| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers.
In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...
| Jul 6, 2014
Thomas Motamed, fresh out of law school, found the legal profession too dry.
So at a friend's suggestion, he tried another field he thought might be more interesting: peddling life insurance.
But that got old fast.
"I really didn't like sitting...
| Mar 15, 2014
They both sell suits to the American middle class, but in consumers' minds, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and the Men's Wearhouse occupy distinctive niches.
Bank's image is classic, Men's Wearhouse is trendier. Though both are known for a promotional sales...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. withdrew its $2.3 billion offer for Men's Wearhouse on Friday, but it left the door open for future merger talks.
Even as Bank dropped the bid, the largest shareholder in Men's Wearhouse called a special shareholders meeting...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said Friday it plans to buy outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer, a move the company said sets a path for long-term growth and analysts said increases Bank's options as it faces a hostile takeover bid by rival Men's Wearhouse.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:59 AM
After months of intense buildup, the UFC middleweight title rematch between Chris Weidman and the man he defeated to win the belt in July, Anderson Silva, figured to have a memorable ending.
But no one was expecting quite what went down Saturday night...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Consumers know Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for deals such as buy-one-get-two men's suits, but to residents of Hampstead, it's the good corporate citizen that spared the town as Black & Decker withered.
Now the northern Carroll County town faces the prospect...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Police and the FBI continued a massive manhunt Thursday for the man who opened fire inside a business on Long Island, killing one employee, critically injuring the company's chief executive and prompting the lockdown of nearby schools and a shopping...
| Oct 12, 2013
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. faces a difficult fight in its $2.3 billion quest to acquire rival Men's Wearhouse, experts say.
And that's not only because Houston-based Men's Wearhouse said it doesn't want to sell out to Jos. A. Bank.
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84.
"Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Princeton’s Erin McMunn, a Winters Mill graduate, was named Ivy League Attacker of the Year and teammate Sarah Lloyd, a Severna Park graduate, made first team when the conference’s postseason awards were announced Wednesday.
McMunn was the...