| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:43 PM
At a forum on new ideas for the Howard County library system's technology-based HiTech initiative, a group of teen girls bristled at the thought of venturing into science, technology, engineering and math fields, seeing no correlation between science...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Under Armour is taking its Brand House specialty store concept to the Big Apple.
The Baltimore-based sports apparel brand launched the new retail format in February with a store in Harbor East, and this week set a Nov. 7 opening date for a previously...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Zestt, a home accessories brand sold online, opened in Mount Vernon over the weekend, the first pop-up shop to occupy the space formerly home to The Hatch.
The company, which specializes in home décor and entertaining pieces with original flare, will be...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Parents and educators in Montgomery County have started a petition to halt the administration of the Maryland School Assessments this school year, a multi-million dollar expense they say is a waste of schools' time and taxpayer money as the state...
| Nov 10, 2013
Netflix changed the way people rent movies. Amazon upended the big-box bookstore. Other online retailers grabbed market share in niches as diverse as contact lenses and pet medications.
Why not razors?
That's the question posed by a Catonsville firm...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Under Armour took a huge leap forward in the fast-emerging fitness technology market Thursday with plans for a $150 million acquisition of MapMyFitness, creator of the MapMyRun and MapMyRide mobile applications and websites.
What would be Under Armour'...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:55 PM
An administrator with wide-ranging access to the supposedly secret transactions on the Silk Road online market pleaded guilty to a drug charge Thursday in Baltimore after he was caught in a federal sting in January.
Curtis Clark Green, 47, was unmasked...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
After the federal health exchange faltered, President Barack Obama pointed to Maryland's Obamacare site, the Maryland Health Connection (MHC) as an example of a successful rollout. The president promised Obamacare's rollout would be smoother in "places...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Google is getting into retail, at least temporarily, hoping to woo holiday shoppers at pop-up stores in Annapolis and five other spots across the U.S.
The search engine’s store, "Google Winter Wonderlab" opened over the weekend at Westfield...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will be the first player featured during the upcoming season in USA's "NFL Characters Unite" campaign, the cable channel will announce later today.
Rice will also announce an expanded relationship between the NFL...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Nike started with running shoes and Under Armour with undershirts.
Both stories begin with dissatisfaction. While trying to sell a Japanese manufacturer's shoes, Phil Knight sent some to his former coach, who modified them, using, among other things, a...
| Jul 1, 2013
Last week the federal Food and Drug Administration quietly did something that it has never done before. For the first time in its history, the agency charged with protecting the public from harmful foods and medicines rejected a bid by the tobacco...