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New Amazon Fulfillment Center Opens in West Deptford

September 28, 2018

WEST DEPTFORD, NJ— It was “Day One” at Amazon’s new fulfillment center in West Deptford.

On Sept. 23, Amazon celebrated by welcoming new employees and receiving the first of millions of products that will be stowed and shipped from the facility. More than 2,000 full-time employees at the new 855,000-square-foot facility will pick, pack, and ship smaller customer items ...

Dollar General Approved for Ferry Avenue in Whitman Park

CAMDEN, NJ— The Camden City Zoning Board awarded preliminary and final site plan approval last Thursday for a new Dollar General to be built in the city’s Whitman Park neighborhood.

The 7,512-square-foot retail store will be constructed on the vacant lot at the corner of Ferry Avenue and E. Davis Street, adjacent to the PATCO Ferry Avenue station and the Ferry Manor Senior ...

Protests and Press Conferences Held Over Holtec CEO's Remarks

CAMDEN, NJ— A group of about 50 people stood on the corner of Broadway and Morgan Boulevard chanting, “People! Power!” Signs that read:  “I am a product of working parents” and “The war on the poor is immoral” were held high by students from Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy, and Pan African flags blew in the wind.

Behind them was the ...

Mayor Moran Demands Apology from Holtec CEO

CAMDEN, NJ— Camden City Mayor Frank Moran expressed his outrage on Thursday and has demanded an apology from Holtec President and CEO Krishna P. Singh for recent comments Singh made about Camden's workforce.

“I don’t condone Dr. Singh’s statement and we demand an apology,” said Mayor Frank Moran in a statement. “I will hold all companies in Camden ...

Rutgers-Camden to Hold Free Workshop for Small Businesses

CAMDEN, NJ— A free event designed to help New Jersey small businesses explore opportunities to secure funding will be offered by the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers University–Camden in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

“Meet the Lenders” will connect entrepreneurs with representatives from the U.S Small Business Administration [SBA] and other ...

Used Vehicle Recycling Facility to Bring Over 200 Jobs to Camden

CAMDEN, NJ— A new business in Camden that buys used cars and recycles their parts is bringing over 200 new jobs to the city.

On Monday, officials announced that metal recycling company EMR Eastern LLC is investing $250 million to call Camden home for its new My Auto Store business, along other recycling operations.

EMR Eastern CEO Joe Balzano, Jr. said that the company is looking to ...

Wells Fargo Grant to Help Teach Camden Residents About Home Ownership

CAMDEN, NJ— A program that offers homeownership counseling classes to Camden residents has received a boost in the form of a grant.

Wells Fargo recently announced it has awarded a $4,000 housing counseling grant to the nonprofit Parkside Business and Communities in Partnership to help its Hope Institute homebuyer education program.

The six-week PBCIP program provides participants ...

Campbell Soup to Sell Its International, Fresh Food Businesses

CAMDEN, NJ— Campbell Soup announced today that it will be selling its Campbell International and Campbell Fresh businesses to focus solely on its North American operations, Campbell Snacks and Campbell Meals and Beverages.

The decision is part of the company's board-led strategy and portfolio review to improve performance and drive shareholder value.

“Our plan will build ...

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Amazon looks to fill 700 holiday roles in Logan Township

October 23, 2018

Amazon has started hiring for the upcoming holiday shopping season. As a part of the 9,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal roles open across New Jersey, Amazon is hiring for 700 full-time, permanent, part-time and season roles in its Logan Township fulfillment center this week. Candidates can walk-in, apply and receive a job offer on-the-spot at the week’s upcoming hiring event. Amazon ...