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Barcade helps raise bar on lifestyle in Newark

Pinballs were still being flipped and beer was still being poured as the city of Newark celebrated the official ribbon-cutting of Barcade on Broad Street on Tuesday. Even Newark Mayor Ras Baraka got in the...

Campbell’s finalizes $700M deal for Pacific Foods

Campbell Soup Co. has completed its $700 million cash purchase of Pacific Foods of Oregon. Pacific Foods produces organic broth and soup, along with shelf-stable plant-based beverages and other meals and sides. Pacific Foods’ offerings will...

Life lessons from women in STEM: Balance and beyond

Supporting the growth of women in science, technology, engineering and math is as mission-critical to her organization as ever, Debbie Hart said. However, it is not always easy. “We’ve been paying more attention to this issue...

iPlay America names new general manager

Samantha Unglert has been named iPlay America’s new general manager. Unglert previously served as director of operations for the Freehold-based company. “Samantha’s tenure as director of operations proved she is a leader with the insight, understanding...

GlassRoots teaches Newark kids more than just art

GlassRoots is one of the only youth-accessible hot shops in the tri-state area. But Barbara Heisler said the mission of the Newark nonprofit is not simply to create glass artists. “We use the vehicle of glass...

Minority communities begin helping own entrepreneurs

Recent research led by Rutgers University has reaffirmed what many minority groups have been saying for years: There is discrimination in small business lending, and minorities lose out on opportunities. It’s the reason why organizations...

Bumpy road: Despite its woes, Uber is thriving in N.J.

Perhaps lost in the recent barrage of internal problems — such as the ousting of its CEO and co-founder, as well as the cover-up of a year-old data breach — there’s this one tidbit...

Women’s apparel firm adds two to C-suite

Women’s apparel company Avenue Stores has added two fashion retail veterans to its senior team. Nancy Toth Viall is the new chief merchandising officer and Stephen Silbaugh is chief marketing officer. These additions were made as...

DX marks the spot: Rubinstein has marketing agency growing

Sandy Rubinstein has more than 25 years’ experience in marketing. She still prefers to let her company’s work speak for itself. “Our clients are mostly referrals,” Rubinstein said. “That is how our business has grown.” It may...

At conference, nonprofit execs voice optimism, concerns

The Center for Non-Profits held its biggest New Jersey Non-Profit Conference yet Wednesday at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, hosting more than 500 attendees at its annual event. “It provided a great opportunity...

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The Shop restaurant is coming to Chatham Plaza in Chatham

The Shop, a locally-owned Italian restaurant and pizzeria, is coming to Chatham Plaza on Main Street in Chatham, according to an announcement from North...

Six retail lease signings inked for Centurion Union Center

Landmark, the real estate developer behind the series of Centurion rental communities, on Thursday said six new retail leases have been signed in the...