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This Week in Business

This Week in Business

An In-Depth Look at the Latest Business Issues

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 01:48 PM EDT

The Boston British Connection in the Age of Brexit

The Boston British Connection in the Age of Brexit

Yuli Thompson, Vice President of North America for Virgin Atlantic, and Harriett Cross, British Consul General to New England, discuss travel to and marketing of the United Kingdom in the age of Brexit.

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 01:43 PM EDT

FLIR Systems Acquires Endeavor Robotics for $385M

FLIR Systems Acquires Endeavor Robotics for $385M

Sean Bielat, Head of Unmanned Ground Systems at FLIR Systems, joins us to talk about the sale of Endeavor Robotics for $385 million to FLIR. Plus, what these unmanned devices do and how they are saving lives on...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 01:35 PM EDT

DraftKings New Digs; NETA's Launch in Brookline

DraftKings New Digs; NETA's Launch in Brookline

Boston Globe business reporter Jon Chesto is on the business beat looking at Scooters, Draftkings new digs, the buzz and pushback over reviving rent control, NETA's Brookline recreational launch and Wayfair's...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

MGM Springfield's Progress Report

MGM Springfield's Progress Report

MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis brings us a progress report on the state’s first casino. What’s new since the doors first opened in August? How has the Springfield economy been impacted? And...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 09:51 AM EDT

Treating Complicated Health Care Cases

Treating Complicated Health Care Cases

Chris Palmieri, CEO of the Commonwealth Care Alliance, talks about his organizations mission to care for some of the most complicated patients in the commonwealth. What is unique about their approach and what is...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 02:57 PM EDT

Pondering Marijuana Profits

Pondering Marijuana Profits

Boston Globe's Jon Chesto is on the business beat weighing in on proposed changes to ride-sharing at Logan Airport; a costly product failure at Biogen; Encore Boston letting guests book rooms; no Fed rate hikes...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 02:09 PM EDT

Breaking Down the College Admissions Scandal

Breaking Down the College Admissions Scandal

How uneven is the playing field? Natasha Warikoo, associate professor of education at Harvard joins us to discuss this week’s college admissions scandal, and the underlying problems surrounding it.

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 02:08 PM EDT

Behind the MBTA's Increased Fares

Behind the MBTA's Increased Fares

Why did the MBTA raise prices? Jim Rooney of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce digs into that, plus House Speaker Robert Deleo’s speech to the business community, as well as new entertainment...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 02:07 PM EDT

Boeing's Nightmare Week

Boeing's Nightmare Week

A nightmare week for one of America’s most important companies. Janelle Nanos at the Boston Globe joins us to discuss the Boeing saga, plus Charlie Kravetz leaving WBUR, Sen. Elizabeth Warren vs. Facebook,...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 02:01 PM EST

UMass Launching Online College for Adults

UMass Launching Online College for Adults

Shirley Leung, interim editorial page editor of The Boston Globe, and Boston Business Journal editor Doug Banks weigh in on the challenges to higher education in Massachusetts; efforts to fix the Boston’s...

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