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Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
Banco Santander SA’s profit fell in the second quarter as Spain’s biggest bank absorbed costs from closing branches and cutting jobs in its home market, where its lending business showed further signs of pressure. more
FALL RIVER – An Amazon.com Inc. facility will open on Sept. 21, hiring 500 warehouse workers making $12.75 to $14.74 an hour. A team from Amazon on July 6 held the first of four briefings in the city. It met with 200 people in the … more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr., D-Warwick, last month announced that he will pre-file legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for the weekend of Aug. 6-7. The tax holiday, designed to give local business an economic boost, … more
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The Dash Inc. businesses, Dash Delivery and Dash Bicycle Shop, began with one man, one bike. In 1994, Leo LaBelle filled in as a bicycle messenger at a courier service, for an employee who took the summer off. Once the summer … more
The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than initially estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories. more
Consumer confidence rebounded more than forecast in December as Americans grew more optimistic about the current state of the economy and job market. 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
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