Updated June 26 at 5:26pm
Manufacturing
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Tiffany & Co., the luxury jewelry retailer, posted first-quarter sales that missed analysts’ estimates, hurt by weak demand from tourists and domestic U.S. consumers. more
Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership launched the Manufacturing Innovation Challenge today at World Trade Day at Bryant University, announcing that more than $1 million will be available to qualifying Rhode Island manufacturers. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
Purchasing managers at U.S. factories anticipate sales will grow 2.8 percent in 2016, down from the 4.1 percent they forecast in December, according to a survey by the Institute for Supply Management. more
Bryant University will host its 31st annual World Trade Day conference on May 25, with the theme “Global Trends Impacting Local Decisions.” more
(Updated 3:47 p.m.) Taco Comfort Solutions and the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University were recognized on Monday with the president’s “E” award for exporting excellence at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. more
AstroNova, a maker of technology for the aerospace, specialty printing, test and measurement markets, reported a 15.9 percent drop in profit in the first quarter, but an 8.6 percent increase in revenue. more
The Ocean State’s economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Nortek Inc. posted net income of $2.6 million in the first quarter of 2016, an improvement on the $13.9 million loss in the same 2015 period. At the same time, the air management, and residential and commercial technology manufacturer said Friday that net sales for the three months ended April 2 increased 7.2 percent to $613.9 million. more
Honeywell International Inc. plans to spin off its $1.3 billion resins-and-chemicals business by early next year, enabling the company to concentrate on faster-growing products. more
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