Alibaba shares spike in debut

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse made its debut today as a publicly traded company.

China fines drug maker $492m for bribing doctors

The fine for GlaxoSmithKline is the largest ever imposed by a Chinese court.

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

// What recovery? Mass. is going nowhere, slowly

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

Consumers in Boston get their hands on iPhone 6

After dealing with long lines and a chilly morning, shoppers were able to pick up the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus.

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

Kane’s Donuts in Saugus widening its horizons

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

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.

The Suffolk Downs track is expected to close.

Shirley Leung

Whoa, there’s no rush to close Suffolk Downs

Joe O’Donnell, hold your horses and give Suffolk Downs one more season. Then think big and bold on the next chapter.

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.


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

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