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In 1995, shortly after incorporating, East Commerce Solutions Inc. began offering four-year contracts for credit card terminal services to merchants for $19.95 – $20 off the going rate. "I decided I was going to make less profit and give … more
In July, Dean Warehouse Services Inc. added another location in Rhode Island, purchasing an empty, 175,000-square-foot building in the Hopkinton village of Ashaway. The site has already attracted interest from a Connecticut company with a … more
Thomas J. Lydon started Bardon's Water Services & Technologies Inc. out of his apartment in 1985. It has grown into a multistate business with annual sales exceeding $2 million. Lydon, formerly a chief engineer for the Federal Aviation … more
Framed artwork adorning the walls at Carmine's Restaurant in New York City represents the kind of work Archives and Ephemera Design specializes in: collages of memorabilia with staying power. Carmine's was one of the first bigger jobs the … more
The city that gave the world H.P. Lovecraft now has a store featuring his works and connecting visitors to his Providence. Lovecraft Arts & Sciences opened earlier this summer at the Arcade Providence. It is run by the nonprofit Lovecraft … more
Paul Haun spent nine years in the insurance investment business before waking up one morning last year inspired to start his own business. Little did he know the idea for his mobile app-development company, Providence-based Kaneland LLC, … more
Randy Miller is an astute evaluator of global markets. Off the top of his head, Miller can tell you which countries are economically depressed and which are bullish. He can list the ever-changing costs of different types of commodities. He … more
Danilo Reyes, founder and president of Providence-based Available Staffing Network, is tapping into demand for contract employees. "I noticed things were starting to come back since the recession," he said of his decision to launch his own … more
Trans-Link LLC is a woman-owned transportation brokerage firm that connects truckers with clients shipping everything from fresh produce to dry goods in the United States and Canada. President Carla Manni grew up in the industry, with … more
Twenty-two years ago, Dan Del Bonis opened a restaurant with a partner. When that didn't work out, he and his father sold the slightly used kitchen equipment to other restaurateurs. And a new business was born. Del Bonis, the owner … more
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