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Meyrowitz hands over TJX CEO position to Herrman

The reins of one of Central Massachusetts' largest companies have officially been handed over, as Ernie Herrman takes over the role of CEO from TJX’s long-time leader Carol Meyrowitz.

Learning the digital economy, the Girl Scout way

Laura Finaldi |

Not too long ago, getting Girl Scout cookies to out-of-state friends and family involved buying and shipping them out yourself. But today, Thin Mints and Samoas are just a click away.

Separated Cumberland and Gulf eye revenue growth


Having gone their separate ways, Cumberland and Gulf are looking to even greater opportunities.

Movers & Shakers

GARETH CHARTER is now director of sales for the Worcester region at MassLive, a news service. He has more than 27 years of experience in the media business, first as a...

How to deliver superior customer service

Madeleine Ahlquist Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Today, every business should consider itself to be part of the hospitality industry. Whether you're in a retail business, a service business or a manufacturing business, how you treat...

Baker lays out $1B, 5-year economic development plan


Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday proposed to pour almost $1 billion over the next five years into economic development, housing and job training as part of a strategy to maintain strong job growth in...

Big Y joins anti-illegal worker program

Sam Bonacci |

Big Y, which has a number of stores in Central Mass., has become the first supermarket chain in New England to join a government program designed to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of...

Sunny D plant in Littleton sells for $4.6M

Sam Bonacci |

A former Sunny Delight Beverage company bottling plant in Littleton has been purchased for $4.6 million by a joint venture of real estate investment firms.

Staples cuts 'hundreds'

Sam Bonacci |

Framingham office supply company Staples is laying of hundreds of corporate employees, according to multiple reports citing sources within the company.

Whiskey conference comes to Westborough

Sam Bonacci |

The largest whiskey event in New England will be held in Westborough this February, with thousands anticipated to attend a gathering dedicated to the many iterations of the venerable liquor.

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