This Week in Business
An in-depth look at today's business issues
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...

  • 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?

  • TWIB Jan 31

    Businesses Respond to Coronavirus

    The Boston Globe’s Shirley Leung is on the business beat looking at the potential business impact of the coronavirus, two upcoming leadership changes at some important Boston institutions, the future of the Hynes Convention Center and more.

  • Baystate Business Dec 20, 2019

    Top Business Stories of 2019 in Massachusetts

    We begin our annual countdown of the top ten Massachusetts business stories of 2019. Joining us for stories 10 through 6 of the year is Business Columnist and Associate Editor Shirley Leung from The Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks.

  • Top Business Stories Dec 20, 2019

    Massachusetts’ Top Business Stories of 2019

    The countdown continues looking at the top ten business stories in the Baystate for 2019! Business Columnist and Associate Editor Shirley Leung from The Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks share their perspective on stories five through two.

  • Top Businessperson Dec 20, 2019

    Which Businessperson Ranked Tops in 2019?

    Business Columnist and Associate Editor Shirley Leung from The Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks talk about the top business story of 2019. They also discuss the business person of the decade.

  • Dec 6, 2019

    Holiday Shopping Trends

    Retailers Association of Massachusetts President Jon Hurst on trends and early results in this year’s holiday shopping season.

  • Dec 6, 2019

    Inside the Mass. Restaurant Industry

    Bob Luz, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, discusses efforts to promote the industry, the impact of Encore, high end food halls and other trends.

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Making the Most of Your Charitable Giving

    How to make the most of your philanthropic dollars and charitable giving with Phil Buchanan, CEO of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, and Kate Guedj, SVP and Chief Philanthropy Officer of The Boston Foundation. How can you give in a way that reflects your values, life and experience?

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Is Politics Changing How People Are Giving?

    How is the nation’s political climate affecting how much and where people are giving? Phil Buchanan, CEO of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, and Kate Guedj, SVP and Chief Philanthropy Officer of The Boston Foundation, weigh in.

  • Nov 22, 2019

    State: A Benefit Corporation Where Fashion Meets Philanthropy

    Scot Tatelman, STATE bags co-founder, talks about this company which is a Benefit Corporation, combining fashionable bags with philanthropy and a broader mission.

Contact Us