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More Hartford region biz sold in 1Q

Joe Cooper |

The number of Greater Hartford businesses that traded hands during the first quarter increased, although average sale prices fell sharply, a new report says.

Climate change makes poor countries poorer, widening global inequality, researchers say

CNN BUSINESS |

Climate change is having a serious impact on economic growth across the world --- and it's worse for poor countries that already had a lot of catching up to do, according to a new study.

Sri Lanka's economy is fragile, and it depends on tourism

CNN BUSINESS |

A series of deadly attacks could deal a body blow to one of Asia's fragile economies.

Nonprofit Notebook — April 22, 2019

Connecticut's labor agency has awarded $4.7 million to a pair of manufacturing-training partnerships that will find and train some of the thousands of jobless and underemployed youth and adults...

How small businesses can keep up with legislative changes

Eric Cormier |

Employment laws continue to evolve across the country, and Connecticut is no different.

Union has tentative deal to end Stop & Shop strike

Joe Cooper |

Unionized Stop & Shop workers potentially ended an 11-day strike late Sunday after agreeing to a tentative labor pact with the Mass.-based grocer, according to union officials.

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.

CT sheds 1,300 jobs in March

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's jobs picture received some good and more bad news Thursday.

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.

Airlines will raise fares this summer. Here's why

CNN BUSINESS |

Airfares are almost certain go up this summer. Troubles with the Boeing 737 Max are part of the reason.

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