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Walt Disney Co. unveiled a line of wearable toys that interact with each other and other products, starting with its Marvel comic-book characters. more
James "Bud" Heaton was a teacher-turned-contractor in 1992 when he switched careers for a second time, seeing an opportunity in anchors, waterproof paint and nylon rope. The veteran sailor and boater knew that Newport's only marine-supply … more
PROVIDENCE – CVS Health Corp. opened its first MinuteClinic in the city last week inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 799 Hope St., marking its sixth retail medical clinic to open in Rhode Island since October. Woonsocket-based CVS said in a … more
Deborah Schimberg, founder and CEO of Verve Inc., won the U.S. Small Business Administration award for Rhode Island Women-owned Small Business of the Year. Verve, the producer of Glee Gum, stood out for its commitment to sustainable production. … more
As a 14-year-old teenager, Ava Anderson became concerned about chemicals in personal-care products she and her family used. She got rid of the products but didn’t stop there. In 2009, she formed Ava Anderson Non Toxic with her brother, Frohman, and their mother, Kim. Anderson, pictured above, is now a student at Babson College, in Wellesley, Mass. And her direct-sales business employs 45 people in an East Providence manufacturing center that produces 11 different types of products, including for skin care. more
When Justin C. Hoffler was in middle school he cut a deal with his parents: straight A's on his next report card and they would buy him an all-terrain vehicle. Hoffler hit the books, got the A's and rode into his seventh-grade summer on a … more
White Cross Pharmacy began in the Depression era as a family-owned store, and has matured into a third-generation business by knowing when to abandon old ways of thinking. more
If you want to examine the latest in boats, yes, the annual Providence Boat Show is a destination. more
McDonald’s Corp.’s push to let different restaurants satisfy regional tastes is evident in this week’s rollout of its pumpkin spiced lattes. more
Akanksha Aga says the benefit of having her husband as a business partner is that they can have impromptu business meetings over dinner. The downside, she says, is that they can have impromptu business meetings over dinner. "It's a … more
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