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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 […]

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Here Are the Massachusetts Companies that Earned Their Way onto the “Fortune 500” List

General Electric may have the highest revenue among Massachusetts-based companies, but the power and health-care conglomerate saw its profits dive lower than any other Bay […]

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After a Supreme Court Ruling, DraftKings Is Getting into Sports Betting

Immediately after the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on Monday that will permit states to allow sports betting, Boston-based DraftKings announced it will be getting into […]

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The Plot to Destroy Your Favorite Seltzer

Spindrift founder Bill Creelman wants to upend the seltzer industry and do for carbonated water what Sam Adams did for beer. And he’s starting by asking what the competition is really made of.

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With HQ2, Amazon Hopes to Avoid the Problems It Has Faced in Seattle

Amazon knows its propensity to be the popular kid you love to hate, and the e-commerce behemoth is hoping to avoid alienating people in its […]

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Boston-Based Nift Aims to Strengthen Small Businesses

Forty-eight percent of Americans are employed by a small business. There are more than 639,000 small companies in Massachusetts. And one Boston-based startup wants you […]

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Amazon Is Adding 2,000 More Jobs in Boston to Focus on Alexa, Cloud Computing

Boston may not end up as Amazon’s HQ2 bride, but we’ve certainly got the maid of honor title locked down. The jack-of-all-trades company announced Tuesday […]