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Five Executives on the Best Thing About Running a Company in Boston

Lisa Tanzer, president of Life Is Good: The best part of running a company based in Boston is the collaborative spirit of the business leaders […]

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Brian Lesser: The (Almost) Silent Partner

Brian Lesser is the man behind many of Boston’s hottest restaurants. So why haven’t you heard of him?

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The Guide: Social Networks

In Boston’s business world, your network is everything. An insider’s guide to the top spots to rub elbows with the city’s movers and shakers.

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Brewers, Distributors Square Off Over Massachusetts Beer Laws

As a vibrant beer industry booms in Massachusetts, an ancient state law is fueling animosity between the people who brew it and the people who […]

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Seven Boston Executives on Where They Like to Lunch

Steve Conine, cofounder and cochairman of Wayfair: My favorite lunch spot in Boston is Boca Grande. Though technically not in Boston anymore, it’s worth crossing […]

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Report: Amazon Should Skip Boston and Move to Denver

Forget the Hub of the Universe. Amazon should move to Denver. That’s according to the New York Times, which says that the tech giant should skip […]

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Looking for the Last of the Power Lunchers

Herb Chambers. Robert Kraft. John Kerry. Once upon a time, Boston’s biggest names stoked relationships and egos over boozy midday meals at Davio’s and the Bristol. Not so much any more. Are the city’s power lunchers gone forever, or just sipping fruit smoothies at Google?

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What Every Executive Should Know or Do, According to Eight Boston Leaders

Lisa Tanzer, president of Life Is Good: Every executive should know how to focus on the most important things. There are so many competing demands […]

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Seven Boston Executives on Some of the Best Advice They’ve Ever Gotten

Joseph “Jay” Hooley, chairman and CEO of State Street Corporation: The most important advice I ever got, business or otherwise, was from my father. He […]

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Vineyard Vines: Paradise for Sale

How two manhattan suits stole the soul of New England and turned Vineyard Vines into a billion-dollar empire.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Needs to Chill

Dunkin’ Donuts, we need to talk. For whatever reason, the beloved coffee chain has been taking some steps that are red flags of a serious identity […]

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Meet Lisa Tanzer, President of Life Is Good, Boston’s Happiest $100 Million Brand

After one year at the helm of Life Is Good, Lisa Tanzer talks about the power and profitability of optimism in today’s uncertain economy.

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GE’s Jeff Immelt Could Be the Next CEO of Uber

GE head Jeffrey Immelt is on the shortlist to be Uber’s next CEO, Bloomberg reports. Immelt is leaving Boston-headquartered General Electric in August after a 16-year tenure, […]

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Total Wine Scored a Legal/PR Victory on Cheap Booze

Total Wine, a major alcohol retailer that is relatively new to the state, has developed a reputation around the country for challenging state liquor laws […]

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Maine Dispensary Owner Rewards Good Citizens with Free Weed

The streets of Gardiner, Maine, have likely never looked better. Residents were encouraged to pick up garbage on Saturday with a unique proposal from local […]