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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
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation launched a statewide Buy Local campaign last week. "Buy Local RI" offers businesses and consumers a central website at www.buylocalri.org where merchants can market their products and services and … more
Pure Haven Essentials, a new company and brand issuing from the firm known as Ava Anderson Non Toxic, is preparing to launch in March, led by Bob Manny, chief operating officer. more
WESTPORT – Farmers will begin cutting trees and tearing up brush on a parcel on Route 6 that should be a slaughterhouse and meat market by the end of the year, according to a report by The Herald News of Fall River. The Southeastern … more
Jared the Galleria of Jewelry has opened a store at the Warwick Mall, the first entrance of the Akron, Ohio-based retailer into Rhode Island. 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
What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? I would tell my 22-year-old self to give herself a break. Growing up in a very strict Ethiopian household, I was often hard on myself to always do more. That is not a bad thing at all, however, there … more
Providence's behavior suggests that city government sees commercial property taxes as a key to patching its fiscal problems. How else to explain that the city has the third-highest commercial property tax rate in the nation, according to a recent … more
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