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Wayback Burgers lays down nine-patty gauntlet

Cheshire’s Wayback Burgers said it will award $3,350 to whoever can finish its monstrous nine-patty burger, The Triple Triple, the fastest during a contest on Sept. 18.

Marketing and sales ideas that get biz into trouble

John Graham |

Marketing and sales initiatives are a company's lifeblood. Yet, top leadership in many companies harbor serious doubts about the effectiveness of such initiatives. The confidence level...

Tribune Publishing's 2Q profits fall

Hartford Courant parent Tribune Publishing, which split off as its own publicly traded company on Aug. 4, said second quarter profits dipped 31 percent, mainly on lower advertising revenue.

CT’s iDevices talks turkey in brand promo

Avon applications-technology developer iDevices is partnering with one of the nation’s leading turkey processors to promote iDevices' wireless kitchen-thermometer apps.

HBJ publisher Lebert to step down Sept. 1

After a career spanning 12 years, Hartford Business Journal publisher Gail Lebert will step down on Sept. 1, to explore new career opportunities.

Charter to carry new college sports network

Bristol’s ESPN said it has signed a deal with Stamford’s Charter Communications to carry a new college sports channel set to launch next week.

Split-off Tribune division expects re-up with

Tribune Publishing Co., which debuted this morning on the New York Stock Exchange, said before the market opened that it expects to extend its affiliate agreement with, which brings in...

Film industry wants CT’s tax credit moratorium lifted

Alexander Soule |

As “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” begins its new run in Stamford, the motion picture industry is awaiting Connecticut's final answer on another important matter.

ESPN, Comcast ink deal to air new college sports network

Comcast said it has reached an agreement with ESPN to distribute a new college sports network to its Xfinity customer.

Courant parent approves spinoff of print segment

Hartford Courant parent Tribune Co. said its board of directors has approved an Aug. 4 spinoff of its print newspaper arm—Tribune Publishing Co.

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