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Rhode Island ranked third from last among states and the District of Columbia for losing 900 construction jobs in May compared with May 2014. more
The American consumer, missing in action for much of 2015, showed up in May. more
While there is no question that Rhode Island is recovering from the Great Recession, the pace is languid. For example, the Ocean State's gross state product, as measured by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, increased in real terms (that … more
Rhode Island ranked 29th nationally and third in New England for its economic growth of 1.2 percent in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
Royal Ahold NV is in the final stages of negotiation with Delhaize Group, indicating that a merger to create the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer is near. more
Proposed legislation to establish commercial tax guidelines within the Interstate 195 redevelopment corridor in Providence is unlikely to pass the General Assembly this session. more
MADRID - Banco Santander SA, Spain’s largest lender, said profit rose 68 percent in the fourth quarter as the bank set aside fewer provisions for bad loans and revenue increased. Net income rose … more
The outlook for the Massachusetts economy is “strongly positive,” thanks to the improving national economy and falling gasoline prices, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
Cape Air has been named one of “America’s Best Airlines” in Condé Nast Traveler’s readers’ choice awards. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of the top destinations in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to a survey by Yelp. more
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