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Wethersfield Stop & Shop receives threat amid ongoing strike

Joe Cooper |

The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was empty early Friday morning after a threat was called into the store Thursday evening, police said.

Sears sues former CEO Eddie Lampert for 'thefts' of company assets


The remains of defunct Sears Holdings is suing Eddie Lampert, the man who was its previous CEO and primary shareholder, alleging he improperly stripped the company of assets as it hurdled toward...

Amazon will no longer sell Chinese goods in China


Amazon is partially retreating from the world's biggest market for online shopping.

Day 7: Stop & Shop strike, negotiations continue

Joe Cooper |

Stop & Shop workers were still on strike Wednesday as ongoing labor negotiations with the Mass.-based grocery giant remain in flux.

Why big business is giving up its fight against a higher minimum wage


Corporate America has been, shall we say, evolving on the minimum wage in recent years.

American retailers already announced 6,000 store closures this year. That's more than all of last year


America has too many stores. This year, US retailers have announced that 5,994 stores will close. That number already exceeds last year's total of 5,864 closure announcements, according to a recent...

Best Buy's new female CEO will join a growing -- but still minuscule -- club


A small club of powerful women is about to get a little bigger.

New taxes spell danger for CT retailers

Tim Phelan |

Once again, Connecticut is at a fork in the road. With less than two months remaining in the legislative session, decisions will soon be made on an array of tax increases actively being considered.

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 40 stores


Bed Bath & Beyond is struggling, and its turnaround plan includes shutting down about 40 locations this year and testing new ideas with "lab" stores that sell more home decor and food products.

Stop & Shop offers $75K buyouts to end labor fight

Joe Cooper |

Stop & Shop says it's improved a “final offer” to resolve a three-month stalemate with its unionized employees, offering workers higher wages and $75,000 buyout packages to tenured staff.

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