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Small Business
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EAST PROVIDENCE – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. last week announced that it had acquired First Connecticut Insurance Inc. of Bristol, Conn. The agency will relocate into Starkweather's Bristol, Conn., office in the near future. … more
WARREN – The former controller for Ava Anderson Non Toxic last week was charged with felony embezzlement. Robert Anderson, 59, of North Providence, is free on personal recognizance after appearing in Sixth Division District Court. He is … more
Mount Dream is an online network that aims to give would-be entrepreneurs a private source of consumer feedback on new or recently launched business ventures. "My goal is to be the first place people turn with their everyday ideas to see if … more
In 1995, shortly after incorporating, East Commerce Solutions Inc. began offering four-year contracts for credit card terminal services to merchants for $19.95 – $20 off the going rate. "I decided I was going to make less profit and give … more
Companies used to view their marketing efforts as a sales funnel. In this traditional model, a company would first try to get as many people into this funnel as possible. They would then push their prospects through stages of awareness, familiarity, … more
Webster Bank this month announced the hiring of Gregory Gould, former lender relations specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island office. He talks about expectations for his new position. more
Rhode Island's slow climb from the economic basement it fell into during the Great Recession has lagged neighboring states' recoveries, but most regional business owners are optimistic about the direction the state is heading in, according to … more
Gracie's restaurant in Providence and Pamfilio's Catering and Deli in Cumberland have come up with team-building exercises designed to please the palate while tapping into the corporate-outings market. Newport Hospitality offers its … more
PROVIDENCE - The owner of Daniel Chapter One, a self-proclaimed health and healing ministry, pleaded guilty in federal court last week to tax evasion and selling unapproved products for cancer treatment and prevention. James Feijo, 68, … more
The couple loved certain wines made by small, family vineyards from Long Island to upstate New York to Napa Valley. But those labels could not be found on Rhode Island retail shelves or restaurant menus. So Jesse Sgro and Anne Sage opened a … more
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