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The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Textron Inc. reported a 139.2 percent jump in profit and 2.2 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter that ended Oct. 1 compared with the same period a year ago. more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
Economic activity is continuing at a modest to moderate pace in the First District despite uncertainty about the presidential election, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
Taking a page from Comic-Con, Hasbro will hold a three-day event called “HASCON” in September, its first fan and family convention. more
(Updated 11:26 a.m.) Acushnet Holdings Corp., the maker of Titleist golf balls and clubs and FootJoy shoes and performance clothing, aims to raise up to $464 million through an initial public offering. more
Thanks to a boost in sales in the girls’ segment fueled by Disney Princess dolls, Hasbro Inc. experienced 24.1 percent growth in profit and 14.1 percent growth in revenue in the third quarter that ended Sept. 25 compared with the prior-year period, the toymaker reported Monday. more
Output at U.S. manufacturers rose for the third time in four months on production of consumer goods and construction materials, a sign the industry is recovering from a prolonged spell of weakness. more
Marcel Valois has been named executive director of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Rhode Island. He most recently served as senior adviser at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. He holds an M.A. in urban and economic geography and … more
Job openings in the U.S. declined more than projected in August to the lowest level this year and hiring cooled from a month earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. more
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