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Author Archives: Zach Kram

McCormick’s earnings stymied by unfavorable currency rates, special charges

McCormick & Co. announced its second-quarter earnings Wednesday, with special charges and unfavorable currency rates dragging its numbers down below the consensus prediction. The Sparks-based spice company reported total revenues of $1.02 billion — just shy of the projected $1.03 ...

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Analysts: Strong performance expected from McCormick’s 2Q report

McCormick & Co. will report its fiscal second-quarter earnings Wednesday and industry analysts expect a strong showing from the global spice and seasoning company. REPORT RELEASED: McCormick’s earnings stymied by unfavorable currency rates, special charges Consensus from analysts who follow the company ...

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1st Mariner says it has reasons to celebrate

It’s a time for anniversaries at 1st Mariner Bank as it celebrates both two decades of service to central Maryland and a year under new leadership. But the bank almost didn’t make it to 20. A year ago, a group ...

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Sinclair launches two partnerships to expand content

Looking to expand its original content offerings and develop more distribution platforms, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., announced partnerships with The Tornante Co. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on Monday to create first-run original programming and a 24-hour science fiction-themed multi-channel network. ...

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New app rewards loyalty to downtown Frederick businesses

Small businesses in downtown Frederick hope a new mobile loyalty app will increase store traffic by combining traditional store reward programs under a community banner. The Shop Frederick app is “meant to strengthen loyalty to an area” as opposed to ...

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Reactions to Gov. Hogan’s announcement that he has cancer

Reactions to Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement that he has an aggressive cancer of the lymph nodes came swiftly on Monday. Politicians from both sides of the aisle expressed their support for Hogan and wishes for his well-being. Here is a ...

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Maryland adds 13,500 jobs in May, new estimates show

Maryland has posted job gains in four of five months this year after adding 13,500 jobs in May, according to estimates released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The five-digit increase follows a similar gain in April, when Maryland ...

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