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New Country BMW's $5M expansion

Gregory Seay |

Growing consumer demand in the Hartford region for Germany's BMW automobiles is behind a $5 million expansion of the marque's showroom – and eventually staffing -- in the city's North Meadows.

Cromwell Kmart to close in mid-March

Patricia Daddona |

The Cromwell Kmart is closing this spring, along with previously announced Sears stores in Enfield and West Hartford.

Stanley Black & Decker to acquire iconic Craftsman brand for nearly $1B

Patricia Daddona | 2

New Britain's Stanley Black & Decker has agreed to buy the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at $900 million that will also expand the company's U.S. footprint and create...

Stamford's High Ridge Brands buys oral care company

John Stearns |

Stamford-based High Ridge Brands Co., a personal care consumer products company, announced Tuesday that it recently acquired Dr. Fresh LLC, a Buena Park, Calif., provider of oral care products.

CT warns consumers to use gift cards promptly

Connecticut's Department of Consumer Protection is urging consumers to use holiday gift cards as soon as possible in order to minimize risk.

Enfield Sears will close mid-April

Patricia Daddona |

Enfield's Sears store will close in mid-April due to low profitability, according to the parent company.

Walmart's Mexico unit to add 10K jobs

CNNMoney |

Walmart's subsidiary announced Wednesday night it's going to add 10,000 jobs in Mexico over the next three years.

Drizly serving up alcohol delivery, tech-style, in Nutmeg state

Patricia Daddona |

Drizly is serving up its alcohol delivery web and app service in Connecticut in time for the holidays.

Fairfield Parent Magazine to be absorbed into CT Parent brand

Patricia Daddona |

Publishers Branford-based Choice Media LLC and Davler Media Group LLC have agreed to merge Fairfield Parent Magazine into the Connecticut Parent Magazine brand beginning with the Jan. 2017 issue.

R.J. Julia books new outlet at Wesleyan

Patricia Daddona |

R.J. Julia Booksellers, the nationally known independent bookstore in Madison, will be opening a university bookstore at Wesleyan University in Middletown this spring.

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