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With a nod to Rhode Island colonists who in 1772 stormed and burned the British ship HMS Gaspee, a new nonprofit advocating for small-business needs is calling itself the Gaspee Business Network. "We needed an organization that effectively … more
Steven Gibree is a veteran in the baby-products industry and his experience is paying off. His newest venture, Baby's Journey Inc., is projected to triple its annual sales to $9 million this year. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Gibree's … more
When I started my business in 1997, I knew I had to follow simple business mottos: Buy good, quality ingredients, make a desirable product, and never decline a customer's request. I immediately recognized buying good, quality ingredients … more
If all goes as planned, two tourists will crawl into a space capsule at the end of next year and blast off for a weeklong trip to the moon and back. It's the ultimate couple's vacation, offered exclusively by Elon Musk's SpaceX, which announced the … more
If you want to improve and grow your business, I recommend you apply for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. From my first impressions on the opening day, through all five of the nine classroom modules I have completed to date, I have … more
An Innovation Center will open in September at Rocky Hill School, offering students enrichment opportunities focused on innovation, design thinking and entrepreneurship. more
Steve Jobs once commented, "If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?" These are words to live by as Jobs, both literally and figuratively, certainly knew the tender balance between … more
A 2015 study by the Fiscal Policy Institute found that in Providence from 2000 to 2013 the number of Main Street businesses – which was defined as the kinds of shops and services that were "the backbone of neighborhoods" – owned by U.S.-born … more
The Internet of Things is one of the gadget industry's brightest hopes in a world that's saturated with smartphones. Sensors are cheap, and digital giants such as Amazon and Google are aggressively pushing their voice-command technology. The … more
For the bakery that specializes in multitiered wedding cakes, no disaster is worse than the dropped cake, followed closely by the crushed box and the smeared icing. A South Kingstown couple has created a small business that blossomed around … more
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