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Lamont: CT contacted Amazon about possible HQ2 relocation

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's newly reshaped economic-development team has rebooted efforts to lure Amazon's second headquarters away from New York after the e-commerce giant reportedly is reconsidering plans to...

Bob's Stores to shutter in Enfield

Joe Cooper |

Bob's Stores is closing soon in the Enfield Commons shopping center after serving the town for 44 years, according to the property's operator.

Sears gets out of bankruptcy alive


Sears lives. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Drain approved the sale of most of the retailer's assets to a hedge fund controlled by Eddie Lampert, the company's chairman, for $5.2 billion. The decision...

Amazon invests in self-driving vehicle startup Aurora


Amazon pushed a little deeper into self-driving cars and trucks Thursday.

Judge could decide Sears' future today


The future of Sears rides on arguments in a packed courtroom Thursday.

JCPenney is ditching appliances and most furniture from its stores


JCPenney is trying to reinvent itself again. It's getting rid of appliances and most furniture to return its focus to clothing sales.

Sears plans to keep closing stores even if it survives bankruptcy


If Sears emerges from bankruptcy this month, the company will probably close dozens more stores by the end of the year.

Home Depot hiring 740 workers in Hartford area

Gregory Seay |

The Home Depot will host Tuesday a series of hiring events at its Hartford area home-improvement and hardware stores to fill part-time and seasonal openings for 740 associates.

Amazon has its first $200 billion sales year, but growth is slowing


Amazon now finds itself in an elite group of companies whose annual revenue can be measured in the hundreds of billions.

DoNo developer Salvatore debuts New Haven hotel

Joe Cooper |

The developer selected to redevelop Hartford's Downtown North (DoNo) quadrant surrounding Dunkin' Donuts Park has opened a new 108-room luxury hotel in New Haven.

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