Conn. Dept of Labor releases local jobs data

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Due to Good Friday, the state Department of Labor delayed the release of its local employment data until Monday. Generally, there was good news in southern Connecticut. Within the Bridgeport-Stamford region, the number of employed residents rose by roughly 600 in March, while the unemployment rate stayed steady at 7 percent. The Danbury region saw […] [Read More]
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Business plan seminar at Greenwich Library

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SCORE Fairfield County is holding a seminar on creating a business plan in “six easy steps” at the Greenwich Library in early May. David Albright, a SCORE counselor with experience in consumer products, will offer tips on “a simple, pragmatic approach to planning, execution and achievement,” according to a release. Albright was once president of […] [Read More]
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Centerview Capital names new partner

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Greenwich-based Centerview Capital announced Monday that Brian K. Ratzan has joined the firm as a partner in its consumer private equity business. Ratzan has 20 years of private equity experience. He will co-manage Centerview’s consumer business with David M. Hooper, co-founder and partner of the firm, and James M. Kilts, co-founder and partner. Previously, Ratzan […] [Read More]
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Edward Nusbaum ranks in top 10 CT attorneys

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Edward Nusbaum, the co-founder and principal of Westport law firm Nusbaum & Parrino, has been named among the top 10 attorneys in Connecticut by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. Nusbaum is a resident of Weston. In order to obtain the designation, candidates must be licensed, nominated by a practicing attorney and in good […] [Read More]
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Hexcel introduces new composite airline seat

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Zodiac Aerospace, France-based world leader in aircraft seating, teamed with Stamford-based Hexcel, a global provider of aerospace carbon fiber composite materials, to develop L3, a new lighter passenger seat for passenger aircraft. The first seats were presented to airlines during the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany. The L3 is a revolutionary passenger seat dedicated […] [Read More]
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Starwood opens Westin hotel in Delaware

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Stamford-based owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences, announced the opening of The Westin Wilmington, a newly constructed hotel at the heart of the Wilmington, Del.’s revitalized riverfront district. Owned by a joint venture between The Buccini/Pollin Group and Westport Capital, and managed by PM Hospitality Strategies, the […] [Read More]
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Acme reports 19 percent jump in net income

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Acme United, Fairifield-based worldwide supplier of cutting, measuring and Frst Aid products to the school, home, office, hardware and industrial markets, reported first quarter net income of $368,000 or 11 cents per diluted share compared wiht $309,000 or 10 cents per diluted share for the first quarter of 2013. Traded on the New York Stock […] [Read More]
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CERC updates CTSiteFinder.com

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The Connecticut Economic Resource Center has launched its newest edition of CTSiteFinder.com — Connecticut’s most comprehensive database of commercial and industrial property and economic data. The site, free for users searching for available space for a new or expanding business, received a streamlined, cleaner look and feel. The SiteFinder homepage is now easier to navigate […] [Read More]
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