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Home Depot hiring 900 in Htfd. area

The Home Depot says it will hire 900 workers in its 20 Connecticut stores within a 50-mile radius of Hartford as the home-improvement product retailer again ramps up for the busy spring season.

American Freight Furniture bows in S. Windsor

American Freight Furniture and Mattress has opened its second central Connecticut discount warehouse store in South Windsor.

Glimmers of light shine among downtown's retail dark spots

Gregory Seay |

Empty street-level storefronts — some that way for ages — dot many of the central business district's most-traveled thoroughfares: Asylum, Main, Pearl, State and Trumbull streets.

Report: Older cos. dominate CT’s mid-market businesses

Middle-market firms in Connecticut share the same youth, on average, as companies nationally. But Connecticut has a higher percentage of firms with long-term sustainability.

Ban sought on open carry in CT grocery stores


Three Connecticut congresspeople are for a new policy banning individuals from openly carrying firearms into member stores. A pro-carry group is threatening to boycott any store that does.

Hartford's iconic 960 Main mired in bruising repo flap

Gregory Seay |

G. Fox closed 22 years ago, but the building erected in the early 1900s and now known simply as 960 Main is the eye of a stormy, financial melodrama dragging out mostly behind the scenes in Superior...

Big TV deals ahead of the Super Bowl

CNNMoney |

Eying a new big screen TV before the Super Bowl? You're not alone, and you could get a good deal if you shop soon.

Cheshire’s Everybody’s Plaza sold for $12.3M

The Everybody's Plaza in Cheshire sold just days before the close of 2015 for $12.3 million.

Insurers push price transparency innovation

John Stearns |

Health insurers continue improving ways to inform customers about the cost and quality of health care to empower better buying, while also showing most expensive doesn't mean highest quality.

Towns, cities receiving over $1M in brownfield grants

Six Connecticut towns and cities are being awarded over $1 million in state grants to develop plans for remediating and developing clusters of brownfield sites.

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