Updated January 20 at 6:25am
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The longtime chief operating officer of Crossroads Rhode Island has been named the Career Achievement winner in the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards program, while the outstanding Mentor honoree is an entrepreneur who owns and operates three companies committed to equity in sports. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th for 24.9 percent growth in women-owned business firms from 2007 to 2016, according to the sixth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by Amex OPEN. more
The Jewelers Board of Trade has appointed Anthony J. Capuano as president. He joins JBT from HSBC Bank N.A., where he served as vice president and senior relationship manager. Capuano replaces Dione K. Kenyon as president, who will remain with JBT until the end of April when she will retire after a transitional phase, according to a press release. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
Rhode Island is the seventh-most expensive place to hold a wedding, according to The Knot, a wedding resource. more
A student storage venture captured first place in Johnson & Wales University’s fifth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition Tuesday. more
Pfizer Inc. and Allergan PLC agreed to terminate their $160 billion merger, an abrupt end to the largest-ever health-care acquisition as officials in Washington crack down on corporate inversions. more
Bryant University has been recognized for having the best value for its project management certificate program, according to Value Colleges, which offers research about colleges to help prospective students make decisions. more
In an unprecedented forum, four of Rhode Island’s six living governors spoke with one another for an hour about economic development, education, politics and demographics as part of Providence Business News’ 30th anniversary programing. more
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