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  • Baltimore Sun Media Group to buy City Paper

    Baltimore Sun Media Group to buy City Paper
    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday that it is buying the alternative weekly City Paper for an undisclosed price, bringing the city’s two most recognizable print journalism outlets under the same roof. City Paper will remain...
  • Millennial Media to put its stamp on Can Company in expansion

    Millennial Media to put its stamp on Can Company in expansion
    When a former canning plant was transformed in the late 1990s into a commercial hub to anchor Canton's redevelopment, middle school students suggested its name reflect history: The Can Company. The shopping center is about to get a new name — one...
  • AirPatrol glides into new space in Maple Lawn

    AirPatrol glides into new space in Maple Lawn
    It was about nine months ago, during Howard County's Business Appreciation Week, that County Executive Ken Ulman learned Columbia-based AirPatrol Corporation was thinking about relocating. Ulman's reaction was immediate, said Guy Levy-Yurista, chief...
  • Power plant subsidies were never needed [Commentary]

    Power plant subsidies were never needed [Commentary]
    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) currently has an opportunity to ensure that Maryland consumers are not on the hook to pay for hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidized electricity that will be generated at Competitive Power Ventures'...
  • McCormick shares surge on rise in profits

    McCormick shares surge on rise in profits
    Shares in McCormick & Co. Inc. surged nearly 5.5 percent Tuesday after it announced that its profit rose nearly 9 percent in the first quarter as the spice company used digital marketing to build its brand and launched new products around the world....
  • Men's Wearhouse ups bid for Jos. A. Bank by 10 percent

    Men's Wearhouse ups bid for Jos. A. Bank by 10 percent
    Men's Wearhouse sweetened its hostile bid for Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. on Monday, raising its price more than 10 percent in a deal that hinges on Bank dropping its plans to buy Eddie Bauer. Houston-based Men's Wearhouse boosted its...
  • Havre de Grace warehouse sold to J.M. Smucker for $3 million

    Havre de Grace warehouse sold to J.M. Smucker for $3 million
    The J.M. Smucker Company has purchased a 175,000-square-foot warehouse next to its manufacturing plant in Havre de Grace for $3 million, according to MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, which brokered the transaction. The 16-acre property at...
  • BGE's new CEO settles in after a demanding few years

    BGE's new CEO settles in after a demanding few years
    Calvin G. Butler Jr. came to Baltimore nearly three years ago with one foot here and the other in Chicago, flying west on weekends to his wife and two teenagers. Now he's firmly in this region. His family moved to Cockeysville last summer. He's on two...
  • A merger of necessity [Commentary]

    A merger of necessity [Commentary]
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry's critics and the real world in which these companies must compete. For years, the critics have advocated forcing companies...
  • KPMG buys Baltimore software company Cynergy Systems

    KPMG buys Baltimore software company Cynergy Systems
    Tax giant KPMG LLP has acquired Cynergy Systems Inc., a Baltimore-based company that builds and designs software and mobile applications, for an undisclosed sum. Through the acquisition, KPMG sought to add more services for companies looking to use...
  • Albertsons, Safeway grocery chains to merge

    Albertsons, Safeway grocery chains to merge
    The days of the conventional supermarket are numbered. Safeway Inc.'s announcement Thursday that private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billionĀ is the latest sign from the troubled grocery...
  • Baltimore-based rug designer has grown to top importer from Nepal

    Baltimore-based rug designer has grown to top importer from Nepal
    Steve Cibor loaded his Ford Explorer with a few samples of Tibetan rugs and drove for days along the East Coast in 1994, trying to persuade retailers to sell the expensive hand-woven pieces. "Nobody bought it — but they gave me ideas," Cibor said....