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A Beer Distributor Will Have to Pay Its $2.6 Million Pay-To-Play Fine

A Massachusetts beer distributor will have to pay its $2.6 million “pay-to-play” fine, a court has ruled, teeing up a record-high assessment for the controversial practice […]

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Massachusetts Business Leaders Set to Take the Proposed “Millionaires Tax” to Court

Business leaders are taking their fight against the “millionaires tax” ballot question to court. In a lawsuit that names Attorney General Maura Healy and Secretary […]

Arts & Entertainment

Four Book Recommendations from Boston Executives

Joseph “Jay” Hooley, chairman and CEO of State Street Corporation: The last book I read was The Boys in the Boat, an incredible story of […]

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Jeffrey Immelt Steps Down as GE Chairman of the Board Early

General Electric announced October 2 that Jeff Immelt has stepped down as chairman of the board earlier than planned. CEO John Flannery will step in […]

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Drizly Taps Former Walmart Executive for Board of Directors

Alcohol delivery startup Drizly is popping bottles with a new leader. Yesterday, the Back Bay-based company announced Bill Simon, the former president and CEO of […]

Wellness

Six Boston Executives on How They Destress

Matthew O’Toole, president of Reebok: The best way to unwind after a tough day is watching one of my kids’ sports events. I have five […]

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Five Executives on the Best Thing About Running a Company in Boston

Lisa Tanzer, president of Life Is Good: The best part of running a company based in Boston is the collaborative spirit of the business leaders […]

Restaurants

Brian Lesser: The (Almost) Silent Partner

Brian Lesser is the man behind many of Boston’s hottest restaurants. So why haven’t you heard of him?

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The Guide: Social Networks

In Boston’s business world, your network is everything. An insider’s guide to the top spots to rub elbows with the city’s movers and shakers.

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Brewers, Distributors Square Off Over Massachusetts Beer Laws

As a vibrant beer industry booms in Massachusetts, an ancient state law is fueling animosity between the people who brew it and the people who […]

Restaurants

Seven Boston Executives on Where They Like to Lunch

Steve Conine, cofounder and cochairman of Wayfair: My favorite lunch spot in Boston is Boca Grande. Though technically not in Boston anymore, it’s worth crossing […]

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Report: Amazon Should Skip Boston and Move to Denver

Forget the Hub of the Universe. Amazon should move to Denver. That’s according to the New York Times, which says that the tech giant should skip […]

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Looking for the Last of the Power Lunchers

Herb Chambers. Robert Kraft. John Kerry. Once upon a time, Boston’s biggest names stoked relationships and egos over boozy midday meals at Davio’s and the Bristol. Not so much any more. Are the city’s power lunchers gone forever, or just sipping fruit smoothies at Google?

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What Every Executive Should Know or Do, According to Eight Boston Leaders

Lisa Tanzer, president of Life Is Good: Every executive should know how to focus on the most important things. There are so many competing demands […]

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Seven Boston Executives on Some of the Best Advice They’ve Ever Gotten

Joseph “Jay” Hooley, chairman and CEO of State Street Corporation: The most important advice I ever got, business or otherwise, was from my father. He […]