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Ever notice how some small businesses seem to thrive under just about any economic conditions, while others constantly struggle and miss opportunities that come their way? In part, in might be the type of business, the location or financial backing. But the most successful business owners display some clear patterns and habits. more
The Great Recession cut business in half at DiFruscia Industries Inc. – a blow from which it was difficult – but not impossible – to recover. more
Middletown-based Vizsafe is drawing on the age of social media to help improve public safety. Founded in 2012, company offers a Twitter-like app of the same name aimed at boosting community engagement, allowing smartphone users to upload photos and videos that could aid public safety efforts. Pictured above, from left, are Vizsafe employees Brendan Hanna, Debbie Lipsett, founder and CEO Peter Mottur and Patrick Hay. more
Ten years into her career at HCC Marketing in Barrington, Kerry Chaffer learned from a confidant that the “chemistry” she engendered in making clients comfortable was not necessarily her biggest asset. more
It’s 2014 and in hospitals across the country, doctors are still using pagers.While the rest of the world has moved on to mobile phones with messaging apps and data sharing through social media, many hospitals still require on-call employees to walk around with technology from the 1990s. more
Businesses will play an increasingly important role in disaster preparedness and recovery with the anticipated official launch this month of a public-private partnership called the Rhode Island Business Alliance, said Pete Gaynor, director of emergency management for Providence. more
During the second quarter, 2,041 new business entities registered with the R.I. Secretary of State’s Business Services Division, higher than the number reported the previous quarter, the secretary’s office announced Tuesday. more
Riding the waves of change from electroplating for the jewelry industry, through strategic diversification and unrelenting commitment to quality, Tanury Industries continues to advance into new territory. more
Starting or expanding a business? Looking for small-business loans, venture capital, angel investors or other financial backing? Then you need a business plan, plain and simple. Every successful startup begins with a sound business plan. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has announced the new online Small Business Suggestion Box, a tool designed to incorporate business perspectives into the ongoing work of regulatory reform. The suggestion box is being launched by the R.I. Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Regulatory Reform, within the R.I. Department of Administration. more
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