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Economic Activity
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Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said free two-hour holiday parking for shoppers is returning starting on “Small Business Saturday” on Nov. 28 and running through Jan. 1 in select commercial districts. more
U.S. e-commerce sales surged on Thanksgiving, raising questions about how many shoppers will show up for brick-and-mortar retailers’ promotions on Black Friday, the traditional kickoff to the holiday season. more
Some good news for bargain hunters braving crowds today: Rhode Island is one of the states where a Black Friday fight is least likely. more
Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four- decade low that shows a resilient labor market. more
In the battle for holiday toy spending, the empire has the upper hand. At least that’s the view in the stock market. more
A tax inversion is a kind of magic trick. Driven by the dysfunction of the American tax code, U.S. companies can merge with smaller foreign competitors, shift their addresses overseas and -- hey presto -- steeply reduce their tax bills. more
Jared the Galleria of Jewelry has opened a store at the Warwick Mall, the first entrance of the Akron, Ohio-based retailer into Rhode Island. more
GM2 Associates Inc. has opened a Rhode Island office at The Foundry corporate office center, at 235 Promenade St. more
Duane Boucher recently was named the 2016 president of the statewide Multiple Listing Service. The principal broker of Boucher Real Estate in Woonsocket, Boucher was twice named the Northern Rhode Board of Realtors' top-producing Realtor. more
Cash collections increased 3.5 percent through the first four months of the fiscal year when compared with the same period last year, but decreased 2 percent when comparing October with October 2014, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
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