Danbury’s Cartus Corp. awarded for marketing campaign

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Cartus Corporation, a Danbury-based provider of global relocation services, has been selected by B2B Magazine as the runner-up in its B2B Content Marketing Awards competition for the Cartus “On the Ground” online video series. The campaign introduces Cartus clients and their employees to emerging markets worldwide and includes topics such as housing, schooling, and transportation. […] [Read More]
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SAC to close London office

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Bloomberg News SAC Capital Advisors plans to shut down its London office as the $14 billion hedge-fund firm founded by Steven A. Cohen scales back in the face of insider- trading allegations by U.S. prosecutors SAC, headquartered in Stamford, will close down the U.K. office by the end of the year, President Tom Conheeney wrote […] [Read More]
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Ralph Nader slams Target for low wages

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Ralph Nader, the famous son of Winsted, Conn., and lifelong advocate for social justice, fired off a three-page letter Thursday morning at a rather large corporate target: Target. “Target pays many of its workers unconscionably low wages, is the fourth largest low-wage employer in the country, requires employees to watch anti-union propaganda, and just last […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s flagship radio station sold

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A Connecticut man has swooped in to purchase Greenwich’s flagship radio station, WGCH AM 1490. Rocco Forte, a Hartford native and former CFO of Abate Insurance Agency and AIA Risk Services, has filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission to buy the half-century-old station from Business Talkradio Networks, according to a press release filed […] [Read More]
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Viridian staff brings clean water to Indonesian village

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A group of employees from Stamford-based Viridian Energy recently traveled to the Gedepahala area of Java in Indonesia to plant trees, work to improve the water supply and set up a solar electrification system that will power an education center in one of Indonesia’s national parks. Thirty-four Viridian associates and corporate staff, working in partnership […] [Read More]
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Fairfield celebrating restaurant week

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Is there anything sweeter than sealing a business deal over lunch? Well, if you’re in Fairfield this week, you might be able to score two deals at once. That’s because the town’s “Restaurant Week” is in full swing. The event, which started Oct. 13, has participating restaurants in town offering special prix fixe, lunch and […] [Read More]
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Lean in to the Westport Library…

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Business-minded Wesport residents looking for something to read and people to discuss it with might consider Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.” It’s the current book being read by members of the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce’s Business Book Club. The group will meet at the Westport Library’s Sheffer […] [Read More]
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Stamford radio company merges into bigger brand

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Business TalkRadio Networks, a Stamford radio-syndication company that connects radio personalities and listeners all over the country, said Wednesday that it has been acquired by a Texas company in a move designed to leverage its radio resources with the TV outfit of another firm. No price was given for the deal. The Texas parent company, […] [Read More]
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