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Small Business
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It's no big secret that small businesses rule in Rhode Island. That's not to say big businesses play small roles, but with 96,166 small businesses employing more than half the state's private workforce – or 221,636 people – in 2012, the … more
Friday at 5 p.m. is perhaps the most popular time of the workweek. But at the Providence office of Robinson & Cole LLP, it's not popular for the same reason – time to go home – as at many other places. At the downtown law firm, … more
The average restaurant works with 300 ingredients. Most of them do not rate being included in a menu description by a creative chef. The ones that do are usually worthy of details that reflect their origin, heritage, style, taste or other unique … more
Henry A. “Bud” Violet is president of the Providence-based Ocean State Business Development Authority. He talks with Providence Business News about a new 504 refinancing program approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration last month. more
In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
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
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