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CVS Health Corp. recently announced the launch of Be The First, an initiative to help those who smoke quit and ensure that those who don’t smoke, never start. Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, talked with Providence Business News about the initiative. more
Sales at U.S. retailers rose less than forecast in October as consumers pocketed the money saved after fueling up their cars. more
As of today, 1 percent of the food consumed in Rhode Island is produced here. But advocates of the locally sourced food movement want that percentage to grow significantly over the next four decades. Rhode Island is a little small to … more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose more than forecast in June, paced by the biggest jump in fuel costs in a year. more
Rhode Island’s capital city has some of the most frugal residents in the nation thanks to their coupon use. more
Retailers’ pain is spreading to their landlords. more
The slowest part of fast food? Adding new menu items or changing existing ones. more
Gasoline prices this week jumped 11 cents in Rhode Island and 8 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
A majority of credit cards in the U.S. now contain a chip designed to add more security -- yet most payment terminals at retailers can’t read the new technology. more
Here’s one key takeaway from the Commerce Department’s report Friday on February wholesale inventories: There’s going to be a much bigger drag on first-quarter U.S. gross domestic product from diminished stockpiling than most economists forecast before the report. more
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