Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month.Read More »
Amazon’s announcement Friday that it will purchase grocery giant Whole Foods for over $13 billion puts the fate of the company’s 10 Maryland stores in the hands of a company known for disrupting and transforming other industries it’s entered. Of the ...Read More »
McLEAN, Va. — Whole Foods supermarkets says it has fired nine store managers in the mid-Atlantic region for manipulating a bonus program to their benefit. Brooke Buchanan, a spokeswoman for Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market Inc., said they were dismissed ...
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A Maryland nonfiction video streaming service is premiering a new documentary about companies operating in a conscientious way without sacrificing profits. Silver Spring-based CuriosityStream LLC’s newest film, “Conscious Capitalism,” examines the operations of two companies: Waste Management, which protects the ...Read More »
Counties need not publicly disclose under the Maryland Public Information Act the contents of commercial leases that private parties voluntarily submit to them, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled.Read More »
NEW YORK — Safeway adopted a plan to prevent a hostile takeover after learning of a significant accumulation of its stock by an unknown investor. The announcement Tuesday sent shares of the grocer spiking 8 percent to a five-year high. ...Read More »