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Why Project Black, $1.45 billion investment fund, is perfect for N.J.

Project Black, a private equity fund created by Ariel Investments as a way to scale sustainable minority-owned businesses, announced earlier this month that it had closed with $1.45 billion in committed capital from limited...

Would you hire yourself? How lottery dreams can offer reality check for your career

It’s easy to imagine what we would do if we won Tuesday night’s $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery. And while simply saying, "Take this job and shove it" may be high on your wish...

Where DEI thrives: Devils, Pru Center remain resolute in support of Hockey is for...

In a time when many are challenging anything that dares to mention diversity, equity or inclusion — a time when the idea of identifying communities of any sort is being questioned — the New...

The League: How some are standing out in a stream of parties and panels

John Harmon, the CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, was happy to have a room full of guests at his annual League of Municipalities party — the one that...

A story worth telling: Why Onyx’s ability to land Kenvue HQ shows N.J.’s life...

John Saraceno, the co-founder and co-managing partner of Onyx Equities, said there are a lot of good stories behind why he feels Johnson & Johnson picked his firm’s property, Summit East, as the global...

Power of partnerships is on display at African American Chamber business conference

John Harmon, the founder and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, always is listening for new ways to connect his members to contracts — really, to connect his community...

From NJ Transit to World Cup: How much can business community be asked to...

The most important word of Gov. Phil Murphy’s 6,149-word budget address on Tuesday is this one: proposed. The governor’s nearly hourlong address certainly elicited strong reactions all afternoon — particularly from the business community. But, it...

Only positive vibes: Bracken, chamber feel new approach is helping business community’s relationship with...

Tom Bracken can gripe and moan with the best of them when it comes to business practices. He’s proven that for years. He also has learned an important lesson along the way: You get...

Party problems: Palatucci says stalemate over speaker is hurting Republicans nationally and in N.J.

Bill Palatucci was clear in his answer: “Embarrassing and disappointing — and a real problem for the party going forward,” he said. The question wasn’t as obvious. Even though Friday marks two years since the Jan....

Newark: A city of big opportunities — that come with big challenges

After a listing of all the incredible metrics that define Newark: From the eds and meds … to the convergence of car, rail and ship routes … to the proximity to the most important...

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Recognizing the real impacts of another major N.J. business tax

While Gov. Phil Murphy tries to convince New Jersey businesses, the Legislature and himself that he is fair to our job creators and providers,...
Imperial Dade acquires Ohio & Michigan Paper Co., adds density in Midwest

Imperial Dade expands coverage in Houston with acquisition of Brawner Paper Co.

Jersey City-based Imperial Dade on Friday announced it acquired Brawner Paper Co. of Houston. The transaction represents the 81st acquisition for Imperial Dade under...