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Staples Inc., the world’s largest office-supply chain, said it can’t yet “reasonably” estimate the potential losses and expenses it will incur in connection with the possible credit-card data breach disclosed last month. more
Employment increased in 305 of the 339 largest U.S. counties from June 2013 to June 2014, including in Providence, which saw a 1.7 percent increase, which was below national employment increase of 2 percent, according to recently released data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Wynn Resorts Ltd., the casino company founded by Steve Wynn, was awarded the sole license to operate a casino in the Boston area, beating a rival plan from the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. more
The University of Rhode Island will receive more than $475,000 in federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to launch a multiyear project that will use technology, film and digital media to engage children, families, educators and librarians, and advance their digital and media literacy competencies. more
Bryant University on Tuesday launched a $75 million campaign, more than half of which has already been raised, focusing on “educating innovative leaders.” more
The Aldrich Mansion will host 11 Rhody Award winners on Sept. 28, honoring their historic preservation efforts. more
U.S. stocks rose and commodities rallied on a report that China’s central bank is boosting stimulus measures. Treasuries advanced while the dollar fell on bets the Federal Reserve won’t be in a hurry to raise rates. more
Providence Business News honored 34 of the region’s most accomplished companies, entrepreneurs and innovators in its third annual Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program and gala event held Sept. 10 at Rosecliff mansion. more
Banco Santander SA, Spain’s biggest bank and parent of Santander Bank, agreed to buy Canadian car-financing company Carfinco Financial Group Inc. for about C$298 million ($269 million). more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has been named a “Rhode Island Energy Champion” for being the first company to successfully complete the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four Campaign. more
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