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By DONNA GOODISON
Relevance – Consumer Retail/Local Business: If you spot a lot of tall women around the Hyatt Regency Boston this weekend, don’t assume it’s a gathering of hoops stars. Long Tall Sally, a London-based clothing chain catering to women 5 feet 8 inches and taller, is hosting a two-day “pop-up” shop at the hotel. The 2,000-square-foot temporary store will be stocked with 3,000 items — including tops, dresses, jeans, suits, pajamas, swimwear, yoga outfits and shoes.
By JERRY KRONENBERG and DANIELLE RIVARD
Relevance – Green Business: SUV and Jeep owners are seeing red over a planned Hub “green” parking lot that intends to charge customers who drive big vehicles a 10 percent “gas-guzzler” surcharge.
By MARIE SZANISZLO
Relevance – Consumer Spending/Recession: Nearly 200 teenagers will lobby state lawmakers today to restore $2.1 million in funding as Massachusetts faces a summer-job crunch for youngsters.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Relevance – Investments: The world’s biggest beverage maker said Wednesday that the 2-for-1 split is in line with its plan to double revenue over this decade.
By SCOTT MARTIN
Relevance – Consumer Tech/Investments: Apple reported earnings results Tuesday that extended its mobile dominance despite the best efforts of Samsung, Microsoft and Google to match its playbook.
By BRUCE HOROVITZ
Relevance – Advertising/Marketing: Many folks haven’t even cut their lawns yet this spring. That’s not stopping some of America’s biggest brands from already marketing their best hopes for late-summer sales heroics: Olympic athletes.
BY Erin Ailworth
Relevance: Local Developments: A Houston pipeline company has begun exploring the expansion of a major regional pipeline to bring abundant supplies of natural gas to New England from nearby shale formations, a move that could help lower heating and electricity costs here.
BY Megan Woolhouse
Relevance: Markets/Home: Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts increased by nearly 20 percent last month, the strongest March showing since the recession and an indication the housing market is slowly recovering from years of erosion.
By Peter Svensson
Relevance: Technology: New York- Apply Inc., the world’s most valuable company, trumped skeptics once again by reporting blowout iPhone.
BY Nick Wingfield
Relevance: Technology: Not long after the iPhone came out, skeptics questioned how much appeal the costly device and related wireless service would have in countries like China with lower income levels. On Tuesday, Apple provided the answer: A lot
BY JESSICA E. VASCELLARO And IAN SHERR
Relevance: Technology: Apple Inc.’s AAPL -2.04%quarterly profit nearly doubled as iPhones and iPads continued to fly off shelves, putting to rest recent worries that the company can’t maintain its momentum.
BY A.D. Pruitt and Craig Karmin
Relevance: The Property Report: During the decade leading up to the downturn, some small investors put their money into a special type of real-estate investment trust, ones that aren’t traded on an exchange but promised steady dividends.
By Stan Schroeder
Relevance: Technology: Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference will be held at San Francisco’s Moscone West June 11 to 15, the company has announced.
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