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Peter Pritsker, the founder and owner of the Providence Diamond Co., says consistency in quality is what has helped the jewelry store thrive for more than two decades. more
As lives become ever-more hectic due to family, work and social demands, consumers are increasingly seeking out simple solutions for their meals. more
A CVS Health employee at the Cass Avenue store in Woonsocket conducts a free screening with a customer on Sept. 3. The Project Health event coincided with the company’s announcement that it was changing its corporate name to CVS Health, had removed tobacco products from its store shelves and was launching a national smoking-cessation program. The health-risk screenings included blood pressure, Body Mass Index, glucose and cholesterol. more
As the Newport International Boat Show enters its 44th year, the hope among organizers is attendance and sales will signal a rising tide capable of lifting the economic fortunes of the Ocean State boating industry. more
U.S. retail sales this holiday season may rise the most in three years as the improving employment picture gives more shoppers the means to splurge on gifts, the National Retail Federation said. more
When the U.S. retail sales report drops on Wednesday, there are a number of things you want to pay close attention to. One of those isn’t the headline number. more
After selling pagers for about three years, Ray Leung started working with the company that would become Wireless Zone in 1996. It’s been a profitable partnership for Cumberland’s Leung. He’s now president of CRMS Inc., which owns 12 Wireless Zone businesses, including four in Rhode Island. At right is Leung, at the Taunton Ave. Wireless Zone store in East Providence, with store manager Brad Lavoie. more
A slowdown in global growth, resulting in plunging commodity prices, is prompting U.S. companies to say the glass is half empty. American consumers see it as half full. more
«constant ****SDLq»The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.” – Thomas Jefferson. more
The team at Providence’s G-Form LLC last year almost couldn’t believe what they were seeing: an in-match photo of Neymar, one of the world’s most popular soccer players and soon-to-be-star of the World Cup, rolling down his sock to reveal shin guards featuring the company’s bright yellow signature hardening gel cells. What made the image surprising was that G-Form, at the time known for bicycle knee pads and heavy-duty iPhone cases, didn’t market soccer equipment. more
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