<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Business News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:01:24 -0400 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:01:24 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:49:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Market+Basket.jpg
Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, following months of massive employee protests and customer...]]>
<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:51:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:58:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, a day after publicly stepping into his role with the]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:42:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Fans of McCafe will be lovin’ the latest McDonald’s news. The fast food chain announced plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation by early next year, the Associated...]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Lands "Star Wars" Museum]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. City Hall officials confirmed that the city has beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles for the museum, which will host...

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<![CDATA[Bad News for Amazon Prime Members]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:52:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/amazon-453056767.jpg
If you've ever wanted to sign up for Amazon Prime, you have a week to do so before a big price hike takes effect. The cost of a standard "Prime" membership is set to set you back $99, up from $79.

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<![CDATA[Google's Most Searched Throughout the Years]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:42:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/219*120/072309+Whitney+Houston+HMV.jpg
Google's most searched terms from 2006 until today.

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<![CDATA[Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B ]]> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 08:49:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/453267659.jpg
Shoppers bought online at the heaviest rate ever Monday, according to research firm comScore Inc., The Associated Press reported. The firm said Tuesday e-commerce spending rose 18 percent from last year's Cyber...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Bringing More Than 300 Full Time Jobs to Windsor]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:02:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cyber_monday_P1.jpg
Amazon is bringing more than 300 full time jobs to Connecticut that will offer competitive wages and comprehensive benefits.

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<![CDATA[Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.]]> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:59:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/10-30-2013-twitter-generic.jpg
In the seven years since its creation, Twitter has been used to spark revolutions, allow fans to chat with celebrities and spread news from the farthest corners of the world. But can it make money? The...

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<![CDATA[Mortensen’s in Newington Closing, But Will Still Serve Ice Cream]]> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:07:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ice+Cream+Generic.jpg
The landmark Mortensen’s Restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington will close at the end of the year and reopen as a smaller ice cream shop.

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<![CDATA[Airlines Trim Seats to Trim Costs]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:42:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Airplane+Seats.jpg
U.S. airlines are removing bulky seats and replacing them with streamlined models that allow room for another row.]]>