| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Standing inside Vance Shoe Repair off Route 40 in Ellicott City, it's easy to see it is not your ordinary small business. While the overflowing shop space — evidence of the business' success — is what you notice first, it's the friendly...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Ten years after starting his business, C.R. Dynamics and Associates, Charles Ramos began to wonder if it was ever going to work.
He was confident in his business plan and strategy, but it was taking a lot longer than he hoped to get his marketing and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles.
When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:44 AM
SECU, the Linthicum-based credit union, will pay $4.75 million over the next 10 years to have Towson University's new basketball facility called SECU Arena.
The financial institution will hold a news conference at the university today to announce the...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:30 AM
As Baltimore explores plans to bring better broadband accessibility to the city, communities should be realistic about the outcomes for Internet usage for all residents. In her commentary ("Municipal broadband's false promise," Aug. 16), State Sen....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Difficulties continued in the second quarter for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., but shareholders reacted well to steps the men's retailer took to address their concerns.
Jos. A. Bank announced Thursday that its profits slumped 38 percent in the quarter...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:27 PM
RS&F, an Owings Mills accounting and business consulting firm, has expanded its geographic and industry reach by acquiring the assets of a D.C.-area company specializing in print and media businesses.
RS&F said the purchase of Lanham-based Becker & Co.,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:19 AM
It has been almost a week since Havre de Grace businesses participating in the city's Furlough Friendly Community campaign began providing discounts to furloughed Aberdeen Proving Ground workers, and some businesses are starting to see interest from...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The long-anticipated Carroll County Fiber Network is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, and the county could see new businesses forming or relocating to the county because of the network as soon as six months after that date.
The pace of new...
| Aug 3, 2013
Annapolis is a conservative dining town, which can be frustrating, not only for enterprising restaurateurs and chefs, but for diners looking for something more interesting than broiled salmon and a New York strip.
But there are pockets of invention in...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Rockwell Collins' $1.39 billion acquisition of Arinc likely will have some impact on the aerospace technology firm's 900 Anne Arundel County employees, but what that might be remained unclear Monday.
Rockwell Collins Inc. announced Sunday that it would...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Baltimore's home market shifted this year, but a spike in interest rates may unsettle the balance again.
"Back in the beginning of January … all of the buyers thought they were still in the buyer's market. Then, in the beginning of February,...