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State of Connecticut - Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media
  Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media - State of Connecticut Last Updated: August 31, 2023
This publication lists start-ups, expansions, staff reductions, and layoffs reported by the media, both current and future. The report provides company name, the number of workers involved, date of the action, the principal product or service of the company, a brief synopsis of the action, and the source and date of the media article. Third Quarter 2023 Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media PDF
Startups and Expansions in Third Quarter 2023

New Puerto Rican eatery opens on East Main St. in Meriden

Old Navy to come to take over vacant space at Guilford Commons in 2025

Italian bakery, pastry shop finds new life in South Meriden after closing New Haven location

Korean aerospace manufacturer commits to adding jobs in Cheshire

Slingshot business, shooting gallery coming to Meriden Mall

Glastonbury's Shops at Somerset Square to open four new stores in 2024

New Simsbury business aims to empower women, features products by Farmington Valley creators

Marshalls to open 23rd CT store in Ridgefield shopping plaza this month

Branford's Thimble Island Brewery to open brewpub in downtown Old Saybrook

Six One Nine, 1920s-style supper club, opening in Wallingford

Barnes & Noble bookstore coming to former Pier 1 in Meriden

Five Below to open 24th CT store in New Milford's Litchfield Crossings shopping center

Jordan's Furniture to open Westfarms mall store in December will employ 50 people

Crumbl Cookies locations opening soon in Stamford and Avon

Wilton's Nova Cafe opens in historic house on Route 7

Bob's Stores coming to former Bed, Bath & Beyond location in Southington

Coastal Connecticut Counseling moves into vacant Milford office building

Jacob's Pickles restaurant set to open in Norwalk's SoNo Collection

Shelton Chick-fil-A opens at Fountain Square

Danbury's former Barnes & Noble space will become home to a brewpub

The Hat House by Brothers Johnson 1929 Hat Co. opens in Hartford

Connecticut company, ASML promises 1,000 new jobs with $200 million expansion

European-style bakery DORO Marketplace opens in Wethersfield, its third CT location

Whole Foods and other supermarkets set to open in CT; Trader Joe's among new grocery options

High-end furniture retailer Arhaus to open second CT store at Westfarms mall

Panera Bread targets late 2023 opening for first café in Stamford

Homewood Suites looking to build 125-room hotel in Cheshire

Popcorn and Space Balls snack maker LesserEvil begins expansion in Danbury, New Milford

Here are 10 major Connecticut companies that are hiring right now

Amazon says it's hiring 5,000 workers in CT for holidays

Soda plant coming to Plymouth

Hungry Pot opening in Wethersfield with Korean barbecue and hot pot

Layoffs and Staff Reductions in Third Quarter 2023

Newspaper founded with Ralph Nader's help succumbs to financial woes

Boston Markets in Connecticut closing rapidly. Here's why.

Buybuy Baby's store at Corbin's Corner in West Hartford closed on July 30, but was slated to reopen under new management

Carbone's Market in Torrington closes: 'Like losing a loved one'

Cajun restaurant Roux closes in Simsbury; owners say new location planned

New London's Hot Rod Cafe, once featured on Food Network, closes

McDonald's closes its last remaining West Hartford restaurant in Bishops Corner

CVS Health to cut deeper into CT employment as dozens more to lose jobs, CVS acquired Aetna

Bank of America targets 3 CT branch closures

Low sales prompt Middletown bakery to close shop, sell food truck

West Hartford Walgreens to close next month, marking town's second pharmacy to shut down recently

Biotechnology firm PhenomeX to lay off 36 employees in CT

Chuck's Steakhouse in Danbury closes as Barbarie's Grill acquires iconic eatery

Boston Market In Danbury Quietly Shutters Amidst Corporate Struggle

Altice cuts at least 30 jobs at News 12, with most layoffs in Connecticut and New Jersey

Sikorsky to lay off 179 workers in Connecticut: 'This was a difficult decision'

How many people did WWE lay off after UFC merger? The company won't say

Soft Surroundings closing last remaining store in Connecticut

New Haven's last remaining movie theater to close in October

Bob's Stores in Fairfield closing

Frontier officially leaving CT, company confirms

Collins Aerospace announces layoffs, but CT impact uncertain

After New Milford hardware store Taylor & Son closes, owner & former staff reflect on 122 years

Walmart to close CT store that employs more than 250 workers

Judge orders closure of Waterbury nursing home later this year, 125 to be laid off

Waterbury Hospital announces layoffs

East Haven Rite Aid location to close next week

CT-based Subway sold to Roark Capital in $10B deal, staff layoffs could come

WARN Notices for Third Quarter 2023

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