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Small Business
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Rhode Island's slow climb from the economic basement it fell into during the Great Recession has lagged neighboring states' recoveries, but most regional business owners are optimistic about the direction the state is heading in, according to … more
Fred Magnanimi was working as an investment banker in New York City in 2013 when his brother became ill and died from leukemia. To honor his brother, who was poised to take over the family business of jewelry manufacturing, Magnanimi … more
Thomas J. Lydon started Bardon's Water Services & Technologies Inc. out of his apartment in 1985. It has grown into a multistate business with annual sales exceeding $2 million. Lydon, formerly a chief engineer for the Federal Aviation … more
One of the state's leading restaurant rows is undergoing some changes that might be called "Rhode Island style." This is not a reference to red, white or clear chowder – the latter referred to primarily by Connecticut chowder aficionados – or … more
Gracie's restaurant in Providence and Pamfilio's Catering and Deli in Cumberland have come up with team-building exercises designed to please the palate while tapping into the corporate-outings market. Newport Hospitality offers its … more
The pitch: Providence Fit Body Boot Camp is a results-driven and energetic-fitness and fat-loss workout program that includes motivation, accountability and dynamic resistance training. We offer programs with the shortest amount of time … more
EAST PROVIDENCE – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. last week announced that it had acquired First Connecticut Insurance Inc. of Bristol, Conn. The agency will relocate into Starkweather's Bristol, Conn., office in the near future. … more
WARREN – The former controller for Ava Anderson Non Toxic last week was charged with felony embezzlement. Robert Anderson, 59, of North Providence, is free on personal recognizance after appearing in Sixth Division District Court. He is … more
The yearly count of SBA-backed loans came out last week, and the picture it paints is not a pretty one. From before the Great Recession, through its depths and now in the Ocean State's weak recovery, it is clear that less and less capital … more
TAUNTON – The Massachusetts-based South Eastern Economic Development Corp. is targeting Rhode Island companies with new loan offerings in the wake of receiving $1 million through a new state-funded small-business loan program. The … more
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