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Small Business
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A smaller percentage of Rhode Island small-business owners view social media as an effective tool for customer engagement compared with business owners nationwide, according to the 2014 Cox Business Barometer released Monday. more
Small businesses would be able to write off capital purchases more quickly under a $73.1 billion tax reduction passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives. more
When Ken Bertram, president of Herrick & White Architectural Woodworkers, first heard that he was in contention for an entrepreneurial-excellence award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, it came as more than just a surprise. more
Roy Nascimento has served Massachusetts’ South Coast business community for more than eight years as president and CEO of the Greater New Bedford Chamber of Commerce. more
Betaspring hosted more than 300 community supporters, investors and Betaspring alumni Thursday for an open house introducing the accelerator’s spring 2014 class of startups. more
National Grid and CVS Caremark Corp. have partnered with Roger Williams University to announce a sponsorship for select minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses to participate in an RWU program to assist them in soliciting business. more
Two Rhode Island businesses, D&E Concrete Solutions LLC and Prisere LLC, were among 102 winners of The American Small Business Championship sponsored by Score and Sam’s Club. more
As a 14-year-old teenager, Ava Anderson became concerned about chemicals in personal-care products she and her family used. She got rid of the products but didn’t stop there. In 2009, she formed Ava Anderson Non Toxic with her brother, Frohman, and their mother, Kim. Anderson, pictured above, is now a student at Babson College, in Wellesley, Mass. And her direct-sales business employs 45 people in an East Providence manufacturing center that produces 11 different types of products, including for skin care. more
Judges for this year’s Rhode Island Business Plan Competition have narrowed the field of competitors to seven who will compete as finalists in the 2014 contest. more
A great many business owners talk about the importance of customer service. But few have actually succeeded in building a business that’s truly service oriented. more
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