| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Silicon Valley giant Oracle Corp. plans to acquire Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. for $5.3 billion in a deal executives and industry observers said could generate local job growth instead of the typical corporate consolidation.
In the deal...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Constellation Energy Group is reportedly in the final stages of takeover negotiations that could see it absorbed by the Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., a deal that would usher Baltimore's last Fortune 500 company headquarters out of town.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Black & Decker Inc. has settled with the federal government to pay $960,000 in order to end the inquiry into whether the company did not report safety problems with a weed whacker it sold, according to a statement Wednesday by the U.S. Consumer Product...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Even after Stanley Black & Decker shareholders rejected the tool and security company's executive pay plan last spring, the company paid Nolan D. Archibald, its executive chairman and the former CEO of Black & Decker, a total of $64.4 million in 2011....
| Nov 2, 2009
| 1:49 PM
| Mar 12, 2010
One of my sons and his wife returned from a trip to Paris a couple weeks ago. They came for dinner and showed us their pictures. Of the Palace at Versailles and its magnificence, he remarked, "No wonder there was a revolution."
I had the same reaction...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:09 AM
John Abdalla walked up to Irene Dauphin, a newcomer at work, and said he would give her a golf lesson at lunch. "The next day we went out at lunch," to Stanley Park in Hartford, John says.
With one hour and 10 minutes for a lunch break at Stanley...
| Jun 28, 2014
State residents, past or present, have left behind nearly enough unclaimed property to pay for a new XL Center, the proposed downtown minor-league baseball stadium and the $55 refund once promised for every current taxpayer in Connecticut.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Nolan D. Archibald, who led the former Black & Decker into a deal to create New Britain-based Stanley Black & Decker and then served as the new company's executive chairman, brought home $123.6 million last year, federal filings Tuesday show.
| Apr 25, 2009
Just months after eliminating 2,000 jobs worldwide, New Britain-based Stanley Works announced plans Friday to cut another 550 jobs by mid-year.
The announcement comes as the tool and security equipment manufacturer struggles with falling demand. The...
| Oct 27, 2009
When ING Group bought Aetna's financial services business nine years ago, not many in the Hartford area — or elsewhere in the country, for that matter — had ever heard of the Dutch financial services company.
After tens of millions spent on...
| Nov 3, 2009
The Stanley Works, long a giant in American toolmaking, will buy The Black & Decker Corp. in an all-stock deal worth about $4.5 billion, the companies said Monday after the stock markets closed.
The new enterprise will be called Stanley Black & Decker...