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Gail Cavanaugh is a business consultant and life-insurance agent based in Portsmouth. A specialist in retailer and merchant services, Cavanaugh talked with Providence Business News about the security – or lack thereof – with the new EMV chips (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) found on credit cards and how retailers should be dealing with the costs associated with buying new EMV equipment. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 2 cents this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
McDonald’s Corp., which replaced its CEO last year with the hope of turning around sales, plans to significantly increase its investment in digital endeavors, including self-serve kiosks and a mobile-ordering application. more
Companies in September added the fewest number of workers in five months, showing the labor market is cooling after strong gains for much of this year, data from the ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
Sports Authority Inc., still seeking a buyer, has no current plan to liquidate, a lawyer for the bankrupt retailer said. more
The maker of Titleist golf balls is teeing up an IPO. more
Tiffany & Co., the luxury jewelry retailer, gave a forecast for earnings this year that trailed analysts’ estimates as the sluggish global economy hurts sales. more
Lobbying spending in the United States has stagnated at a little over $3 billion a year ever since the 2008 financial crisis (thanks in part to changes in lobbying rules). But the rankings of lobbying’s big spenders have shifted, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-profit research group. more
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