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Succession planning for Hispanic businesses


One often-overlooked step in ensuring the future of a business is to create a business succession plan – which is especially significant for family-owned firms.

Crimmin helping Becker find its niche

Grant Welker |

Nearing the end of her second year leading Becker College, Nancy Crimmin has helped the school play to its strengths, including a personal touch and renowned esports program.

40 Things I Know About ... Arts & business

Juliet Feibel |

To celebrate the nonprofit's 40th anniversary, ArtsWorcester Executive director Juliet Feibel will write four business advice columns related to the arts community throughout the year.

The Summit Lounge: Massachusetts' marijuana meeting place

Zachary Comeau |

Public social consumption remains illegal in Massachusetts, but for a monthly fee of $15, you can join the only private cannabis lounge in Massachusetts.

Patients, consumers sound off on marijuana preferences

State House News Service |

Medical marijuana patients and recreational consumers gave state regulators plenty to consider on Wednesday.

Fitchburg marijuana grower starts entrepreneurial program

Zachary Comeau |

Fitchburg marijuana grower Garden Remedies has launched a program meant to mentor cannabis entrepreneurs and give them skills and knowledge to succeed in the increasingly competitive cannabis market.

Movers & Shakers

Check out which Central Mass. professionals have landed new positions recently.

MassBio report gives tips to state's digital health industry

Grant Welker |

Massachusetts already has a strong digital health market. A new report gives industry leaders pointers for how the state can gain more ground.

McGourthy leaving as WRRB executive director

Brad Kane |

Tim McGourthy, executive director of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau, will leave the nonprofit organization by the end of March.

U.S. Treasury to fight IPG CEO's lawsuit over Russian oligarch listing

Zachary Comeau |

The U.S. Treasury said it will file a motion to dismiss the complaint by IPG Photonics and its CEO to be removed from a list of Russian oligarchs.

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