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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
Part restoration, part rejuvenation, the Eliza Williams Restorative Body Therapies Spa opened last March at the Regency Plaza complex in downtown Providence. Owners Taylor Williams and Kerry Manter met while working as massage therapists … more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Nelson, class of 1977, said he was … more
WARREN – Ava Anderson LLC will close and reopen without the Anderson family that launched the business, the company reported last week in an online message to its customers, citing attacks against the company founder and her products. The … more
Founder of Nasty Gal, $100 million online fashion retailer, recounts her twisted path to success. Portfolio ISBN 9781591847939 | $26.95 more
A significant change in the city's restaurant landscape was discovered recently. It happened while consulting with Providence Business News to put together the 2016 Book of Lists' ranking of Providence restaurants by seating capacity. The … more
Dixie Carroll never daydreamed about owning her own store. That wasn't the origin of J Marcel, a women's clothing and accessories store that started in Providence and recently expanded into a second location in Barrington. She started out … more
The Slater Technology Fund is a nonprofit investor in innovative startups. It provides seed and early-stage capital for new tech companies, allowing them to purchase equipment, fit out labs or help cover payroll. It is a player in the … more
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