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Freight brokers Fred Deschamps and Eric Broomfield say they chose the word "beacon" as part of their company name three years ago to "shine a light" on an otherwise "shady" industry. "Our goal is to be a beacon in a sea of darkness," said … more
If a manager sits back and listens, and is deliberative in a meeting in which her colleagues are more forceful with their comments, is she displaying weakness? And if a company values leadership, and wants to promote managers who are … more
Nominations are being accepted for the seventh annual 2015 SCORE Awards on Sept. 17 that will recognize successful American small business owners and nonprofit organizations. more
On an island where many businesses are seasonal, the HeART Space Community Art Center on Block Island intends to provide a year-round outlet for artists and residents. Opened in March by Paige Gaffett and Felicia Cinquegrana, a weaver and … more
(Updated 1:26 p.m.) The Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loans hit their annual lending cap of $18.75 billion this week, and the agency has instituted a waiting list for new loans as a result, The Business Journals reported. more
At its peak, Applied Radar Inc. employed 35 people and conducted 90 percent of its business with the U.S. military. But in the last five years, military spending overall has declined, forcing the technology research and development company to … more
COFFEE IS THE SECRET WEAPON in many a morning routine. It's also the inspiration for a Rhode Island business that is using a coffee-based extract to power its natural skin care line. … more
Industrial remnants have become raw materials for two sisters, whose interior-design gallery, Silver Hippopotamus, makes beautiful objects out of worn castoffs. Beth Scanlon Melfi, an … more
When does a blizzard progress from a costly storm to a legitimate disaster? Rhode Island will soon find out. The damage wreaked by the January blizzard, the three-day storm that began Jan. … more
Since the start of the year, more than 2,000 new businesses have registered with the R.I. Department of State. more
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