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Hagerstown, MD, USA - June 2, 2014: Image of an Amazon packages. Amazon is an online company and is the largest retailer in the world.
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Bostonians Are Less Enthusiastic about Amazon Than Other HQ2 Finalists

Amazon has cities dancing for HQ2. Newark offered the company $7 billion-worth of tax breaks. Philadelphia promised up to 4.2 million square feet of development […]

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Former NECCO Executive Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign to Save the Company

The candy man, it turns out, cannot—or at least not alone. Revere-based New England Confectionery Co., the maker of the NECCO Wafer, is in peril. […]

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Starbucks Will Close Boston Locations for “Racial Bias Education”

Starbucks will shutter more than 8,000 locations, including several in Boston, for an afternoon of “racial bias education” on May 29 following an incident in […]

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MGM Resorts International Reportedly in Early Talks to Buy Wynn Boston Harbor

Wynn Resorts may be on its way out of Massachusetts. The company, which is under strain following sexual abuse allegations made against its founder, Steve […]

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There Is Apparently a Run on Necco Wafers Amid Fears They’ll Disappear

As we’ve previously reported, Necco is in big trouble. The Revere-based candy maker is in desperate need of a new buyer in order to keep […]

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A Black-Owned Business Pop-Up Will Open in Boston in May

Opening a new business in Boston’s challenging rental market can seem like an insurmountable task. With sky-high prices and intense competition for space, it’s no […]

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The Burlington Mall Will Get a Multi-Million Dollar Facelift

By next summer, a big renovation will bring big changes to the Burlington Mall. They won’t get into specifics, but executives at Simon Properties Group say […]

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It’s Dawn of the “Donut Fries” in Boston

Dunkin’ Donuts is at it again. The coffee chain has confirmed that it has begun experimenting with some, um, experimental menu items in Boston. At a […]

Casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass., Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
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Wynn Resorts Is Considering a Name Change for its Everett Project

In the midst of pressure from residents and state politicians, executives at Wynn Resorts said they are open to removing the Wynn name from the […]

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John Hancock Is Prepping for a Back Bay Homecoming, but Not to the Iconic Tower

John Hancock and Boston’s Back Bay are inextricably linked. Close your eyes and picture the iconic neighborhood. What do you see? Is it an enormous, […]

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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 […]

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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.
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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.
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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
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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 […]