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What are the family values of your business, and how do they help you remain competitive in the market?

Survey: Small business owners feel good, but aren’t hiring

In its fourth annual survey of small business owners across the country, The Hartford Financial Services Group said it found that more owners feel their business is successful, but that many continue...

Time to end small business express program

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced last week a $100 million proposal to extend his Small Business Express program two more years, as part of a campaign promise to spur job growth,...

Employers face higher healthcare costs as open enrollment season nears

Q&A talks about the upcoming health insurance open enrollment period with Silas M. Warner, client executive and vice president of Willis of Connecticut, a unit of Willis Group...

Golf courses report record summer

Golf courses throughout Connecticut enjoyed strong revenues in June and July, thanks to good weather leading to more days being open, according to the Connecticut Section of the PGA.

Scented logo startup raises brand awareness

Lauren DeCarlo |

Melanie McMillan said she believes many small businesses aren't doing everything they can to attract and retain customers, as they neglect the most powerful of the five senses: smell.

Green Guide publishes Fall edition

This issue of HBJ's sustainable business magazine looks at Pratt & Whitney's operations, examines Bridgeport's green initiatives, features the state's geothermal champion, and talks with Wethersfield...

North Haven firm awarded grant for indoor air filter

Lauren DeCarlo |

A North Haven clean energy technology company was awarded a grant to develop a regenerable indoor air filter on Monday.

Insurance upstart Bolt attacks small biz market on multiple fronts

Matt Pilon |

Like it has for most goods and services, the Internet is changing the way companies shop for insurance.

Small firms gain edge learning to compete with 'big guys'

Andy Singer |

It has been proven time and time again that small companies can compete successfully with the "big guys." As I told my staff at a previous small company I managed and grew:...

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