Home Economy Report: Connecticut saw 6.4% decline in number of businesses over 10 years EconomyFairfieldLatest NewsPremium ContentSmall Business Report: Connecticut saw 6.4% decline in number of businesses over 10 years By Kevin Zimmerman - August 27, 2021 Much of the blame for the losses can be assigned to the Great Recession. The surveyed period predates the Covid-19 pandemic. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.