Updated September 26 at 12:26pm
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Approximately $750,000 in industry cluster grants to encourage innovation were awarded to seven organizations Monday night by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp.’s board of directors. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. on Monday to keep one of Rhode Island’s oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to Providence. more
Gasoline prices rose 1 cent in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, but are still well below the price in both states a year ago, AAA Northeast said. more
A trade mission to the United Kingdom will be held in September to help boost exports from Rhode Island, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Employers in April added the fewest number of workers in seven months and the U.S. jobless rate held steady as subdued economic growth prompted a more moderate rate of hiring. more
(Updated, 8:37 p.m.) It’s not the first time developers of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St. have sought city and state support to rehabilitate the iconic 26-floor Art Deco Providence office tower. more
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
Consumer confidence fell to the lowest level since mid-December as Americans grew more pessimistic about the economy, their finances and the buying climate. 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
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating. more
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