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Lorraine Mirabella

Writer

Lorraine Mirabella writes about retail, consumer affairs and workplace issues at the Baltimore Sun. She’s a contributor to the Consuming Interests blog. Since joining the Sun’s business staff in 1992, she also has covered residential and commercial real estate, energy, manufacturing and business trends. Lorraine grew up outside Washington in Silver Spring but came to the Baltimore area for college and, besides a brief reporting stint in Frederick, never left.

Recent Articles

  • Five Minutes With Matt LePore of Wegmans

    Matt LePore found himself with no shortage of applicants when gearing up to open Maryland's eighth Wegmans. Before the Owings Mills location opened a week ago, 11,000 people had applied to work at the grocery store at Foundry Row, a new shopping center on the former Solo Cup manufacturing site at...

  • Weis Markets expands its presence in Maryland through two acquisitions

    Weis Markets expands its presence in Maryland through two acquisitions

    Just days after Baltimore-based Mars Super Markets went out of business in July, five of its stores reopened as Weis Markets. The new name may be unfamiliar to some area shoppers but likely won't be for long. The Weis brand has proliferated around the state in a matter of weeks. Besides acquiring...

  • Under Armour will reach women, kids through Kohl's partnership, analyst says

    Under Armour will reach women, kids through Kohl's partnership, analyst says

    When Kohl's starts selling Under Armour clothing and footwear this spring, it will be the biggest launch of a brand in the discount department store's history. Retail analysts for Baird's Softline Retail see the partnership as a positive for both Kohl's and Under Armour, according to a story today...

  • Walmart will give $2 million worth of bonuses to Maryland workers

    Walmart will give $2 million worth of bonuses to Maryland workers

    Walmart will give $2 million worth of cash bonuses to its 11,000 hourly workers in Maryland, the retail giant said Wednesday. The bonuses, part of more than $200 million in quarterly bonus pay earned by more than 932,000 of its full- and part-time workers nationwide, were based on stores' performances...

  • Giant Food will sell Queen Latifah's floral line

    Giant Food will sell Queen Latifah's floral line

    Giant Food plans to sell a floral line designed by actress/singer Queen Latifah starting next month. The Queen Collection, a line of floral bouquets and plants, will be available at the Baltimore area's largest supermarket chain starting Oct. 7. Ahold USA, the parent of Landover-based Giant Food,...

  • Sinclair Broadcast lowers revenues estimate due to weak political advertising

    Sinclair Broadcast lowers revenues estimate due to weak political advertising

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. lowered its estimate for third quarter media revenues on Tuesday because of weaker-than-expected spending on political advertising. Shares of Sinclair fell more than 9 percent in Tuesday trading to close at $25.98 each. The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster now expects media...

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