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Justices show interest in Staples’ challenge to Maryland tax

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown some interest in hearing office supply giant Staples Inc.’s argument that Maryland’s tax assessment on fees that the Massachusetts-based company collects from its Maryland franchisees violates the Constitution’s Due Process and Interstate Commerce clauses. ...

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Annapolis-area McDonald’s owner says job has many rewards

ANNAPOLIS— Don’t ever make a disparaging comment about flipping burgers for a living within earshot of Gerry Gimelstob. He’ll be quick to correct you, explaining that in his 21 years as a McDonald’s franchisee, he’s seen dozens of workers spin ...

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Marriott to spin off timeshare business

Marriott International Inc. is splitting into two publicly traded companies. The Bethesda-based company said as it reported on its earnings Monday that it will spin off its timeshare development and management company later this year. The remaining business will concentrate ...

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Former Pizza Boli’s franchisee enjoined

A federal judge in Baltimore has granted in part a motion for a preliminary injunction against a former Pizza Boli’s franchisee in Washington, D.C., prohibiting him from using the company’s trademarks and operating the franchise restaurant. Baltimore-based franchisor Prosperity Systems ...

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