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Redding’s Absolute Transportation considers joys and challenges in CT limousine industry

Sean P. Morris, owner of Absolute Transportation LLC in Redding, faces high gas prices, heavy traffic, Uber competition and the threat of tolls on Connecticut's roads.

Suite Talk: Heather Cavanagh, president and CEO of the Stamford Chamber...

"When you look at the growth areas in Fairfield County, it’s all happening in Stamford," said Cavanagh.

Krumble Krafts serves up playfully sassy custom glass etchings

"They found me on Etsy," said Karena Rumble of her first overseas customer. "I don’t know how, out of all of the other crafters, they found me."

Andi Gray: Culture and family

Family-oriented culture can mean different things to different people.

The Office Genie seeks to take the pain out of bookkeeping

"It is better to hire a bookkeeper before things get tumultuous and challenging," said Ashley Slote, founder of The Office Genie LLC.

Lights! Camera! MJD Visuals is ready for action

"If you make a bad impact on one person, it spreads all through the industry," said Matt Decola, who launched MJD Visuals in 2014.

Andi Gray: Prioritizing at the owner level

I have a partner who can’t prioritize. He works on whatever happens to be in front of him no matter how inconsequential and keeps...

Cervitude partner Nicholas Coriano eager to assist aspiring entrepreneurs

While still in law school, Nicholas Coriano began promoting himself on Craigslist as a business plan creator, scoring his first client with a Chicago furniture store.

Entrepreneurs Institute at NCC seeks to embolden more with the startup...

"By the time you graduate, you are in a position to launch a business – a practical, fundable, presentable business," said instructor Stephen Mersereau.

Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes celebrates 25 years of designer desserts

Lisa Maronian calls May "the trifecta" for her designer cakes thanks to clients with communion, graduation and wedding parties.

The Pastry Hideaway closes in Wilton over property conditions

The family-owned artisan bakery opened last May at 126 Old Ridgefield Road.

New platform Sustainne takes a holistic approach to business sustainability

“Sustainability is really about engaging all of the stakeholders involved in the community,” said co-founder Amy Kalafa.

Credit’s out there for small businesses, experts and owners say

“Anecdotally, I still hear complaints from small businesses that they still have trouble accessing capital,” said CBIA President Joe Brennan.

Ex-investment banker Andrea Sotgiu steers small businesses on way to the...

"Most people start a business, unfortunately, on their own credit cards," said Andrea Sotgiu, CEO of Lavan Financial Group.

Joseph F. Markey: Don’t let hackers impact your small business...

A 2017 poll showed 87 percent of small-business owners nationwide do not feel they are at risk of hackers. Don’t make this same mistak