Murphy looks to jump-start offshore wind plans

Wind energy appears to be coming to New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed an executive order directing the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to fully implement the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act...

ascena retail group names president of dressbarn

Mahwah-based ascena retail group inc. announced recently it has named Erin Stern as president of dressbarn. “Erin brings extraordinary strategic, branding and merchandising capabilities that will complement our current leadership team,” said Gary Muto, CEO...

Danish firm hopes A.C. wind project will get new look

Gov. Phil Murphy made it very clear in his inaugural speech that attempts from President Donald Trump’s administration to allow oil drilling off the Shore would be resisted. Attempts to get wind energy off the...

Red Bank digital marketing firm acquires Universities.com

ProspeX Digital, a Red Bank-based customer acquisition lead generation company, has acquired Universities.com, a San-Diego-based higher education information resource company. Under terms of the deal, Universities.com will continue to operate account management from its offices...

Planned Companies tabs new CRO, COO

Planned Companies, a janitorial, maintenance, concierge and security company based in Parsippany, has named Dino Iuliano as chief revenue officer and Astrit (Tony) Gorana as the chief operating officer. Iuliano has worked at Planned for...

MFV puts together nation’s top franchise trade shows

Working in his home state means much more than the proximity to major airports and highways, Thomas Portesy said. When it comes to the trade show business, Portesy feels New Jersey is the place to...

Newell Brands speeding up transformation

Hoboken-based Newell Brands announced it is exploring a variety of strategic initiatives to fast-track changes to the company, including improving operational performance and enhancing shareholder value. The main factors of the transformation plan include: Focusing...

Toys R Us closing 12 N.J. stores in latest overhaul

Toys R Us, which is restructuring through the bankruptcy process, announced Wednesday that it is closing 180 stores around the country, including 12 in New Jersey. In a letter emailed to customers, Chairman and CEO...

S. Bound Brook firm acquired by consulting company

GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., an environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, announced Monday it has acquired Melick-Tully and Associates P.C., a South Bound Brook -based multidisciplinary firm. The acquisition, according to GZA, will strengthen its position as...

3 from N.J. make Fortune’s 50 Most Admired Companies

Three New Jersey companies made the 2018 version of Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Admired Companies list, while more than a dozen others were included on specific industry lists. The list was picked out of initial...

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BetterPlanet Challenge: Ideas to create more electrified transportation options wanted

Ralph Izzo, the chair and CEO of Public Service Enterprise Group, said he can’t understand it. “When you look at the conditions in New Jersey,...

On Earth Day, Murphy announces strategy for resiliency

There’s a coastal resilience plan, a promise to build resilient and healthy communities, promoted coordinated government — and strengthening the resilience of the state’s...

PSEG donates $150K to Food Bank of South Jersey

In a gift that could feed as many as 500,000 people, Public Service Enterprise Group and the PSEG Foundation donated $150,000 to the Food...

Spencer closes on largest loan in its history

Spencer Savings Bank, based in Elmwood Park, announced it has secured the largest single transaction in its history, closing on a $22 million loan...

Bowman, Richardson added to D&I Council at NJBIA

Rodric Bowman with the American Red Cross and Claude Richardson with Delta Dental of New Jersey have been added as co-chairs to the Diversity...