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Needham tech company moving to Seaport, signs largest Boston lease of the year

If you’ve walked around the Seaport lately, you know that the area has been undergoing quite the transformation, with new developments beckoning to high-profile companies who want to make this quickly rising neighborhood their new home. A computer software company originally based in Needham...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 5:00am

How to find your ideal business school

The benefits of enrolling in business school to study an MBA are clear. Your network will grow exponentially, you’ll learn a whole suite of skills and you’ll gain exposure to a range of top employers. Not to mention the bump in salary you’re likely to enjoy.   MBA programs...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:50pm

Letter of intent to build Trump Tower Moscow: 'Help world peace and make a lot of money'

In October 2015, Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen received a letter of intent from a Russian businessman to develop Trump World Tower Moscow. The letter only needed Donald Trump's signature. "Dear Michael, Attached is the signed LOI (Letter of Intent) by Andrey Rozov....

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 4:18pm

Morning Joe host said Trump's presidential run was ‘all a money-making scam’

Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said on Tuesday's show that "Donald Trump never thought he was going to win the presidency," and that's why his personal attorney emailed Vladimir Putin's spokesperson during the presidential campaign to discuss a potential Trump Tower in...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 1:54pm

Thanks again, Millennials! Hooters is shutting down locations 'cause y'all just aren't into boobs

Hooters. The "breastaurant" where you can order average-at-best bar food like hot wings while being served by well-endowed waitresses. But like any good thing, Millennials are being blamed for the cleavage-abundant eatery's downfall. Hooters is shutting down some locations and it...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:49pm

One Trump tweet cost Amazon $5.7 billion

Of President Trump's many public grudges, few things get him more grudgey than businessmen who show evidence of success. Few are more demonstrably successful than Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon. Now the owner of the Washington Post, Bezos has been subject to a number of specious...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 3:40pm

The Foreman Forecast: All the best people

When he was campaigning, Donald Trump constantly bragged about the power of his business contacts – about how he could bring the biggest names in corporate America to his side to spur the economy and promote jobs. “You need people that are truly, truly capable,” he said. Now, he...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:00am

Walmart taking shots from social media after back-to-school banner hung above gun display

Walmart is playing defense after it hung a back-to-school banner above a rack of shotguns, sparking viral outrage Wednesday. Calling the display that urged customers to “Own the school year like a hero” a “regrettable situation,” Walmart apologized for the mishap in a...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 3:36pm

Will Netflix outdo DC and Marvel now that they own these superheroes?

Netflix has purchased comic-book publisher Millarworld in a move that teases their intention to make feature-length superhero movies, and could potentially see them rivalling the output of DC and Marvel. On Monday it was announced that Netflix had made their first ever acquisition, but the amount...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 3:33pm

The Halal Guys is leading the restaurant industry in global domination

Food trucks are a dietary staple for countless New Yorkers any hour of the day or night, and The Halal Guys is arguably one of the most well-known around the five boroughs — and beyond. What founders Mohammed Abouelenein, Abdelbaset Elsayed and Ahmed Elsaka started in 1990 to provide halal...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 5:00am

You might soon be able to get your prescriptions on Amazon, too

Amazon sells everything from televisions shows to toilet paper, but there’s one thing you can’t get from the mega online retailer: prescription medication. That might soon change, according to recent reports. The ecommerce giant has toyed with the idea of selling prescriptions for...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:55am

Elon Musk wants to build a Hyperloop to get you from New York to Washingtoninunder 30 minutes

Elon Musk wants to build an underground “Hyperloop” cononecting New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington and he said he’s already got verbal approval to do it. Musk said a trip from New York to Washington, which now takes about three hours by train, would take just 29...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 4:29pm

President Trump wants you to know he isn't getting rich off the stock market, but 'everyone else' is

Speaking about the stock market from Poland Thursday, President Donald Trump said the stock market is at an all-time high, but he appeared to lament the fact that “everyone else is getting rich” while he serves out his term as president. “When I say that the stock market is at an...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 7:42pm

Quit your job! Summer banking interns in NYC make this much per month

Depressing, erm, fun fact: Wall Street interns make more money than the average 18- to 24-year-old professional. Or older if you’re in certain industries. And with summer season now in full, sweaty swing, you may have noticed a fair share of summer interns invading your local watering hole,...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:23pm

Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy U.S. organic supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, including debt, marking the internet retailer's largest deal and biggest foray into the brick-and-mortar retail sector. The deal, which puts a 27 percent premium on Whole Foods...

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:28pm

General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt to be replaced in August

General Electric’s new Boston headquarters isn’t the only change coming to the company. GE announced Monday that current CEO Jeff Immelt is stepping down on August 1. Immelt has served as CEO for 16 years and will be replaced by John Flannery, currently the president and CEO of GE...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 11:31am

Boston-based Foodler acquired by Grubhub

The world of food delivery apps is about to get a little bit smaller. Grubhub has entered an agreement to acquire the Boston-based Foodler. Foodler is headquartered in Boston and operates in top cities like New York, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Orlando, Philadelphia, San...

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:46pm

New York firms offer 'Plan B' to staff ahead of summer transit woes

(This May 24 story corrects paragraphs 8-10 to show that Societe Generale did not introduce a telecommuting policy because of Penn station repairs) Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of New York's Pennsylvania Station due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 2:29pm

NYC CEO and two young sons missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

A small airplane with four people, including a prominent New York CEO and her two small children, vanished en route to Florida from Puerto Rico and a search is underway near the Bahamas, the Coast Guard said on Tuesday. Crews were scouring the waters 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas, in an...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 4:51pm

Amid protests, GE breaks ground on new Boston headquarters

Dogged protesters who say General Electric is getting unfair benefits from the state attended a groundbreaking ceremony for GE's new Boston headquarters on Monday morning. Mayor Marty Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker joined General Electric executives for the ground-breaking ceremony at the...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 12:29pm