Tag Archives: business

Time for a new Market Basket protest….

Will this walkout ever end?  Hopefully not!  I would like to see the whole thing go down in a fiery crash into bankruptcy.  Now that would make my day…! Rumors abound that Arthur T Demoulas is closing in on a deal to buy the controlling position of Market Basket (MB).  A move that would, in effect, place him back in…

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Get rid of the non-compete

I am reading Walter Isaacson’s doorstop biography of Steve Jobs. As he is being kicked out of Apple in the mid-80s, Jobs decides to form another computer company (NeXT) and takes five top performers from the Macintosh team with him. This could not happen in Massachusetts because of the enforcability of non-compete clauses here. It is a major block on…

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Encouraging new businesses

I am happy to report that in 2012, both political parties are on the side of “small businesses.”  Republicans want tax breaks for these organizations while Democrats exclude them from most tax-raising schemes.  This is a good thing. Both parties want small businesses to succeed, yet unfortunately, most of them will fail.  At the same time, many of our politicians…

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Encouraging new businesses

I am happy to report that in 2012, both political parties are on the side of “small businesses.”  Republicans want tax breaks for these organizations while Democrats exclude them from most tax-raising schemes.  This is a good thing. Both parties want small businesses to succeed, yet unfortunately, most of them will fail.  At the same time, many of our politicians…

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Menino to Chick Fil-A: You Don’t Belong in Boston

John McKenna

RMG News Boston Mayor Thomas Menino became the latest, and so far highest profile, politician to call out Chick Fil-A’s president Dan Cathy over comments he made regarding same-sex marriage, who said allowing same-sex marriage is “inviting God’s  judgment on our nation”. Menino responded to this by telling Chick Fil-A in a letter that they will not be…

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