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As the business of environmental assessment and remediation has changed over the past 30 years, Resource Controls has evolved as well, becoming more involved in solving problems that can make site development difficult. more
Small-business owners are more optimistic about their growth and earnings prospects now than at any time since 2006. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, which has tracked business owner optimism for decades, American small businesses may finally be shaking off the effects of the Great Recession. more
I am sitting here on my train ride to Boston, finally getting an opportunity to read a recent copy of Providence Business News, and wanted to say that the Cary Collins piece (“Rhody makeover: Focus on 21st-century industries,” Nov. 17, 2015), really hit home for me. more
For nearly two decades the once-booming East Coast butterfish market has been dormant. But that could change. In the past two years NOAA Fisheries has begun raising the butterfish quota. Rhode Island fishermen and fish sellers, including Glenn Goodwin, co-owner of SeaFreeze Ltd., are now looking for ways to reclaim a lost market. Above, Goodwin stands alongside the take-out chute at SeaFreeze Shoreside in Narragansett. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
How do you respond to your customers’ words and barriers? more
When Ava Anderson was 14 years old she became highly concerned with the listed ingredients she found in her personal-care products. more
Most small businesses do some kind of marketing or advertising. But not many have a detailed marketing plan for how they intend to go about it. more
As a 14-year-old teenager, Ava Anderson became concerned about chemicals in personal-care products she and her family used. She got rid of the products but didn’t stop there. In 2009, she formed Ava Anderson Non Toxic with her brother, Frohman, and their mother, Kim. Anderson, pictured above, is now a student at Babson College, in Wellesley, Mass. And her direct-sales business employs 45 people in an East Providence manufacturing center that produces 11 different types of products, including for skin care. more
Max Brickle, president of the Brickle Group, a holding company, oversees the trading and manufacturing of diversified textiles. more
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