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Rhode Island long has been known for its designers, thanks in no small part to the enduring excellence of the Rhode Island School of Design. But changes in how designers are being used by business have the potential to make Rhode Island … more
Unions often get a bad name, and justifiably so. Think featherbedding, sweetened pension deals passed on to succeeding generations, not to mention workplace rules that bind an enterprise's hands at a time when flexibility can be the difference … more
Gaming activities provide the third-largest single source of revenue for Rhode Island. The arrival of gaming in Massachusetts puts this cash flow in jeopardy. The owners of Twin River and Newport Grand are not sitting idly by, waiting for … more
Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic-development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
One year ago this week Providence Business News unveiled the latest iteration of its print edition. PBN knows that news cannot wait for a weekly publication schedule, a fact we embraced nearly a decade ago when we upgraded our digital … more
Investors know that there is no such thing as a low-risk, high-gain investment. Which brings us to 38 Studios LLC. More than five years after the state backed $75 million in bonds to bring the video game developer to the Ocean State from up … more
Complicated doesn't begin to describe Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr. His death last week at 74 gives Providence a new opportunity to examine his tenure in office, although insight is difficult to come by. There was no bigger booster … more
Rhode Island's reputation for high-quality restaurants is the result of the talent and work ethic of its chefs, many former students here at Johnson & Wales University, but many also trained at some of the world's best schools and eateries. … more
With Flint, Mich.'s lead-fouled drinking water still making news, recent revelations that staffing at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council are below previous levels is a source of concern. … more
When someone with the standing in the community of Alan G. Hassenfeld sits down to talk about his home state, it makes sense to listen. The last founding family member to run Hasbro Inc. sat down with PBN as part of its Dec. 28 Interview … more
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