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Five percent hotel tax collections rose 7 percent in August, and 3.4 percent on a fiscal year-to-date basis, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
CVS Health Corp. ranked 44th on a list of the world’s most valuable brands, according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report released this week. more
U.S. employers added the most workers in four months while wage growth slowed more than projected, suggesting some slack remains in the labor market. more
Stock markets are risking an unsustainable “sugar high” as investors price in a pro-growth agenda from Donald Trump’s administration that may not be supported by an improvement in the economy, according to the world’s largest mutual-fund company. more
What holiday slump? The Rhode Island Association of Realtors reported sales and the median price for the single-family home both increased in December, and the sales volume exceeded all other Decembers on record. The number of single-family home sales rose 6.2 percent in December, compared to the same month in 2015. And the median sales price climbed by 3.7 percent, to $235,900, the association reported. more
An R.I. Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by a group of retirees against Providence over cutbacks made to retirement benefits in 2011. more
Ferguson Perforating Co. recently completed a $2 million expansion of its manufacturing facilities, adding nearly 19,000 square feet to the structure. more
Citizens Financial Group ranked 14th worst on a list of the 100 best and worst banks in the country compiled by Forbes last month. more
The Omni Group has nearly completed its renovations to a mixed-use building at 125 Atwells Ave., with 19 modernized apartments expected to become available in the spring. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections declined nearly 9 percent in October compared with October 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
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