President Trump's tweets about the mainstream press are troublesome. But that's just the onstage story. Backstage, in less than a year, his operatives have put the pieces in place for a massive right-wing media messaging machine while stripping away most regulatory controls.
In a stunning swoop that gives it hundreds of stores across the United States, Amazon is buying Whole Foods, creating a grocery behemoth that could revolutionize the way people shop for food and perhaps other goods.
Maryland joined four other states and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in announcing a $100 million settlement with Mallinckrodt ARD, Inc.,formerly known as Questcor Pharmaceruticals Inc., for allegedly monopolizing the market for a lifesaving drug called Acthar
Just days after Baltimore-based Mars Super Markets went out of business in July, five of its stores reopened as Weis Markets. Even as competition in grocery retailing heats up, Weis is among a handful of grocers eyeing the Baltimore area for expansion or new stores.
Maryland and five other states have reached a settlement with Giant Food parent company Koninklijke Ahold approving its proposed merger with Delhaize Group, the owner of Food Lion supermarkets, state Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Monday
Sysco said Monday it is terminating its proposed $3.5 billion buyout of US Foods after a Federal Trade Commission legal victory that temporarily blocked the deal to combine the two food-service companies.
Maryland is joining with nine other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission in opposing a merger of the country's two largest food distribution companies on grounds that the union would create a near monopoly in this region and potentially raise prices for consumers.
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., likely a few weeks away from finalizing a $1.8 billion deal to be acquired by Men's Wearhouse, posted a $37.1 million first quarter loss stemming from merger-related expenses.
The candidates running in Maryland's June 24 primary election are slowly beginning to embrace an increasingly sophisticated campaign technique known as micro-targeting that allows them to identify potential supporters and aim advertising — as well as personal contacts — directly at those individuals.
By By John Fritze and Catherine Rentz and The Baltimore Sun
On Thursday, Jos. A. Bank rejected Men's Wearhouse's latest bid, a $63.50-per-share offer to buy the Hampstead-based clothier, but in the first sign of thawing, its board has agreed to meet with Wearhouse to discuss a possible acquisition.
How did we find ourselves in this predicament, where physicians may not know, from day to day, whether the drugs they need will be available? The main reason is that most of these drugs are purchased through a handful of supply chain middlemen called hospital group purchasing organizations, or GPOs, whose anticompetitive practices and self-dealing have been documented in Senate antitrust hearings, media reports, government investigations and lawsuits.
As the prospect of a $1.6 billion merger between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men's Wearhouse dimmed, investors retrenched Monday morning, pushing down shares of both retailers much more than the broader market decline.
As Congress considers legislation aimed at limiting lawsuits filed by so-called patent "trolls" -- those who collect patents solely so they can sue others for infringing upon them -- there is another kind of intellectual property abuse that members should look into: patent pools.
Sysco Corp will buy US Foods Inc., a former Columbia-based company, for about $3.5 billion from its private equity owners in a deal that will combine the top two U.S. food distributors and create a company commanding at least a quarter of the $235 billion North American market.
Consumers haven't been able to sign up for insurance under new health care exchanges until now, but con artists for months have been scheming to steal money or Social Security numbers under the guise of the Affordable Care Act.
You make concerted efforts to safeguard your information from identity thieves – keeping bank card passwords safe, buying online goods solely from secure Web sites and refusing to furnish personal information to anyone you don't know.
Once only a big problem with landline phones, cramming — the placement of unauthorized charges on phone bills by outsiders — is gaining a foothold in the mobile phone marketplace, regulators and consumer advocates say.
WASHINGTON — Immigrant advocates are warning people who plan to apply for a work permit under a new federal immigration policy to beware of scammers and hold off on taking any formal action until more details emerge about how the program will work.