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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
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
When does a blizzard progress from a costly storm to a legitimate disaster? Rhode Island will soon find out. The damage wreaked by the January blizzard, the three-day storm that began Jan. … more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse is practicing what it teaches. more
Happy new year! Or … is it? more
When Johnna A. Pezzullo and Lynne A. Haughey met in 1987, they were both nurses at the Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence. more
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