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Sisters Alexis Devine and Mona Devine Kronholm are trying to spread good health through one of Providence's newest businesses: Devine City Cycle. The indoor cycling fitness studio on West Fountain Street is a conduit for the sisters to … more
Ever notice the perforated metal lining the glass door of your microwave oven? That's just one of the common parts for products Ferguson Perforating of Providence manufactures. Keeping a low profile and doing business with clients mostly … more
Inside the Ocean State Job Lot store in Pawtucket, Joe Auger flipped through a sales flier. He was on the hunt for an outdoor extension cord, the one advertised at $15 for 25 feet. One aisle over, his wife, Susan, found a gift for their … more
Harry Adler remembers eating lunch one day in 1987 when he started reading a story profiling a company called The Home Depot in the trade magazine Hardware Age. "I continued both reading and eating, but it ended up being more reading than … more
For nearly 35 years, Alexander's Uniforms has rolled with the changes in medical-uniform retailing. The company purchased by Joan and Michael Gentili in 1980 first moved from downtown Providence to the retail center of Warwick, then it took … more
With its unique designs, Tatutina Inc. has brightened the eyes of children throughout the region for more than 30 years. Now the company is trying to reinvent itself to connect more directly with consumers. The idea for the family-owned … more
Print struggles today as an industry, but B & M Printing, a family business, has stayed afloat by diversifying and making hard decisions, President Carmel Therien says. Started in 1982 by her sister and brother-in-law, Bertrand and … more
It's been more than 30 years since my father decided to retire. At the time, we were seriously considering closing our doors. But when we looked at the Munroe team, we saw a tremendously dedicated core of people who believed in our company and … more
When a business has been around for more than a century, it's been doing something right. For Tourtellot & Co. Inc., it's always been about preserving relationships and changing with the times. Tourtellot, a fruits and vegetables wholesale … more
In a marketplace where big insurers like Geico connect directly with consumers, The Egis Group has gained a foothold as an independent property and casualty insurance agency linking insurers and consumers. Built largely on word-of-mouth … more
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