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Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion

Staples is buying Office Depot in a cash-and-stock deal valued at nearly $6 billion.

02/04/2015

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IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due To Entrapment Danger

IKEA is recalling some crib mattresses that could pose a danger to infants.

01/14/2015

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NStar Agrees To Refund $45 Million To Customers For Overcharges

NStar has agreed to refund its customers almost $45 million for overcharges on capital improvements, pension expenses, and energy efficiency programs.

01/08/2015

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Mass. Gas Prices At Lowest Level In 5 Years

Prices were last this low in October 2009.

12/29/2014

Kathryn Hauser shops while wearing a special camera. (WBZ-TV)

Retailers Using Science To Shape Shopping Experience

Companies are getting valuable shopper intel that can shape the shopping experience.

12/09/2014

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Your Data Leaks Are More Common Than You May Realize

A security expert says whenever we use online services and applications we’re giving away reams of data.

12/01/2014

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Composting Company Taking Food Scraps Out Of Boston’s Trash

Boston is one of the most “green” cities in the country, and one local company is looking to make it even more sustainable with their composting business.

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Sports gear will be a hot holiday shopping item. (WBZ-TV)

Holiday Shopping Forecast: Sports Gear A Hot Item

The holiday shopping season is about to hit a frenzied pace, and one of the hot items this year will be high end sports gear.

11/21/2014

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Federal Gov’t. Demands National Recall Of Takata Air Bags

The government’s demand for the national recall covers vehicles made by Ford, Honda, Chrysler, Mazda and BMW, generally from the 2008 model year and earlier.

11/19/2014

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Mass. Gas Prices Down 24 Cents In Last Month

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the average price of self-serve, regular dropped another 3 cents in the past week to $2.93 per gallon.

11/17/2014

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Best Flowers For Your New England Garden

When the seasons change in New England, and winter finally fades into spring, it’s time to think about beautifying your yard. A visit to the local nursery can be overwhelming, with so many beautiful blooms to choose.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

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Hot Holiday Toys For 2010

A look at some of the hot toys for the 2010 Holiday Season.

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Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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