Updated February 22 at 7:59am
Economic Activity
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All American Foods has been acquired by Rosemont, Ill.-based US Foods for an undisclosed sum. According to a press release issued Tuesday about the transaction, All American Foods, a distributor, has annual sales of approximately $60 million. more
U.S. stocks rose to records as retailer results topped estimates, while the dollar resumed its advance amid fresh signs global growth has started to accelerate. more
New Media Investment Group Inc. reported a 74.3 percent drop in profit in the fourth quarter and a 53.2 percent drop in profit in 2016. more
Proposals soon will be requested from industry, academic and research partners to develop a new Innovation Campus, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
The U.S. economy is poised to deliver on the Federal Reserve’s economic forecast for this year. more
Two well-known, Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Monday they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
Quahog Week is back, and will run March 20-25. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management on Monday announced the schedule for the second annual six-day celebration, which aims to highlight the state’s shellfish industry. more
While Providence County fell behind the nation for employment growth from June 2015 to June 2016, wages rose at a pace ahead of the rest of the United States for the period, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
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