Unpacking a multitude of gifts from the Sparks-based spice giant.
The University of Maryland, College Park is sticking close to home with its choice of commencement speaker this year. Under Armour CEO (and noted UMD alumnus) Kevin Plank will deliver this year’s address at the spring commencement ceremony on May 18, the university announced Monday. Plank was inspired to create a better-quality fabric — one […]
Experiencing a data breach doesn’t seem to be enough to scare about 43 percent of U.S. retailers into getting chip card readers in their store, a survey by CardHub found. As of October 1, 2015, the liability for a credit card data breach shifted from the credit card company to the retailer, giving businesses more […]
Cybersecurity, high-tech wood stoves, video games and blood transfusions. It’s been a busy six months for the Maryland Technology Development Corp. The state-created organization (known as TEDCO to you and me), which provides guidance and early-stage funding for startup companies in the state, awarded $1.7 million — $100,000 each — to 17 area companies through […]
North Carolina-based chain opens its first outpost in Maryland.
Dave Dombrow, the Baltimore-based brand's senior vice president of design, helped develop signature products for Stephen Curry and Cam Newton.
Listen: For decades, bookish teenagers have embraced the work of novelist Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007), devouring book after book with a nearly fanatical devotion that eventually fades but leaves fond memories as they move into adulthood. Vonnegut’s best-known works include “Slaughterhouse-Five,” which incorporated his own memories of the firebombing of Dresden; “Cat’s C[...]
Loyola University Maryland is responding to student concerns about racial insensitivity by establishing a task force to make recommendations about campuswide racial justice training. The 14-person panel, created by the Rev. Brian F. Linnane, the university’s president, is comprised of students, faculty members and administrators and is examining best practices for racial justice training on [...]
Baltimore-based 1st Mariner Bank, is opening its first office outside Maryland and the greater Baltimore region. The bank announced Wednesday that it will be opening an office for members of 1st Mariner’s commercial lending team in Newark, Delaware, citing job growth and a diverse business landscape in the state. “We are thrilled to expand our commercial lending […]
When Kevin Plank started Under Armour nearly 20 years ago, he had no idea he would be talking about the company to a roomful of entrepreneurs at South by Southwest (SXSW), boasting about the Baltimore apparel company’s technological innovations. “The evolution of your brand must be fluid,” said Plank in Austin on Monday. “Every product […]
A partial merger of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore that’s being considered by state lawmakers will be bad for Baltimore, according to leadership of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. “Downtown Baltimore and UMB are in a symbiotic relationship with each other,” J. Kirby Fowler Jr., the organization’s […]
A proposal to ensure that every vending machine on state property is at least 75 percent filled with healthy food and drink options has drawn fire from some business groups, but one local vending machine supplier sees it as an opportunity. Erik Gottschalk is a partner in a Maryland-based franchise of Fresh & Healthy Vending, […]