Updated January 24 at 4:24pm
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Lego A/S expanded revenue in the first half, bridging the gap with toy industry market leader Mattel Inc. as consumers flocked to pick up play sets from box office hit “The Lego Movie.” more
“Frozen” is still hot. Two toys based off Walt Disney Co.’s hit animated film made Adventure Publishing Group’s Toy Insider Hot 20 list released today, making it the only entertainment property with multiple items on the roster. more
Ten Network Holdings Ltd., Australia’s No. 3 free-to-air commercial broadcaster, has drawn interest from potential buyers including Time Warner Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. more
At GTECH Corp., workers who take up fitness activities get plenty of encouragement from their employer. more
Executives of Rhode Island’s newest professional sports team, the Providence Sky Chiefs LLC, are dreaming big. They envision an organization that one day can match the success, stability and popularity of the Pawtucket Red Sox and Providence Bruins, despite joining a league with a high flameout rate. more
In Rhode Island, television access through providers like Verizon, Cox and Full Channel Inc. is evolving to meet consumer demand from so-called “cord-cutters,” who view TV on mobile devices anywhere and everywhere. more
The Revel Casino Hotel was envisioned as a playground for Wall Streeters who hated flying to Las Vegas. Instead, it’s become a money pit for the banks and money managers who spearheaded the New Jersey project, and the losses will keep coming even after its closing earlier this week. more
GTECH Corp. and GTECH Servicios de México have signed a six-year contract to provide a draw-based/instant-ticket system, at least 11,000 new draw-based lottery terminals, a communications network and additional lottery products and ongoing services to Pronósticos para la Asistencia Pública, Mexico’s online lottery operator. more
The series of runway shows and events dubbed StyleWeek Northeast will return to Providence Aug. 24-29. Created by StyleWeek LLC founder Rosanna Ortiz, pictured above, the celebration of fashion and local design talent now in its fifth year has grown steadily. What was originally planned as a single, three-day event has now spread to up to 16 days annually over three separate weeks of the season. Eighteen designers are expected to preview their spring 2015 collections at the Providence Biltmore Hotel. more
A year before theatrical commitments to the Providence Performing Arts Center are made, President J.L. “Lynn” Singleton is busy talking to Broadway producers about the possibility of bringing openings of national tours to town. more
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