In this unusually eventful Howard County election season, the crowded field of state candidates was enough Saturday to fill three long tables with contenders for the county¿s 12 seats in the State House.
Baltimore-based spice and seasonings maker Fuchs North America said Wednesday it has launched a new line of ethnic seasonings, marinades and flavor bases to sell to food service and food manufacturing customers.
Kevin Plank's whiskey company has applied to trademark the "Triple Rye" product name and expects to settle on a location in the coming weeks. Initially planned for the site of Plank's 530-acre horse racing farm in Glyndon, the plant may be located in Baltimore City instead, Sagamore Spirit General Manager Brian Treacy said.
If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 700 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data breaches. And it's likely only to get worse.
Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail brands around– Williams Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But after traveling to Alaska's Prince William Sound, she found her true calling – retail with a cause and online retailer bambeco, seller of sustainable home furnishings, was born.
A marriage of suit seller Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and the smaller Eddie Bauer casual clothing and outerwear chain could give a boost to both retailers, offering complementary merchandise and customers for each and room for expansion online and into new categories, experts said a day after reports of a possible deal surfaced.
Though MGM Resorts International just won the state's Prince George's County casino license last month, the company has had a point man on the ground in Maryland for more than a year.: Lorenzo Creighton.
Four longtime gaming industry players were named Tuesday to help direct Baltimore's new Horseshoe Casino, filling out the majority of the leadership team for the Russell Street facility as it nears its 2014 start date.
By the end of 2016, MGM Resorts International plans to have built a nearly $1 billion facility at National Harbor in Prince George's County — high on a bluff above the Potomac River — that analysts say will transform the Maryland gambling market, potentially raising the state's profile as a destination for high rollers from around the world.
Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has a lot to offer.
Millman has come a long way since his college days. Now a full-blown manufacturer, he oversees a suite of four photo-related companies, with two buildings in Baltimore County that smell faintly of bleach, rattle with the noise of book-stitching machines and churn out everything from T-shirts and photo books to canvas prints for major commercial retailers, including Walmart, Sam's Club and CVS.
The real reason the minimum wage needs to be raised is because its macroeconomic benefits would shore up the middle class. One has to wonder why a law that only affects a limited percentage of the labor market elicits such strong political opposition. The obvious reason is that its benefits are broader than opponents would like you to believe.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said Congress left more than a million families a "lump of coal in their stocking" when it failed to address expiring federal unemployment benefits, and he joined a chorus of Democrats who are calling on lawmakers to approve a retroactive extension as their first order of business next month.
Timonium-based Borrow Mini Couture rents children's designer clothing, a service aimed at parents who want to dress up their babies and young kids for special events without the eye-popping cost to buy Dior or Versace.
By the end of December, the location of the state's newest casino will be determined in Prince George's County, and one of three companies will begin spending hundreds of millions of dollars to build it.
If the Food and Drug Administration goes ahead with its proposal to eliminate trans fats from processed food, it could create a sticky situation for Baltimore-area sweets makers, including the famed Berger cookies.