Business & Economy

Whelan: Caesars meddling in Atlantic Club future

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state senator says the company that bought the former Atlantic Club wants to make sure it never reopens as a casino. James Whelan recently wrote to New Jersey casino regulators complaining about what he says ...

Sen. Whelan: Bring New Energy to AC with Revel Purchase

Sen. Jim Whelan says he would prefer if a company other than Caesars purchased Revel to bring new energy and vision to Atlantic City.

Campbell: Broth sales get bump from more cooking

NEW YORK (AP) — When people take an interest in cooking, broth sales apparently get a bump. Campbell Soup has been struggling to boost sluggish sales of its famous condensed and ready-to-eat canned soups. But there is a bright spot in its U.S. soup ...

NJ Transit to cross-honor tickets

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit will be cross-honoring tickets on rail and bus services for the Friday commute. NJ Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. says commuters should allow extra time to get to their destinations on Friday. Ridership on ...

3 NJ utilities to cut electric rates

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Electricity will cost less for customers of three utilities in New Jersey. But it will cost more for those who receive service from the state's largest utility. The state Board of Public Utilities on Wednesday approved the ...

NJ Transit resumes most bus service

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit has resumed bus service in Essex County and in Jersey City. It remains suspended in Morris County. Officials requested earlier suspensions to assist plow crews in clearing the roads. NJ Transit spokesman John ...

Chobani to donate yogurt intended for US athletes

NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani's quest to get its Greek yogurt to the Sochi Olympics is coming to an end. The company says it will donate a shipment of about 5,000 cups of yogurt it had hoped to send to U.S. athletes at the Winter Games. The shipment ...

NJ Chamber President Says Winter Weather is Impacting Business

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Bracken says that the weather this winter is having an impact of New Jersey's businesses.

Atlantic City casino win down $4.6M in January

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Money flowing in from Internet gambling helped Atlantic City's casinos avoid what would have been a much worse month in January. The city's 11 casinos took in $195.7 million. That was down 4.6 percent from a year ago. But ...

NJ OKs Revel co-owners to operate casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators gave final approval to an investment firm to be the largest owner of Revel Casino Hotel. The state Casino Control Commission on Wednesday agreed to Chatham Asset Management. The hedge fund is ...