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(Updated, 12:13 p.m.) Tiffany & Co., the world’s second-largest luxury jewelry retailer, posted fourth-quarter profit that trailed analysts’ estimates and forecast profit for this year that also fell short as store and labor costs rose. more
There’s more to sailing in Rhode Island than sun, sea breezes and drinks at the yacht club. more
Lego A/S, the toymaker featured in a film that’s led U.S. ticket sales for three weekends, said full- year revenue advanced 10 percent with growth in all major markets, outpacing competitors including Mattel Inc. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc., the North Kingstown-based manufacturer of polypropylene films, has pledged $2 million toward a $125 million capital project to overhaul the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering facilities. more
Rhode Island exports fell by $10.7 million, or 5.6 percent on a month-over-month basis, in December, according to an e-forecasting.com report. more
Jet-engine and handgun makers wash equipment parts during the manufacturing process. Purifying that rinse water by recycling it can improve that process while protecting the environment, according to the owner of a company with just such expertise. more
In the first installment of this series on manufacturing in Rhode Island, we talked about innovation, growth and new job creation – all byproducts of a healthy manufacturing environment, one which has changed from mass production to mass customization. Today I’ll describe the support infrastructure that has fueled this transformation, and is poised to support continuing growth. more
When Jonathan Wright, 20, of Cumberland, used the bridge.jobs website to find an internship in videography, his future employer already had him in her sights. more
Steady improvement in manufacturing productivity could signal economic progress in 2014, advocates say, but investment in training is what’s needed most to propel the industry forward. more
Factories churned out more cars and appliances in December and homebuilders overcame inclement weather to begin work on more homes than projected, putting the U.S. economy on a strong footing heading into 2014. more
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