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At Hispanic Chamber gala, it’s all about harnessing the power of ‘Familia’

Alejandro Ferrer was gracious when talking about his journey from aspiring chef in Venezuela to successful business owner in New Jersey. While he put in all the work and overcame all of the obstacles that...

At N.J. Pride Chamber gala, a celebration of success — and road map for...

For the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, the biggest challenge at its first-ever end-of-the-year gala may have been deciding which number it wanted to promote the most. Consider the options: 160: It’s the percentage...

Great food, better story: Inspirational Cervantes brings Chilangos restaurant to Hillsborough

Let’s get something straight right from the top: The second Chilangos restaurant, which opened last month in Hillsborough, will not have 275 brands of tequila — one of the calling cards of the original...

Capturing the moment: ‘In the Time of COVID: One Hospital’s Struggles and Triumphs’

Adam Jarrett recalled the moment it all came crashing down. Mr. Perez, a 45-year-old man those at Holy Name Medical Center suspected had COVID-19 since he came to their emergency department a little more than...

LaVecchia, Perry, Byrne inspire audience at Women Business Leaders Forum

Retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Jaynee LaVecchia had an interesting take on the journey to becoming a leader. "When one sits down at the decision-maker's desk, there are only a few strides to walk...

How BPU just increased N.J.’s ability to become wind-power superpower

When Gov. Phil Murphy announced in February his ambitious plan of having 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035, he talked of all of the benefits it would bring to the state. Murphy didn’t...

Murphy veto of bill expanding options for bars/restaurants is unnecessary blow to small business

Eric Orlando, the executive director of the Brewers Guild of New Jersey, wanted to be diplomatic. He heaped plenty of praise on Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration on actions they have taken regarding...

How we pick the list: Simple question has complicated response

It’s the first question we get as soon as our ROI Influencers: Power List comes out each year: How do we pick the list? There is not a simple answer. While we take ownership of the...
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Why recognition of 1st female CEO at Panasonic still is important

The credentials of the new chair and CEO of Panasonic Corp. of North America are superb: More than 30 years of experience in a variety of senior leadership roles for the global company; A...

The Great 8: My favorite (offbeat) stories for 2023

We call them the one-offs. They are the type of stories that only tangentially connect to the New Jersey business community. They are not the typical "who's hiring/who's firing; who's coming/who's going" pieces you see...

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Universal Windows Direct opens new showroom in South Amboy

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DMR Architects eager to take on another project in transformation of Middlesex College

The transformation at Middlesex College continues with a new 30,000-square-foot Student Center, signaling its momentum in an education market that is responding to new...

People’s poll: PrimoHoagies tops Subway (and Jersey Mike’s) for best sandwich shop in country

Move over, Subway. Take a seat, Firehouse Subs — and Potbelly with you. PrimoHoagies … take a bow. For the second consecutive year, PrimoHoagies has been...

Hill International selected to manage capital improvement program for L.A. airports

Hill International, a Mount Laurel-based infrastructure of change firm, announced Monday it was selected by Los Angeles World Airports to provide program services for...

Norcross details growth plan for Cooper in Cape May, Atlantic counties

Cooper University Health Care Chairman George Norcross offered his long-term vision for the Camden-based health system — something that has been expected since the...