Moves by Broadridge, and maybe Mars, could be sweet for Newark

NEWARK — Move over, Amazon. You may not be the only buzz-worthy new HQ thinking of coming to town.

Mars Wrigley Confectionery — the candy company responsible for sweet treats like M&M’s, Milky Ways, and Snickers — is applying for a $31 million grant from the state’s Economic Development Authority to open a corporate center in Newark.

The request appeared on an EDA agenda set for discussion at a meeting Tuesday.

If word of Mars’ possible return to Brick City weren’t sweet enough for Newark officials, Mayor Ras Baraka welcomed Broadridge Financial Solutions CEO Tim Gokey and 1,100 …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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