Updated August 27 at 12:28pm
New Business
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The bookstore and coffee shop, that's been done quite a bit. Less common is the bookstore/bar. Riffraff LLC will open for business, joining combined interests, in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence this fall, in a space that will … more
With the help of affluent investors, Savoy Bookstore and Café has filled what some considered a void in Westerly since opening in the spring. Annie Philbrick, a partner of Mystic Books Inc. in Connecticut, is running the new bookstore, … more
In October 2005 Jessica Morris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She would only live for three years after her diagnosis, but during that time she built a legacy that continues today. Before her death, wanting to educate the public and … more
When elderly residents need a ride to appointments and family members aren't available, where do they turn? A new business, based in East Providence, hopes to become one answer. Bookseniorcare, located online at … more
As a business consultant, John Boudreau repeatedly found employers and employees moving in different directions, with inconsistent goals. The recurring pattern pushed him in March to start Cranston-based software company Envisionable LLC, … more
Get Started Rhode Island will highlight up to five entrepreneurs who will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts and get a chance to win $40,000 in prizes. more
For 15 years Lisa Limer traveled the globe as a photographer for Conde Nast's Traveler magazine, covering everything from cultural issues to architecture. She left Conde Nast when it restructured in 2014 to open a luxury fabric design … more
Looking at such things as growth in business and gross domestic product, new building permits and municipal bonds per capita, Newport County has the greatest amount of investment in its local economy among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to the latest SmartAsset study. more
Dixie Carroll never daydreamed about owning her own store. That wasn't the origin of J Marcel, a women's clothing and accessories store that started in Providence and recently expanded into a second location in Barrington. She started out … more
Anastasia Laurenzi and Michael Larsen met as graduate students at the Rhode Island School of Design. Today, the duo are partners in life and work. Last summer they launched the artisan furniture and architecture company Oblique Studio LLC in … more
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