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The NECCO Factory in Revere Has Abruptly Closed

Do you have NECCO news whiplash yet? Imagine how the troubled candy maker’s more than 200 Revere employees feel right now. As The Boston Globe reports […]

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NECCO Has Hit another Snag Involving an Apparent Rodent Problem

NECCO can’t catch a break. The troubled candy-maker has reportedly hit a $1 million snag in its sale to another company over a dispute related to […]

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Amazon Will Purchase Somerville-Based PillPack

A giant has entered the drugstore ring, and like Kyrie Irving when he’s double-teamed in the paint with nowhere to go, some of the industry’s […]

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L.L. Bean to Open Sixth Massachusetts Store in Hadley

Bean Boots are marching out to Hadley. Residents of the Pioneer Valley will have unfettered access to all the fleece pullovers and flannel sheets they […]

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Atul Gawande Will Lead a Billionaire-Backed Health Care Company in Boston

Atul Gawande, the acclaimed surgeon and author, has been picked to lead a health care company in Boston backed by Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, and […]

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CVS Is Now Offering Same-Day Drug Delivery in Boston

CVS is now offering same-day delivery for prescription drugs in Boston, one of six cities where the Rhode Island-based pharmacy chain is rolling out the […]

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Wayfair Inks Deal to Add Nearly 400,000 Square Feet of Office Space

Wayfair is going to need some more furniture. The Back Bay-based online retailer told the Boston Globe it has inked a deal for an additional 395,000 […]

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A Man Who Owned Part of the Future Encore Boston Harbor Site Is Suing Wynn Resorts

Another day, another controversy. Wynn Resorts is getting sued yet again over an issue regarding its forthcoming Everett property, this time for breach of contract […]

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Whole Foods Launches Free Two-Hour Delivery Service in Boston

Watch out, Instacart: Whole Foods is coming. The Amazon-owned grocery store launched a free two-hour delivery option for Prime members in Boston and three other […]

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Cranberries Were Removed from the List of Products the EU Plans to Target with Tariffs

The cranberry industry can breathe a sigh of relief. The Massachusetts mainstay was among the list of products the European Union said it would target […]

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Former Encore Boston Harbor Employee Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Wynn Resorts has been trying to distance itself from lewd and inappropriate behavior since news broke in January that the company’s founder, Steve Wynn, had […]

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Jonathan Bush Resigns from Post as CEO of Athenahealth

Jeff Immelt is back at the head of the table. No, the former CEO of General Electric who helmed the company during a drastic revenue […]

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A Boston-Based Company Has to Pay More Than Half a Million Dollars for Failing to Compensate Interns

Sure, experience is nice. And yes, a strong letter of recommendation can pay dividends. But really, if you’ve got hard-working interns in the building, compensating […]

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Sweet! NECCO Has Sold at Auction for Almost $19 Million

NECCO has been saved, at least for now, and fans of the Revere candy-makers iconic wafers have the folks behind Dum Dum pops and Circus Peanuts to thank. […]

Montgomeryville, United States - March 20, 2011: The Toys "R" Us store located in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania. It is the largest toy-centered retailer and the second largest overall toy retailer in the United States.
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Toys “R” Us Laid Off Nearly 1,000 Workers in Massachusetts

The palace of play has handed out pink slips. The situation at Toys “R” Us is bleak, and effective May 14, nearly 1,000 people who […]