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A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
An epicurean tour of New England cuisine is available through a new business, Newport Food Tours, which takes diners on a five-restaurant, two-hour spin through the harbor city. Marie Larsen Mechtaly and her husband, Mehdi, launched the … more
There was a time when E.F. O'Donnell & Sons Co. Inc. was known for painting and refinishing commercial office space. Before that, most of its work was painting new bridge components on Rhode Island highways. But for the past 30 years, … more
David C. Baud knows if he does unbelievable work on 99.9 percent of a job, the chances are that his client could get hung up on the 0.1 percent that wasn't up to snuff. That's why he aims for the clients of his family-owned construction … more
Mark DeStefano worked in the boating business for nearly three decades before a friend turned him onto the electric-biking business. Last July, DeStefano opened the doors to Pedego Rhode Island, an electric-bike shop at 227 Thames St. in … more
With All My Heart Child Care Inc. received the 2015 New Bedford Area Small Business of the Year Award this week from the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and BankFive. more
Rhode Island business owners are divided over whether or not the $2.89 tipped minimum wage should be raised. The issue is before the General Assembly in the forms of companion Senate and House bills sponsored by numerous legislators, with … more
Much of New England was privy to one of the most dramatic family-business power struggles in recent history last summer when the Demoulas family publicly fought for control over the popular Massachusetts-based grocery chain Market Basket Inc. … more
Designxri introduces and connects Rhode Island designers to the world. Co-founded on that premise by director Lisa Carnevale, left above, and a number of board members, the nonprofit incorporated Aug. 1, 2014 and the following month … more
James "Bud" Heaton was a teacher-turned-contractor in 1992 when he switched careers for a second time, seeing an opportunity in anchors, waterproof paint and nylon rope. The veteran sailor and boater knew that Newport's only marine-supply … more
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