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Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in January to the second-highest pace since early 2007, indicating the industry will keep prospering. more
An Attleboro company that specializes in demographic analysis for retail locations will relocate to downtown Providence, bringing with it 28 jobs. The move will qualify for $500,000 in state Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credits, as approved Monday by the R.I. Commerce Corp. board. more
Cash collections rose during the first seven months of the fiscal year, increasing 2.6 percent to $2 billion compared with $1.96 billion during the same period last year, the state Department of Revenue said Monday. more
A design and ceramic production studio recently moved from Los Angeles to Providence, buying a historic mill building in the Olneyville section at 46 Dike St. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell for the 12th consecutive week, dropping another 4 cents, to $1.77 per gallon for self-serve, regular unleaded, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Dale Oxley doesn’t need to hear about rising odds of a U.S. recession to dread the future. For the West Virginia homebuilder, the downturn has already arrived. more
Among the best and worst metro areas for women-owned businesses, the Providence metro ranks on the lower end. more
A new wave of federal funding has been released from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide direct assistance to Rhode Island fishermen affected by the 2013 groundfish disaster. more
Providence Business News received first-place honors for Best Mobile Application design and best Transportation Reporting story in the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. more
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