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  • Oakwood Worldwide in $4-billion deal

    Oakwood Worldwide in $4-billion deal
    Oakwood Worldwide hopes to triple its pioneering extended-stay housing brand through a new joint venture that will spend $4 billion to buy and build furnished apartment buildings globally. The partnership that the Los Angeles company has struck with...
  • Priceline to buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion

    Priceline to buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion
    Online travel company Priceline Group Inc. is getting into the restaurant reservation business. Priceline said Friday it will pay $2.6 billion in cash to buy OpenTable, a San Francisco company that allows diners to make restaurant reservations over...
  • Zipcar opens Harbor East office as company's local footprint grows

    Zipcar opens Harbor East office as company's local footprint grows
    Car-sharing company Zipcar has expanded quickly in its four years in Baltimore, scaling up from an initial fleet of 27 cars to more than 200 vehicles. The Boston-based company announced Monday the opening of a new office in Harbor East, next to a new...
  • Under Armour plans massive 'brand house' on Michigan Avenue

    Under Armour plans massive 'brand house' on Michigan Avenue
    Under Armour plans to open its first Chicago retail store on the Magnificent Mile next March, and it will be the athletic-wear retailer’s largest “brand house” to date, the company announced Tuesday. Under Armour has leased 30,000...
  • Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes

    Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes
    The Anne Arundel County school board adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget last week for the next fiscal year that includes funding for employee pay increases and the money to open a new contract school. But the panel criticized county government...
  • Car bomb in Syria village kills at least 34

    Car bomb in Syria village kills at least 34
    A massive car bomb exploded Friday in a government-controlled village in central Syria, killing at least 34 people and wounding dozens more, Syrian state media reported. The blast was the latest in a series of bombings apparently targeting zones in...
  • My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]

    My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]
    It's not as messy as the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care plan, but his My Brother's Keeper initiative for black and Latino boys and young men has created a firestorm of debate among people who have largely been supportive of his...
  • Providence Buys Out Stake in Indian-Korean Star CJ venture

    HONG KONG - STAR Television has been given approval to sell its stake in Indian home shopping operation Star CJ. Providence Equity Partners, a global investment group with some $40 billion of funds under management, is to buy the stake for an undisclosed...
  • Can 'Creativity' and 'Corporate' Somehow Work Hand-in-Hand?

    I've been doing some binge reading lately -- books about creativity and business success -- but have come away feeling somewhat skeptical about their messages. Ed Catmull's new book, titled "Creativity, Inc.," explains how, as the czar of Pixar, he...
  • Legg Mason to sell investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial

     Legg Mason to sell investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial
    Stifel Financial Corp said it would buy asset manager Legg Mason Inc's investment advisory unit to expand its wealth management business. Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co will become part of Stifel's global wealth management business after the...
  • Cigna Promotes Two Executives, Changes Operational Approach

    Cigna Corp. said Wednesday it promoted two executives into positions of broader responsibility while also changing its operational structure to a more region-based sales and support strategy. Historically, the company has sold different products, such as...