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About 12 years ago, Bryant University officials began working on developing educational exchanges with China, which was showing signs of explosive economic growth. The school already had made the decision it wanted to have an international … more
Kevin Tracy is senior vice president and market executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He recently hosted a breakfast presentation at Quonset Development Corp. to talk with business owners about how they can grow through the import and export business, touching on subjects including tax implications, financing trade and how to leverage the supply chain in Rhode Island. more
Traditionally, economists think of themselves as policy advisers. Politicians and their appointees make the laws, levy the taxes, set the regulations, make spending decisions and chart the course of monetary policy; economists stand at their side, … more
Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership launched the Manufacturing Innovation Challenge today at World Trade Day at Bryant University, announcing that more than $1 million will be available to qualifying Rhode Island manufacturers. more
ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of Providence, is seeking a state bond issue that would enable it to expand and accept cargo from ships that require ports with refrigeration capacity. more
The U.S. trade gap shrank in September to a seven-month low, reflecting declining purchases of foreign fuel as the world’s largest economy continued its drive toward energy independence. more
The opening of North Atlantic Distribution Inc.’s newest auto processing facility at the Port of Davisville was celebrated Friday by state and congressional leaders. more
Considering the success and renown built by the family company now known as Taco Comfort Solutions, it's perhaps surprising to hear Chairman John Hazen White Jr. say that he's not a businessman. The company's considerable growth, capped by … more
Orders for U.S. durable goods climbed less than forecast in March as demand for capital equipment remained weak, a sign that a diminished growth outlook is impeding investment. more
Despite Leslie Taito's preference "to fly under the radar," her leadership positions put her in the limelight. Since joining Hope Global more than two years ago, Taito has made her mark on the 133-year-old, Cumberland-based manufacturing company … more
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