Category Archives: Connecticut

Doorbell Barbers brings the barbershop to you.

STAMFORD, Conn. – Adapting the business model of companies like Uber, Christian Iannucci has founded Doorbell Barbers, an on-demand haircut service company. Instead of customers driving to a salon for a haircut, Iannucci and his team of barbers go to ...

Del Frisco’s Grille to hire 200.

STAMFORD, Conn. – Del Frisco’s Grille, the new concept restaurant from Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, plans to hire 200. The restaurant is set to open in August and has already taken approximately 1,000 applications. The menu will have a fo ...

Hilton Garden Inn opens for business in Wallingford.

WALLINGFORD, Conn. – A six-floor, 139-room Hilton Garden Inn is open in Wallingford at 1181 Barnes Road. Situated across from the Connecticut Food Bank, the new hotel boasts a spacious lobby with grand hanging lights and artwork as well as a restaura ...

Dover Saddlery opening two stores in Connecticut.

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Dover Saddlery, a publicly-traded equestrian products retailer, has announced plans to open two stores in Connecticut later this year. The stores will be in Manchester and Ridgefield. The company has 24 stores along the east coast, ...

ULTA opens store in Waterford.

WATERFORD, Conn. – The largest beauty retailer in the country, ULTA, has opened a new location in the Waterford Commons shopping center location at 903 Hartford Turnpike. The 10,000-square-foot location will offer 20,000 products from more than 500 bra ...

Visionworks set to open in Westchester.

WESTCHESTER, Conn. – National eyewear retailer Visionworks is set to open a new store at Post Road Plaza in Pelham Manor. The new store will be 3,000 square feet and offers designer eyewear solutions for men, women and children. The company owns and op ...

Azena Nail Spa opens second location.

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Azena Nail Spa has opened a second location in Fairfield County at 2268 Black Rock Turnpike in the Trader Joe’s shopping center. Owner Tina Chen has been in the nail salon business for more than 20 years and has built he ...

Remedy Partners to hire at least 150.

DARIEN, Conn. – Remedy Partners, a Medicare payment plan provider, will hire at least 150 after receiving $50 million in new capital from Bain Capital Ventures. The company was founded by Steve Wiggins, former CEO of Oxford Health, and its plans are us ...

The Container Store to create 45 jobs in Westchester.

WESTCHESTER, Conn. – Storage and organization product retailer The Container Store will expand to Westchester’s Ridge Hill shopping center on August 15th, creating approximately 45 jobs. In a news release, the company stated that 10 percent of op ...

Nonprofit partnership to create 150 jobs in New Haven.

NEW HAVEN COUNTY, Conn. – Four New Haven County nonprofits have partnered to create 150 jobs for teenagers from low-income families in Meriden and Wallingford. The Liberty Bank Foundation, the James H. Napier Foundation, the CUNO Foundation, the Mer ...

Artista Studios opens for business in Bridgeport.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Artista Studios, a producer and restoration firm of monuments, spiritual statuaries and tombstones, opened for business in July at 317 Mountain Grove St. Jim Bria, owner, has more than 40 years experience in stonework and has been a ...

Synchrony Financial to hire up to 400.

STAMFORD, Conn. – Private-label credit card provider Synchrony Financial has announced plans to create between 200 and 400 new jobs after being awarded a $20 million state grant. The first $10 million will be awarded for the first 200 jobs created, wit ...

Fresh Green Light expands into Fairfield County.

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Fresh Green Light, a driver’s education company, is expanding into Fairfield County. Founded by husband and wife Steve Mochel and Laura Shuler in 2008, the company works to reinvent how students learn to drive. Named aft ...