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Brand building once focused primarily on five “Ps”: product, package, position, price and promotion. But in a world of seemingly limitless consumer choices, the old rules just don’t work anymore. Brand building today requires that you react to customers in real time and employ something called “brand democracy,” where users help decide the characteristics of your product or service – often via social media interaction. more
Betsey A. Purinton, 64, the managing director and chief investment officer for StrategicPoint Investment Advisors in Providence, is 13 years into her latest career – and still growing. more
Building a company is an experience that’s been a constant for Kevin Kennedy, who was raised in North Providence and started his professional work in the family consulting firm. Kennedy … more
For the third consecutive grant cycle, Rhode Island has received an award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade and Export Promotion Program to support efforts to export by small businesses in the Ocean State. more
Rhode Island ranked last among the states and the District of Columbia for employment growth among women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2015, and also ranked second to last for combined economic clout, according to a report from American Express OPEN. more
Shane Hauck has been selling his own versions of apple butter and sweet and spicy jalapeno ketchup through his startup, Clean Cuisine & Classy Creation Foods, for the past year. Hauck, 21, of Providence, started the business as a … more
Maplewood Farm, a three-season business since 1950, is a family affair and the owner wants to keep it that way. Owner Judith A. Carvalho inherited the 37-acre Portsmouth farm from her father, Manuel, who died suddenly in 1988. She works … more
NEWPORT – Erin Donovan-Boyle has been appointed executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce. The board of directors unanimously approved Donovan-Boyle's appointment on a recommendation from the nine-member search … more
BOSTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans available for Massachusetts small businesses and nonprofits impacted by last winter's historic snowfall and freezing temperatures. Up to … more
BOSTON – Drizly, the creator of a mobile app that allows users to order alcohol to be delivered from liquor stores, announced a $13 million Series A funding round, Boston Business Journal reported last week. According to the newspaper's … more
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