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Tomas A. Avila knows how to help businesses get off the ground. He was a member of the R.I. Small Business Development Center for years, specializing in assisting Latinos move their ideas into business plans through programs that included Primer Paso, which received the Association of Small Business Development Centers’ 2007 ASBDC Rhode Island State Star. more
Roger Williams University senior Willem Delventhal last summer decided to say farewell to a friend in a quirky, unconventional way, which turned into an award-winning business idea. more
Lisa Marie Mattiello, owner of Pranzi Catering & Events, likes to boast there’s no challenge her company can’t handle. From birthday parties to corporate receptions, they do it all. more
Tired of constantly chasing after clients or customers? Are you relying too much on current clients to send new business your way through referrals? more
PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, the state’s industry association for information technology and bioscience, has named its 2014 Tech10 Award recipients. more
If you want to gain NEW self-confidence, look for OLD information. Old is often new. more
After selling pagers for about three years, Ray Leung started working with the company that would become Wireless Zone in 1996. It’s been a profitable partnership for Cumberland’s Leung. He’s now president of CRMS Inc., which owns 12 Wireless Zone businesses, including four in Rhode Island. At right is Leung, at the Taunton Ave. Wireless Zone store in East Providence, with store manager Brad Lavoie. more
What business owners need to know about changes in health care laws, corporate income and estate tax codes, the potential for a federal Internet tax and a new electronic unemployment claims process will be the focus of the PBN Summit on Government Regulations & Business Nov. 6. more
Setting goals. Generating ideas. Making plans. Gathering information. These things are all important to a business owner or entrepreneur with aspirations. But they won’t get you where you want to go without one more vital ingredient: Execution. more
When John Wood and his wife, Alexandra “Aly” Marks-Wood, bought property in Portsmouth, built a new 3,000-square-foot building and bought equipment to launch The Green Grocer, they had no way of knowing their new business would face the layers of challenges added by the financial crisis that became known as the Great Recession. more
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