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The Smaller Business Association of New England, also known as SBANE, is calling for nominations for its 2015 New England Innovation Awards program. more
Elected officials, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, will meet with more than 150 small business owners, leaders and advocates during the 8th Annual Rhode Island Economic Summit Friday to discuss the state’s small business climate. more
Nearly three decades after Rhode Island law mandated that at least 10 percent of state contracts and purchase awards go to minority- or women-owned businesses, the Ocean State has not met its commitment. more
The brouhaha over National Grid’s rate increases for electricity is understandable. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
Happy new year! Or … is it? more
North Providence’s White Cross Pharmacy has grown into a third-generation, family-owned business serving clients in three states by constantly working to meet the changing needs of customers. From left, Beth Brown, business director; Robert J. Iacobucci, pharmacy director and Robert L. Iacobucci, company president and CEO, show off one of the latest examples, the Med Box. The containers hold all of a patient’s medications, which are organized for them by day and hour. The company’s clients include assisted-living facilities and group residential homes. more
A professional skater, an entrepreneur, a founder and executive director, Carolyn Drumm – with a little inspiration from Oprah Winfrey – is sharing her passion with those less fortunate. more
Nearly 100 percent of consumers search online for products and services, 91 percent have visited a store because of an online experience and 88 percent have been influenced by an online review. more
The “light bulb” moment for Foolproof Brewing founder Nick Garrison appeared during his honeymoon at a brew pub in Quebec. When his wife said, “Wouldn’t it be nice to own a place like this someday?” the then-Raytheon employee knew his future was sealed. Less than three years later, the Pawtucket company Garrison created from the foundation of his home-brewing hobby is one of the success stories of the growing Rhode Island craft-beer industry. more
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