| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The idea for the business came to Greg Vetter shortly after a friend swiped a two-liter bottle of his mom's homemade lemon-garlic salad dressing from his refrigerator.
Inspired by the lengths someone would go to for a dressing by "Tessemae," his mom's...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. said Friday that it plans to close eight "under-performing" weight loss centers by the end of the month and sell some of its other centers next year, part of a push toward franchising as the performance of its company-...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank.
"Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Medifast, a maker of weight-loss food products in Owings Mills, said it will begin collecting sales and use taxes on all Internet sales where applicable starting in September.
The company said it was doing so as more state legislatures and revenue...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. has laid off 24 employees, less than 3 percent of its 860-person workforce, over the past few weeks as the weight loss system company reviewed staffing levels, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Medifast makes and sells...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Annapolis physician and nutritional intervention expert Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen wants to help Americans take back their health with his new book, "Discover Your Optimal Health."
The book, which came out this summer, reached the New York Times best-...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Can’t wait for the email from The Sun’s finance department asking me why I went to the grocery store every day for three weeks.
No big mystery there. I’ve turned over a new leaf – literally – and open each day here at...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Jenny stepped quickly off the trailer into her new home, striding over to Jack, who seemed interested in the fresh arrival.
The two donkeys leaned their gray faces toward each other for an instant, then Jack followed her around a bit before Jenny trotted...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Ravens 27, Bengals 17
Joe Flacco loves the no-huddle offense — let's see if it scores points. Ray Lewis looks like the "after" shot in a Medifast ad, but the defense is still plenty good enough to intimidate opponents.
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Message from Bruce Bereano to rival Annapolis lobbyists: Forget about scooping up his clients. He's not dying. He's just on a diet.
The prominent Annapolis arm-twister has dropped 61 pounds in seven months. He feels better than ever, but fellow lobbyists...
| Jun 23, 2012
It's not a matter of "if" but "when."
Medifast Inc., the No. 3 manufacturer of weight-loss food products, is growing so quickly in that industry that there will soon come a time when it outgrows its sole production facility in Owings Mills and builds...