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Small Business
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This week's cover story tells a tale that every small businessperson dreads: a major customer goes under, leaving you with a bill that amounts to more than 10 percent of your yearly revenue. The company can't pay bills, lines of credit dry … more
Graphic Ink Inc. opened its doors in 1997 with two employee-owners, including one who kept the books after-hours, after finishing her other job. Eighteen years later, the business on Warren Avenue in East Providence is still located in the … more
A recent survey from Citizens Bank found that one-quarter of small-business owners are using their personal bank accounts for their companies, instead of opening a separate account dedicated to the business. This practice creates risk – … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island is hosting a “meet the lenders” event this month to help small-business owners connect with lenders to discuss financial needs. more
I joined TBC directly out of URI in 1974 and five years later took over stewardship of the company when my father retired. For the past 35 years the company has been my epistemic crucible, revelatory prism and an often harrowing, emotional roller … more
ATLANTA – Small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofits in Kent, Providence and Washington counties can apply for U.S. Small Business Administration working capital disaster loans due to hardships resulting from a drought that began on July … more
Five percent, or 24, of Rhode Island’s 506 middle-market firms are engaged in exporting, according to Middle Market Power Index: Taking the Global Stage, a report from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet. more
Moving the multidisciplinary design studio Shellshock Inc. to Providence last August, after two years in Boston, has helped the company grow, founder Mark Mason said. "I didn't see the value of being in a location with a lot of congestion … more
A car dealership in Massachusetts avoided a worker's compensation claim last year after internal video surveillance revealed the worker who allegedly fell on the job deliberately put water on the floor. That's one of many anecdotes … more
A family-based business composed of ingenious thinkers who know how to reinvent themselves to meet changing conditions. That's the formula that has kept New England Construction going strong, now in its second generation of leadership. … more
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