Business & Finance

November 16, 2018

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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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey Business Owners Alliance, a non-profit organization, will sponsor an event in Plainfield on Sept. 26 for entrepreneurs who want to start their own business. Attendees will learn how to create a business plan, utilize social media, and learn about tools and ...

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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 - Domino's Pizza held the grand opening of its New Jersey Supply Chain Center in Edison.  The facility is over 180,000 square feet and can store over 40,000 trays of dough balls.  According to the company, the center will employ 150 people in the area.  It is the largest Domino’s supply ...

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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 - Gov. Phil Murphy stood at a press conference in city Elijah's Promise Community Kitchen on Thursday to once again state his goal of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour. "We've seen study after study that shows there is no magic in what is now $8.60-an-hour ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. At ...

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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 Asian American Retailers Association held its annual tradeshow at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison.  The event was attended by thousands of retailers, primarily owners of convenience stores, gas stations and liquor stores from New Jersey, New York and ...

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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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