Updated March 28 at 9:28am
Small Business
200 results total, viewing 111 - 120
A senior at the ­University of Rhode Island, Anthony ­Markey knows how frustrating it is when the school bookstore offers to buy back textbooks at a fraction of the original price. "Although only a few months have gone by, it's almost … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Friday named Gary M. Palardy, president and CEO of Blue Moon Industries in Providence, “Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year.” more
Many of Rhode Island's minority groups are growing, but the value of state contracts with minority business enterprises, known as MBEs, isn't keeping up. "It's not a secret minority [groups] have been growing at an accelerated rate," Oscar … more
Gerardo Reyes loves coffee. "Everything started with loving coffee – I'm addicted," said the owner of Chikondi Café on Dexter Street in Central Falls. A Guatemalan native, Reyes moved to Providence when he was 20. For the past 12 years … more
Immediately after opening Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. in 1995, Carol Ethier said she often had requests to build cameras – but she had designed the business to do and be so much more. The video, image capture and display technology … more
The pitch: Pure Barre is the fastest, most effective way to change your body. Years in business: 4 Employees: 22 Cost to obtain franchise: $154,500-$282,000 … more
The woman who buys her own jewelry and who wants something classic and real is the type of customer driving the growth of HAVERHILL Inc. Three-year-old HAVERHILL is among the small companies with dedicated offices in the shared space … more
Dana and Josh Kretzmann knew how challenging it could be to launch and maintain a small, retail business. So when they had an opportunity to expand their shop, White Buffalo, into a larger space, they thought a shared space with other small … more
1 You are Rhode Island's Small Business Person of the Year and in the running for the national honor. Why do you think you earned the recognition? I think our story is typical of how so many small businesses have fought hard to prosper the … more
Providence is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it’s the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal finance website Wallethub. more
« Prev | 1 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 20 | Next »