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Women Own the Room: Wyndham announces effort to increase female hotel ownership

Parsippany-based Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,000 hotels across nearly 95 countries, announced plans Wednesday to increase hotel ownership among women. Wyndham introduced a new program — "Women Own...

AeroFarms, Nokia Bell Labs to partner on plant quality effort

AeroFarms and Nokia Bell Labs are teaming up on a project to identify and track plant interactions, the two companies announced Thursday. The Newark-based indoor vertical farming company will bring its commercial growing expertise, agriculture-focused...

German Doner Kebab to open 1st location in U.S. at American Dream

German Doner Kebab, a global fast-casual restaurant chain that says it is revolutionizing the kebab, will open its first restaurant in the United States later this month at American Dream in the Meadowlands. GDK, as...

Geoponica Greens, indoor vertical farm, to open facility in Hamilton Twp.

Geoponica Greens, an indoor hydroponics vertical farm business based in Chesilhurst, is expanding its existing operations to the historic Mill One warehouse in Hamilton Township this fall, the company announced. Desmond Hayes, founder and owner...

Urban Vegan, fast-casual eatery, to hold ribbon-cutting Thursday in Newark

Urban Vegan, a fast-casual eatery offering vegan dishes made from locally sourced ingredients served fresh in a family-friendly environment, will hold a ribbon-cutting Thursday at 915 Broad St. in Newark. The latest entrepreneurial effort by...

Long-delayed Hoboken Hilton appears to finally be getting closer to reality

A Hilton hotel in Hoboken — first proposed in 2017 — appears to finally be close to reality after the city council seemingly cleared the last hurdle during a meeting earlier this month. The 20-story,...

Freshpet manufacturing leader to retire; transition planning detailed

Freshpet Inc., the Secaucus-based pet food company, said Monday it will undergo a transition in its manufacturing leadership, as Stephen Weise, executive vice president of manufacturing & supply chain, will be retiring at the...

The Highlawn, preparing for fall relaunch, hires renowned executive chef Hazen

The famed West Orange restaurant has new owners (the Frungillo Family acquired it in April), a new name (the Highlawn Pavilion is now simply the Highlawn) and is in the process of a new...

Planet Fitness, Wing Stop coming to Toms River

Planet Fitness and Wing Stop both signed leases to open locations at the Toms River Shopping Center on Route 37 and just off the Garden State Parkway, R.J. Brunelli & Co. announced Thursday. Both tenants...

Smorgasbar Beer Garden opens on Jersey City riverfront

More than a dozen beers on tap, a full bar, great food – and a cool view of Manhattan. The Smorgasbar Beer Garden had its soft opening at Harborside in Jersey City earlier this month...

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