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Hannaford to buy eastern Maine supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets is set to purchase three Paradis Shop ‘n Save supermarkets in Houlton, Caribou and Calais after reaching an agreement with the family-owned...

Over 52K Maine credit cards appear on black market

More than 52,000 Maine credit cards have appeared on a black market website, most likely as a result of a data breach at Home Depot, a

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

Moving forward in our LOOKBACK series run-up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, at...

L.L.Bean closing Bangor call center

Freeport-based retailer L.L.Bean will close its Bangor call center — which has employed up to 800 part-time workers in past holiday sales seasons — in spring...

Ousted CEO reaches deal to buy Market Basket

The epic feud between Market Basket shareholders that ignited a company-wide boycott came to an end Wednesday night when the rival relatives reached a deal to sell a majority share...

Disagreement continues over Market Basket sale

Market Basket’s board of directors have yet to reach an agreement over the proposed sale of the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain to ousted CEO Arthur T.

Portland waterfront developer seeks Old Port feel

Developers are seeking to transform a historic Portland waterfront property into a mixed-use development that would emulate the feel of the Old Port.

Market Basket board cancels meeting, prolongs feud

A Market Basket board meeting scheduled for Sunday was called off after the supermarket chain’s shareholders could not reach a final agreement over Arthur T. Demoulas’s...

Portland's OTTO Pizza discovers data breach that could impact customers

Dylan Martin |

OTTO Pizza, the Portland-based restaurant chain, said it has discovered a data breach at its two Portland locations that may have exposed credit card numbers of about 900...