Small Business
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Only about one of every 10 businesses started will reach a 10th anniversary and most failures happen within the first few years. Lots can go wrong: an ill-conceived business idea, poor planning or execution, bad business model, lack of capital, ineffective leadership and poor location, among others. more
The big demand for small-batch-roasted coffee and cold-brewed coffee syrups has pushed Dave’s Coffee into a bigger facility and helped it break into the international marketplace. more
Drake Patten was warned that opening an urban-farm-supply store in a vacant former gas station on Providence’s West Side would be difficult. more
Private nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island have until Aug. 5 to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans, the U.S. Small Business Administration reminded nonprofits on Friday. more
Despite all of the attention on social media these days, email remains one of the most preferred and effective marketing methods for many small businesses. It’s a fast, efficient and inexpensive way to communicate with clients and prospects, or to generate traffic for your website. more
The business Jeanne and Brian Evans have been growing in Coventry since 2010 isn’t the one they set out to create. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” more
We’re all familiar with how order-taking goes on both sides of the restaurant table. In Newport, chefs and restaurateurs are giving the orders and local farmers are taking them. It is the next step in the “farm-to-table” process that has become an integral part of many successful restaurant operations. more
What would happen to your company if one of the other owners left or passed away? Would there be a smooth, preplanned transition of ownership or might you face uncertainty, financial difficulties and possibly expensive litigation? more
Add Carolyn Rafaelian, president of Alex and Ani Inc. and new winery owner, to the list of businesspeople taking aim at Rhode Island’s strict and often arcane liquor laws. more
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