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EAST PROVIDENCE – The state Department of Labor and Training has ordered Mancieri Flooring Co. LLC to pay $331,000 in fines and back wages for fraudulently filling out weekly payroll records and improperly classifying employees as independent … more
When Todd Monjar and Collette Royer met on Match.com two years ago, they shared not only a romantic interest but an idea for creating a meaningful artistic startup. By May of the following year, Monjar, a photographer and entrepreneur, … more
Two years ago, Rhode Island joined other New England states in setting a goal of producing 50 percent of its food by 2060. It's an ambitious goal, since at present only about 1 percent of the food now consumed in the state is grown within its … more
Debt is a dual-edged sword. For some, it is the bane of economic health. And yet in business, as in personal finance, taking on debt often finances growth, acquisition and activity. Think of mortgages to buy homes or loans to develop a commercial … more
It’s that time of year again. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island office is seeking nominations for the 2016 National Small Business Person of the Year and Exporter of the Year, among several other awards. more
R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a website focused on developing the Latino business community in Rhode Island. more
Despite an overall reduction in the number of taxpayer-backed loans made in Rhode Island last fiscal year, small business loan dollar volume grew 2.8 percent thanks largely to an increase in financing for fixed assets, such as real estate and machinery. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is planning to relaunch and re-brand its innovation incubator in Fall River on Oct. 23. more
The political purpose behind the proposals to combat gun violence that Hillary Clinton introduced last week may be to outflank her top rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders. On this issue, he's been a shrinking violet. But … more
In the past 10 years, it's been fascinating to observe the lack of "Internal Service Agreements" between marketing and sales. There seems to be a turf war without clear alignment on objectives, strategies and metrics to measure success. To … more
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