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Small Business
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People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
Curious about how the lobster gets from the ocean floor to the plate? A new business in Newport gives city visitors a hands-on demonstration of lobster trapping, explaining how they are caught, and adds the option of a steamed dinner at the end of … more
In July, Dean Warehouse Services Inc. added another location in Rhode Island, purchasing an empty, 175,000-square-foot building in the Hopkinton village of Ashaway. The site has already attracted interest from a Connecticut company with a … more
Mount Dream is an online network that aims to give would-be entrepreneurs a private source of consumer feedback on new or recently launched business ventures. "My goal is to be the first place people turn with their everyday ideas to see if … more
In 1995, shortly after incorporating, East Commerce Solutions Inc. began offering four-year contracts for credit card terminal services to merchants for $19.95 – $20 off the going rate. "I decided I was going to make less profit and give … more
Anniversaries come and go, but this month there is one that should be noted with some Rhody pride. Hope & Main is the Warren nonprofit, food-business incubator that opened last October, and it has been busy. In the last 12 months, more than … more
Kevin Hegarty loves being out on the water, so about 12 years ago he decided to take what he loves and make it into a business. 12 Meter Charters Inc., owned by Hegarty and Eli Massar, is a yacht charter company based in Newport that mostly … more
EAST PROVIDENCE – Thomas Parsons Kellogg III, president of ParsonsKellogg LLC, has been named Rhode Island's Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. ParsonsKellogg, a distributor of promotional … more
Justin Savage, CEO of EveryBill in East Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his firm, which specializes in Web-based enterprise payment management software for companies, and how … more
The Windsor chair, an iconic furniture design in New England, is more than it seems. In the eyes of designers, it scores well on many fronts. O&G Studio, a design and manufacturing business in Warren, took inspiration from the classic shape … more
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