portfolio of organic foods, which is in the Top 10 in the ...

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Campbell’s finalizes $700M deal for Pacific Foods 2017-12-13T11:50:24+00:00
13 12, 2017

Life lessons from women in STEM: Balance and beyond

2017-12-13T14:06:05+00:00

Supporting the growth of women in science, technology, engineering and math is as mission-critical to her organization as ever, Debbie Hart said. However, it is not always easy. “We’ve been paying more attention to this issue over the last couple of years, and, as we build out our programs, we ...

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Life lessons from women in STEM: Balance and beyond 2017-12-13T14:06:05+00:00
12 12, 2017

iPlay America names new general manager

2017-12-14T12:14:15+00:00

Samantha Unglert has been named iPlay America’s new general manager. Unglert previously served as director of operations for the Freehold-based company. “Samantha’s tenure as director of operations proved she is a leader with the insight, understanding and management skills to take our company into the future,” said iPlay America founder ...

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iPlay America names new general manager 2017-12-14T12:14:15+00:00
12 12, 2017

GlassRoots teaches Newark kids more than just art

2017-12-14T12:13:57+00:00

GlassRoots is one of the only youth-accessible hot shops in the tri-state area. But Barbara Heisler said the mission of the Newark nonprofit is not simply to create glass artists. “We use the vehicle of glass to do all of the wonderful things we do, including professional and personal development, ...

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GlassRoots teaches Newark kids more than just art 2017-12-14T12:13:57+00:00
12 12, 2017

Minority communities begin helping own entrepreneurs

2017-12-14T12:13:43+00:00

Recent research led by Rutgers University has reaffirmed what many minority groups have been saying for years: There is discrimination in small business lending, and minorities lose out on opportunities. It’s the reason why organizations like Rising Tide Capital and The Intersect Fund exist in New Jersey, and why financial ...

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Minority communities begin helping own entrepreneurs 2017-12-14T12:13:43+00:00
11 12, 2017

Bumpy road: Despite its woes, Uber is thriving in N.J.

2017-12-13T10:48:24+00:00

Perhaps lost in the recent barrage of internal problems — such as the ousting of its CEO and co-founder, as well as the cover-up of a year-old data breach — there’s this one tidbit about Uber: The company is on the upswing in New Jersey, poised to serve 2 million ...

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Bumpy road: Despite its woes, Uber is thriving in N.J. 2017-12-13T10:48:24+00:00
8 12, 2017

Women’s apparel firm adds two to C-suite

2017-12-08T10:29:39+00:00

Women’s apparel company Avenue Stores has added two fashion retail veterans to its senior team. Nancy Toth Viall is the new chief merchandising officer and Stephen Silbaugh is chief marketing officer. These additions were made as part of a focus on growing the Rochelle Park-based Avenue brand and increasing its ...

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Women’s apparel firm adds two to C-suite 2017-12-08T10:29:39+00:00
8 12, 2017

DX marks the spot: Rubinstein has marketing agency growing

2017-12-13T10:45:55+00:00

Sandy Rubinstein has more than 25 years’ experience in marketing. She still prefers to let her company’s work speak for itself. “Our clients are mostly referrals,” Rubinstein said. “That is how our business has grown.” It may have had just a little something to do with Rubinstein. Since becoming CEO ...

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DX marks the spot: Rubinstein has marketing agency growing 2017-12-13T10:45:55+00:00
7 12, 2017

At conference, nonprofit execs voice optimism, concerns

2017-12-11T10:10:51+00:00

The Center for Non-Profits held its biggest New Jersey Non-Profit Conference yet Wednesday at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, hosting more than 500 attendees at its annual event. “It provided a great opportunity for people to come together and explore the emerging trends and issues facing nonprofits, including ...

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At conference, nonprofit execs voice optimism, concerns 2017-12-11T10:10:51+00:00
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