<![CDATA[NECN - TWIB]]>Copyright 2018https://www.necn.com/feature/twibhttp://media.necn.com/designimages/clear.gifNECNhttps://www.necn.comen-usSun, 24 Jun 2018 18:44:10 -0400Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:44:10 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Pot Patrol: Update on Bay State's Marijuana Industry]]>Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:49:04 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/180*120/pot+buds.jpg

Attorney Jim Smith of Smith, Costello & Crawford, which represents about 20 cannabis business clients, talks about Massachusetts recreational marijuana industry and the license approval timetable. What’s making it slow? And complicated? Here’s a hint: all politics is local.

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<![CDATA[How to Prepare for Mass.' Equal Pay Law]]>Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:51:15 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Tips_to_Help_New_Grads_Learn_About_Money.jpg

How to prepare for the equal pay law, which takes affect July 1, with Jonathan Sigel, an employment attorney with Mirick O’Connell, and Genevieve Nadeau, chief of the civil rights division of the state Attorney General’s Office.

<![CDATA['Grand Bargain' Passes, GE Dropped From Dow & More]]>Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:45:40 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016139033_1200x675_1261846083867.jpg

Massachusetts Politico’s Lauren Dezenski weighs in on Beacon Hill’s grand bargain, the SCOTUS Wayfair ruling, the ouster of General Electric from the Dow, the Bezos/Buffett/Diman health project coming soon to Boston with Atul Gawande, and Nutonomy’s green light for expansion.

<![CDATA[Winners and Losers in Boston's New Airbnb Rules]]>Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:36:08 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/Boston+City+Council+Airbnb+061318.JPG

The Boston Globe’s Shirley Leung on winners and losers in Boston’s new Airbnb policy, whether the public has the right to know more about the resignation of the Harvard Pilgrim CEO and implications over mega merger mania. Plus, as you might guess, Shirley is pumped about the potential of bringing the World Cup to Gillette in 2026.

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<![CDATA[Will Biz Community Embrace Kraft's World Cup Efforts?]]>Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:25:20 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/200*120/GettyImages-904660678.jpg

Greater Boston Chamber CEO Jim Rooney on Canada trade, the Bio bill, the traffic stopping protest over minimum wage, ballot questions, World Cup Soccer and thoughts about whether the MBTA should get more aggressive about fixing the Green line.

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<![CDATA[How Will Trade Tensions Affect New England?]]>Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:34:36 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/truAP_18159768932212.jpg

Consul Frank Ruddock, who heads Political and Economic Affairs for the Canadian Consulate in Boston, talks about growing trade tensions between the US and Canada and the potential implications here in New England. Plus, what can be done to avert a trade war? We also get his quick take on the World Cup coming to Canada in 2026.

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<![CDATA[The Impact of BIO 2018]]>Fri, 08 Jun 2018 22:33:11 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015800001.JPG

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks dig deep on BIO 2018 and why we didn't see a bill signing at the big event. The panel also talks about the climate change discussion among mayors at a Boston gathering.

<![CDATA[What's Next for AthenaHealth?]]>Fri, 08 Jun 2018 22:31:45 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/216*120/athenahealth.JPG

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks talk about the future for AthenaHealth, the buyer for a bankrupt Bertucci's, the latest on the state's marijuana industry, the future of the Boston Herald and Hilary Sargent's accusations against the top editor of the Boston Globe.

<![CDATA[The Business of Pride]]>Fri, 08 Jun 2018 22:30:59 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015798013_1200x675_1251697219803.jpg

Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks discusses the business of Pride and the Boston Globe's Shirley Leung talks about advanced manufacturing.

<![CDATA[The Mission of Eastern Bank]]>Fri, 01 Jun 2018 23:38:37 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Eastern+Bank+TWIB.JPG

Chairman and CEO Bob Rivers discusses Eastern Bank's new Roxbury Crossing branch, the evolving role of the bank branch in general and regulations from Washington. He also explains why the fight against sex trafficking is a business issue.

<![CDATA[Post and Beam From Yankee Barn Homes]]>Fri, 01 Jun 2018 23:36:30 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015620150_1200x675_1246749251519.jpg

Jeffrey Rosen, The creative director of Yankee Barn Homes, talks about their pre-fab work, post and beam, trends in housing and how they build eco-friendly structures quickly.

<![CDATA[Roseanne Vs. Ambien]]>Fri, 01 Jun 2018 23:35:21 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/roseAP_18136072814081.jpg

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe weighs in on some of the top business stories of the week, including UMass' admissions policies that have higher standards for in-state students, the Sanofi response to Roseanne, the latest U.S. jobs figures and tariff talk, as well as those taxing Massachusetts ballot questions.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Narragansett Brewery]]>Fri, 25 May 2018 15:16:37 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015437683.JPG

Narragansett Brewery CEO Mark Hellendrung talks about the revived brand, the craft brew craze and the importance of the summer season.

<![CDATA[Bad News for Garelick Farms]]>Fri, 25 May 2018 14:36:14 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015434805_1200x675_1241991235505.jpg

Doug Banks, the Boston Business Journal Editors weighs in on the UMass chancellor search, the Omni Hotel groundbreaking and lawsuit over the name; the bad news for Garelick Farms in Lynn and the better news for NECCO. Plus wind and Dodd-Frank roll back.

<![CDATA[Job Prospects for Class of 2018]]>Fri, 25 May 2018 13:54:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/graduation-honors.jpg

Ken Lazarus, Scout Exchange CEO, on job prospects for college graduates and a status report on the jobs market. And yes: there are lots of opportunities, even if you are not a STEM student.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Sports Betting]]>Fri, 18 May 2018 15:49:09 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/horse-betting.jpg

Prof. Richard McGowan, Carroll School of Management at Boston College, and Attorney Dusty Hecker from Posternak Blankstein and Lund join us to talk about what might be next for bringing legalized sports betting to Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[The Mount Ida College Fallout]]>Fri, 18 May 2018 15:47:41 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Healey_Allows_Sale_of_Mount_Ida_to_UMass.jpg

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Rooney on the fallout from Mt. Ida/UMass deal and hearing this week. He also looks at the state’s booming biotech industry, shares his perspective on the future of sports betting and raises concerns about some ballot questions.

<![CDATA[Business News Round-Up: Net Neutrality, Wynn Resort Clean Up]]>Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56:10 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015255404_1200x675_1236936259906.jpg

Shirley Leung of The Boston Globe looks at net neutrality, Shari Redstone’s latest court battle, the Wynn resort cleanup, the opening of an Amazon office in Boston and the major troubles with the Vineyard Ferry.

<![CDATA[Walsh Proposes New Regulations for Airbnb]]>Fri, 11 May 2018 23:43:24 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-586113592.jpg

Boston Globe business columnist Shirley Leung and Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks analyze some of the major business stories of the week, including Mayor Marty Walsh's new Airbnb proposal, the Takeda Shire deal, the Novartis payment to the president's lawyer and the proposed merger between Partners Health Care and Harvard Pilgrim.

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<![CDATA[Hearing Ahead in Mount Ida Deal]]>Fri, 11 May 2018 23:41:41 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/217*120/mout+ida.jpg

Boston Globe business columnist Shirley Leung and Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks talk about the growing controversy over the Mount Ida/UMass deal, why the future of Wynn's Everett resort may be looking brighter, the Citgo sign staying amid a proposed Kenmore Square revamp and Boston's dining scene — including a robotic chef.

<![CDATA[Pay Gap Between Employees and CEOs]]>Fri, 11 May 2018 23:40:52 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/cash_generic_money.jpg

Seaport traffic, CEO salaries compared with median worker salaries and predictions about the week ahead from Boston Globe business columnist Shirley Leung and Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks.

<![CDATA[Boston's Bustling Seaport District]]>Sat, 05 May 2018 00:10:14 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/Boston+Seaport+District+.jpg

Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation Chairman and CEO Peter Palandjian talks about breaking ground for a new hotel in the Boston Seaport District and gives an overview of the Greater Boston real estate market.

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<![CDATA[Fresh Approach to Growing Lettuce]]>Sat, 05 May 2018 00:08:58 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/182*120/GettyImages-1955934.jpg

Amid the E. coli outbreak, we check in with Little Leaf Farms CEO Paul Sellew on hydroponic farming, growing local and why it is a safer alternative.

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<![CDATA[Amazon's New Boston Plan]]>Sat, 05 May 2018 00:07:28 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000014892207_1200x675_1226142787939.jpg

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe discusses the proposed merger between Partners and Harvard Pilgrim, the business impact of Stan Rosenberg's resignation, Amazon in the Seaport, a thought about the future of UMass Boston and 65 million Uber/Lyft rides in Massachusetts.

<![CDATA[The Future of State Street]]>Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:53:55 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/AP_17067582111525.jpg

State Street CEO Jay Hooley updates us on the company's search for a new headquarters, and looks at the success of Fearless Girl.

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<![CDATA[Chief Executives' Club Celebrates 25 Years]]>Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:52:01 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/194*120/CEC+042718.JPG

Warren Zola from the Boston College Chief Executives' Club joins necn as the group looks back on 25 years of hosting some of the nation's biggest names in business.

<![CDATA[Removing the Image of 'Wynn']]>Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:49:43 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Wynn+Casino+Construction.JPG

Doug Banks, editor of the Boston Business Journal, joins necn to discuss Wynn Boston Harbor's new name and other top business stories.

<![CDATA[Mounting Mt. Ida Concerns]]>Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:06:22 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/217*120/Mount+Ida+new.jpg

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Rooney talks about the Mt. Ida controversy, the future of the Wynn casnio, NAFTA negotiations and the reopened search for a new Greater Boston tourism chief.

<![CDATA[The Whoop Wearable Difference]]>Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:05:20 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000014541442.JPG

Whoop Founder and CEO Will Ahmed on his company's wearable device and its unique approach to fitness and health tracking — with rest and recovery critical to peak performance.

<![CDATA['Tax Case of the Millenium']]>Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:00:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/AP_18107749929776-Wayfair-Online.jpg

Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks discusses South Dakota vs. Wayfair — will this SCOTUS case change how you shop? Plus, one study finds Boston is in the top two for Amazon HQ2; the Bertucci's bankruptcy, Starbucks planned closure to deal with racism and a new partnership between Staples and TSA Precheck.

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<![CDATA[Questions Surround Wynn Resort Casino]]>Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:04:15 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Steve+Wynn1.jpg

So many questions about the future of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino. Is it for sale? Will MGM buy it? What would happen to the Springfield project? Will there at least be a name change? Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks and Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe discuss this, as well as anger over the UMass purchase of Mt. Ida College.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Facebook]]>Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:03:31 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/zuckerberg-expressions1.png

Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks and Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe ponder the future of Facebook after CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony.

<![CDATA[Predictions in the Boston Business World]]>Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:02:37 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Generic+Boston+Generic+Boston+Seaport+District+Generic.JPG

Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks and Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe give their predictions about the week ahead and share stories from their own publications.

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<![CDATA[Trump, China and Massachusetts]]>Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:54:14 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Trump%27s+Tariffs+Spark+Trade+War+Fears.jpg

Adviser Investments CIO Jim Lowell discusses the China tariff war, market volatility and potential impact in Massachusetts, as well as his thoughts about the latest unemployment figures.

<![CDATA[Small Community Bank Shows Big Growth]]>Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:29:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000014171251.JPG

Belmont Savings Bank CEO Bob Mahoney talks about growth, why half of the company's branches are in grocery stores and how they worked to find a philosophy and message.

<![CDATA[More Than 200 Applications to Sell Marijuana in Mass.]]>Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:29:11 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Recreational_Marijuana_Bill_Clears_Legislative_Committee.jpg

Greg Ryan of the Boston Business Journal talks about cannabis business applications, the step forward for the Lahey-BIDMC merger, changes at Fenway Park and more.

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<![CDATA[Trade War Fears Vs. Fundamental Facts]]>Fri, 30 Mar 2018 23:04:11 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Trump%27s+Tariffs+Spark+Trade+War+Fears.jpg

Jim Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, talks about the volatility of the markets, including trends, tariffs and tech.

<![CDATA[Entegris and the Evolution of Technology]]>Fri, 30 Mar 2018 23:02:28 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-498338511.jpg

Bertrand Loy, the CEO of Entegris, a $1.3 billion advanced manufacturing company in Billerica, talks about the business' role in making many products that you use work better.

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<![CDATA[Should Wynn Resorts Drop the 'Wynn' Name in Everett?]]>Fri, 30 Mar 2018 23:00:41 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Should_Massachusetts_Drop_Wynn.jpg

Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks talks about Hancock leaving Boston's Seaport District, Wynn Boston Harbor pondering a new name, the RMV delays and more.

<![CDATA[Business Beat: Trump's Tarrifs, Wynn Stock Sell-Off]]>Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:10:26 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Trump%27s+Tariffs+Spark+Trade+War+Fears.jpg

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe on tariffs, the future of the self-driving car industry in Massachusetts, the Steve Wynn stock sell-off, a robotic dog photo op and more.

<![CDATA[Facebook's Response to Cambridge Analytica]]>Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:08:33 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/669889770-zuckerberg.jpg

A look at the Facebook response to the Cambridge Analytica incident from the perspective of a cyber security expert and a crisis communications professional. Cybereason’s Sam Curry and Denterlein Worldwide’s Diana Pisciotta have a lot to say on this one.

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<![CDATA[Expanding Biotech Beyond Cambridge and Boston]]>Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:06:48 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000013779636.JPG

The new MassBio Chairman David Lucchino talks about his agenda for the organization and looks ahead to BIO International 2018.

<![CDATA[Key Boston Vote on Tax Break for Amazon]]>Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:54:28 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/AP_18065776169139-Amazon-Prime-Discount.jpg

Jim Rooney, CEO of The Greater Boston Chamber talks about the Amazon tax break decision for Boston, the costs of traffic congestion and the MBTA's performance in the latest storm.

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<![CDATA[Light Bulb Company Aims to Disrupt Industry]]>Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:54:37 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000013589838.JPG

Michael Simon, the Finally Light Bulb Company CEO on how this Boston based company aims to 'disrupt' the lighting industry. And they got $50 million in new capital to get it done.

<![CDATA[NECCO May Close Unless They Find a Buyer]]>Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:49:42 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000013589828.JPG

Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks on the demise the Toys ‘R Us, the potential end of the line for NECCO, the economic impact of this season of nor’easters and the sale of the Canton Reebok Campus.

<![CDATA[Trump's Tariff's, North Korea and Nor'easters]]>Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:34:38 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/President_Donald_Trump_Gears_Up_for_Visit_to_San_Diego.jpg

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe and Doug Banks of the Boston Business Journal discuss the president's new tariffs and how they could impact the local economy.

<![CDATA[Mass. Cannabis Commission's New Marijuana Rules]]>Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:03:41 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/180*120/marijuana-generic.jpg

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe and Doug Banks of the Boston Business Journal discuss new recreational marijuana regulations from the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission.

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<![CDATA[A Fearless Anniversary]]>Fri, 09 Mar 2018 23:56:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Fearless+Girl+38.jpg

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe and Doug Banks of the Boston Business Journal talk about the first birthday of State Street's Fearless Girl statue.

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<![CDATA[Making Massachusetts' Marijuana Policy]]>Fri, 02 Mar 2018 17:26:27 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Chula_Vista_Marijuana_Ordinance_Debated.jpg

With a looming March 15 deadline, Steve Hoffman, the chairman of the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission, brings us up to date on the regulations that are being crafted to run this new industry.

<![CDATA[How Spire Studio Is Bringing Pro-Quality Audio to All]]>Sat, 03 Mar 2018 17:28:37 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000013225928.JPG

Mark Ethier, CEO & Co-Founder of iZotope talks about the company’s portable recording studio product and how the technology is inspiring creativity for everyone from famous musicians to first-time singers and songwriters.