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    How Under Armour is using technology to help consumers during the pandemic
    Amid the turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic this year, a bright spot for Under Armour Inc. has been the success of the sportswear maker's digital fitness applications and technology-connected footwear. Baltimore-based Under Armour had just unveiled a new major marketing campaign when the term "novel coronavirus" first became a part of the everyday lexicon at the beginning of the year. The company had to change its messaging and find a way to continue connecting with consumers as their behavior?

    McCormick donates $500K to social justice organizations in support of Black communities
    McCormick & Co. Inc. has unveiled a list of more than 25 organizations to which it will donate a total of $500,000 as part of the spice maker's commitment to standing up for Black lives announced earlier this year. Greater Baltimore's largest public company, like many other companies across the U.S., promised a renewed focus on diversity and inclusion in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police this past spring. CEO Lawrence Kurzius pledged in June that Hunt Valley-based?

    Next phase of Harbor Point development will add 350 luxury apartment units
    Development of the fourth parcel of the 27-acre project is in the works, Beatty Development officials said this week.

    P.F. Chang's extends layoffs of hundreds of Greater Baltimore workers
    Hundreds of layoffs are being extended beyond an originally anticipated six-month timeline in Greater Baltimore for popular restaurant chain P.F. Chang's China Bistro. According to recent filings with the Maryland Department of Labor, 300 positions are being impacted by the elongated layoffs, which went into effect on March 16 when the Covid-19 pandemic first set in. Affected workers are scattered across four stores, with 75 impacted employees at each location. The restaurants are located at:?

    Former Oriole Manny Machado buys newly built Florida mansion for $7M
    The home has seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, two half-bathrooms, a pool and tropical landscaping.

    Baltimore-based bulk food delivery service expands to Pittsburgh
    Baltimore-based Heartland Home Foods Inc., a bulk frozen food delivery company that services cities and suburbs along the East Coast, has expanded its offerings to the Pittsburgh region. Coming to Pittsburgh was only the next logical step for the company to take, according to Justin Freishtat, vice president of sales at Heartland, which has seen sales and profits soar since March as consumers look for alternatives to in-person shopping at grocery stores. "We have a ton of people that know families?

    8 things you need to know this morning
    Good morning, Baltimore. It's officially the first fall weekend. The fall decorations made it out of my basement yesterday. There's definitely a pumpkin vibe in the house now. The Halloween ghosts and witches, unlike at Target or CVS, can wait a few weeks before making their debut. Have you lit the pumpkin candles yet? Expect another gray day ? a far cry from that beautiful weather on Wednesday. Temperatures will reach the low 70s today ? warm enough to enjoy outdoor dining at a local restaurant?

    Here are the winners of the BBJ?s 2020 Best Places to Work Awards
    These Baltimore-area companies' employees rated them as the best local places to be employed in 2020.

    Checking in with family-owned Eddie's of Roland Park six months into the pandemic
    We talked with management at the North Baltimore grocer about how Covid-19 has affected operations, customer relationships and more.

    Viewpoint: Covid-19 pandemic calls for tax reforms in Maryland
    The state needs more taxpayers and jobs to recover, both of which higher taxes will firmly discourage, writes Carol Park of the Maryland Public Policy Institute.