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Key Food acquires A&P stores, saves New Jersey Jobs.

TRENTON, N.J. — Independently owned and operated Key Food Stores is purchasing 23 new stores from the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, saving 1,800 jobs, many of those in New Jersey. The deal is expected to add $2.3 billion to annual retail sa ...

13,800 jobs added, unemployment drops in New Jersey.

TRENTON, N.J. — For three months in a row, the unemployment rate in New Jersey has dropped. As of the end of August, the unemployment rate in the state was third 5.7 percent. In the private sector, the U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics estimates an incr ...

NJ grew private sector employment in first quarter.

TRENTON, N.J. — Private sector employment in New Jersey grew in the first quarter of the year based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Private sector employment grew by 9,200 jobs in February, up 2,400 from preliminary estimates, accordin ...

ADP reports New Jersey added 2,400 jobs in January.

TRENTON, N.J. – Human resources and payroll company ADP reported New Jersey added 2,400 jobs in January. The report found most of the new positions were in the services sector. That sector gained 2,100 net jobs. The goods-producing sector added 300 job ...

Marketsmith and Brushfire team up for growth.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Marketsmith, a direct response marketing firm, has brought marketing and communications firm Brushfire under its umbrella to team up and offer clients additional services. The two companies will offer their clients marketing servi ...

Companies lured to New Jersey by tax incentive program.

TRENTON, N.J. – A tax incentive program signed into law in New Jersey has spurred economic development and brought new jobs – and new companies – to the state. The initiative, through the Grow New Jersey Assistance Program, is designed to combine a ...

New Jersey adds 6,700 jobs in November.

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported employers in the state added 6,700 jobs in November. That number is from preliminary data compiled by the United State Bureau of Labor Statistics. The bulk of the new ...