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Business activity appears to be improving in New England, with retail and manufacturing companies throughout the region reporting increases in revenue or year-over-year sales and commercial and real estate markets largely unchanged from the last report, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s Beige Book released Sept. 3. more
Lego A/S expanded revenue in the first half, bridging the gap with toy industry market leader Mattel Inc. as consumers flocked to pick up play sets from box office hit “The Lego Movie.” more
Chrysler Group LLC reported its best August for U.S. vehicle deliveries in 12 years, while Ford Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. also posted results that surpassed analysts’ projections. more
Manufacturing expanded in August at the fastest pace in three years as orders grew by the most in a decade, showing U.S. factories will help power the economy into the third quarter. more
Providence Optical was named one of “America’s Finest Optical Retailers” for 2014 by “Invision” magazine, a business publication for eyewear professionals. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat is in a hiring surge to meet the requirements of U.S. Navy contracts and has already added more than 720 new employees at its Quonset Point facility since the beginning of the year, according to Jason Vlaun, the company’s human resources manager. more
Two Rhode Island-based companies, Alex and Ani and First Point Power, made the top 100 in Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, released Wednesday. more
Sensata Technologies Holding NV plans to buy Schrader International Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for an enterprise value of $1 billion to expand in sensors that warn against low tire pressure. more
Factory production increased in July at the fastest pace in five months as capital spending climbed and motor vehicle demand surged, indicating the industry is helping propel the U.S. economy. more
Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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