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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 […]

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Vineyard Vines: Paradise for Sale

How two manhattan suits stole the soul of New England and turned Vineyard Vines into a billion-dollar empire.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Needs to Chill

Dunkin’ Donuts, we need to talk. For whatever reason, the beloved coffee chain has been taking some steps that are red flags of a serious identity […]

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Meet Lisa Tanzer, President of Life Is Good, Boston’s Happiest $100 Million Brand

After one year at the helm of Life Is Good, Lisa Tanzer talks about the power and profitability of optimism in today’s uncertain economy.

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GE’s Jeff Immelt Could Be the Next CEO of Uber

GE head Jeffrey Immelt is on the shortlist to be Uber’s next CEO, Bloomberg reports. Immelt is leaving Boston-headquartered General Electric in August after a 16-year tenure, […]

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Total Wine Scored a Legal/PR Victory on Cheap Booze

Total Wine, a major alcohol retailer that is relatively new to the state, has developed a reputation around the country for challenging state liquor laws […]

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Maine Dispensary Owner Rewards Good Citizens with Free Weed

The streets of Gardiner, Maine, have likely never looked better. Residents were encouraged to pick up garbage on Saturday with a unique proposal from local […]

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Boston Has Eliminated Sexism in the Workplace. Right?

Not even close. Local women open up about the hurdles, barriers, and empty gestures in America’s most progressive state.

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Boston Stores Step Up After Closure of Alfred Angelo

After more than 80 years in business, Alfred Angelo Bridal closed all 61 of its stores on Thursday night, causing panic among brides all over the […]

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Here Are the Local Companies Featured at Trump’s “Made in America” Thing

Set aside your concerns about our new president for a minute—and ignore the obvious hypocrisy of Trump the businessman, who has never shied away from making […]

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Meet Jim Taiclet, the Titan of Telecom

American Tower keeps your cell signal strong—and just might be the most important Boston company you’ve never heard of. Here, chairman, president, and CEO Jim Taiclet shares his secrets to networking (the other kind) and the best power lunch in the city.

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Mayor Walsh Calls Amazon’s Move “A Big Win for Boston”

Amazon, the impossibly huge and omnipresent company that is buying everything and dropkicking its competition in Boston and elsewhere, is expanding in the city. And […]

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Staples Has Been Sold

How much is a brick-and-mortar office supply chain worth in 2017, the era of online shopping, Amazon takeovers, and retail battle royales? $6.9 billion. That’s […]

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The CEO of Safr Was Arrested in Boston for Fraud

An up-and-coming Boston tech company has found itself in an unusual spotlight this week after the CEO of Safr, a brand new ride-hailing app for women, was […]