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17 CT proposals in mix to be state's pick for Amazon site

Patricia Daddona |

The state is reviewing 17 proposals from municipalities around the state interested in playing host to Amazon's new second headquarters location, state officials said.

CT AG Jepsen asks Equifax to pause

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's attorney general and his counterparts in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia have asked Equifax to stop enrolling people in its fee-based credit monitoring service in...

Boston healthy food vendor startup targets Hartford

Matt Pilon |

If you're looking to make your workplace more employee friendly, a Boston-area startup is hoping to help you.

Three CT Home Depots to get rooftop solar

Matt Pilon |

Home Depot will erect solar panels on the rooftops of 50 stores in six states, including three in Connecticut, the home improvement retailer announced Thursday.

UConn bookstore on pace to open downtown

Patricia Daddona |

UConn and book retailer Barnes & Noble College are working to open a café-bookstore this month in time for the Aug. 23 grand opening of the new UConn campus in downtown Hartford.

CT retailer EbLens gets new equity partner

Patricia Daddona |

Torrington clothing retailer EbLens LLC, which has several stores in the Greater Hartford area, said Wednesday Boston equity firm J.W. Childs Associates L.P. has acquired a majority interest in the...

Children's clothing retailer shuttering 3 Hartford area stores

Patricia Daddona |

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree will close nine stores in Connecticut, including three in Manchester and Meriden, following its decision to file for bankruptcy protection in June.

Hartford area bike sellers expand with new branded Simsbury outlet

Patricia Daddona |

Mike and Rachel Wolf, who own bicycle shops in Simsbury and Bloomfield and sell the electrical bike brand Pedego Electric Bikes, are opening the brand's 100th Pedego store Thursday in Simsbury.

CT man convicted in $4M 'fencing' scheme

Gregory Seay |

A former Durham man convicted Wednesday faces up to 15 years in federal prison for his role in a “large-scale'' fencing operation that cost retailers more than $4 million in shoplifted...

Food truck craze spreads across Greater Hartford

John Stearns | 1

Food trucks, long a staple of street fare in downtown Hartford, recently received approval to operate in the towns of Enfield and West Hartford, albeit on a restricted basis, partly in deference to...

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