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Retailers partner for energy advantage program

The Connecticut Retail Merchants Association has extended its partnership with Energize Connecticut to encourage businesses to perform energy efficiency work.

UConn incubator startup raises $1M

Medical device maker Avitus Orthopaedics, Inc. – a member of UConn's incubator program – has raised $1 million to commercialize its products.

Insurer's survey: CT small biz owners take more risks to grow

Small business owners in Connecticut prioritize growth more than their national counterparts, and have taken more risks recently to achieve it, according to the Hartford Financial Services...

How green is CT business?

The Winter edition of the Connecticut Green Guide delves deep into the sustainable business community's strengths and weakness, ranging from energy efficiency to public transit usage.

Intuit: CT small-businesses employment crept up in Oct.

Connecticut small businesses with fewer than 20 employees grew their workforces by 0.8 percent in October, payroll services provider Intuit said.

NerdWallet: CT insurance, finance small businesses pay well

Connecticut finance and insurance businesses with fewer than 100 employees have some of the highest respective salaries in the country, according to a breakdown released this week by consumer finance...

Northwest Corner biz predicts higher revenue, flat hiring

Nearly 60 percent of businesses in Northwest Connecticut think they will have higher sales in 2015, but most do not plan to add to their employee base, according to a survey by the Connecticut...

North Haven firm lands agricultural grant

North Haven energy technology firm Precision Combustion Inc. has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to enhance crop productivity, reduce chemical use in farming, and increase...

Are your dollars building a local economy?

Anthony Price |

The next time you drink a cup of coffee or tea, put on clothes, go out to eat, shop at a brick-and-mortar retailer or online, think about where the products you consume come from. One...

Point-of-sale systems see major changes

Keith Griffin |

Point-of-sale systems, commonly referred to as POS, are undergoing a revolution in Connecticut — and it's largely driven by the capital needs of small to midsize retailers.

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