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Lorraine Mirabella

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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

  • Under Armour posts its first quarterly loss but stock soars

    Under Armour posts its first quarterly loss but stock soars

    After years of rapid growth, Under Armour has no plans this year to jump into new businesses or look for new U.S. retail partners to sell its products. Instead, this is a year to step back and reset. That message, delivered Thursday by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, came as the Baltimore-based brand...

  • Carbiz plans to open a showroom in Laurel in July

    Carbiz plans to open a showroom in Laurel in July

    Used car dealership Carbiz will open its second Baltimore-area location in Laurel in July and is scouting additional sites throughout the Maryland-Washington-Northern Virginia region.. The dealership signed a lease for 35,000 square feet at 8751 Freestate Drive, brokerage firm Lee & Associates...

  • Online grocer Peapod teams with Baltimore-based meal planning website DinnerTime

    Online grocer Peapod teams with Baltimore-based meal planning website DinnerTime

    DinnerTime, a Baltimore-based meal planning technology company, has teamed with online grocer Peapod, allowing shoppers to have the ingredients for their meals delivered. The DinnerTime app, started in 2010 by co-founders Laura and Charlie Moore, creates customized meal plans and shopping lists...

  • City Paper names new editor

    City Paper names new editor

    The City Paper has promoted Brandon Soderberg to editor of the free alternative publication, part of the Baltimore Sun Media Group. Soderberg, who had been deputy editor and arts editor, will oversee the print and online editions, the company said Monday. He has been writing for City Paper since...

  • Under Armour expected to report first-ever operating loss

    Under Armour expected to report first-ever operating loss

    Facing a weak U.S. apparel market, Under Armour is expected to show its first-ever operating loss as a public company when it reports financial results this week, a Stifel analyst said. Analyst Jim Duffy maintained a hold rating on the stock and a target price of $19 per share for the Baltimore-based...

  • Sinclair Broadcast announces plans to buy Bonten Media Group for $240 million

    Sinclair Broadcast announces plans to buy Bonten Media Group for $240 million

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy the stock of New York-based Bonten Media Group Holdings for $240 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster announced Friday. Bonten owns 14 television stations in eight markets, which reach about 1 percent of the TV households in the United States....

  • Sinclair Broadcast CEO earned $5.2 million last year

    Sinclair Broadcast CEO earned $5.2 million last year

    David D. Smith earned $5.2 million last year as CEO and president of Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a 13 percent increase from 2015. Smith, who stepped down as CEO and became Sinclair's executive chairman Jan. 1, earned $4 million in stock options on top of a $1 million base salary,...

  • FCC change to broadcast rules could pave way for Sinclair Broadcast acquisition of Tribune Media

    FCC change to broadcast rules could pave way for Sinclair Broadcast acquisition of Tribune Media

    The Federal Communications Commission relaxed broadcast ownership rules Thursday, paving the way for a deal that Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. reportedly is considering to acquire Tribune Media Co. Hunt Valley-based Sinclair, which owns or operates 173 television stations, is pursuing an acquisition...

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