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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Our Lives

What would have been unthinkable one week ago is a new reality today. Shirley Leung, associate editor at The Boston Globe, and Doug Banks, editor of the Boston Business Journal, on how the novel coron...

  • TWIB Feb 28

    Inside the Noom App Approach

    Noom is in the room. The company’s chief psychologist talks about their app and the company’s approach to helping you lose weight and sleep more. What’s unique? And how do they train their staff of 1,700 lifestyle coaches?

  • TWIB Feb 28

    Thousands Attend PAX East Amid Coronavirus Concerns; Gas Tax Hike Proposal

    Doug Banks, Editor of The Boston Business Journal, joins us to discuss the Massachusetts response to the coronavirus crisis; the Columbia gas settlement, fine and sale; the transportation bill and gas tax hike proposal; the controversial Hynes Convention sale and why you might say the BBJ is “Feeling the Bern.”

  • Feb 21

    Business Impact of Coronavirus Concerns in Boston

    Jim Rooney, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, talks about the coronavirus impact on the business community in Boston, efforts to increase the stock of workforce housing, the potential of ridesharing fees and a plan for seaplanes to fly between Boston Harbor and New York City.

  • Feb 21

    FDA Approves Epizyme Drug Tazverik

    A conversation with Epizyme President and CEO Rob Bazemore and Catherine J. Malatesta Foundation Chair Jennifer Goodwin. Her daughter passed away from a rare form of cancer that a newly-FDA-approved drug produced by Epizyme is working to treat.

  • Feb 21

    Fossil Fuel Divestment Push at Harvard

    Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe talks about the push to get Harvard to divest from fossil fuels, Wendy’s settlement over child labor violations, the $22 billion Kronos merger and the Encore Boston Harbor food truck.

  • TWIB Feb 14

    Wayfair Layoffs; Mass. AG Sues Juul

    In this edition of our monthly business roundtable, Shirley Leung of The Boston Globe and Doug Banks, Editor of the Boston Business Journal, talk about the Wayfair layoffs, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s lawsuit against Juul, the Boston Calling verdict reversal and growing coronavirus concerns.

  • TWIB Feb 14

    Malware Attack Targets Physician Network; Machines to Replace Bartenders at Encore

    Shirley Leung of The Boston Globe and Doug Banks, Editor of the Boston Business Journal are back in this segment to talk about the Malware attack targeting pediatricians, new considerations about changes to the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston, Encore Boston Harbor replacing many bartenders with robots and UMass Boston’s new chancellor....
  • TWIB Feb 14

    Political Ad-Vantage; Spartan Takes on Tough Mudder

    Shirley Leung from The Boston Globe looks at the money billionaire politicians are spending on political ads on television and other platforms. And Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks discusses the effort by Spartan Race to buy Tough Mudder out of bankruptcy. What’s the reason for this decision?

  • TWIB Feb 7

    Lessons to be Learned from Iowa Caucuses

    Patrick Sullivan, CTO Security Strategy for Akamai, talks with us about the Iowa caucuses App disaster and lessons to be learned beyond elections. Plus, how the coronavirus outbreak is turning into the world’s largest work from home experiment.

  • TWIB Feb 7

    The New England Boat Show Cruises Into Boston

    As the New England boat show launches, we get a preview and hear about the business of boating with Bob McAlpine, New England Boat Show manager, and Matt O’Connor, Freedom Boat Club co-owner.

  • TWIB Feb 7

    MBTA Green Line Summer Closures; Boston’s 1st Recreational Pot Shop

    Jon Chesto of the Boston Globe joins us to talk about the MBTA’s Green Line C & E branch shut downs expected this summer. Plus, Boston’s first recreational cannabis shop , U.S. jobs figures and whether there be a gondola at the Encore Boston Harbor connecting it to the “T.”

  • TWIB Jan 31

    Diversity in Super Bowl Ads

    What’s new in this year’s crop of Super Bowl ads? Some of them will surprise you. We think. A “smaht” conversation about some key trends with MullenLowe Boston & New York president Kelly Fredrickson.

  • TWIB Jan 31

    Sustainable Style at Rothy’s

    The sustainable mostly online shoe company Rothy’s just opened its third retail store in Boston. Senior Vice President Heather Howard talks about how the company makes these shoes out of recycled plastic bottles and how they’ve sold more than a million pairs. So why brick and mortar in Boston?

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