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The outlook for 2015 is positive among almost all firms in the First District that were surveyed for the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report released this week. more
Ross Nelson of Cox Business has been elected chairman of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. more
Engineering firm Wright-Pierce received a Circle of Excellence Platinum Award at the 2014 A/E/C (architecture/engineering/construction) Industry Summit held in Orlando last month. more
Cindy Laughlin, president of Recruiting Specialists, was recently elected to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Laughlin began her career as an executive recruiter for a search firm that specialized in retail. After acquiring ownership of the firm in 1993, Laughlin built Recruiting Specialists into the talent-acquisition firm that it is today. Recruiting Specialists focuses on many facets of the retail industry, including big box and luxury retail. Outside of the office, Laughlin is also very active in the community. She was previously the president (and now the chairwoman) of Justice Assistance. She is also the education chairwoman for the Massachusetts Association of Personnel Services, as well as a trustee of the Providence Performing Arts Center and she continues to support several of Rhode Island’s nonprofit organizations. more
Service providers from U.S. retailers to builders expanded in November at the second-fastest pace in more than nine years, indicating the world’s largest economy is forging ahead through a global slowdown. more
Kelly A. Kincaid, a litigation associate at Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney LLP, was recently recognized as a Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers for the second year in a row. Kincaid specializes in defending retail and hospitality clients regarding premises liability actions filed in both state and federal courts. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Defense Counsel of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Bar Association. She also serves on the board of directors of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association. Kincaid holds a B.A. in history from Providence College and a J.D. with a concentration in international law from Suffolk University Law School. more
Providence attorney Matthew Parker is familiar with taking depositions, but a new program that debuted in mid-November gave him a crash course in deposition techniques that he’d been eager to try. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
Phoenix Strategy Investments has acquired PI Worldwide in Wellesley. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
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