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Founder of Nasty Gal, $100 million online fashion retailer, recounts her twisted path to success. Portfolio ISBN 9781591847939 | $26.95 more
Gene Valicenti maintains a demanding schedule as both a nightly 6 p.m. WJAR-TV NBC 10 television news anchor and radio broadcaster on WPRO's "The News with Gene Valicenti." On the radio, his tagline is "Rhode Island's anchorman." What is … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation launched a statewide Buy Local campaign last week. "Buy Local RI" offers businesses and consumers a central website at www.buylocalri.org where merchants can market their products and services and … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
Skimming above the water heading south toward Block Island aboard the Ava Pearl, a high-speed catamaran, in mid-October, a line of offshore wind turbines begins to grow ever-larger on the horizon. The excitement among the nearly 100 passengers – … more
Dennis Watson financed his first solar system for a homeowner in California in 2009. For the next five years, he helped roughly 2,000 more homeowners with financing to own solar systems. The introduction to the solar industry would … more
A recent survey from Citizens Bank found that one-quarter of small-business owners are using their personal bank accounts for their companies, instead of opening a separate account dedicated to the business. This practice creates risk – … more
A family-based business composed of ingenious thinkers who know how to reinvent themselves to meet changing conditions. That's the formula that has kept New England Construction going strong, now in its second generation of leadership. … more
It turns out, strange as it sounds, that sharks like nuts. Who knew? That was good news in 2013 for three Providence-area entrepreneurs who were building a business that makes and sells high-protein nut butters, almond butters and protein powder. … more
Beta Group Inc., of Lincoln, started small – with three employees in 1982 – and it has continued to grow, taking a leap, for example, in mid-2012, when it acquired the landscape architecture firm Gates, Leighton & Associates, which became a new … more
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