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Justices show interest in Staples’ challenge to Maryland tax

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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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