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The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a statewide Buy Local campaign Nov. 24, four days ahead of Small Business Saturday. more
Updated 2:30 p.m. Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators again rose 0.3 percent in January to a reading of 130.5, fueled in part by manufacturing and employment growth, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic Indicator Index. more
Stefan Pryor, nominee for state Secretary of Commerce, received a unanimous endorsement Tuesday from a Senate committee reviewing his appointment as Rhode Island’s first executive officer overseeing all aspects of economic development. more
U.S. banks that pass the Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests are strong enough to boost quarterly payouts to shareholders 53 percent on average, disbursing $109 billion over the next 15 months, according to analysts. more
Banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller has given a $2.5 million gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. more
(Updated, 9:20 p.m.) IlluminOss Medical has appointed Manny Avila as its new president and CEO. The developer of a minimally invasive system to repair bone fractures has been looking for a chief executive since former president and CEO Dirk Kuyper left in September 2014. more
For four university presidents who happen to be women, running their institutions is very much like running a business. more
Ten Network Holdings Ltd., Australia’s No. 3 free-to-air commercial broadcaster, said it’s studying takeover or refinancing proposals received from a number of parties. more
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