First Niagara backs Greenwich office property

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First Niagara’s Commercial Real Estate Group has closed on a $15 million loan for the refinancing of One Sound Shore Drive, a fully leased, 60,000-square-foot Class A office property in Greenwich. The property is owned and managed by Simone Development Cos. and Fareri Associates. Tracy Dembicer, vice president, Commercial Real Estate, handled the transaction for […] [Read More]
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Harman flagship store opens on Madison Avenue

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Harman flagship store opens on Madison Avenue Harman International Industries, Stamford-based global audio and infotainment group, will open its flagship store Friday at 527 Madison Avenue, at 54th St., in New York City. Regular store hours will be Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m. The Harman store […] [Read More]
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Cuisinart recalls food processors

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Stamford-based Conair, distributor of Cuisinart seven-cup food processors, said it is recalling nine models of Cuisinart food processors including, MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR or MFP-107WS. The model number is on the underside of the food processor base. The food processors were sold in white, black, brush chrome, metallic gray, metallic red […] [Read More]
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Russell Reynolds presides over Greenwich Chamber event

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Russell Reynolds, founder and chairman of RSR Partners in Greenwich, gave a presentation at the Vanderbilt Education Center yesterday, an event hosted by the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce and Greenwich Historical Society Reynolds discussed his book, “Heads, Business Lessons from an Executive Search Pioneer” and spoke about the executive search industry and how it fits […] [Read More]
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GE flying high in Dubai

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Fairfield-based General Electric’s aviation unit and its half-sister company CFM International won commitments for engines and services valued at $40 billion at the Dubai Air Show, the company said. The company expects the commitments to become purchase orders that will grow GE Aviation’s equipment and services backlog, which reached $114 billion by the end of […] [Read More]
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Fairfield and Chamber hosting 1st “Shop N Stroll” Dec. 12

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The Fairfield Chamber and the town are joining forces to host the first annual “Shop N Stroll” on December 12. Participating shops will stay open late and offer hors d’oeuvres and holiday refreshments. Traveling carolers and musicians from local schools will perform, and restaurants will offer dinner and drink specials. “This is a great opportunity […] [Read More]
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Milford-based Subway hosting global video game challenge

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Well, you don’t become the world’s largest restaurant chain without knowing how to recruit young talent. Subway — the Milford-based sandwich empire co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965 — is hosting its second-annual business simulation game. It’s called the Subway Global Challenge, runs through December 20 and lets players from over […] [Read More]
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Diageo, NBA sign marketing pact

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Diageo, a global premium drinks business with its North American headquarters in Norwalk, and the National Basketball Association announced a new multi-year marketing partnership that will make Diageo the exclusive spirits partner of the league. Diageo brands Ciroc and Crown Royal will be integrated into marketing initiatives across the NBA and NBA Development League, with […] [Read More]
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