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Globe 100 at 25: Then & now

The first Globe 100, published in 1989, is a window into another age. The go-go ’80s were an era when computer hardware companies and independent banks dominated our business landscape. Names like Digital Equipment Corp., Polaroid Corp., and Bank of Boston — all gone now — were very big 25 years ago.

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