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For nearly two decades the once-booming East Coast butterfish market has been dormant. But that could change. In the past two years NOAA Fisheries has begun raising the butterfish quota. Rhode Island fishermen and fish sellers, including Glenn Goodwin, co-owner of SeaFreeze Ltd., are now looking for ways to reclaim a lost market. Above, Goodwin stands alongside the take-out chute at SeaFreeze Shoreside in Narragansett. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
How do you respond to your customers’ words and barriers? more
When Ava Anderson was 14 years old she became highly concerned with the listed ingredients she found in her personal-care products. more
Most small businesses do some kind of marketing or advertising. But not many have a detailed marketing plan for how they intend to go about it. more
As a 14-year-old teenager, Ava Anderson became concerned about chemicals in personal-care products she and her family used. She got rid of the products but didn’t stop there. In 2009, she formed Ava Anderson Non Toxic with her brother, Frohman, and their mother, Kim. Anderson, pictured above, is now a student at Babson College, in Wellesley, Mass. And her direct-sales business employs 45 people in an East Providence manufacturing center that produces 11 different types of products, including for skin care. more
Max Brickle, president of the Brickle Group, a holding company, oversees the trading and manufacturing of diversified textiles. more
Ross Nelson of Cox Business has been elected chairman of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. more
The Top 5 Rhode Island SBA Lenders, ranked by number of 2013-2014 loans. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
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