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Small Business
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At a recent meeting with small-business leaders, President Donald Trump pledged to do "a big number" on the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, which he blamed for cutting off the bank lending needed for growth. "It's almost impossible now to start a small … more
A new wine bar on Dorrance Street in Providence is shaking up the capital city's popular foodie scene with its egalitarian management style. Fortnight Wine Bar, a workers' cooperative opened in December, is co-owned and operated by friends … more
Drew Carey, a Newport-based geologist and ecologist, researches how day-to-day activities of people impact the health of marine wildlife and the ocean floor, and what can be done to maintain a strong underwater ecosystem. "Our primary … more
1 What stood out to you most about the Rhode Island banking scene in 2016? The continued growth of banks, including the expansion of the branch network in the state. Additionally, the commitment to the Rhode Island communities was steadfast … more
If you want to know how to boost the Rhode Island economy, talk to Carol O'Donnell, who has thrived in a tough business sector, the construction industry. O'Donnell is president and owner of a diversified construction business triad: CRM … more
For the bakery that specializes in multitiered wedding cakes, no disaster is worse than the dropped cake, followed closely by the crushed box and the smeared icing. A South Kingstown couple has created a small business that blossomed around … more
It was mid-March 2015 when Jeremy Duffy woke up at 5 a.m. to a text on his cellphone that showed two images of a burning manufacturing building in Providence. He was shocked. For the preceding eight months, the building at 498 … more
Mission: To develop and provide programs, services and support to our members by protecting their interests, promoting industry partnerships and providing education and leadership, such that members receive a definable value for their investment. … more
On April 25, then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump stood before a throng of supporters at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. He smiled and nodded as the crowd chanted his name. "We're going to bring jobs back to the country … more
Ruben D. Ogando and his brother Reymond were born in the Dominican Republic, where their mother made them learn to tailor growing up. Thirty-three years ago, Reymond started a tailoring and laundromat company in Providence. Ruben, who first … more
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