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General Electric Looks to Cut Corporate Jobs

As many as one-in-four corporate-level General Electric employees could lose their jobs, the company announced Monday. It is unclear how much the Boston office will […]

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Maine Town Cancels “Hunt the Indian” Promotion

The chamber of commerce in a central Maine town has cancelled its scheduled “Hunt for the Indian” holiday promotion. Yes, that’s really what they were […]

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State Street CEO Jay Hooley Will Retire Next Year

State Street head Joseph “Jay” Hooley, who leads one of the world’s biggest names in finance, has announced that he will retire as CEO of the Boston-headquartered […]

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Waltham-Based Alkermes Faces Senate Investigation Over Vivitrol Marketing

If there’s such a thing as a too-successful marketing campaign, it looks like the Waltham-based drug company behind one of the hottest drugs in the […]

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CVS Same-Day Prescription Delivery Is Coming to Boston in 2018

Heading off a threat from the all-powerful Amazon, CVS is rolling out an ambitious new offering in major cities: same-day delivery. And, of course, that […]

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Sam Adams Is Throwing Support Behind a Crazy Plan to Buy AB InBev

Brewers of craft beer, sick of getting pushed around by the big guys like Anheuser-Busch, have a ludicrous idea: They want to crowdsource enough money—$213 […]

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Harvard Business Review Study Says Bias Is the Root of Workplace Gender Inequality

If only she spoke up at meetings. She should really make sure to get more face time with her manager. It would be wise for […]

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Boston’s Most Unique Corporate Team Building Experiences

Team building exercises involving PowerPoints and icebreakers are fine and dandy, but if you’d like your company to really come together, blurting out fun facts […]

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Why Boston Can Afford to Play Hard to Get in the Competition for Amazon’s HQ2

In the competition for Amazon’s new HQ2, Boston can afford to play hard to get.

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Seven Boston Executives on What You Might Not Know About Their Companies

Steve Conine, cofounder and cochairman of Wayfair: One thing that most people don’t know about Wayfair is that it’s the largest technology company in downtown […]

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Businessmen Offer to Buy Controversial Dr. Seuss Museum Mural

Despite its planned removal, the controversial mural at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum may have a second act. Two businessmen said they extended an […]

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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 […]

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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 […]