Abundance of jobs, paucity of takers

Manufacturing companies in Connecticut currently have some 13,000 unfilled jobs — but the number of prospective employees being trained is barely a trickle.

Hospital mergers boost costs in New Haven area

An analysis by the New York Times published Thursday has found that the New Haven area has seen the most significant decline in competition among hospitals in the nation in the wake of aggressive...


Expert: Political turmoil hurting U.S. firms in Asia

Uncertainty around U.S. commitments in Asia is taking a toll on U.S. business interests in the region — and China has stepped in to take leadership.

P2 Science brings green chemistry to Naugatuck

P2 Science recently planted roots in Naugatuck and has already announced a ground-breaking innovation in organically derived fragrances.

William Pitt plans training center in Madison

William Pitt Real Estate LLC has leased 1,100 square feet of office space at 38 Academy St. in Madison.

State unveils Union Station garage redesign

With nearly 700 new parking spaces and a $60 million price tag, the latest design for a second parking garage for New Haven's Union Station transit hub was presented to the Connecticut Commuter Rail...

Health advocates call on businesses to reduce plastic use

Business has a major role to play in protecting human health from the negative effects of plastic in the environment, according to the leader of a new anti-plastic campaign.

Outlet cutbacks claim L.L. Bean store in Orange

L.L. Bean's decision to shut down its Orange outlet aligns with recent trends in the retail sector.

Junior Achievement: Maybe money's not so bad

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England hosted its ninth annual Partners in Achievement Breakfast fundraiser Wednesday morning at the New Haven Lawn Club.

McAlley named instructor of finance at Quinnipiac University

Eric McAlley of Beekman, N.Y. has been appointed visiting instructor of finance in the School of Business at Quinnipiac University.

New Haven Chamber biz expo Thursday at Oakdale

The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce, presents The Big Connect, the group's annual business exposition.

Report: CT casinos generate $3.7B economic impact in '16

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in 2016 generated more than $3.7 billion in economic activity through jobs, wages, taxes and other measures.

Social-dining app serves up startup lessons

A team of young entrepreneurs have designed the Homecooked app and learned important business lessons in the process.

Wallingford eatery offers plant-based options

Open since last month, Arles & Boggs serves a comfort-food menu that is completely plant-based.

Melinta to scale back R&D in cost-cutting move; BioXcel widens 3Q losses in drug ramp-up

Facing lower-than-expected sales of its antibiotics and higher costs, New Haven's Melinta Therapeutics Inc. said it will outsource research and development activities in 2019.

Sears to close Meriden location

Sears Holdings continued axing stores Thursday, announcing it will close its Meriden location and 39 others as it moves through bankruptcy proceedings.

Yale center marks 50 years of epilepsy breakthroughs

Yale New Haven Health and Yale Medicine celebrated 50 years of cutting-edge research and treatment for epilepsy patients with an event and historical display on Thursday at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Salon opening advances Whalley revitalization

With a ribbon-cutting at the new Salon E'Selim on Thursday, local businesses and city leaders celebrated the latest milestone in the revitalization of lower Whalley Avenue.

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