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Harry Adler remembers eating lunch one day in 1987 when he started reading a story profiling a company called The Home Depot in the trade magazine Hardware Age. "I continued both reading and eating, but it ended up being more reading than … more
Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school early. more
Tulay Lawton was recently promoted to general manager of the Savory Grape. Lawton grew up in Istanbul and she began cooking when she was 10. She arrived in the U.S. 13 years ago and started her own catering business, Tulay's Kitchen, which brought … more
The U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending as businesses struggled to sell to overseas customers battered by sluggish growth. more
Retailers like to drag out weather as an excuse -- often dubiously -- to explain away lackluster results. But this Christmas it looks like they have a legitimate gripe. more
Rhode Island organizations are reinvigorating buy-local campaigns for the holidays, but how much the efforts truly boost the bottom lines for businesses can be hard to measure. The Rhode Island Foundation took over the state's year-round … more
With its unique designs, Tatutina Inc. has brightened the eyes of children throughout the region for more than 30 years. Now the company is trying to reinvent itself to connect more directly with consumers. The idea for the family-owned … more
At the height of last month's Powerball mania, when the jackpot reached $1.6 billion, one Rhode Island company was kept busy processing a half-million lottery transactions per minute during peak hours. Indeed, IGT, formerly GTECH, is a … more
The vision of the Centre of New England was grand. It was to be the largest commercial development in Rhode Island, with more retail space than Providence Place mall. The development would span three towns, but was an economic coup for … more
PROVIDENCE – The Hope Street Merchants Association and industrial designer Jonathan Harris last week introduced Off-Grid On Hope, an initiative to install up to 30 solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street from the Rochambeau Library to Fifth … more
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