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Worcester bans flavored tobacco in retail stores

Zachary Comeau |

At the beginning of next year, Worcester will become the 110th municipality in Massachusetts to enact some type of flavored tobacco ban after the city Board of Health voted to adopt regulations...

Chamber opposes proposed flavored tobacco ban

Zachary Comeau |

Banning a convenience store from selling flavored tobacco products to a 21-year-old adult while that same adult can purchase flavored alcohol at a liquor store would create a disparate retail...

Pure Hockey acquires two Bauer Hockey stores

Zachary Comeau |

Holliston-based hockey equipment retailer Pure Hockey has acquired two retail stores from Bauer Hockey, one of the sport's largest equipment manufacturers.

Retail must be redesigned


In the next two months, more than 700 Toys “R” Us stores will be empty. This presents an opportunity to re-imagine how this space could and should be utilized.

Grafton pretzel bakery owner, developer to open restaurant

Zachary Comeau |

A new restaurant will rely heavily on the culinary and food industry expertise of one of the Central Massachusetts' most popular bakeries.

Big Y completes Milford renovations in $5.4M project

Zachary Comeau |

The Milford Big Y supermarket has finally been completely renovated as part of a $5.4 million project to renovate two newly-acquired stores.

NH firm seeks recreational pot license in Framingham D'Angelos building

Zachary Comeau |

A New Hampshire medical marijuana company will apply for a recreational marijuana retailer license to operate a cannabis shop on Route 30 in Framingham.

TJX raises dividend by 25%, to buy back up to $3B in shares

Grant Welker |

TJX Cos., the owner of Marshalls, T.J.Maxx and HomeGoods, is raising its dividend to shareholders by 25 percent and buying back up to $3 billion in shares.

Autism services company purchases $2.3M Berlin property

Zachary Comeau |

A Northborough family service organization focused on children with autism is moving to a 37,000-square-foot facility in Berlin.

Toys “R” Us closures create next evolution in big box tenants

Grant Welker |

The quickly changing retail landscape took a new hit with the closure of a Sam's Club in Worcester in January and the impending closure of Toys “R” Us in Auburn, Leominster, Northborough,...

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