Pearle Vision signs new lease — under new ownership — in Bridgewater

An optical retailer is under new ownership and has a new lease at Somerset Shopping Center in Bridgewater to go along, according to real estate firm Levin Management Corp. LMC said Pearle Vision has been...

Collateral call: American Dream lenders may get part of Triple Five’s other megamalls —...

The Financial Times reported the lenders behind the American Dream mall in the Meadowlands will soon be taking a 49% stake in the two other megamalls owned and operated by developer Triple Five. The stake...

Trendy retailer Psycho Bunny could have opened 1st Northeast store anywhere — here’s why...

Kenny Minzberg, the chief operating officer of Psycho Bunny, admits the retailer thought about opening its first store in the Northeast in New York City. After all, every company does. But, after scanning the potential...

Bed Bath & Beyond continues to focus on digital growth with pair of new...

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has named a pair of executives to its digital leadership team as it aims to accelerate the growth of its $3 billion digital shopping business. The Union-based home goods retailer...

Toys R Us on move again — picked up by WHP Global, which is...

Toys R Us — once an iconic global brand based in New Jersey — is changing hands. Again. A little more than two years after it was bought out of bankruptcy by Tru Kids, a...

Hallmark store grows in Bridgewater with lease expansion, LMC says

Norman’s Hallmark, a card and gift store, has renewed and expanded its lease at Bridgewater’s Somerset Shopping Center, according to real estate firm Levin Management Corp. The firm said the family-owned and -operated retailer now...

Walmart says it has vaccine available (mainly in South Jersey, Hudson County)

A spokesperson for Walmart said the pharmacies at 34 of its Walmart and Sam’s Club locations in New Jersey are administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine — and that the stores have appointments available. Most of...

Brewing change: Newark’s Black Swan Espresso aims to craft local legacy even as it...

When Black Swan Espresso opened five years ago in Newark, it was hailed by Mayor Ras Baraka and other local leaders at a ribbon-cutting as a grand example of the reinvigoration of the city's...

Bed Bath & Beyond continuing transformation with massive push into ‘Owned Brands’

Bed Bath & Beyond, the home goods retailer based in Union, announced the next step in its ongoing transformation plan this week. The company said in a news release it will launch at least eight...

Children’s Place promoting exec to replace retiring CFO

The Children’s Place Inc. has promoted a finance executive to chief financial officer, as its current CFO announced his retirement. The Secaucus-based retailer said in a news release that Robert F. “Rob” Helm, currently senior...

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EDA announces dates (in May) you can apply for $85M in recently announced grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday it will begin accepting applications in May for a number of the recently announced programs that...

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Makerhoods, live/work program in which entrepreneurs create community, is coming to Newark

Makerhoods, a live/work program designed to elevate makers, artisans and other creative individuals looking to grow their passions and microbusinesses into thriving businesses, is...

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Cathy Bennett, the CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, remembers when she feared the state was reaching its COVID-19 breaking point. It was last...

DoorDash to help deliver 100K hot meals in Bergen County

The Bergen County Food Security Task Force has launched Project Dash, a partnership with DoorDash to deliver 100,000 hot meals to nonprofits across the...