Starwood to open 30 new hotels in 2014

In a sign of growth in the leisure and hospitality industry, Starwood Hotels today announced plans to open 30 new hotels in North America this year. The Stamford-based hotel operator cited a strong

Xerox offers improvements to Veterans Health Administration

Norwalk’s Xerox has been selected to improve the healthcare claims pricing strategy for the Department of Veteran Affairs, Veterans Health Administration. Xerox will help the VHA meet new federal

Connecticut Innovations, Stonehenge Capital invest in iDevices

Connecticut Innovations has invested $1.5 million through the Eli Whitney Equity Fund in iDevices, an Avon-based provider of app-enablement solutions. The $4.25 million round, which included a $1.5
Carl Russell, of Pearce Real Estate, was named to the company's 2013 Chairman's Circle

Milford real estate agent honored

Carl Russell was inducted into Pearce Real Estate’s 2013 Chairman’s Circle. Russell works out of the company’s Milford commercial real estate office. He was one of 10 winners in the company. “These
Diageo Acquires Super-Premium Tequila Brand Peligroso. (PRNewsFoto/Diageo)

Diageo picks up “super-premium” tequila

Diageo, the global leader in spirits, beer and wine that runs much of its operations out of Norwalk, announced Monday that it’s added the “super-premium” tequila brand Peligroso to its portfolio. The
Employees leave Sikorsky Aircraft during a shift change in Stratford, Conn. on Thursday June 27, 2013. Photo: Christian Abraham, File Photo

Report: Sikorsky could be spun off/sold from United Technologies

Sikorsky Aircraft could be sold or spun off from United Technologies, Defense News reported Monday, citing unnamed sources. The Stratford-based company, which specializes in military-type helicopters,
Here is Jim Cameron "nailing" the manifesto to a Metro-North train station wall

New Metro-North “Commuter Action Group” launches

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this piece by colleague Martin Cassidy on the new “Commuter Action Group” being launched by Darien-resident and disgruntled Metro-North rail watchdog Jim Cameron.

SCORE to hold workshop with Pyramid’s president Russell Munz

SCORE Fairfield County will present a free SCORE Select Case History Series Workshop tomorrow night  from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic Street in Stamford. Check-in