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Rhode Island’s commonly called “Amazon law,” which taxes online sales by retailers that have a “nexus” or physical presence in the state, forced Nest4Less to move its office from Pawtucket to Attleboro at the end of August in order to stay in business, according to CEO Jesse Kenner. more
United Natural Foods Inc. reported net income for its 2013 fiscal year of $107.9 million, or $2.18 per diluted share, an increase of 18.1 percent over its previous fiscal year, on net sales of $6.1 billion, an increase of 15.8 percent on the previous year. more
Retail sales in the U.S. rose less than forecast in August as the biggest part of the economy struggled to gain momentum. more
The Sept. 21 WaterFire Providence lighting was the scene of FoodForward, a “food innovation showcase” put on by RallyRI, an initiative created by Allan Tear, one of The Rhode Island Foundation’s Rhode Island Innovation Fellows. His goal is to “spark a startup revolution” in the art and design, food and beverage, social impact, and advanced-manufacturing sectors of the Ocean State economy. Vin Scorziello, one of the owners of Campus Fine Wines, was on hand to serve samples of five Rhode Island craft brewers to the public. more
With only 11 vendor booths available in the Rhode Island Building at the Big E in West Springfield, Mass., it took one store owner years to get a spot, but he’s capitalizing on it now. more
Once an online-only venture, Diamond Legends, a sports memorabilia and apparel store at the Warwick Mall, is now located close to Nordstrom Rack – and closer to the shopper its owner covets. more
Late-arriving Thanksgivings shorten the traditional retail shopping season, including for Christmas tree farms, though for many Rhode Islanders the latter are a holiday-season necessity. more
It’s been only a few weeks since the Arcade reopened in downtown Providence and already shopkeepers in the newly renovated 1828 landmark are developing a camaraderie unusual among mall tenants. more
Rhode Island health and science leaders are heralding a new neuroscience research institute at the University of Rhode Island as a way to further collaborate in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. more
Costa Inc., formerly A.T. Cross Co., has reached a deal to be acquired by Essilor International SA, the world’s largest manufacturer of corrective lenses, the companies announced Friday. more
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