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  • Video Americain to close next year

    Video Americain to close next year
    And then there were none. Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last, and certainly best, video rental store, is on its way out. Barring some final-reel reprieve, the filled-to-the-rafters store in Roland Park — where film buffs could find...
  • SEC lifts advertising ban for private securities

    SEC lifts advertising ban for private securities
    Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies. The Securities and Exchange Commission lifted last week a Depression-era ban against private companies advertising the sale...
  • Herman Katkow, clothing store owner

    Herman Katkow, clothing store owner
    Herman Katkow, a retired clothing store owner who became the voice of Baltimore's small retail entrepreneur in City Hall, Annapolis and Congress, died of kidney failure Thursday at Vantage House in Columbia. The Mount Washington resident was 95. As...
  • Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax

    Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax
    Organizers of Maryland's tax-free shopping week are aiming to give back-to-school buying in August the kind of boost that Black Friday gives to holiday spending each fall. Now in its fourth year, the annual tax holiday gives consumers a break on the...
  • Family-led robbery crew indicted in federal court

    Family-led robbery crew indicted in federal court
    A family-run crime enterprise carried out a series of high-wire burglaries, swiping entire safes, cracking open ATMs, and cutting power and phone service to businesses before rushing in, according to federal charges unsealed Thursday. But the flashy...
  • Crowded Baltimore sponsorship market strained by new sports entities

    Crowded Baltimore sponsorship market strained by new sports entities
    Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company. That...
  • First food, now fashion trucks take to the road

    First food, now fashion trucks take to the road
    Fresh from unveiling the new Hobo International accessories truck, Koren Ray is ready to take her fashion show on the road. In a couple of weeks, the owner of the Annapolis-based firm plans to cruise through the Mid-Atlantic to her most loyal retailers,...
  • Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B

    Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B
    A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot cybersecurity field — for $2.7 billion cash. Cisco Systems wants to bolster its security offerings with...
  • Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site

    Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site
    The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department. The 2.8 million-...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Seawall plans redevelopment of three blocks of Remington Avenue

    Seawall plans redevelopment of three blocks of Remington Avenue
    Seawall Development Corp., which is reinventing Remington with numerous projects, has unveiled detailed plans for its biggest one yet — the redevelopment of a three-block swath of Remington Avenue with retail, apartments, nonprofit offices and...
  • Green Business Network growing in Carroll

    Green Business Network growing in Carroll
    Inside Melinda Byrd's Woodbine art studio hangs a pledge that she made to the community to be more environmentally friendly. Part of the pledge is a commitment not to use any petroleum solvents for any of her projects. "It was instilled within me as a...