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Maria Camila Vasco shares the story of how she built her company Uvida, Boston’s first zero-waste store, while still an undergrad at UMass Boston. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Reporting by Janelle Nanos/Globe Staff, Edited by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Camera: Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Lucie McCormick/Special to the Globe)
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Murals across Lynn have changed the look of downtown
Beyond Walls has put up dozens of murals throughout downtown Lynn in an effort to reimagine the city's image. (Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)

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Yamini Rangan (left) will become HubSpot’s new chief executive, replacing cofounder and longtime CEO Brian Halligan (right), who will become executive chairman.

HubSpot cofounder to step down as CEO after accident

Brian Halligan, HubSpot's cofounder and longtime CEO, will hand the reins to Yamini Rangan, who joined the company in January 2020.

A help wanted sign at an arcade on the boardwalk in Ocean City, N.J.

US companies add far fewer jobs than forecast, ADP data show

Firms are trying to keep pace with an unleashing of pent-up demand, but it will take time to fill a now-record number of open positions.

Handguns were displayed at a trade show in Las Vegas. In its suit against US gun manufacturers and distributors, the Mexican government is arguing that their commercial practices have unleashed tremendous bloodshed in Mexico.

Mexico sues US gun manufacturers over arms trafficking toll

The Mexican government sued US gun manufacturers and distributors Wednesday in federal court in Boston, arguing that their negligent and illegal commercial practices have unleashed tremendous bloodshed in Mexico.

Corey Thomas, president and chief executive of Rapid7, in the company's offices in 2015.

With cyber attacks on the rise, Boston security firms are growing

Business is booming for Massachusetts information-security firms, and the flow of money is cementing the state’s status as a leader in cybersecurity. The trend is no surprise, according to local investors and tech executives.

Vlad Tenev (left) and Baiju Bhatt, founders of the online brokerage Robinhood, on Wall Street after last week’s IPO.

Robinhood shares fly again, soaring as much as 80%

Robinhood’s stock jumped so much Wednesday that trading was temporarily halted three times in the first half hour after the market opened.

Jared Berger, a recent college graduate, works at Veeva in downtown Boston. He has the option of doing his job remotely but prefers going into the office.

In their first jobs out of college, 20-somethings enter a new world of work

For people just starting their careers, working remotely can be tricky. It takes more effort to befriend co-workers and learn from seasoned colleagues, connections many of them are craving in their first professional jobs.

Victor Suero, 34, is treated for COVID-19 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, July 23, 2021. Doctors and nurses in the Florida hospital thought the onslaught of coronavirus admissions had ended.

Florida hospitals fighting to get oxygen with ‘hands tied’

Florida hospitals are struggling to get oxygen due to a rise in Covid-19 cases attributable to the Delta variant and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision not to declare another state of emergency.

Aquil Abdullah, a 2004 Olympian, rows along the Charles River as he is being broadcast live to Hydrow rowers around the world for their rowing workouts.

Cambridge rowing startup Hydrow in talks to go public via SPAC as pandemic boosts interest in at-home fitness

Hydrow competes in the remote fitness market against companies including industry behemoth Peloton.