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Small Business
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When Warren-based, food-business incubator Hope & Main went live last October with 30 entrepreneurs, founder Lisa J. Raiola likened the experience to "giving birth to 30 babies." Over the past year, Raiola estimates more than 50 businesses … more
The latest power tool in the landscaper's shed has four legs and an insatiable appetite. Goats have become an increasingly popular choice for clearing ivy, vines and underbrush on farms, in parks and in residential areas, making them a … more
In 2012, Michael Brown sailed into the Pacific to see for himself what decades of ocean-tossed trash piles contained. The debris field, he said, was filled with plastics. "I went out to see it," he said. "Let me run my fingers through the … more
The deadline for Social Enterprise Greenhouse’s Impact Accelerator Program is Oct. 8. more
In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
Kevin Hegarty loves being out on the water, so about 12 years ago he decided to take what he loves and make it into a business. 12 Meter Charters Inc., owned by Hegarty and Eli Massar, is a yacht charter company based in Newport that mostly … more
Just for fun, Jeff Powell smoked fish for 16 years before following advice given by friends and family to do it professionally. The Ocean State Smoked Fish Co., which smokes locally sourced fish and sells it at stores and farmers markets … more
If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
Hope & Main, the nonprofit culinary business incubator, is celebrating its first birthday, along with the 100th birthday of its building, the Main Street School, on Oct. 11 with a turn-of-the-century-themed fall festival. more
Ellen Ford is president and CEO of Middletown-based People’s Credit Union. She discusses The Small Business Lending Enhancement Act, which would increase credit union’s lending cap to 27.7 percent of its total assets from the current 12.25 percent. more
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