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More Than 20 Percent of Massachusetts Voters Say They Have Experienced Workplace Sexual Harassment

The floodgates of the #MeToo movement may have opened in Hollywood, but sexual harassment is certainly not confined to movie sets. It happens across the […]

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The Billion-Dollar Travel Agent

Tech wizard Paul English wrestled with bipolar disorder, cofounded Kayak, and transformed the way we travel. Now that he’s sold the billion-dollar business, everyone wants to know: Can he do it again?

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Is City Hall Plaza’s Boston Winter Doomed?

It’s clear City Hall Plaza needed help. The big brick-laden black hole—notable only in the fact that it’s such an architectural oddity you can put […]

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General Electric Power to Cut 12,000 Jobs

General Electric’s Power division will cut roughly 12,000 jobs worldwide as it looks to reduce structural costs by $1 billion in 2018, the Boston-based company […]

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Distressed: How Tobey Grey Came Apart at the Seams

How the trendy Newton boutique jean company Tobey Grey fell apart at the seams.

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General Electric Sued for Role in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Boston-based General Electric on Friday on behalf of people affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster that took place in […]

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Fidelity CEO Makes Physical Move to Stop Sexual Harassment

Fidelity CEO Abigail Johnson’s desk was packed. The light was turned off, and her items were gone. No, the investment leader isn’t headed for a new […]

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Oh No: Dunkin’ Donuts Is Opening a “Dunkin” Store in Boston

It is with a heavy heart that I deliver this news. Dunkin’ Donuts, we’ve learned, has brought its troubling experiment in re-branding as “Dunkin’” from the disruptive shores […]

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Five Boston University Marijuana Businesses Have Big Highdeas

A group of Boston University students and alums with ideas for marijuana-based start-up companies are squaring off this week for a chance at $10,000 in seed […]

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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 […]