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This Week in Business

This Week in Business

An In-Depth Look at the Latest Business Issues

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 02:14 PM EDT

A Brewing Beer Garden Bill

A Brewing Beer Garden Bill

Regulation of CBD products and beer gardens wrap up this week's show with Shirley Leung of The Boston Globe and Doug Banks of the Boston Business Journal.

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 02:17 PM EDT

MGM Springfield Progress Report

MGM Springfield Progress Report

MGM Springfield President and COO Michael Mathis brings us up to date on the casino's ups and downs as it enters its second year of business.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 12:21 PM EDT

Partnering With the Partnership

Partnering With the Partnership

The Partnership has a new President and CEO. Pratt Wiley talks about the organization's mission and the work they are doing to promote diversity in Boston business community and beyond.

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 02:12 PM EDT

Recommendation to Rebuild Cape Bridges; Amazon's Natick Store

Recommendation to Rebuild Cape Bridges; Amazon's Natick Store

Shirley Leung is on the business beat looking at the recommendation to build new bridges on Cape Cod; September unemployment figures; Amazon's new brick and mortar store at the Natick Mall; the Harvard...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 03:07 PM EDT

In the Weeds: What You Need to Know About Marijuana Delivery, Cannabis Cafes in Mass.

In the Weeds: What You Need to Know About Marijuana Delivery, Cannabis Cafes in Mass.

Jim Smith, an attorney who represents cannabis businesses in Massachusetts, joins Brian for a closer look at the approval from the Cannabis Control Commission, allowing marijuana to be delivered right to your...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 03:04 PM EDT

After Nearly 20 Years, Zipcar is Still in the Driver's Seat

After Nearly 20 Years, Zipcar is Still in the Driver's Seat

The president of Zipcar, Tracey Zhen, talks about the future of the Boston-based company. She also discusses the challenges from ride-sharing companies, the importance of partnerships between Zipcar and the...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 03:02 PM EDT

Baker's Vaping Ban; Back Bay and the Future of The Hynes Convention Center

Baker's Vaping Ban; Back Bay and the Future of The Hynes Convention Center

Jon Chesto from the Boston Globe joins Brian for the Business Beat. The two talk about the four-month vaping ban in Massachusetts, how the Back Bay will look without the Hynes Convention Center, the battle...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 02:12 PM EDT

Feds Cut Interest Rates by .25%; Economic Impact of Autoworkers Walkout

Feds Cut Interest Rates by .25%; Economic Impact of Autoworkers Walkout

IHS Markit chief economist Nariman Behravesh weighs in on the U.S. economy, including the federal interest rate cut and the potential impact of the UAW strike. Then, we take a bit of a trip around the world...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 02:10 PM EDT

MCCA Approves Plan to Expand Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

MCCA Approves Plan to Expand Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Rooney raises concerns that there has been no public dialogue in advance of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority's approval of a plan to expand the South...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 02:06 PM EDT

Female Faculty at MIT Share Concerns Over Epstein Case

Female Faculty at MIT Share Concerns Over Epstein Case

Doug Banks of the Boston Business Journal is on the business beat looking at a variety of headlines including the growing protest at MIT over the handling of the Jeffrey Epstein donations; the multi-million...

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