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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 […]

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Wynn Resorts Will Remove Steve Wynn’s Name from its Boston Harbor Property

Steve Wynn’s name will not appear in Everett. Four months after the Wall Street Journal published a bombshell report in which several women accused the casino mogul of sexual […]

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On-the-Job Fatality Rates in Massachusetts Are Spiking

The on-the-job fatality rate in Massachusetts reached an 11-year-high in 2017, with fatal injuries and work-related disease among firefighters accounting for the deaths of 74 […]

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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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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

Update Wednesday, June 27: The donut fries have gone national. Starting on Monday, July 2, if you must, you can get them at any of the roughly […]

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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 […]


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, […]


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 […]