| Sep 28, 2014
Maryland consumers who shop online at Amazon.com after Tuesday will be paying more — 6 percent of the sale.
Yet most shoppers will click "place your order" anyway.
The world's largest online retailer will begin collecting Maryland's sales tax as...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Kevin Luskin comes from a Baltimore-based retail family known for building businesses on cutting-edge home products.
Today, it's curved-screen, smart televisions. But at one time it was refrigerators.
Luskin's father, Jack, and uncle, Joe, started the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When school started at Loyola University Maryland last fall, the administration sent a welcome flier to the mailbox of every student living on campus.
By the end of the year, a third of those fliers were still unread. No one ever checked the boxes....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:47 PM
What if braces were considered fashionable and could actually boost a patient’s self-esteem?
That was the question on the minds of the daughters of a Columbia pediatric dentist when they hit upon the idea of Bracket Ears — earrings made from...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city.
The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Amazon is expanding same-day delivery service in the Baltimore area and five other metropolitan areas, the online retailer said Wednesday.
Through "Get It Today," customers can order from more than a million eligible items as late as noon, seven days...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers.
Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A hodge podge of companies -- grocery chain Albertsons, home furnishings e-tailer Wayfair, sportswear brand Under Armour and discount store Five Below -- made the top 10 list of fastest growing retailers, according to an annual report from Stores, a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp.
The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company are the stars of an online documentary series, whose executive producer is pounding the pavement to get it on television.
"It's everything that's still right with this country," Rick Otenasek said of the...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all.
| May 22, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Pascal Tessier, 17, of Maryland, became one of the first out Eagle Scouts in the history of the Boy Scouts of America earlier this year, after the organization lifted its ban on gay scouts.
On Wednesday, the Chevy Chase resident challenged the Boy...