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Baltimore City Councilwoman will introduce legislation to improve lactation accommodations
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 Aug 2018 10:30:00 PDT

A Baltimore City Councilwoman introduced legislation Monday designed to improve lactation accommodations and ease new mothers’ transitions back into the workplace.

Councilwoman Shannon Sneed — who often brings her young daughter to public hearings and council meetings — said all working mothers...

MoviePass slashes the number of movies a user can see by 90 percent
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 Aug 2018 11:13:00 PDT

MoviePass will reduce the number of movies its subscribers can see by 90 percent, with subscribers in the $9.95 monthly fee tier seeing their movie allowance decrease from one per day to three per month. The change will be rolled out starting Aug. 15, the latest in a series of changes to the company's...

Maryland farmers markets will continue accepting SNAP benefits through at least February
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 Aug 2018 11:35:00 PDT

A series of stopgap measures will ensure Maryland farmers markets can continue accepting SNAP benefits for customers through at least February.

Users of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and farmers across the country have been in limbo since the vendor whose software is used by some...

Walmart to bring grocery delivery to Baltimore area from Glen Burnie, Cockeysville
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 Aug 2018 12:05:00 PDT

Walmart will expand grocery delivery service to the greater Baltimore region and surrounding areas, including Glen Burnie, Cockeysville and Laurel, the retailer announced Monday.

The company will partner with DoorDash, a delivery app, to offer grocery delivery beginning Aug. 14. After an order...

Pandora Americas hires former Target executive as new president
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 Aug 2018 13:15:00 PDT

Pandora Americas, the Baltimore-based arm of the global charm and jewelry retailer, announced the appointment Monday of a former Target executive as its new president.

Sid Keswani, who has been CEO of Fiesta Mart, a Texas-based grocery store chain, takes over as Pandora Americas president on Aug....

Last chance for nominations for Top Workplaces in the Baltimore region
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 7 Aug 2018 03:00:00 PDT

Last chance! Friday is the deadline to nominate your company as a Top Workplace in the Baltimore region.

If you love where you work, think your co-workers and your bosses are awesome, feel like you’re part of something great, why not let the world — and potential future coworkers and employees...

Salisbury-based Perdue aims to break organic price barrier with new chicken brand
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 7 Aug 2018 08:55:00 PDT

Consumers want to buy organic food, but often they can’t because it’s too expensive.

Perdue Foods, the Salisbury-based chicken giant, aims to break that price barrier with a new organic brand it’s launching at a time when organic food is growing nearly six times as fast as the overall food market.

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Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 7 Aug 2018 13:33:00 PDT

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considering leading a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company's eight-year history trading on the stock market.

In his typically unorthodox fashion, the eccentric Musk dropped his bombshell on his Twitter account, which he has...

More than 600 people got sick after eating at an Ohio Chipotle. Health officials don’t know why yet.
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 8 Aug 2018 05:53:00 PDT

Ohio health officials say more than 600 people were sickened after eating at a Chipotle outlet outside of Columbus over the last week of July.

The Delaware General Health District, named for the surrounding county, said that it had identified 624 people who ate at a Chipotle in Powell between July...

Sinclair and Tribune considering options for stalled $3.9 billion merger as financing expires
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 8 Aug 2018 06:35:00 PDT

Sinclair Broadcast Group said Wednesday it continues to work with Tribune Media Co. to win approval of their controversial proposed $3.9 billion merger even as its financing for the deal was set to expire.

While announcing better-than-expected quarterly financial results Wednesday, the Hunt Valley-based...

Drone delivers popsicle to toddler in delivery milestone
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 8 Aug 2018 07:07:00 PDT

From her home in a wooded hollow in Virginia hill country, Brianna Smith and her two-year-old son Jack entered the aviation record books on Tuesday.

Just six minutes after a technician from Alphabet Inc.'s Wing clicked the "Confirm Order" button on a smartphone app, a drone operated by the company...

WeWork, shared office space, coming to new building planned for Harbor Point
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 8 Aug 2018 08:45:00 PDT

WeWork, the New York-based shared work space company, plans to open its first Baltimore location in 2020 in a new office building at Harbor Point, a redeveloping former industrial site jutting into the Inner Harbor.

WeWork will take two floors in a 12-story, 330,000-square-foot mixed-use building...

Chicago Tribune’s owner considering bid for company, sources say
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 8 Aug 2018 11:50:00 PDT

Less than two months after selling the Los Angeles Times, Tronc is weighing an offer to sell the Chicago Tribune and the rest of its newspaper holdings to a private equity firm, sources close to the company said Wednesday.

A bid of between $19 and $20 per share is on the table, according to sources....

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