Thursday, December 14, 2017

Analyzing the cost and payoff of getting an MBA

According to the job website Monster, the average mid-career pay for a person with an MBA is $104,000. But that degree doesn’t come cheap.



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How I keep bike wheels turning

Brian Richards is the co-founder of My Bike Shop, an e-commerce business that buys and sells used, cycling bikes.



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German grocer Lidl to set up smaller U.S. stores than originally intended

Lidl once had a bold plan to build its U.S. stores from the ground up, with each location spanning about 36,000 square feet. These days, the German grocer is rethinking its strategy. Its plan now calls for moving into existing buildings that are about 15,000 square feet in size. Lidl spokesman William Harwood disclosed the details via an interview with the New York Post. “We are actively looking at a number of sites that are smaller,” he said. “It gives us more flexibility to accelerate…



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Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn is latest local accounting firm to make acquisition

Johns Lyons, a managing director in the Baltimore office of consulting firm Protiviti Inc., is taking his tax practice to Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn.



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How local malls are trying to reinvent themselves in era of online shopping

Developers say that retail centers need to be thinking more about the overall experience than the stores themselves.



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Monument Sotheby's expands in area as it goes after luxury market

Monument Sotheby’s International Realty to open two new offices in Ruxton and Severna Park.



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Updated design for five-story Canton apartment project gets green light

Refreshed plans for a 24-unit apartment building with ground-level commercial or office space received the green light Thursday from the city’s design review panel. Plans for the five-story development at 1000 S. Linwood Ave. have been in the works for close to four years, with fits and starts over its design and context as it fits into the urban fabric of Canton with its two- and three-story rowhouses and small businesses near O'Donnell Square. “We look forward to the building meshing with the…



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