More Urban Chic

hm fashionsMeriden: Swedish clothing retailer H & M, famous for offering urban chic apparel at affordable prices, will open a ninth Connecticut location at Meriden’s Westfield Mall.  ”We are thrilled to be opening our ninth location in Connecticut,” said U.S. President of H&M, Daniel Kulle. ”The state has been very welcoming to us and we are excited to create more employment opportunities with our expansion there.”

Hartford: According to the latest CT Economic Digest, a report released by the CT Labor Department and the CT Department of Economic and Community Development, jobs in the state’s “professional and business services” area grew by 1.1% since last year.