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Small Business
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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
Rachel C. Narodowy knows restaurant customers can be finicky, so she's built a family style eatery over the last 38 years that lures locals with the time-tested combination of good food, affordable prices and a welcoming atmosphere. … more
Eric Weiner launched a corporate limo service the summer after his freshman year in college, sold it 20 years later and now is onto his next startup: connecting food trucks to local markets. The launch of the first startup, All Occasion … more
In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
As one of two top executives at a social-benefit corporation in Rhode Island, Maureen Cronin gets hired to solve problems and create change. She takes on that role as co-founder and CEO through her firm, Worldways Social Marketing, in … more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people – those two interests have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in East Providence, Fillion, 55, started out as a … more
Margaret Lengerich did not give up after she finished as a semi-finalist in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition two years ago. more
Last week we discussed reasons to structure the purchase of a business as an asset sale. This week, we discuss successor liability and ways to effectively close the deal. Learning after the fact that you are responsible for the tax … more
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