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Business

News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Massachusetts Gas Prices Down Three Cents

Massachusetts Gas Prices Down Three Cents

The average price was 17 cents higher this time last year.
MassDEP Assesses $37K Penalty to Jamaica Plain Company for Asbestos Violations

MassDEP Assesses $37K Penalty to Jamaica Plain Company for Asbestos Violations

The fine was issued after inspectors found insulation had been “improperly removed” from a residence in Worcester.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Data Breach at Shaw's, Star Market in Mass.

Data Breach at Shaw's, Star Market in Mass.

Officials said there is no evidence yet that consumer data has been misused.
Gas Prices Continue Dropping

Gas Prices Continue Dropping

The price for regular, self-serve unleaded gasoline dropped by 6 cents per gallon this week.
Job Openings in the Boston Area: American Airlines, Liberty Mutual and Starbucks

Job Openings in the Boston Area: American Airlines, Liberty Mutual and Starbucks

Part-time, full-time, at home, in an office, on the road, on a plane, find the most recent job opportunities in the area this week.
Job Openings in the Jamaica Plain Area: Tumi, Robert Half Finance and UnitedHealth

Job Openings in the Jamaica Plain Area: Tumi, Robert Half Finance and UnitedHealth

Part-time, full-time, at home, in an office, on the road, on a plane, find the most recent job opportunities in the area this week.
Sales Tax Holiday Returns, Will You Buy Something?

Sales Tax Holiday Returns, Will You Buy Something?

A sales tax holiday is on the calendar for 2014, planned for the third weekend of August.
4 Boston Burger Joints Listed Among Yelp's Top 10 in Massachusetts

4 Boston Burger Joints Listed Among Yelp's Top 10 in Massachusetts

Find out which restaurants were ranked, and let us know if you agree with the list.
Job Openings in the JP Area: Bloomingdale's, Sanofi and DentaQuest

Job Openings in the JP Area: Bloomingdale's, Sanofi and DentaQuest

Part-time, full-time, at home, in an office, on the road, on a plane, find the most recent job opportunities in the area this week.
On Centre to Move in Jamaica Plain, Holding 'Moving Sale'

On Centre to Move in Jamaica Plain, Holding 'Moving Sale'

The gift shop is expected to be in its new location by Sept. 1.
Neiman Marcus Sales on July 9 to Benefit Italian Home for Children

Neiman Marcus Sales on July 9 to Benefit Italian Home for Children

Customers who donate $25 will also receive 10% off up to three items at the store.
JP Whole Foods Offering Free Shopping, Delivery Through Early June

JP Whole Foods Offering Free Shopping, Delivery Through Early June

Customers must live within the delivery zone area.
Jamaica Plain-Based 'Room 68' Opens Doors in Provincetown

Jamaica Plain-Based 'Room 68' Opens Doors in Provincetown

A Grand Opening celebration is planned for this coming weekend.
Jamaica Plain BAPA to Discuss Request for New Traffic Light on Centre St.

Jamaica Plain BAPA to Discuss Request for New Traffic Light on Centre St.

Officials will also discuss regulations on health care and unemployment insurance
International Clothing Store Plans Openings in Back Bay, Faneuil Hall

International Clothing Store Plans Openings in Back Bay, Faneuil Hall

UNIQLO is opening six stores in the Greater Boston area.
Silence at the Gaming Tables

Silence at the Gaming Tables

No deals brewing between city, casinos.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital Awarded 'A' in Patient Safety

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital Awarded 'A' in Patient Safety

The hospital was noted for its efforts in keeping patients out of harm's way.
Job Opportunities in the JP Area: Bloomingdale's, State Street and Masstech

Job Opportunities in the JP Area: Bloomingdale's, State Street and Masstech

Part-time, full-time, at home, in an office, on the road, on a plane, find the most recent job opportunities in the area this week.