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Small Business
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Natale "Nat" Calamis' first career started not in the boardroom of Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc., but rather on the baseball diamond, where he played second base in the minor leagues for the Detroit Tigers. After three … more
Gerardo Reyes is tired of dealing with middlemen. "Trying to get my coffee from Guatemala is a long process. … We have to work with ports in New York, New Jersey and Florida," said the owner of the soon-to-open Chikondi Café in Central Falls. more
The fact there are no private venture-capital firms in Rhode Island may not mean much to the business community at-large, but it's important for startups – where ideas live and die with access to early-stage funding. "If you want to … more
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
Dennis McLaughlin, president of Middletown-based Rite-Solutions Inc., a service-disabled veteran-owned small business specializing in systems and software engineering for government and commercial clients, talks about the company’s recent expansion to Virginia Beach and the kind of work it does in support of the U.S. Navy. more
Rhode Island officials on Tuesday met in Newport to kick off Small Business Saturday, a movement designed to support small businesses during the holiday season. more
Greg Coupe is a Realtor with Long Realty in the North Scituate village of Scituate, a family-owned real estate agency that is well known for representing owners and buyers in rural Rhode Island communities, including Foster, Glocester, Scituate and Burrillville. more
I know that Wright's Farm Restaurant is not everyone's cup of tea. But our menu is very simple; we offer freshly baked rolls, salad, pasta, fries and platters of chicken served family style, with very few exceptions. It amounts to 10,000-12,000 … more
How profitable is the gourmet doughnut? A new food-maker retailer will soon know. PVDonuts, launched two months ago, in late May opened its first retail outlet at 200 Allens Ave. in Providence, sharing the space with Sin Desserts, a specialty … more
Tangible results of the 2010 Affordable Care Act in Rhode Island – health insurance for tens of thousands of additional people and strengthening of improvements in medical care – combined with … more
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