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Royal Ahold NV agreed to acquire Delhaize Group for about 9.32 billion euros ($10.4 billion) in shares, creating the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer in the industry’s biggest transaction for almost a decade. more
Qatar-owned broadcaster beIN Sports is in advanced talks to buy Turkey’s biggest pay-TV platform Digiturk, two people with knowledge of the matter said. more
A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts dropped 2 cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth failed to meet expectations in the first quarter, posting a gain of 1.5 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
The R.I. Convention Center will host the 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships next June, and the economic impact for the event is estimated at $3.75 million. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday signed her first state budget, touted as a “robust jobs plan” that will help put Rhode Islanders back to work and move the state forward. more
The price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline in Rhode Island and Massachusetts increased 1 cent per gallon in the last week, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey. more
(Updated 11:54 a.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, was selected Monday as the commission’s new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who unexpectedly announced her resignation last month. more
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was given hours to come up with a plan to keep his country in the euro as citizens endure a second week of capital controls. more
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