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Landlords of retail properties should counter the threat from electronic commerce by turning to dining and entertainment to attract a younger generation of customers, according to MetLife Inc.’s asset manager. more
Teen clothing chain Aeropostale Inc. overcame the first challenge to its bankruptcy reorganization plans, securing $100 million in interim financing over the objection of its main lender. more
Aspen Aerogels Inc., an energy technology company, widened its third-quarter loss to $3.1 million, or 13 cents per diluted share, and saw a decrease in revenue in the period that ended Sept. 30. more
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that nearly $2.6 million, ranging from $200,000 to $500,000, will be awarded to New England communities for cleanup and redevelopment efforts at brownfields sites. more
More than one job was held by 5.6 percent of Rhode Islanders 16 years old and older last year, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. more
Home prices in the Providence metropolitan area increased 4.2 percent over the year in October to $255,000, but are still far from the high of $310,000 reached in June 2006. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined for a third consecutive week, signaling sustained firming in the labor market. more
New-home construction in the U.S. was little changed in May, a sign the residential real-estate industry will add little to economic growth in the second quarter. more
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