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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 […]

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Feds Vote to Block Proposed DraftKings, FanDuel Merger

Federal regulators voted Monday to block the proposed merger of rivals DraftKings and FanDuel, the country’s two largest daily fantasy sports sites. Arguing that the resulting company […]

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Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods in $13.7 Billion Deal

E-commerce giant Amazon is betting on groceries—to the tune of $13.7 billion—with its acquisition of Whole Foods, announced Friday. It’s Amazon’s biggest transaction ever, with the […]

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GE’s Jeff Immelt Is Out

GE’s Jeff Immelt announced early Monday morning that he is stepping down as CEO of the company, beginning August 1. Immelt, who has helmed the […]

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Welcome to Ganjachusetts

Smell that? It’s the scent of money. Now that recreational pot has been legalized, entrepreneurs are on the brink of a billion-dollar green rush—that is, if bureaucratic fumbling and political infighting don’t ruin the high.

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Banks and Marijuana Business

Ready to hit your local pot shop should it open next year? Bring cash. Unless something changes, credit card transactions won’t be possible in the […]

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The Pros and Cons of Legalized Marijuana

Potential Winners Medical Marijuana Companies Existing medical cannabis businesses get a one-year head start on obtaining recreational store licenses—which means they’re positioned to make a […]

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Where to Find Marijuana Edibles Around Boston

Gourmet baked goods, homemade candies, butter—if the edibles at the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries are any indication, health-conscious tokers won’t need to ruin their lungs […]