Gasoline prices continued to rise in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, marking the second consecutive week of higher prices in both states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England.
Warren Equities Inc. has fueled its rise as one of the fastest-growing companies in Rhode Island with its successful marketing of petroleum products throughout the Northeast, driven by its founder’s unique business sense.
By Michael J. DeCicco Contributing Writer
Providence is becoming ever more attractive as a place to live. But one shortcoming in the development of the downtown neighborhood is the lack of certain amenities – a full-service grocery store being among them. Another is the dearth of 24-hour delis and the like. If you want to get some high-quality, late-night (or early morning) eats, you’re out of luck. You won’t find what is so easy to patronize in New York City, for instance.
Helena B. Foulkes took a big risk in 1997. The Harvard-educated MBA was doing well at CVS Caremark Corp., working her way up the retail merchandising and buying sector at the Woonsocket-based company. She was comfortable and successful in that role – which is exactly when great executives prove themselves by taking a leap.
By Victor Paul Alvarez
United Natural Foods Inc.’s bottom line rose 8.9 percent year over year during the three months ended April 27, and 14.5 percent year over year for the first three quarters of its fiscal year, the company announced after close of business on Tuesday.
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