| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Back in 2000, Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine featured an article about Janice McLean Deloatch as she was trying to launch a business in Maryland that dispensed pantyhose from vending machines.
The venture didn't take off. But the Abingdon resident took...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's publishing company News Corp. swung to a profit in its fiscal first quarter -- its first financial reporting period as a stand-alone company -- but revenue slipped nearly 3%.
News Corp. separated from the more profitable...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Even a brutal year in the love department hasn't shaken Rupert Murdoch's belief in romance.
The billionaire mogul's publishing company News Corp. on Friday said that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. for about $415...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Rupert Murdoch still believes in romance.
The billionaire press baron's publishing company, News Corp., said Friday that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Canada's Torstar Corp. for about $415 million in cash.
The world's leading...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture.
"My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin has been named chief executive of the new Tribune Publishing Co., leading a group of eight newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.
The publishing chain is being spun off as a separately...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:37 PM
"I should write a book." We've all heard that statement before from friends or family or coworkers. We might have even said it ourselves. We all have stories to tell, whether real or fictional.
In the past, those who wrote a book faced a limited...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs founded Ball So Hard University in jest, but three months later, the joke has become a serious legal dispute.
In a recorded introduction for an early-November game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, when players...
| Jun 9, 2011
Leonard Stern, an Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and director whose career in television spanned "The Honeymooners," "Get Smart" and "McMillan & Wife" and whose additional career in publishing included co-creating the classic Mad Libs word game...
| Aug 10, 2011
There's an old-timey feel, a genuineness, to FoundRe, a small woodworking business.
Handmade wood frames and architectural and decorative pieces fill the small gallery/showroom in Chicago, an uncontrived and utilitarian space that could belong to some...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 5:57 PM
The buyers of the Baltimore Jewish Times' publishing company are prepared to close the $1.26 million purchase of the company Friday after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the transaction Thursday. The sale will bring an end to 93 years of family...