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Empire Prototype Inc. President Jason Enos picked an exciting time in the field of prototyping to go into business for himself. more
Business owners are barraged with rules and requirements for safeguarding customer information and protecting consumer privacy. And stories of data or privacy breaches seem to be in the news constantly. more
Nathan Kuznar, 9, gets an unexpected visit from Spiderman on Oct. 8 at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Kuznar and other young patients at the Providence hospital received visits from outside their room windows from workers of Warwick’s Fish Window Cleaning. It was the second visit to the hospital by the workers dressed as superheroes. more
Robin Moorehead and her husband, Gary, in 2002 packed up their embroidery business, put it in a trailer behind their recreation vehicle and hit the road to follow the fans of an unusual circuit: the … more
"Match.com for the employer and job seeker" is the way Chris Shepherd, founder of The Guide, describes his online employment portal. The Web-based platform, www.jointheguide.com, does not rely upon keyword searches within resumes the way … more
Freight brokers Fred Deschamps and Eric Broomfield say they chose the word "beacon" as part of their company name three years ago to "shine a light" on an otherwise "shady" industry. "Our goal is to be a beacon in a sea of darkness," said … more
On an island where many businesses are seasonal, the HeART Space Community Art Center on Block Island intends to provide a year-round outlet for artists and residents. Opened in March by Paige Gaffett and Felicia Cinquegrana, a weaver and … more
At its peak, Applied Radar Inc. employed 35 people and conducted 90 percent of its business with the U.S. military. But in the last five years, military spending overall has declined, forcing the technology research and development company to … more
COFFEE IS THE SECRET WEAPON in many a morning routine. It's also the inspiration for a Rhode Island business that is using a coffee-based extract to power its natural skin care line. … more
Industrial remnants have become raw materials for two sisters, whose interior-design gallery, Silver Hippopotamus, makes beautiful objects out of worn castoffs. Beth Scanlon Melfi, an … more
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