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It won’t be long until you start seeing commercials for Black Friday specials and Cyber Monday bargains. This year, Deutsche Bank’s Chief International Economist Torsten Sløk expects the holiday season to bring a lot of cheer to retailers, many of which have struggled since the recession. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Sports Authority Inc., still seeking a buyer, has no current plan to liquidate, a lawyer for the bankrupt retailer said. more
The maker of Titleist golf balls is teeing up an IPO. more
Black Friday’s death has been greatly exaggerated before. This year, not so much. 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., the luxury jewelry retailer, gave a forecast for earnings this year that trailed analysts’ estimates as the sluggish global economy hurts sales. more
Lobbying spending in the United States has stagnated at a little over $3 billion a year ever since the 2008 financial crisis (thanks in part to changes in lobbying rules). But the rankings of lobbying’s big spenders have shifted, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-profit research group. more
CVS Health Corp. said drug costs for its plans grew a modest 5 percent in 2015, far less than the 11.8 spending growth rate from a year before. more
When Natalie Morello left New York City in 2011 to open Shoppe Pioneer, a women's fashion and lifestyle boutique in Providence, it was her first time in the Ocean State. Through her prior job as a sales manager, she knew there wouldn't be … more
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