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Included in this week's Providence Business News is the special section devoted to this year's Business Excellence Awards winners. This is the 16th edition of the BEA program, and each year, no matter how gloomy the overall economy may be … more
What if every time you picked up a fried chicken wing, or a sticky corn-on-the-cob, you didn't have to lick your fingers clean or waste paper napkins cleaning up? Delicate, finger-protecting slip-ons, Wingerz, are now available for sale. … more
Released in the United States on July 6, Pokémon GO has dominated many people's smartphone screens and time, with more than 15 million downloads globally. The free app revitalizes the popular Japanese gaming franchise that rose to popularity in the … more
What's not to like? General Electric Co. is opening a new technology center in Providence and has started the hiring process for the 100 jobs it expects to put here. The decision to build a satellite office in Rhode Island after the … more
How do you encourage employee engagement? Associates can participate in various activities committees to plan the annual holiday and summer outings and quarterly community service events. In addition, we share the results of Best Places To … more
CANTON, Mass. – Reebok International Ltd. is collaborating with footwear-component supplier AF Group in Lincoln, which has a technology lab in Burrillville; equipment maker Rampf Group Inc. in Wixom, Mich.; and international raw material supplier … more
NONPROFITS HOPE & MAIN, Rhode Island's first food-business incubator, is a "center of gravity" for local food, said Lisa Raiola, founder and president. Believing that homegrown food processing and related businesses could … more
Robert C. Baxter Jr. in 2014 was all set to bring his urban wind-energy system to market when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The cancer put Baxter and Warwick-based CBC LLC, the company he owns with his wife, Leslie Walaska Baxter, on a … more
Cassie Tharinger is the new director of the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, taking the reins from Cynthia Kwolek. She most recently managed the Mount Hope Farmers Market, and has been involved in many other community initiatives. PNPP … more
More than 5 million jobs will be lost by 2020 as a result of developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technological change, according to World Economic Forum research. more
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