Eleven Family Dollar stores in Maryland will be sold to Sycamore Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, under an agreement reached as part of Dollar Tree Inc.'s planned $8.5 billion purchase of Family Dollar Stores Inc., Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Thursday.
Profit at McCormick & Co. Inc. fell slightly in the second quarter as special charges cut into operating income and sales were hurt by unfavorable currency exchange rates, the Sparks-based spice maker reported Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the state a $5 million grant for a job training program for at-risk youth and young adults in Baltimore.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has formed a joint venture with a company owned by former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner to create, produce and distribute first-run syndicated television shows.
More than 870,000 Maryland residents plan to travel over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, a record number spurred by strong employment, rising incomes and gas prices well below last year's, AAA Mid-Atlantic said Thursday.
The $29 billion merger of the European owners of Giant, long the Baltimore region's dominant supermarket chain, and Food Lion would make both grocery brands more competitive with nontraditional grocers such as Wal-Mart, analysts said Wednesday.
Champs Sports stores is launching a store-within-a-store concept at The Mall in Columbia in collaboration with Under Armour.
Homeowners in several counties have filed complaints with state officials after receiving letters that they say appear to be from a state agency and promise a review of high property taxes for a $99 filing fee.