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NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales rose 4 percent from a year earlier, marking the biggest increase since 2011, even amid signs of a consumer-spending slowdown in December, according to the National … more
When the U.S. retail sales report drops on Wednesday, there are a number of things you want to pay close attention to. One of those isn’t the headline number. more
AS220 and the city of Providence are among 90 finalists for grants from ArtPlace America, which received 1,283 applications. more
Paolino Properties has purchased a 123,000-square-foot building that houses Hasbro Inc.’s research and development, and administrative and data offices. more
Ross Nelson of Cox Business has been elected chairman of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. more
Charlie Hebdo will print 3 million copies of a special issue of the satirical magazine, depicting the Prophet Muhammad on the cover, a week after an attack at its headquarters left a third of its journalists dead. more
A $5 million pledge from Providence College alumnus and retired Prudential Financial Inc. executive Arthur F. Ryan will be used to help establish the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, the university announced Tuesday. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
Job openings climbed in November to the highest level in almost 14 years as the strengthening U.S. economy fueled demand for labor heading into year-end. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading indicators rose 0.7 percent in November, after advancing by the same amount in October, according to a Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com report released Tuesday. more
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