Market Basket executives saw ‘no alternative’ to firings

“We strongly encourage all associates to return their focus to Market Basket’s customers,” the new co-chief executives of the embattled chain said in a statement.

// Market Basket management paying for missteps in standoff

What began as a family feud has quickly escalated from a public relations nightmare into an outright business crisis.

Shirley Leung

// Put an end to the Market Basket revolt

Employees at Market Basket are so busy protesting, they don’t have time to stock the shelves. Enough is enough.

Steven Syre

// Market Basket dispute resonates beyond supermarket aisles

The sheer scale and energy behind the rally on Monday told you something real was happening.

36 Dow Chemical corporate volunteers worked in Ghana last year on projects related to agriculture, housing, education, and clean water.

Dow Chemical

Pro bono ambassadors building goodwill

Global companies are starting to send employees around the world to do pro bono consulting in developing countries.

Jim and Teresa Anapol left a four-bedroom house in Stow for the convenience of a condo, here getting a new garage door.

No longer a second choice, Mass. condos in high demand

Across the state, thousands of people are giving up big backyards and privacy in return for less maintenance and more amenities.


// Aereo’s growth was slow even when it was legal

The startup had attracted just 12,000 subscribers in the Boston area at the end of 2013 despite plenty of hype.

President Obama arrived at a White House ceremony Monday to sign an executive order and talk about protecting gay and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

President Obama told advocates he embraced the ‘‘irrefutable rightness of your cause.’’

Mark McCurdy of Everett examined shark-themed clothing at the Chatham Clothing Bar. Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating extra business.

For Cape’s shops, sharks spell sales

Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet.


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// Top Places to Work nominations extended

Procrastinators, take heart. If you like your job but didn’t get around to nominating your company as one of the state’s best employers, you have another chance.

Massachusetts housing prices

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// Median prices by town

Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities. Compare the numbers for each Bay State city and town.

Diversity Boston

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A look at how urban farming is taking root, books about diversity for children and teens, a conversation about Boston’s health disparities, and more.

Top Places to Work


// 2013 Top Places to Work rankings

The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

Fishy business

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// Fishy business

A 2011 Globe investigation found widespread seafood mislabeling at Massachusetts stores and restaurants. A 2012 follow-up found not much has changed.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.