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Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:22 AM EDT

Sears Through the Years: From Watch Seller to Tower Builder

Sears Through the Years: From Watch Seller to Tower Builder

Sears got its start as a watch seller more than 130 years ago and grew to become one of the world's largest retailers. But the company has struggled in recent years and on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy....

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Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, with plans to shutter 142 unprofitable stores in the hopes that it can stay in business. The question now is whether a smaller version of the company...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:34 PM EDT

Sears Ready to File Bankruptcy, Struggles to Stay Alive

Sears Ready to File Bankruptcy, Struggles to Stay Alive

Sears Holdings plans to file for bankruptcy protection after midnight in the East Coast, culminating the collapse of what was once America's largest retailer, people familiar with the situation tell CNBC. As...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 04:16 AM EDT

Trump's Business Ties to Saudi Kingdom Run Long and Deep

Trump's Business Ties to Saudi Kingdom Run Long and Deep

President Donald Trump's ties to Saudi Arabia run long and deep, and he's often boasted about his business ties with the kingdom. "I love the Saudis," Trump said when announcing his presidential run at Trump...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 12:48 AM EDT

Prospect of China Talks Raises Hope for Thaw in Trade War

Prospect of China Talks Raises Hope for Thaw in Trade War

With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, hopes are rising for a potential easing of tensions in the trade war between the world's...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 08:14 PM EDT

MassChallenge Finalists: Mobile Pixels and NODAR

MassChallenge Finalists: Mobile Pixels and NODAR

Mobile Pixels, a company that creates on-the-go dual screen laptop monitors, and Leaf Jiang,...">MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalists Jack Yao, co-founder of Mobile Pixels, a company that creates on-the-go dual screen laptop monitors, and Leaf Jiang,...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 03:33 PM EDT

BBJ: Head of Mass. Lobbying Group to Retire

BBJ: Head of Mass. Lobbying Group to Retire

Law and Money Reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, " Rick Lord, head of powerful Mass. lobbying group, to retire."

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 02:09 PM EDT

Elon Musk's Tesla Seeks to Trademark 'Teslaquila'

Elon Musk's Tesla Seeks to Trademark 'Teslaquila'

An April Fool's joke may become a reality for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Tesla's CEO teased a Tesla-branded tequila earlier this year as part of a ruse on social media. On Monday, the company...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:43 PM EDT

Stock Market Takes a Dive; Trump Blames Fed

Stock Market Takes a Dive; Trump Blames Fed

We look at the dramatic Dow drop, the president’s response and the potential impact on Massachusetts companies. Plus, the NTSB preliminary report on the gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley; and then...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:42 PM EDT

Health Care Mergers Going Forward

Health Care Mergers Going Forward

Jon Chesto, Boston Globe Business Reporter and Doug Banks, Editor of the Boston Business Journal looks at three major health care stories: the merger, now approved between CVS and Aetna; a big step forward in...

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