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Small Business
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More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. more
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, CEO of Women's Care and of WELH 88.1 FM, Latino Public Radio, is a community leader and participant in many civic and charitable organizations. He is past chairman of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals in … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. recently made loans totaling $759,000 to two Rhode Island small businesses, which are slated to create 11 new jobs. more
Citizens Bank last week launched a new business checking account service, claiming a quarter of all small business owners comingle company and personal finances. more
1What is Buy Local RI and how is the Rhode Island Foundation involved? Buy Local RI is a campaign to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at local businesses. We strive to build a strong economy and vibrant community by promoting locally owned … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
The couple loved certain wines made by small, family vineyards from Long Island to upstate New York to Napa Valley. But those labels could not be found on Rhode Island retail shelves or restaurant menus. So Jesse Sgro and Anne Sage opened a … more
A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
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