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Reputation Institute names 9 N.J. firms to 2018 Global RepTrak 100

Reputation Institute, a provider of reputation measurement and management services, announced its annual Global RepTrak 100 rankings, and nine New Jersey companies made the list of 100 businesses around the world with the best...

Cosmetics ingredients company names new CEO

Somerset-based cosmetic ingredients supplier Presperse Corp. announced a leadership change Friday. The company said its CEO and president, Koh Akiyama, has been promoted to deputy general manager in the Medical Science Department of parent Sumitomo...

Toys R Us, the last 48 hours: Chaos, then a sense of calm —...

Employees were gathering their personal belongings in boxes and rushing back and forth to their cars, fearing they only had a few minutes left at the Toys R Us company headquarters in Wayne. “Everyone started...

Amazon to lay off 36 employees in Jersey City

Amazon is laying off 36 employees in its Jersey City office as part of a reorganization of that office that will see other employees transferred to Newark and New York City. “We have large offices...

100 could lose jobs at DuPont’s Deepwater site

DuPont is closing a chemical ingredients production facility in Deepwater in Salem County, which could leave more than 100 workers without jobs. A company spokesman told ROI-NJ in an email that the company is shifting...

Hudson Group, FAO Schwarz to open stores in U.S. airports

Hudson Group, an East Rutherford-based travel retail company, announced it has signed an agreement with FAO Schwarz to be the exclusive airport retailer for FAO Schwarz and FAO Schweetz products and shops. The toy and...

Energy storage CEO says industry is finally getting noticed

Michael Oster is CEO of a local energy storage company, which means he undoubtedly stands to benefit from the latest decree from federal energy regulators. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, passed a rule...

Electric vehicles are getting a push from energy companies

Looking through the annals of PSE&G’s customer outreach, Courtney McCormick said, you can find antique marketing materials encouraging the use of the first electric vacuum cleaners, or, later, gas stoves. The utility reaches its customers...

Toys R Us tells employees the company will be liquidated

Toys R Us told employees in a conference call Wednesday that it is planning to sell or close all of its U.S. stores, numerous media outlets — including the Wall Street Journal and The...

Walmart awards $6.3M in bonuses to N.J. workers

Walmart announced recently that its 21,000-plus New Jersey associates would be receiving a share of $6.3 million in cash bonuses, part of the company’s reward to employees for fourth-quarter performance and other factors. The retailer...

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All hospitals have ‘green light’ for visitation — first time during pandemic

For the first time since its inception during last fall’s COVID-19 surge, a color-coded hospital visitation guide shows all regions of New Jersey are...

EDA details rules and regs around Emerge, successor to Grow N.J.

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority board Wednesday approved the creation of the Emerge program, a new jobs-based tax credit program created under the...

Struggling with utility bills? JCP&L has new programs that can help

Jersey Central Power & Light President Jim Fakult said the utility understands many people are struggling to pay their bill — both residential and...

Developers break ground on senior housing project in E. Orange

Real estate firm Genesis Cos. has broken ground on a senior supporting housing development in East Orange, it announced Wednesday. The property at 160 Halsted...

High Technology in Freehold named top STEM high school in U.S. — one of...

Gov. Phil Murphy has long talked about creating an innovative economy in New Jersey. It appears there are a number of high schools ready...