Kane’s Donuts in Saugus widening its horizons

Co-owner Paul Delios says he intends to open a few new shops in the coming years. His sister Maria runs the kitchen.

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A second Kane’s shop, dubbed Kane’s Handcrafted Donuts, will open in Boston’s International Place this fall.

Executive Patrick Vallance says GSK wanted a Boston presence.

GlaxoSmithKline to end promotional pay to doctors

GSK, which is opening a Cambridge office, plans to promote its drugs online and through the company’s scientists.

Mass. jobless rate rises to 5.8%

Job losses were attributed to temporary disruptions in the retail sector, an apparent reference to the Market Basket standoff.

Evan Horowitz

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Incomes should be rising and poverty declining, but that’s not happening in the state.

A Home Depot store in Williston, Vt.

Home Depot says malware affected 56m payment cards

The retailer said it has eliminated malware that affected millions of cards between April and September.

Weak demand from banks for ECB’s program of cheap loans

The program is part of a broader effort by the central bank to inject as much as $1.2 trillion into the eurozone economy.

Stock gains lift US household wealth to a record

The Federal Reserve said household wealth rose 1.7 percent in the quarter to $81.5 trillion.

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups 2,” one of three Hollywood features filmed in Massachusetts in 2012, got $24 million in state financing.


Cost of film tax credit: $108,000 per Mass. job

Of the nearly 2,000 jobs created by the tax credit, only one-third of those, or about 700, went to Massachusetts residents.

Shirley Leung

Whoa, there’s no rush to close Suffolk Downs

Give Suffolk Downs one more season, and think big and bold on the next chapter.

Alibaba’s IPO is likely to be the biggest yet, but some analysts think the pricing is conservative. Wedbush gives the stock a one-year price target of $80. PrivCo says $100.

Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange.

Lawrence Ellison, CEO at Oracle, will become executive chairman, working on the company’s  technology.

Larry Ellison steps down as chief of Oracle

Ellison, who founded the company, will reclaim the title of chairman and will also serve as chief technology officer.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, an increase of 10 percent.

Brighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans

Collectively, such hiring could reach its highest point this year for stores since 1999.

Paul Guzzi, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Paul Guzzi, longtime head of Greater Boston Chamber, to retire

Guzzi said that he would retire after leading one of the state’s largest and most influential business groups for nearly two decades.

United’s first-class menu offers a caprese on asiago baguette sandwich.

Flight upgrades much harder to get, even for elite travelers

Perks like complimentary upgrades to the front of the plane are no longer handed out like steaming washcloths in first class.

Shoppers waiting for the new iPhone lined up outside the Apple Store on Boylston Street in Boston Thursday

Apple’s new big-screen iPhones draw long lines as sales start

The long lines are indicating robust pent-up demand for bigger-screen smartphones.


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Market Basket in turmoil


A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

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