Ferries to connect Jersey City’s Harborside with New York in October

Jersey City will soon have the most extensive ferry service of any town in the state. A ferry from the Harborside waterfront location will have commuter service to two New York locations beginning Oct. 2,...

Firms want to work with minority businesses, but finding best isn’t easy

Working with minority-owned suppliers and vendors is a focus for many large companies in the state, but there sometimes aren’t enough qualified small businesses to partner with. At the African American Chamber of Commerce of...

Ohio company buys Newark chemicals and ingredients firm

A Newark-based specialty chemicals and ingredients distributor has been acquired by an Ohio-based company in the same field, according to a recent news release. Avon, Ohio-based Maroon Group LLC, which is comprised of several regional...

China’s cheap labor no longer a factor in manufacturing, experts say

While a continent waits and watches for e-commerce giant Amazon to select its second headquarters, one New Jersey legislator wants to figure out how to prime the state to produce the next Amazon. “We talk...

Win or lose, trying for Amazon HQ2 can help Atlantic County: Experts

Amazon building a second headquarters could be the business boost Atlantic County needs — even if the online retail giant picks somewhere else. The county is joining what is expected to be a continent-wide search...

Toys R Us files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy, hoping to launch ‘new era’

Toys R Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a move the company says will restructure $5 billion of long-term debt. Calling it a “new era at Toys R Us,” Chairman and CEO Dave...

Manufacturing Caucus’ first meeting is Tuesday in Paterson

The bipartisan legislative Manufacturing Caucus will hold its first meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Paterson, it announced recently. The meeting, in the Rogers Meeting Center, 32 Spruce St., will include presentations on the challenges...

NJMEP names finalists for 2017 Manufacturing Awards

Three individuals and 21 companies were named finalists for the 2017 Manufacturing Awards. The awards, given by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, will be announced at the sixth annual “Made in New Jersey” Manufacturing...

Honeywell’s global security, fire units get new presidents

Morris Plains-based conglomerate Honeywell has named new presidents for its global security and global fire businesses, it announced. Richard “Rich” Lattanzi will serve as the leader of the global security business, while Dino Koutrouki will...

Returning the favor: N.J. utilities sending personnel to Fla. to assist

The heads of New Jersey’s largest utilities didn’t have to wait for Hurricane Irma to reach the United States before offering assistance. Five years after facing the impact of Superstorm Sandy, they know firsthand the...

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Hoboken education business makes acquisition

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Ascena Retail Group selling Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other remaining brands to private-equity...

Ascena Retail Group Inc. is wrapping up the selloff of its assets, announcing it has reached an agreement for the remaining four of its...