Business & Finance

January 14, 2019

Edison, NJ- The Edison Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Economic Forum at the Pines Manor on January 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. According to the Chamber, the forum will help business owners understand how trends in finance, public policy, and real estate will impact their business in 2019.

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EDISON, NJ. - The Edison chapter of Business Connects will be hosting its Edison Connects Morning Networking event at the Coffee House (931 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ) on January 11 at 8:15 a.m. The event is open to those who own a business or provide services to residents in Edison. Attendees ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation written to teach students about the importance of money management at a young age, and championed by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, was signed into law by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver on Thursday. The new law (A-1414) would direct the State Board of Education to require ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Taxation is reminding taxpayers that the deadline for the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program is January 15. The program provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and reduced interest.

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As your holiday shopping days wane, it is important to stay alert for scams, misleading advertising or unfair business practices whether you make online or in-store purchases. Consider the following advice, compiled from various consumer affairs resources. When You’re Out Shopping: Make ...

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NEWARK, NJ –  The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for all National Small Business Week Awards, including 2019 New Jersey Small Business Person of the Year.  According to the agency,  all nominations must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. EST, Wednesday, January 9, ...

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A report from the American Automobile Association (AAA) shows that the average price for a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey continues to decline, dropping seven cents from last week to $2.52 ($2.59). Today’s average price is 24 cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.76) and two cents cheaper than ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (D-Middlesex) has introduced legislation that requires call center operators to notify the State if they decide to move a substantial portion of their workforce to another country.  The bill defines a “call center” as a facility or operation where ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Edison Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Holiday Party on Nov. 29 from 5:30 p.m. to  8:30 p.m. at the Royal Grand Manor. Attendees are encouraged to donate hats, scarves, and gloves, as well as unwrapped toys, books, and games for children aged 3 months to 10 years of ...

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EDISON, NJ –   Thanksgiving marks the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. According to a recent survey published by Deloitte, over 70% of holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend.  The same study found that holiday shoppers expect to spend an ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways. The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark with advocacy ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark. The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has unveiled several enhancements to its lending programs, with the goal of increasing access to growth capital for small, women, minority, and veteran-owned businesses.  The NJEDA also announced additional details regarding its ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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EDISON, NJ - The U.S. Small Business Administration will be celebrating the accomplishments of veteran service members and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, November 5 through November 9.  In Edison, the SBA will be partnering with the ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In what will be the latest addition to the city's food scene, the Halal Guys, a company started in a street cart, will open on Easton Avenue later this year. The company will open its newest franchise at 37 Easton Ave., in a busy section of the street between the city's two ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development will be hosting its Annual Fall Job Fair. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Woodbridge Community Center, located at 600 Main St., Woodbridge, NJ. According to the agency, over 40 ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Chamber of Commerce hosted their 19th annual Awards Reception & Annual Dinner on October 16 at The Pines Manor. Four new Directors were sworn into office and the organization presented several awards. Art Cifelli, Chairman of the Board, explained that “it’s our ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast. 

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Edison, NJ - Investors Bank paired up with the Indian Business Association to host a seminar on retirement planning.  The event, held at Chief’s Table in Edison, offered attendees the opportunity learn about Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and other retirement investment vehicles. The seminar ...

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EDISON, NJ - Facebook hosted its Community Boost on October 8 and 9 at the Pines Manor. Facebook's Community Boost program is designed to help small businesses grow and better compete in today's new economy. The program includes training for job seekers and small businesses looking to strengthen ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah's Promise, which began as a food pantry and expanded into a culinary school prepare food service workers for jobs, will now host a workshop for people planning to start their own business. The free session will be Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the food training school, ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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Edison, NJ -  Employees at Amazon’s 900,000-square-foot fulfillment center will see an increase in their paychecks. On Tuesday, the online giant announced that  it will be increasing its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all full-time, part-time, temporary, and seasonal employees across the nation, ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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EDISON, NJ – Last November, Facebook announced the launch of a new program to invest in small businesses across the country.  On October 8th and October 9th,  the Community Boost program will be hosted in Edison at the Pines Manor, located at 2085 Lincoln Highway. According to organizers, the ...

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New York, NY -  At a ceremony held at Gotham Hall, in New York City, HSBC Cares awarded Mahesh Shah, a trustee for the Indian Business Association, with its Customer of the Year for Diversity Award.  HSBC Cares is a program by HSBC Bank that recognizes community heroes. It is the second year that ...

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