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Small toy makers: Death of Toys 'R' Us leaves a 'big hole'


For many toy makers, Toys "R" Us wasn't just a store, it was a lifeline.

Toys 'R' Us will close or sell all US stores


Toys "R" Us is closing its doors after 70 years in business.

Recreational marijuana legalization gets public airing today

Joe Cooper |

Several Democratic state lawmakers Thursday morning are holding a press conference to tout a a bill that would regulate the retail sale of marijuana in Connecticut.

Walmart is bringing online grocery delivery to 100 cities


Walmart, America's largest grocery, will deliver supermarket items to 40% of the nation's homes by the end of the year.

Toys 'R' Us could go out of business. That's bad news for Lego and Barbie


Bankrupt retailer Toys "R" Us may shut all its U.S. stores as soon as next week, according to several reports.

East Hartford outlet mall officially dead

Gregory Seay |

East Hartford's proposed $105 million outlet mall is dead.

Coalition backs 'fair workweek' bill limiting on-call work scheduling

John Stearns |

A group of legislators and activists hosted a press conference Tuesday morning to support a so-called “fair workweek” bill limiting what they call abusive on-call scheduling across large...

JCPenney cuts more jobs, capping off a gloomy week for retailers

CNNMoney |

JCPenney announced Friday that it will cut 360 jobs at its stores and corporate headquarters. That's on top of the more than 5,000 layoffs in 2017 after JCPenney decided to close nearly 140 stores.

Edible Int'l picks Atlanta for 2nd HQ

Gregory Seay |

Wallingford franchisor Edible International is opening a second headquarters with 50 jobs in Atlanta to pursue expanded franchise and retail opportunities to sell its fresh fruit snacks and treats.

House lawmakers introduce marijuana bills

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Time will tell if Connecticut’s legislature will change its mind on legalizing marijuana.

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