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An increase in consumer purchases in November was accompanied by rising wages and scant inflation, indicating the biggest part of the U.S. economy will continue to underpin growth. more
Orders for U.S. capital goods dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing businesses began tempering new investment after a third-quarter surge. more
When it comes to buying gifts for their pooches during the holiday season, Rhode Island is no New Jersey, but it’s better than Kentucky. 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
Gasoline prices fell 1 cent in Rhode Island, and dropped 4 cents in Massachusetts since last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Brian Galvin is co-founder of Providence-based uWurks, a searchable database of hourly workers. The company – launched earlier this year – plans a 2016 national rollout. The website at www.uWurk.com replaces the old system of placing job ads … more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. 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
Aram Garabedian is president of Bliss Properties Inc., a Providence-based real estate development and management company that manages the Warwick Mall, 10 Weybosset Street and Bliss Place in Providence, and Bellevue Gardens Shopping Center in Newport, among other properties. more
Americans have flocked back to pickups and SUVs as gasoline prices have fallen and that’s slowing U.S. automakers’ progress on fuel economy targets, according to new data released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
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