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Coming off its best Christmas in years, the U.S. toy industry is wagering that the Pokemon Go craze will command a lot of space on kids’ wish lists. more
(Updated, 9:22 p.m.) A key advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. is expected to review requests for state tax credit incentives for more than $90 million worth of projects, including the renovation of three historic buildings on Westminster Street. The Lapham Building, as well as smaller buildings at 270 and 276 Westminster, would be renovated for commercial and residential uses under a redevelopment proposal submitted by Conrnish Associates LP. more
The construction industry in Rhode Island ranked 28th in nation for year-over-year employment growth, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. more
Despite the tailwinds of strong jobs growth and the vanguard of the millennial generation entering their prime homebuying years, developers have been strangely reluctant to break ground on new single-family homes in 2016. more
The development team that is renovating a historic Jewelry District manufacturing building wants to pair it with new construction on an adjoining, vacant parcel in the I-195 Redevelopment District. more
During the centennial celebration of the Eastern States Exposition, Rhode Island Day will take place Tuesday, Sept. 20, and feature attractions and activities from the Ocean State. more
After months of waiting for the volatility trade to pay off, U.S. equity bears are finally cashing in. more
Gasoline prices are unchanged from a week ago in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
U.S. stocks trimmed an advance as Apple Inc. fell for a second day to weigh on technology shares, while a rebound in banks lost some momentum as investors awaited key policy meetings for the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week. more
Want to increase your happiness? Look no further than your work schedule. Unstable working hours can harm employees’ financial security and amplify their stress, according to research from the Washington-based Center for Equitable Growth. more
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