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Bullish U.S. mattress makers choose Greater Hartford as Northeast logistics hub

Gregory Seay |

Some of America's leading bedding makers are waking up to the time and cost savings from centralizing mattress manufacturing in Greater Hartford, making it logistically easier and cheaper to ship...

Trump may give McDonald's a break in landmark labor case

CNNMoney |

The Trump administration is moving to undo the actions of former President Obama on almost every front, and now it's happening with breathtaking speed at an agency charged with protecting worker...

Walmart hiking base wages, handing out tax-cut bonuses

CNN Money |

Walmart is joining companies in Connecticut and nationwide in raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses because of the new Republican tax law.

Changing retail landscape, state politics to impact economy in 2018

Alissa K. DeJonge, Vice President of Research, Connecticut Economic Resource Center Inc. |

There are many industry trends that will affect Connecticut's economy in 2018 leading to slow to moderate growth.

Report: CT consumer complaints against retailers down 17% since late 2012

Patricia Daddona |

Complaints about retail companies in Connecticut declined 17 percent over the past six years, according to new data released by the state Department of Consumer Protection.

CVS-Aetna deal could complicate state’s growing urgent-care industry

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's urgent-care industry has grown rapidly in recent years, as investors, hospitals, physicians and others try to stake ground in what many view as a lower cost, more convenient access...

Trinity's Hartford campus home nearly ready

Gregory Seay |

The new downtown Hartford campus home of Trinity College in Constitution Plaza just about has the final pieces in place and is ready for occupancy.

Comcast debuts Middletown store

Patricia Daddona |

Internet, phone and cable provider Comcast has opened its newest Xfinity Store in Middletown.

Aetna, CVS execs hint at Apple store-like pharmacy of the future

Matt Pilon |

CVS Health's approximately $69 billion proposed acquisition of Aetna will likely mean big changes for the pharmacy giant's vast network of nearly 10,000 brick-and-mortar stores.

Downtown retailers hope for holiday bump

The holiday season is an important time for all retailers, including downtown Hartford merchants.

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