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Convention Center demand was strong through 2000

With a hit TV show, internationally acclaimed colleges, a growing arts scene and designations from several media outlets as a leading place to live...

Affordable health care coverage worries business locally, nationally

Affordable health care coverage is among the top concerns not just for Rhode Island’s small business people, but for business owners nationwide. According to the...

Ingenuity, persistence, skill spell firm’s success

Laura Grimes sits surrounded by lockets, compacts, lipstick cases and findings, and even though she grew up with her father’s jewelry manufacturing business, the...

New retailers fuel optimistic outlook despite dismal May sales

The expansion of several national chains in our region and continued recovery mark the retail calendar as it hits mid-year. Sales at general merchandise, department...

J&W to open Charlotte campus, consolidate two other campus

Johnson & Wales University expects to invest $82 million to develop a new campus in Charlotte, N.C., where classes are slated to begin in...

ATMs being adapted for varied, complex functions

Things like checking the latest headlines, keeping an eye on the markets, trolling for music downloads and purchasing theater tickets are pretty typical home-computer...

Plenty of money at the top, studies show

Executives and those providing services in high demand will see the greatest salary increases this year among workers, according to recent studies. Chief executive officers...
Lori Wood works on a porch.

Builder’s attention to details, deadlines produces quality homes

Company: Bill Smith Building Company Owner: Bill Smith Location: Wakefield Employees: Two Year founded: 1997 Type of business: New construction Annual revenues: WND As anyone who has gone through the house-building...
Michael B. Dressler

Porino’s has a recipe for success and growth

Company: Porino’s Gourmet Foods Owner: Michael B. Dressler Location: 300 Rand St., Central Falls Employees: 17 to 20, depending on season Year founded: 1985 Type of business: Manufacturer of...

Technical education flourishes in Woonsocket

The Woonsocket Area Career & Technical Center (WACTC) has been awarded PrintED accreditation in five areas of its graphic communication/arts and printing program. Only the...
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