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Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 02:47 PM EDT

WeWork is Struggling: Should Boston Be Worried?

WeWork is Struggling: Should Boston Be Worried?

WeWork's rapid sprawl has been most strongly felt in Back Bay and the Financial District, according to Nancy Muscatello, a managing consultant with CoStar Group in Boston.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 01:19 PM EDT

Boston Named 3rd Best Big City in America

Boston Named 3rd Best Big City in America

Boston is one of the top 10 big cities to visit in America, according to a recent survey by Condé Nast Traveler. For the survey, which garnered responses from 600,000 of Condé Nast's readers, pollers asked what...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 05:03 PM EDT

Hilliard's Opens New Kitchen, Chocolate Room After Shout-Out From Oprah

Hilliard's Opens New Kitchen, Chocolate Room After Shout-Out From Oprah

A new kitchen, chocolate room, an expanded office, warehousing and shipping to make it all flawless, square wooden boxes all tied up with string — these are now Hilliard’s favorite things. A year after being...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 08:00 AM EDT

Walgreens, Kroger to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes in US

Walgreens, Kroger to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes in US

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping. Supermarket chain Kroger and drugstore chain Walgreens announced Monday they would...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 10:07 AM EDT

Target Plans New Store Near Government Center

Target Plans New Store Near Government Center

Target Corp. plans to open an 11,000-square-foot store at 100 Cambridge St. near Boston’s City Hall as part of a national expansion of what the Minneapolis-based retail giant calls "small-format stores." A...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 09:07 AM EDT

How Much Did the Red Sox Pay Per Win in 2019?

How Much Did the Red Sox Pay Per Win in 2019?

The Boston Red Sox won 84 games this season and fired their president of baseball operations just after a loss to the New York Yankees, so it's safe to say it wasn't exactly a great year at Fenway. On top of...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 12:34 PM EDT

American Pushes Back Expected Return of 737 MAX Planes

American Pushes Back Expected Return of 737 MAX Planes

American Airlines is pushing back the expected return of its Boeing 737 MAX jets into next year. The airline said Wednesday that it expects to slowly bring the plane back into its schedule starting Jan. 16....

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 09:10 PM EDT

Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal Maker Hit With $8B Verdict

Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal Maker Hit With $8B Verdict

A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 12:04 PM EDT

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos. The San Jose Mercury News says the California-based social media giant denied any...

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