BBJ: McCormick’s profit exceeds expectations in 2Q amid increase in at-home cooking

Strength in consumer demand drove the increase. McCormick's consumer sales segment saw sales skyrocket 26% to $962.6 million in the second quarter, compared to $764.1 million in the year-ago quarter as shoppers flooded grocery stores to stock up their pantries. Continue reading
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McDaniel College announces Fall 2020 semester reopening plans

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McDaniel College announced key decisions that involve academics, including changes to the undergraduate academic calendar, as well as health and safety, residential life and food service, student support and campus life, and financial matters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Continue reading
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Abel Communications launches Boost Bmore Project

Abel Communications announced the launch of the Boost Bmore Project, an initiative that offers pro-bono communications consulting to select Baltimore businesses.  Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Tradepoint Atlantic says pandemic isn’t slowing growth at the Baltimore County distribution hub

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The pandemic has tested and exposed weaknesses in national supply chains, said Aaron Tomarchio, Tradepoint Atlantic’s senior vice president of corporate affairs during a virtual GBC Newsmaker event. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: COVID-19 related supply chain woes boost Tradepoint Atlantic

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed weaknesses in the supply chains of numerous businesses across a variety of industries, which benefits the ongoing redevelopment of Sparrows Point, a Tradepoint Atlantic executive said. Continue reading
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BBJ: Dr. Leana Wen: Businesses must do their part to reduce risks when offices reopen

Offices should sanitize public spaces, door knobs and workstations on the hour and require workers to wear masks and remain hyper vigilant. Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore City Council bill would require essential businesses pay workers premium during pandemic

The Baltimore City Council wants businesses to pay essential employees a premium for working during the pandemic, a measure that proposes to put an extra $10 to $25 per shift in people’s wallets. Continue reading
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Maryland Reporter: Hogan: Stay-at-home order will be lifted Friday at 5 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan said on May 13 that the state’s fight against the coronavirus has progressed to a point at which the stay-at-home order he issued on March 30 will be lifted Friday evening. Continue reading
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University of Maryland, College Park students’ flushing system wins Pitch Dingman Competition

A group of seniors at the University of Maryland, College Park won the $15,000 grand prize at the Pitch Dingman Competition, the university’s annual “Shark Tank”-style business event. Continue reading
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