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In marketing, your first question should always be the same: Who is your customer? A shocking proportion of companies don't have an answer to this question, despite the fact that understanding your customer is one of the most fundamental principles … more
Rhode Island has one of the highest percentages of Latino-owned businesses in New England, but many of these entrepreneurs report challenges in gaining access to capital and resources that could help their business grow, according to a new report by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
PROVIDENCE – More than $13 million is owed in back taxes by individuals in Rhode Island, and another $17 million by businesses, according to lists recently released by the state Division of Taxation. The state agency listed the top 100 … more
A brown and orange dress sewn in seventh grade home-economics class was the first completed project Suzanne Mancini remembers feeling pride in crafting herself. "It was the 1970s," she said, laughing at the color scheme. After … more
Interior designer Nancy Taylor, founder and principal designer at Taylor Interior Design, took a circuitous route to entrepreneurship. At 17, she trained as a nurse during a time when only a handful of professions were open to women. … more
1 What inspired you to write "Rhode Island's Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History?" The idea came from the University of Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Center, Coastal Institute, and Sea Grant, and I was honored that they chose me as … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
Consumer demand for the high-performance, refined WaterRower Inc. rowing machine keeps two shifts of workers employed daily at its Warren manufacturing plant. The manufacturing process runs from 7 a.m. to midnight, consisting of … more
ATW Companies is hoping a $15,000 Manufacturing Innovation Challenge Grant will help them expand their metal manufacturing into two new markets: higher-capacity pistol magazines and 3D metal printing. The Warwick-based firm is one of 32 … more
One of Rhode Island's best-kept secrets is how fertile this state is for new companies seeking a hospitable business environment in which to grow. After winning the Rhode Island Business Competition two years ago I learned firsthand about … more
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