| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A Baltimore law firm said Monday that it filed a shareholder lawsuit against Cole Real Estate Investments Inc., claiming that the Phoenix-based company agreed to sell itself for less than its value.
Cole agreed last month to be acquired by American...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Sensing an election-year push to cut taxes in Maryland, advocates of environmental, health and social service programs are plotting to ensure that that doesn't happen.
The call by some politicians to repeal a stormwater fee, cut the corporate tax rate...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Though the three Democrats and three Republicans considered the top contenders to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley disagree about plenty, they are unanimous in their opinion about one thing: Maryland's business climate needs improving. Del. Heather Mizeur,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Men's Wearhouse rejected Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.'s latest effort to acquire it, denying the Hampstead-based retailer's request to review nonpublic company information.
The board of Houston-based Men's Wearhouse decided that providing such access is...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Neither Howard Cardin, the skillful criminal defense attorney from Baltimore, nor Steve Sachs, the best attorney general in modern Maryland history, could have predicted what Sachs now calls the "cosmic implications" of the Supreme Court decision that...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
James H. Chambers founded the H. Chambers Co. in 1889 as a painting and wallpaper firm working in Baltimore's religious institutions and the homes of the city's upper crust.
Over the next century, the business grew into one of the country's elite...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
For the business community, next legislative session’s top issues are much the same as those for the county at large, based on a Chamber of Commerce-sponsored business breakfast with the Howard County delegation Wednesday.
In the panel-style forum...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. withdrew its $2.3 billion offer for Men's Wearhouse on Friday, but it left the door open for future merger talks.
Even as Bank dropped the bid, the largest shareholder in Men's Wearhouse called a special shareholders meeting...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:01 AM
This responds to the Oct. 17 letter by Chris Jones. "Dump the 'New Coke' educational reforms and bring back the classic." Has Mr. Jones read the new State Standards for English Language Arts and State Standards for Mathematics?" Has he compared them...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Marilyn Johnson has only been running her sewing studio out of its new location for about three months, but a visitor could be forgiven for thinking she's been in the same space for years.
And they wouldn't be too far from the truth. Johnson's new...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Graphic photos of female genitalia found on the cellphone of a Towson gynecologist were taken with patients' consent for medical and educational purposes, the doctor's lawyers said Monday.
The Maryland Board of Physicians suspended Dr. John Yacoub's...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As the city's manufacturing base and population shrank, the Greater Baltimore Committee decided it needed to train leaders to replace the ones the region was losing — people energized to help with increasingly complex local problems.
That was 30...