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After advancing slightly in last year’s ranking, Rhode Island dropped once again to dead last in CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business 2014 report. The 2014 ranking represents the third time in the last four years that Rhode Island came in at No. 50 in the CNBC report, which scored all 50 states on 56 measures of economic competitiveness. more
Robert Romano has always worked in the service industry, so being both the CEO of Coutu Bros. Moving and Storage and the guy who runs the forklift in his new storage warehouse doesn’t faze him. more
Negotiating is something that every business owner and entrepreneur does on a regular basis. Whether it’s a deal with a vendor, a client, an investor or superstar employee you’re trying to hire, negotiating skills come in handy all the time. more
Engineer Jim Crowshaw sits at a scanning electron microscope Lincoln-based Tanury Industries uses for many tasks, including reverse engineering and surface analysis. Standing is company Chairman Tom Tanury. The business began in 1946 plating jewelry and has expanded its capabilities to include gold-plating interiors of corporate jets and creating unique, durable finishes for eyeglass frames. more
Social media has become second nature for many small-business owners and startup entrepreneurs. Business owners spend significant time – and sometimes money as well – seeking fans, likes and followers on all kinds of social platforms, from Facebook and Twitter, to LinkedIn, Quora, Tumblr and Pinterest, among others. more
It’s mushroom season in South County. Not wild mushrooms, which in New England emerge when the weather chills in autumn, but the cultivated oysters, shitakes, maitakes and pioppinos springing from the greenhouses of RI Mushroom Co. LLC in South Kingstown. more
Small businesses would be able to write off capital purchases more quickly under a $73.1 billion tax reduction passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse is practicing what it teaches. more
When Ken Bertram, president of Herrick & White Architectural Woodworkers, first heard that he was in contention for an entrepreneurial-excellence award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, it came as more than just a surprise. more
The R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has issued policy guidelines for the appropriate use of social media and social networking in medical practice. more
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