Necco Is In Trouble and May Lay Off Hundreds of Employees

Neccois in big trouble, it announced this month, and may need to lay off hundreds. New England Confectionery Co. CEO Michael McGee said in a […]


A 17-Story Condo Tower Could Rise from the Motor Mart Garage in Back Bay

Yet another parking structure in Boston might soon be home to a brand new residential tower, this time the gigantic Motor Mart Garage in Back Bay. CIM Group, […]

Freeport, Maine, USA-June 17, 2014: L.L.Bean is an American privately held mail-order, online, and retail company founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean. A replica of its famous boot stands in front of the store.

L.L. Bean Ends Sale of Firearms to Customers Under 21 Years Old

L.L. Bean announced Thursday it would stop selling guns to customers under 21 years old, as the outdoor retailer joined the group of companies renegotiating […]

Hagerstown, MD, USA - June 2, 2014: Image of an Amazon packages. Amazon is an online company and is the largest retailer in the world.

Zillow Study Says Boston’s Amazon HQ2 Chances Are Dwindling

Boston, experts say, is Amazon’s bridesmaid—not its bride. Despite the e-commerce giant’s growing footprint in the Hub, which will likely soon include a massive 430,000-square-foot […]

Paris, France - January 28, 2016: Amazon logotype printed on cardboard box side seen from above on a wooden parwuet floor. Amazon is an American electronic e-commerce company distribution worlwide e-commerce goods

Amazon Plans to Add 2,000 Jobs, Lease Giant Office in Boston

Amazon may still be playing coy about the location of its second headquarters, but the company is already getting cozy in Boston. On Tuesday, Mayor Marty […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Introduces New Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Coffee

The Girl Scouts have promoted courage, confidence, and character since 1912, but now, the organization is adding another “c” to its roster of values: caffeine. […]

E-ZPass toll booth lanes

Boston-Based Verdeva Partners with E-ZPass

The E-ZPass helped eliminate the stress of frantically rummaging through your center console to scrape together change for the tolls, and the technology could soon […]


Now There’s a Lawsuit Over the L.L. Bean Return Policy

When it comes to L.L. Bean’s notorious no-questions-asked return policy, which it announced last week would be coming to an end, a promise is a promise, […]


L.L. Bean’s Legendary Return Policy Has Ended

They were on to you. All those returns of boots you wore out for years, or jackets that your kids had simply outgrown, or clothes you […]

A view toward Boston's Seaport district from the Custom House observation deck.

MassMutual Plans Boston Expansion, $300 Million Investment

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance is betting on the Bay State. The financial services giant, one of the largest private companies in Massachusetts, is set to invest […]


Dunkin’ Donuts Is Finally Ditching Foam Cups

Bad news for fans non-biodegradable litter and those who support the indefensible double cup: Dunkin’ Donuts plans to ditch foam cups for good by 2020. In […]

Casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass., Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

Steve Wynn Resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn, the embattled casino mogul, resigned from his position as CEO and chairman of the board of Wynn Resorts on Tuesday following allegations of […]

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Wayfair Eyes Mammoth Back Bay Property for Headquarters

Wayfair, the online furniture retailer that seems to employ every person you meet at the bar, needs a little more space to stretch its legs. […]


The Boston Globe’s Old Building Will Get a Makeover as “The BEAT”

Do we really have to keep doing this? First there was the Ink Block, the name given to the expensive luxury complex at the South […]

Casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass., Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

Steve Wynn’s Sexual Misconduct Settlement Was Hidden from Mass. Investigators

The $7.5 million Steve Wynn paid to a manicurist after she accused him of sexual assault was not disclosed to Massachusetts investigators when the casino […]