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151120Hill

Real World Experiences for National Sales Challenge Competitors

11-20-15
This is the 9th year of the National Sales Challenge at William Paterson University. While it’s a competition, it aims to give students a real world experience.
151120Wanko

Analysts Predict This Holiday Season Will See The Best Toy Sales in a Decade

11-20-15
The NPD Group, a global information company, predicts toy sales will reach $19.9 billion dollars in 2015 up 6.2 percent from last year, becoming one of the best years the US toy industry has seen in well over a decade.
151119Cruz

Airport Workers in Newark Join Strike Against Airline Contractor

11-19-15
Cabin cleaners at Newark airport joined with others at seven airports across the country for a one-day work stoppage to call for wage increases and improvements to what they say are sometimes dangerous conditions.
151118Cruz

League of Municipalities Conference Rolls on With Talk of Governors Present and Future

11-18-15
The League of Municipalities Conference had sessions covering everything from affordable housing, the Transportation Trust Fund to community policing – even a session on humor in politics.
151118Bri

New Jersey Ranks Last in List of Best Business Climates

11-18-15
The conservative research group Tax Foundation looked at five tax categories with over 100 factors weighed for each.
151117Cruz

Sweeney Talks Importance of League at Centennial Convention

11-17-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney talked about the importance of having conversations and creating relationships with elected officials and legislators in order to make progress in New Jersey.
151113Kauffman

Women Breaking The Glass Ceiling On Their Way Up The Corporate Ladder

11-13-15
Barbara Kauffman from Newark Regional Business Partnership says that one of the barriers holding women back from executive position is the number of seats available. She says that employers should look at skill sets rather than selecting from former CEOs.
151110Wanko

Avian Flu Causes Shortage of Turkeys and Spike in Prices

11-10-15
The last outbreak of the avian flu was identified in June 2015 and resulted in the depopulation of 7.5 million turkeys. It's caused a spike in poultry prices and a shortage in supply; leading to a 30 percent increase in price per pound for turkeys over the last two years.
151106Gilbert

Study Finds PennEast Pipeline Inflated Claims of Job Creation

11-6-15
A report by the Goodman Group found that claims of economic benefits from the PennEast Pipeline were inaccurate. The study was commissioned by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, which opposes the pipeline.
151030Wanko

Halloween Costume Sales Expected to Reach $6.9 Billion

10-30-15
The National Retail Federation indicates more than 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year. Total spending on the holiday is expected to reach $6.9 billion, with $950 million spent on children’s costumes and $1.2 billion spent on adult costumes.