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The U.S. Small Business Administration said that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes in Kent, Providence and Washington counties as a result of the drought that began on July 1. more
Ann-Marie Harrington, founder and CEO of Embolden, took risks to start her own business 17 years ago, but didn’t ask for help as she grew that company. more
BOSTON – An amendment to a Massachusetts law set to go into effect Jan. 1 could limit small wineries’ abilities to ship directly to retailers, The Boston Globe reported last week. more
One of the nice things about running your own business is that you can take a tax deduction for 50 percent of expenses related to entertaining clients, customers or employees. There are, of course, rules. For example, you can deduct entertainment expenses only if they are both “ordinary” and “necessary” and meet one of two tests: the “directly related” test or the “associated test.” more
Across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, Arden Engineering Constructors has worked on heating and air conditioning, fire-protection sprinkler systems and other mechanical engineering systems. Their clients include businesses big and small, hospitals and universities, said President and CEO Robert Bolton. more
If you want to gain NEW self-confidence, look for OLD information. Old is often new. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for entrepreneurs according to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. more
Elmwood Sports owner Steve Moracco expanded his cramped screen-printing operation at his Cranston business with the help of a $150,000 loan through Bank Rhode Island. It was one of a growing number of federally backed loans in Rhode Island and nationwide last fiscal year. more
Four of Secure Future Tech Solutions’ business clients were attacked within a month this fall by CryptoWall – malware that appropriates computer data and tries to extort a ransom for it, said company President Eric M. Shorr. more
Most business owners and startup entrepreneurs know that their survival and success depends on maintaining a competitive advantage of some kind. more
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