Updated February 13 at 12:28am
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Macy’s Inc. will fire or relocate about 3,000 workers and explore options for its real estate after the largest U.S. department-store company suffered a worse holiday period than it expected. more
U.S. stock-index futures sank, earlier falling the most since September, amid a China-led rout that continued to spread to equities around the globe. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the U.S. labor market remained robust entering 2016. more
New year, same fears. Except now they’re hitting all at once. For U.S. stocks it’s meant the worst start since the financial crisis, while volatility in Europe has exploded to levels not seen in a decade. more
The Providence Department of Planning and Development is surveying residents, regular visitors and employees in the city’s 25 neighborhoods on improvement needs, as part of a Providence Tomorrow neighborhood development plan. more
James Rizzo is senior vice president and regional manager of commercial banking for Rockland Trust. In that role, he manages a sales and lending team that covers Rhode Island, as well as southeastern Massachusetts. more
Meal and beverage tax collections, as well as hotel tax collections, grew over the year in October and on a fiscal year- to-date basis, the state Department of Revenue reported Wednesday. more
Comparing Rhode Island cities, Warwick consumers are in the best financial shape when it comes to paying off their credit card debt. more
It took nearly two years, three states, 18 towns, $483 million and enough wire to stretch from Providence to Durham, N.C., but Tuesday marked the completion of a major infrastructure project to upgrade Southern New England’s electric system. more
Diners are encouraged to “take a bite out of winter” during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, which begin Jan. 10 and run through Jan. 23. more
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