Luxury Home Sales RiseThe state’s housing recovery is proving especially kind to sellers of high-end homes.
Demand For Gold Jewelry, Fillings Still HighLines out the door of some shops are a daily occurrence, as customers — strapped for cash in a tough economy — turn their gold trinkets into cash.
Local Hostess Jobs In DangerAbout 300 Massachusetts jobs hang in the balance as Hostess negotiates its way out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to documents filed by the company with state labor officials.
Hoppit - The Search Engine For Restaurant AmbianceOne of the latest innovations hitting the Boston restaurant scene — a site that lets diners search for a restaurant based on its ambiance — hasn’t come from a local startup.
New College Grads Face Slightly Brighter Job SearchThe good news for emerging job graduates is hiring is on the upswing.
Researcher: 1 In 5 Executives Lie On ResumesMore than one in five of the resumés Jude Werra has seen in the past two years has misrepresented the candidate's education.
Somerville IKEA Plans Dead?Six years after the Swedish build-it-yourself furniture giant received approval for a 340,000-square-foot store at Assembly Square, the 12-acre parcel remains bare.
Survey Claims Mass. Among Worst Places For Business"Taxes and regulations in California and Massachusetts are becoming intolerable,” one executive said.
Occupy Boston Back With May Day ProtestsAfter a mostly quiet few months for Occupy Boston, the movement’s local contingent has a day of protests planned for May 1, as part of a call for global demonstrations by the group.
What Will Replace Best Buy On Newbury Street?Closing the Best Buy store in the Back Bay opens up the possibility for a new tenant on the bustling corner where Newbury Street meets Massachusetts Avenue.
Real Estate Market Getting More CompetitiveThe state’s housing market continued to show signs of recovery in March, as buyers chased discounted prices and posted the eighth consecutive month of single-family home sale increases.
Mass. Unemployment Rate Stays Below National AverageThe state’s unemployment rate remains below the country’s jobless rate of 8.2 percent.
Survey: Consumers, Employees Trust CEOs Who Use Twitter MoreA new survey suggests both consumers and employees place great trust in social media-savvy CEOs, rather than ones who can’t navigate through the world of tweets.
Local Golf Courses HurtingThis coming season shows no sign of let up in the sub-par performance of the business of golf in Massachusetts and across the nation.
New Developers Take Over Westwood Station ProjectThe stalled Westwood Station project has a new team that vows to complete the first phase in 2014.