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Not many business owners strive to be second-rate. Most businesses at least pay lip service to a desire for being their customers’ or clients’ first choice. But all too often, their actions say otherwise. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. is offering low rates on loans for small businesses. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Mia A. Ackerman, D-Cumberland, has introduced a bill on behalf of Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts that would create a tax credit for small employers that implement a wellness program for employees. more
Moonworks President Jim Moon found business opportunity in the gutter. more
“It was one of those funny moments,” recalled Davide Dukcevich, one of the third generation of family members to lead Burrilville-based Daniele Inc., producers of gourmet charcuterie, or cured meat products. more
Three health insurers – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, UnitedHealthcare of New England, and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island – will offer a total of 28 health plans on the R.I. Health Benefits Exchange for the individual and small group markets beginning on Oct. 1. more
When Jennifer Bristol arrived at Mount Hope Farm as its executive director one year ago, she walked into a nonprofit long sustained by the good will of generations of Rhode Islanders who have called it among their favorite local spots. more
When it comes to using technology, one thing is clear: Small businesses that embrace it are growing faster than those that don’t. From mobile applications to social media, and cloud computing to data management, “new” ways of doing business centered around technology are taking hold and becoming the norm for millions of small and mid-sized firms nationwide. more
The Garage is the new, flexible structure for business strategy-sharing, inspiration and anticipated collaboration created by the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce to replace the orderly aisles of exhibitors that for two decades populated its erstwhile annual Business Expo. more
While new construction has yet to recover from the end of the real estate bubble, home improvement is thriving for companies like Woonsocket’s Moonworks that have the skills and reputation to attract new clients. President Jim Moon, pictured above, started the company in 1993 with a single product, gutter guards. He’s since grown the firm, which now employs 90, and its services. Moonworks also does roofs, installs replacement windows and, most recently, energy-efficiency retrofits. Gutters, however, are still the main product, accounting for roughly half of current sales. more
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