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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 Mary Steinebrunner of Dunlop Protective Footwear

    Five minutes with Mary Steinebrunner of Dunlop Protective Footwear

    From a factory in Havre de Grace, Mary Steinebrunner oversees the production of 1.5 million pairs of boots a year. The boots made by Dunlop Protective Footwear USA are designed for function, not fashion. The footwear protects workers on farms, oil rigs, fishing boats, food processing plants, construction...

  • TaskRabbit expands to Baltimore

    TaskRabbit expands to Baltimore

    TaskRabbit, an online marketplace offering handyman and other home services, launched Thursday in Baltimore and six other cities. The app links residents with "taskers" who can offer help with moving, hauling, furniture assembly, TV mounting, house cleaning and yard work. The launch in Baltimore;...

  • Kevin Plank inducted into Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame

    Kevin Plank inducted into Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame

    Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank has been inducted into the Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame. Plank was inducted Tuesday by the National Sporting Goods Association during the group's annual management conference in Scottsdale. He was one of two members of the hall's Class of 2017, joined...

  • Baltimore makes top 10 list for spending on dry cleaning

    Baltimore makes top 10 list for spending on dry cleaning

    Baltimore spends more on dry cleaning than New York, Seattle and Honolulu. The city ranked seventh in a list of the top 12 metro areas for spending on dry cleaning and laundry service — not including laundromats, according to a survey by Press Cleaners, an online dry cleaning and laundry delivery...

  • Target agrees to pay $18.5 million to prevent future data breaches

    Target agrees to pay $18.5 million to prevent future data breaches

    Target Corp. has agreed to pay $18.5 million as part of a settlement with 47 states, including Maryland plus Washington, D.C., over the retailer's 2013 data breach, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Tuesday. The largest-ever multi-state data breach settlement resolves the states' investigation...

  • Under Armour rivals land on Forbes brand value list

    Under Armour rivals land on Forbes brand value list

    A survey last month showed Under Armour among a list of brands losing share or relevance among teens. And the Piper Jaffray report also showed the Baltimore company trailing rivals Nike and Adidas in a list of preferred athletic apparel brands. Now, those competitors have something else to celebrate,...

  • Spirit Airlines will add Cancun flight at BWI

    Spirit Airlines will add Cancun flight at BWI

    Spirit Airlines plans to add flights to Cancun, Mexico, from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport starting in November. Cancun will be the airline's first international route at BWI, the airport said Monday. Spirit shifted its regional operations in September 2012 to the...

  • Hiring outlook brightens for college graduates

    Hiring outlook brightens for college graduates

    Michaela Jones graduated from Loyola University Maryland on Saturday. Even before she picked up her degree, the 22-year-old business administration major already had a job. Jones becomes a production associate for the Baltimore event production firm Feats Inc. next month — and says fellow seniors...

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