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If you've ever had anything custom-made, you know how satisfying the experience can be. Whether it's a new house, a bespoke shirt or even a special sandwich, getting exactly what you ordered is gratifying. That's why I think we should … more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
To the Editor: I read with great interest Massachusetts Bankers President Dan Forte's comments on the credit union industry and must set the record straight. The bulk of Forte's comments surround the issue of credit unions being … more
The political purpose behind the proposals to combat gun violence that Hillary Clinton introduced last week may be to outflank her top rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders. On this issue, he's been a shrinking violet. But … more
"MORE TOYS," Armando DeDona observed, as he cut open the shrink-wrapped hoses and heat exchanger delivered one September evening to Long Live Beerworks, the newest among a small but growing list of packaging craft breweries in the state. … more
Companies used to view their marketing efforts as a sales funnel. In this traditional model, a company would first try to get as many people into this funnel as possible. They would then push their prospects through stages of awareness, familiarity, … more
From an early age, the glimmer of vintage jewelry captured Loren Barham's attention, but the link between artistry and entrepreneurship wasn't always clear to her. "My aunt gave me a little jewelry-making kit when I was 12, with natural … more
Two basic questions with big consequences for workers and employers: "Do I have the right investment mix for my retirement goals? Which investment options should I include in the retirement plan I'd like to offer my employees?" But how many … more
Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, started her … more
More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. more
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