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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
Building a company is an experience that’s been a constant for Kevin Kennedy, who was raised in North Providence and started his professional work in the family consulting firm. Kennedy … more
Cox Business and Inc. Magazine will host the business pitch competition, Get Started RI, for the second time in the Ocean State. This time, Cox Business is upping the ante by doubling the prize to a $10,000 technology package. 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
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is bringing business owners, entrepreneurs, industry leaders and government officials together during the eighth annual “We Mean Business” expo on Sept. 3. more
Having invested all of its existing capital, Betaspring has decided to wait until spring 2015 to launch its next startup accelerator session as it seeks to raise new funding and focus on its current portfolio. more
It took a while, but the R.I. Small Business Development Center, the grass roots support agency that is part of the U.S. Small Business Administration nationwide network, has a new chief. more
Michael Noonan is a clinical instructor for the University of Rhode Island’s physical-therapy program, as well as the founder of the family-run practice, Physical Therapy Services of Rhode Island. He comes from a long line of health professionals, which influenced his love for helping others. Noonan utilizes a holistic approach, which can eliminate the need for more drastic interventions such as heavy medications or surgery. Noonan is also a pastor at Living Truth Church in North Kingstown and he holds a B.S. in physical therapy from Marquette University and an M.S. in business management from Cardinal Stritch College. more
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