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Put those sock and sandal combinations away, Providence. Fashion week is almost upon us. more
Mark Stewart has a vision to make “extreme customer service” the priority of the restructured Rhode Island Small Business Development Center. more
From yacht repairs done from the back of his truck and the family basement, Bill Munger built Conanicut Marine Services Inc. in Jamestown over four decades. Begun in 1974, the business now also includes a marina, boatyard, ship’s store and ferry service. And though the Great Recession took a financial toll, Munger, pictured above with his wife, Marilyn, sees hope for expansion, including adding a climate-controlled storage shed and possibly a third boat to his ferry fleet. more
Founder and President Bill Munger started Conanicut Marine Services Inc. by doing yacht repairs from the back of his truck and in the family basement. more
From modest beginnings – a small space in the back of Galapagos Boutique where guys could find a refuge from clothes shopping – Dave’s Coffee has turned into a major Rhode Island brand. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center is getting back into motion after six months of restructuring as a result of its move from Johnson & Wales University to the University of Rhode Island. more
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
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
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