Grant Welker

Digital Editor
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Grant Welker joined the Worcester Business Journal in February 2017. He previously covered the city of Lowell for The Sun, where he reported on the Market Basket employee and customer uprising that made national news. He is the co-author of the book "We Are Market Basket" and has also had stops reporting at the Hartford Courant and Herald News of Fall River. A University of Connecticut journalism graduate, he lives in Boston with his wife, Angela.


TJX plans to add 1,800 new stores

TJX, the parent of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods, could expand by 1,800 stores in the long term to about 5,600 locations.

Sevcon shareholder loses shakeup bid

An attempt by a 20-percent owner of Southborough electric vehicle components company Sevcon to overhaul its board of directors failed at a...

Six potential developers tour Worcester courthouse

Potential developers of the vacant Worcester County Courthouse are touring the building, a few months after a sale of the building fell through.

Steward Health Care expanding west, south

Steward Health Care, which recently moved into Central Massachusetts with the planned takeover of a physicians network, has roughly doubled its...

Worcester leaders oppose new commuter rail stops

Worcester's mayor and city manager are urging the state's transportation secretary to not add new stops on the Framingham/Worcester commuter rail...

Telegram's parent bought by Japanese firm for $3.3B

A Japanese firm has bought the investment company that owns GateHouse Media, the parent of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, MetroWest Daily News and...

Report: BJ's could be sold, or go public

The private equity firms that own Westborough retailer BJ's Wholesale Club are considering a sale or taking the company public, according to a report...

SeaChange cuts 200+ jobs in turnaround effort

Video technology company SeaChange International has eliminated more than 200 workers as it navigates challenges brought by a fast-changing industry.

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