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Conn. profitability hits 10-year high but investment view skeptical

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s 2016 Survey of Connecticut Businesses, released Sept. 9, showed profitability at a 10-year high thanks to increasing sales and internal company cost-cutting. | Photo by Doug Kerr via Flickr

September 19, 2016 - 5:21pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Betsy Mikesell

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CBIA's $400K spending plan adds new dimension to Conn. politics

A plan by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association to spend more than $400,000 on advertising to elect its endorsed candidates to the General Assembly has sparked debate about the extent that business groups should be involved in party politics. | Photo courtesy the Connecticut Governor's Office, via Flickr

September 15, 2016 - 8:23pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Brad Axelrod

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Hartford Capital Summit: Facebook could be good for your bankbook

Bankjoy CEO Michael Duncan, photographed at last year's Hartford Capital Summit, is scheduled to return Oct. 6 for a presentation called “The Business Plan is Dead!” | Photo courtesy of Erika Sievert

September 12, 2016 - 3:01pm

Throwing shade: Conn.’s tobacco road faces eroding industry

O.J. Thrall Inc. in Windsor is one of two Connecticut River Valley farms to have planted tobacco shade crops this year. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut

September 6, 2016 - 5:19pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Christopher Allen

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Drought, storm put Conn. energy, Christmas trees in danger

According to Eversource Energy, drought-stricken trees are in danger of collapsing as a tropical storm makes its way toward New England. | Photo by Alex1961 via Flickr

September 1, 2016 - 5:31pm

Another Conn. baseball stadium drama may be brewing

The Connecticut Tigers lost 9-1 to the Batavia Muckdogs on Aug. 4 at Dodd Stadium in Norwich. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut

August 31, 2016 - 6:42pm

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