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Business & Finance

August 11, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Legislators proposed a state bill, "Stay in Jersey", to incentivize businesses in New York to open new offices in the Garden State for their Jersey-based employees. Gottheimer was visibly upset and dismayed by the proposed congestion tax on New Jersey and working families, ...

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WAYNE, NJ – On the 183-acre main campus of what was the old Toys R Us Headquarters in Wayne is 600,000 square feet of commercial space in three buildings, of which, about 80% is unoccupied and sitting empty. Passaic County, through a grant from the NJ Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), is ...

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WAYNE, NJ – During the last town council meeting, Mayor Chris Vergano was proud to announce that a Tesla showroom and service center is coming to Wayne Township. He also talked about the long-awaited opening of the CarMax dealership and mentioned a mystery business that will be taking over part of ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council approved an ordinance to regulate the sales of cannabis and the operation of dispensaries within the city, on Tuesday. The effort, according to the measure, is to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the community.  The council previously ...

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NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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WAYNE, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Wayne grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor. "I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do, and I form relationships. I am a success." Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In celebration of National Small Business Week, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced plans to open applications for its Micro Business Loan next month, which will make additional funding resources available through the Authority’s Main Street Recovery ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Employees at the Starbucks on Whitehorse-Mercerville Road in Hamilton Township voted on Monday to become the second location in New Jersey to join the Workers United labor union according to the New Jersey AFL-CIO.  The Starbucks in Hopewell similarly voted to join the union ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Second Ward Councilman Al Sadowski read a proclamation aloud during this past Town Council meeting. It honored and recognized the importance of small businesses to America’s and Wayne’s local economy. Five Wayne businesses were recognized and celebrated for their roles in serving the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Starting Thursday, May 4, all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurant take-out locations will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags or polystyrene foam foodservice products. Often called the “Bag Ban” by state officials and local governments, the ban ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ -- New Jersey was ranked No. 1 in the country in WalletHub's Best States for Working from Home study. Nearby Delaware (3), Connecticut (4), Maryland (9), and New York (10) also ranked in the top 10.  While more and more businesses are embracing work-from-home positions, people who ...

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TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of the Treasury has launched NJ FinLit, a free financial wellness platform for all adult state residents, announced Governor Murphy. The NJ FinLit financial wellness platform features  tools and courses, as well as a personalized and interactive learning ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey’s average gas price dropped five cents this week to $4.16 from $4.21. Today’s average price is down 21 cents from the high of $4.37 we saw on March 10, but it’s still 27 cents higher than a month ago ($3.89) and $1.25 higher than April 4, 2021 ($2.91). New Jersey’s average ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  S&P Global Ratings raised its rating on New Jersey's General Obligation (GO) Bonds to "A- up from a BBB+ with a stable outlook". This is the first upgrade for New Jersey from S&P since 2005, stated the governor's office.  S&P also raised its long-term and underlying ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- During its first meeting since January, the Springfield Board of Adjustment Tuesday night heard from a traffic engineer on plans to replace the Barnes & Noble at the corner of Hillside Avenue and Route 22 West with a Chick-fil-A later this year. Several Hillside Avenue ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ), the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, has appointed Sandra A. Kenoff of Scotch Plains as its new President and CEO.   Kenoff joined Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey in 2018 as Chief Development and ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Are you or were you a T-Mobile customer? Acting Attorney General Matthew J Platkin is urging all current, former and prospective T-Mobile customers in New Jersey to take steps to protect their personal information from identity theft in light of a significant data breach reported by ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Skips Hospitality, LLC owns the Ramada Inn that just recently became the Quality Inn on Route 46 in Wayne. This hotel has been described by Wayne Mayor Chris Vergano as one of the “problematic” hotels in town. So, it was no surprise when he explained to the council members that he would ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Medical technology leader Getinge has expanded operations in New Jersey with the launch of a new Experience Center in Wayne that will support its sales and service operations in North America. The company already has its U.S. headquarters and extensive manufacturing facilities here, and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey’s ban on single-use plastic products is inching closer, prompting local businesses to assess how to continue operation if they are no longer allowed to use plastic bags. P.L. 2020 c117, which was signed into law on November 4, 2020, will go into effect on May 4, ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions we will ask you when inquiring about marketing with ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Anthony Wayne Middle School was the host of the TREP$ holiday marketplace on Friday evening. Dozens of aspiring middle school students set up shop in the school gym and began to sell products that they designed, created and packaged themselves. TREP$ comes from the word ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions we will ask you when inquiring about marketing with ...

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WAYNE, NJ – With the holidays approaching, many businesses big and small are getting bombarded with shoppers. However, with local retailer and service providers playing such a key role in the economy, consumers are being encouraged once again to "shop local", especially this Small Business ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast for Thanksgiving week seems to favor everyone's plan to shop local ahead of the Big Dinner and during Small Business Saturday. Friday there is a small chance of rain in the early part of the day. For everyone doing last minute grocery ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers from Westfield and other towns in his district who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) deadline for physical damage disaster loans is November 4. Anyone Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren Counties with damages incurred by Hurricane Ida, can apply for the ...

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NATIONAL/NEW JERSEY – Average annual revenue for Latino-owned businesses ($258,251) in 2020-21 was $82,535 lower than their revenues the previous year ($340,787), a 24.2% decline, according to the annual Biz2Credit Latino-Owned Business Study. The analysis also found that average annual revenue for ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ – Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern ...

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