fb-pixel Skip to main content
On the Street: Fields Corner
Fields Corner, a Vietnamese enclave, boasts locally owned businesses. But as development continues, rising costs threaten to displace residents. (Shelby Lum/Globe Staf)

More business headlines


Customers scanning racks at a Macy's store.

Retailer results so far show people are going out, spending

Shoppers, newly vaccinated, are emerging from their homes and going out again. That, along with government stimulus payments, is helping to boost fiscal first-quarter results for major retailers Walmart and Macy's.

President Joe Biden waves as he walks to board Air Force One for a trip to Michigan to visit a Ford plant, Tuesday.

Biden to spotlight electric vehicle future he sees for US

Biden is touring Ford's Electric Vehicle Center, a new factory being built on the grounds of the automaker's massive Rouge complex in Dearborn, Michigan.

Fidelity says its Fidelity Youth Accounts is designed to help teens learn how to save, spend, and invest.

Teenagers as young as 13 can start trading stocks with Fidelity

The Boston-based financial services firm says it wants to encourage responsible investing at an early age.

A rendering of a proposed development for senior housing in Jamaica Plain.

Landlord sues to stop affordable housing in Jamaica Plain. Again

After settling a suit that delayed a Pine Street Inn project, Monty Gold is being joined by Turtle Swamp Brewing in an effort to scuttle apartments for senior citizens.

Dave Isman, a Jock MKT cofounder, Isaiah Kacyvenski of the venture capital firm Will Ventures, and Tyler Carlin, another cofounder.

Boston’s Jock MKT, a trading platform for fantasy sports, raises $10 million

Jock MKT (pronounced “jock market”) taps into the realm of fantasy sports, where individuals use online platforms — such as DraftKings or FanDuel — to profit on the performance of professional teams and athletes.

Andrew Bialecki, a cofounder and the chief executive of Klaviyo.

Marketing-tech firm Klaviyo raises $320 million, plans to hire 500 employees by end of year

The Boston company’s workforce has grown to 800, and its valuation (on paper) is now more than $9 billion.

Chris Almeida, beverage program director at the Tasty restaurant in Plymouth, holds two carryout cocktails. He's an advocate for the effort to extend state rules that have allowed to-go cocktails during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Restaurant owners don’t want to-go cocktails to go away in June

The measures allowing people to buy to-go cocktails with takeout food are set to expire June 15 when Governor Charlie Baker rescinds his COVID-19 state-of-emergency order.

Amazon’s MGM deal would add to frenzy for streaming assets

Amazon’s potential acquisition of MGM would take one of the last major, independent movie studios off the market, capping a rush of streaming deals that are set to make 2021 a record year for media takeovers.