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The Hartford CourantEven if death and taxes are the only things certain in life, state legislators say they can never be certain about death taxes. With no crystal ball and no idea when spectacularly wealthy Connecticut residents might die, state officials make an educated...
Discount retailer Marshalls plans to open in the former Filene's Basement spot at the Inner Harbor early next year. The national chain, known for selling brand-name apparel at a discount, signed a lease for more than 31,000 square feet at Lockwood...
The shelves have been stocked and the cash registers tested for Wednesday's opening of Harris Teeter's upscale supermarket in Locust Point — part of a broader development push that is likely to bring Baltimore as much retail space as a regional...
Best Buy will close its Inner Harbor and Hunt Valley stores in May, part of a move to shutter 50 locations across the country. Company officials said in a news release that the stores were temporarily closed to inform employees of the decision Saturday,...
Syms Corp., the owner of Filene’s Basement, announced today that both companies have filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11. Rather than reorganize its finances and continue operating, though, Syms said it concluded that liquidation was...
Filene's Basement warned state regulators Monday that it expected to close its Baltimore and Rockville stores in January, laying off 68 people. The discount clothing retailer and its parent, Syms Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection last week and asked...
The feeling has become familiar, walking down aisles marked with signs: "Up to 40 percent off." "Store Closing. Everything Must Go." Consider some of the recent closures in the Baltimore area: Circuit City. CompUSA. Linens 'n Things. A.C. Moore Arts &...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticLike Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's, private sale sites are starting to carve out their own identities in the retail world. Here is the rundown on a few of the top sites. All times listed are Pacific time. -------------------- FOR THE...
Chicago police say they rounded up 11 teens ranging in age from 14 to 17 who targeted three Mag Mile stores and attempted to make off with more than $5,200 in stolen items. The five girls and six boys were charged as juveniles after they ran into the...
For Ken Brecher to say that being the president of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles is the best job he's ever had -- well, that speaks volumes. Consider that he's run the Sundance Institute, the Boston Children's Museum and a major Philadelphia...
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