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Every few months it seems there’s another list giving Providence thumbs up or down compared to other cities nationally. Like nightlife, good food? Visit Providence. Need a job? Don’t limit your search to the capital city. more
The predecessor of Warwick’s Secure Future Tech Solutions built its reputation on providing “break and fix” computer-repair services. The rise in security threats and demand for services to combat them has grown so much in recent years that company President Eric M. Shorr decided in February that the firm’s old name, PC Troubleshooters, no longer fit its focus. “We’re protecting our clients’ futures by making sure they have a secure network, good backups and reliable systems,” said Shorr, above right, with bench technician Scott Robinson. more
Here are two words that customers love to hear: “free” and “discount.” But for a small business, those words can be dangerous. more
Even if you’ve never heard of A4 Architecture Inc. of Newport, you may be familiar with some of founder Ross Sinclair Cann’s work. more
It used to be that nothing ever happened at the restaurant on a Monday. The first day of the workweek for most of us was commonly accepted as the default day off for chefs and restaurateurs. Hungry diners were hard-pressed to find an open eatery, save for the diner which never closed or the hotel dining room or coffee shop. more
A new website has been launched to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at locally owned businesses – buylocalri.org. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced this month that the 2015 Rhode Island Economic Summit: The Future of Small Business will be held on Friday, Jan. 9 at Bryant University, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more
Officials will gather Nov. 25 at the Pawtuxet Village Bridge to show their support in advance of Small Business Saturday. more
Michael J. Black had a problem in 2011 that no president of a sign-manufacturing company wants to have: the signs he was shipping couldn’t make it to customers without being damaged. more
Maybe it’s just me, but several times this past week I’ve been frustrated by annoying lapses in service at businesses I frequent often. I was overcharged and promised a quick fix that never happened. I came to pick up an order and waited forever while the clerk helped someone else who’d come in after me. And in another case, my detailed explanation of how a split order should be handled seemed to mean nothing. more
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