Mainstream supermarkets are starting to look a lot more like organic grocers. Brands such as Whole Foods Market have built a following with their all-natural offerings. But in the race to win over consumers concerned about health and the environment, traditional grocers such as Safeway are increasingly touting sustainable seafood and expanded natural product lines.
Towson University, with support from the Maryland State Department of Education, has launched the first program in the state that leads to an elementary STEM certification, preparing teachers with the special skills needed to introduce critical science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts into elementary classrooms.
Entrepreneurial success does not occur overnight, but by working together to foster stronger relationships between industry and higher education, we will make Greater Baltimore an environment where entrepreneurship thrives, innovation is fostered and robust industry growth is assured.
More millennials are creating their own jobs, either as a response to a continually crummy economy in which they can't find work, or because they would rather be their own bosses and run their own businesses.
Bel Air's town commissioners and staff spent two hours last week discussing the future of the armory marketplace project and, despite strong reservations from the Mayor Robert Reier, they decided to move ahead with converting the Bel Air Reckord Armory's rear garages to commercial space.
Baltimore start-up Haystack is launching a parking application for smartphones that allows Baltimore residents to see and match up with others in their neighborhood who are either looking for or leaving a parking spot.
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors. That's a challenge now being tackled by a new crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping veteran entrepreneurs.
Some see in 3D printing the potential for change as substantial as the industrial revolution — a different way of making things that could kick start tiny operations, disrupt entire industries and literally change the landscape.
Athletes associate STX with lacrosse, but the Baltimore-based brand began appearing last month in stores on ice hockey sticks and is launching a line of men's field hockey sticks in the United Kingdom.
The Downtown Columbia Partnership, a nonprofit created to be a marketing entity for the new downtown, unveiled a new branding and marketing campaign this week aimed at generating interest in the redevelopment.
The application is called MyLaurel and is intended to be both informational and interactive. The chief function of the application is a feature that allows residents to place a variety of service requests – like reporting crime tips, downed trees, etc. The application also alerts residents during emergency situations and provides information on the city including a map of its historical locations and a directory to the city's elected officials and employees.
Howard County will purchase the iconic Columbia Flier building as a new headquarters for its Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday. According to the county, the purchase price for the Flier building was $2.8 million.
TheraPearl wants its brand to become the Q-tips of the hot/cold pack category. The Columbia-based company, which makes therapeutic pearl-filled packs that can be chilled in the freezer or heated in the microwave, started with an idea and three employees nearly six years ago and has grown to $10 million in sales at some of the nation's biggest chain stores.
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.
A health care crisis is quietly unfolding in our nation's laboratories. This crisis has developed largely off the public's radar screen. If not resolved, it can adversely impact the lives of every American. The crisis in question: alarming shortages within the laboratory workforce.
GBMC HealthCare is participating in a number of programs that began as part of the ACA. In one, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, we have saved Medicare roughly 2 percent of total expenditures in our first year while also extending hours of operation of our primary care offices, reducing needless emergency department visits and working to improve more than 30 metrics of patient outcomes and process measures of care. GBMC Affordable Care Act Obama Chessare website Deloitte
Pandora is looking to expand both its U.S. presence and brand. It plans store openings, more frequent product launches and a move to a bigger headquarters where it can add to its workforce of 210 over the next decade. The two sites under consideration are an office near its current Columbia base or a prominent spot at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Spice giant McCormick & Co. Inc. is considering moving its corporate headquarters from Sparks in northern Baltimore County to combine administrative functions in a single site elsewhere in Maryland or southern Pennsylvania, the company said Wednesday.
VSPOne expects growth at its new eyeglass manufacturing facility in Halethorpe — including orders related to Google Glass. The company anticipates that the local site will make prescription lenses for the product after it launches sometime this year.