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Family Business
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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
Laura Kevghas is president of XPX New England, an organization of professionals with a mission to improve management succession and business exits. 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
Precision is paramount at South County Artificial Limb & Brace Co., a South Kingstown-based firm that provides custom design and fabrication of orthotics and prosthetics. Joshua R. James, clinical director, is the second-generation owner of … more
Whenever Tracey Beck wants to be reminded of the skill of the workforce she manages, she can walk into a newly renovated Starbucks or a Dunkin' Donuts. The shiny-smooth, stone countertops, over which the lattes and decafs are served, are … 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
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
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
Mike Moffitt and his father, Dennis, began their small, family-owned commercial and residential painting company, Dennis Moffitt Painting, in 2003 as equal partners. When his father retired in 2011, with the help of a well-executed … more