Updated April 28 at 6:28pm
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The U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at the slowest pace in two years as American consumers reined in spending and companies tightened their belts in response to weak global financial conditions and a plunge in oil prices. more
Consumer confidence retreated more than forecast in April as Americans’ optimism about the outlook for the economy and employment waned. more
The owner of Providence Place mall plans to replace two levels of the vacant J.C. Penney Co. retail store with additional parking, part of an estimated $20 million renovation package that also will modernize the parking payment system for the mall. more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline is averaging $2.16 per gallon in Rhode Island, unchanged from last week, while the average price rose 4 cents to $2.13 in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
(Updated 11:47 a.m.) Hasbro Inc. and CVS Health Corp. each made the 2016 Best Corporate Citizens list by Corporate Responsibility magazine released this week. more
Sears Holdings Corp., the struggling retailer run by hedge fund investor Eddie Lampert, will shut almost 80 stores as part of a push to make the company profitable again. more
Thanks to a new partnership with a company called Curbside, CVS Health Corp. customers soon will be able to make mobile, in-app purchases from their local CVS Pharmacy and have those products delivered directly to them when they pull up to the store. more
The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty last week to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. more
Gasoline prices this week jumped 11 cents in Rhode Island and 8 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Hasbro Inc. rose as much as 5.4 percent in early trading after quarterly earnings topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by demand for “Star Wars”-licensed toys and its own Nerf and Play-Doh properties. more
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