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When employees lead unhealthy lifestyles, work productivity suffers and employers' health care costs can also go up if insurance claims rise. Such common scenarios are one reason many companies in recent years have turned to wellness … more
It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
Gerardo Reyes is tired of dealing with middlemen. "Trying to get my coffee from Guatemala is a long process. … We have to work with ports in New York, New Jersey and Florida," said the owner of the soon-to-open Chikondi Café in Central Falls. more
Pop-quiz time. Which of the following explains the inability of employers to fill open positions: n A lack of qualified workers? n Low pay? n Welfare state/transfer payments that make work unappealing? I'll try to … more
Now that the Rhode Island Foundation has created a road map to boost opportunities for small-business success in the Ocean State, who will step up to follow it? On Feb. 14, the foundation published "Rhode Island Small Business Supports," … more
Todd Thomas, founder of Tinker Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator and co-working space, talks about representing Rhode Island at the 2016 National Week of Makers held in Washington, D.C., in June. more
(Updated 10:55 a.m.) Thomas Parsons Kellogg III, president of ParsonsKellogg LLC, has been named Rhode Island’s Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked among the 10 worst metropolitan areas for small-business growth in the United States, losing 625 small businesses over the four-year period measured by the American City Business Journals. more
The Rhode Island branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration held its 2017 Small Business Economic Summit Friday at Bryant University in which small business owners, led by local economic, community and government experts, gathered to discuss major issues faced by companies in the Ocean State. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. on Tuesday announced it has received $3.8 million to help it make small-business loans in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. more
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