Updated November 25 at 12:28am
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Providence is the 11th best city in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to Yelp, which analyzed millions of online reviews on its website to come up with its findings. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories. more
Tiffany & Co. posted third-quarter profit that trailed analysts’ estimates and cut its forecast for earnings this year as the strong dollar and choppy economic conditions weigh on sales of luxury jewelry. more
Travelers will experience the lowest gasoline prices since 2008 this week, as prices fell 3 cents from last week in Rhode Island, and decreased 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a statewide Buy Local campaign Nov. 24, four days ahead of Small Business Saturday. more
CVS Health Corp.’s drug-benefits unit will cover Amgen Inc.’s new cholesterol-cutting injections while excluding a competing treatment from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., pushing for savings from medications that list for more than $14,000 a year. more
Thanksgiving is next week. Along with the family and turkey and fixin’s come the annual -- and historically terrible -- holiday shopping forecasts. One of my favorite traditions is to wait until the National Retail Federation posts its annual holiday spending forecast, and then write a few columns dissecting both the methodology (it’s pretty awful) and the forecast track record (it’s even worse). more
If you have a customer-loyalty program, you'd be wise to re-evaluate it. Pending accounting changes may soon make your program too risky. Incentives to returning customers already require a careful balancing act between risk and reward. … more
The vision of the Centre of New England was grand. It was to be the largest commercial development in Rhode Island, with more retail space than Providence Place mall. The development would span three towns, but was an economic coup for … more
PROVIDENCE – The Hope Street Merchants Association and industrial designer Jonathan Harris last week introduced Off-Grid On Hope, an initiative to install up to 30 solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street from the Rochambeau Library to Fifth … more
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