Business Briefs: New director of digital learning at Rockwell Museum

05/23/2015 01:38 PM EDT
Rockwell has new director of digital learning Rich Bradway has been hired as the Norman Rockwell Museum's Director of Digital Learning and Engagement, the museum has announced. 
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Target Settlement: Deal with MasterCard falls through
05/22/2015 11:47 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions. Full Story

Berkshire Business: Crane family receives honor from peers
05/22/2015 05:29 PM EDT - DALTON >> A sixth generation member of the family that founded Crane & Co. Full Story

Financial Markets: Stocks dip as trading quiet before holiday
05/22/2015 04:41 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Stocks closed moderately lower Friday in a relatively quiet day ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the U. Full Story

Business Briefs: New director of digital learning at Rockwell Museum
05/22/2015 03:34 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD Lockridge receives hospitality award Katherine Lockridge, the co-owner of Classical Tents and Party Goods of Pittsfield, received a Massachusetts Hospitality Award recently at a special ceremony at the State House in Boston. Full Story

Retail: Currency fluctuations hurt Gap's profit
05/22/2015 02:21 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Gap Inc. reported an 8 percent decline in its first-quarter profit, as results were hurt by currency fluctuations and persistent sluggish sales at its Gap and Banana Republic stores. Full Story

Smart Spending: A coupon could cost you money
05/22/2015 10:43 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Coupons are everywhere. Everyone loves a good deal, and it's easy to start looking around the web or a newspaper or circular and see visions of giant savings dance in front of your eyes. Full Story

Small Talk: One impactful issue
05/22/2015 10:24 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Small businesses aren't in the dire straits they were four years ago, but presidential candidates aren't letting go of an issue they think will get them votes. Full Story

Small Business Issues: Loans, regulations, taxes on agenda
05/22/2015 10:17 AM EDT - There are no "one size fits all" issues for small business in the 2016 presidential campaign. Full Story

Behind The Wheel: Super price sparks sales run
05/22/2015 05:22 AM EDT - It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal. Full Story

 
REAL ESTATE
Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions

05/21/2015 03:23 PM EDT
April 13-17 Adams Adams Community Bank sold property at 1 East Road and Walling Road,, Adams, to Thomas B. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions March 30-April 3
05/07/2015 03:13 PM EDT - March 20-April 3 Adams John and Debra Clossey sold property at 12 Forest Park Ave. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, March 16-20
04/23/2015 02:39 PM EDT - MARCH 16-20 Adams Patricia A. Bussiere sold property at 27 Burt St., Adams to Shaun P. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
04/16/2015 02:42 PM EDT - March 9-13 Adams Mark P. Hayer and Mary A. Shogry sold property at 50 East St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
04/09/2015 03:30 PM EDT - March 2-6 Becket Richard C. & Nancy-June Royce sold property at Alan A Dale Drive, Becket, to Mark & Paula Goodwin, $6,775. Full Story

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Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
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Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
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Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story