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When John Wood and his wife, Alexandra “Aly” Marks-Wood, bought property in Portsmouth, built a new 3,000-square-foot building and bought equipment to launch The Green Grocer, they had no way of knowing their new business would face the layers of challenges added by the financial crisis that became known as the Great Recession. more
Ed Forer’s company, Blue Sky Group, is a rags-to-riches story, though Forer will be the first to tell you serendipity, however opportune, cannot be counted on for long-range, strategic planning. more
Propel LLC President Clare King has gone from making children’s clothing to the technology behind battlefield gear such as flame-resistant camouflage for Army snipers. more
Lisa Marie Mattiello, owner of Pranzi Catering & Events, likes to boast there’s no challenge her company can’t handle. From birthday parties to corporate receptions, they do it all. more
New England Farm and Artist is part crafts store, part local organic-produce outlet and part art gallery – and it’s on the move, literally. more
Empire Prototype Inc. President Jason Enos picked an exciting time in the field of prototyping to go into business for himself. more
A few steps up to a porch, an uneven threshold in a doorway or even a standard bathroom can be obstacles to living at home for the elderly, adults recovering from surgery or children with disabilities. There are other major physical challenges, such as the need to be lifted out of bed or to go up a full flight of stairs. more
Peter Pritsker, the founder and owner of the Providence Diamond Co., says consistency in quality is what has helped the jewelry store thrive for more than two decades. more
It’s no accident that most cardboard cereal boxes lined up on the shelf in your supermarket are exactly the same size and shape, their edges trimmed to the millimeter. more
Building a company is an experience that’s been a constant for Kevin Kennedy, who was raised in North Providence and started his professional work in the family consulting firm. Kennedy … more
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