It was mid-March 2015 when Jeremy Duffy woke up at 5 a.m. to a text on his cellphone that showed two images of a burning manufacturing building in Providence.
He was shocked.
For the preceding eight months, the building at 498 …
Private industry costs for employee compensation in the Northeast were highest among the four national regions in September at $39.06 per hour, the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
Acknowledging that economic development goes beyond creation of jobs to nurturing new skills in existing employees, banking and government leaders on Wednesday celebrated employees who recently completed industry-requested courses created through a state grant.
The idea that clients are looking for pieces to last a lifetime drives the design behind the leather wallets, bags, briefcases and general accessories handcrafted by Lotuff Leather.
"Our clients are looking for slow fashion, not fast …
The millennial generation is a tough nut to crack, but 34 University of Rhode Island marketing students have taken on the challenge of broadening car-manufacturer Acura's popularity among 21- to 35-year-olds.
Using the generation's …
The R.I. State Retirement Commission last month decided to cut its roughly $1 billion investment into hedge funds in half, saying the asset has underperformed and cost the state too much in fees over the last five years.
The precarious …