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Nourishment For Newark’s Food Drought

A new 70,000 square foot ShopRite opened in Newark, offering fresh produce and healthy food choices to residents. Additionally, the opening is providing jobs with 60 percent of its 350 workers calling Newark home.

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Pres.: About 80,000 Hispanic-owned Businesses are Contributing Over $10 billion to the Economy

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chairman Carlos Medina says that Hispanic owned businesses have contributed the United States and New Jersey economies.

Prudential Officially Opens New Headquarters in Newark

Prudential held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new headquarters in downtown Newark.

More Than Gender on the Agenda at Business Leadership Forum

The forum focused on empowering women in the workforce and growing their ranks. While women hold more than 50 percent of entry-level jobs, only a fraction make it to the top of the ladder as executives.

Christie Announces Historic $700 Million Redevelopment Project in Camden

The Camden waterfront will be getting a major $700 million face lift, with the addition of two towers that will dominate the 16-acre project.

Credit Card Chips Provide Enhanced Security To Customers, But Cost Businesses

About 200 million cards with enhanced 'chip security' are currently in circulation in the US, however businesses who don't switch to new chip reading machine will now be liable for fraudulent purchases.

Senate Democrats Want Port Authority to Suspend PATH Plans on Newark Airport Extension

Democrats within the Senate want the Port Authority to suspend plans on extending the PATH line to Newark Airport.

Wine Industry in New Jersey Gets Better With Age

The wine industry in New Jersey is growing, with more than 50 wineries throughout the state and over $230 million in economic impact in 2011.

Chamber Business Summit Ends With Lively Legislative Panel

The Chamber Business Summit held in Atlantic City targeted to address various areas of concern in New Jersey.

Regional Plan Association Pres.: New Tunnel Would Address Need in Rails and Economy

Regional Plan Association President Tom Wright says that the prospects for the Gateway Tunnel project have improved.