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Coutu Bros. Movers acquires North Kingstown competitor

WARWICK — JMR Holdings Inc., operating as Coutu Bros. Movers, has purchased a North Kingstown moving company. The combined fleet and personnel will double...
Dan Gertrudes founded GrowthLab five years ago with Steven Byler, now president, managing partner and chief operating officer. The Providence-based company works with startups on growth plans and this year hired several new staffers. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Create culture of risk-taking

Dan Gertrudes | GrowthLab Financial Services Inc.CEO and managing partner As business leaders, our goal is to generate growth and to continuously innovate. As business...

Nixon Peabody’s success in creating diversity comes from the top

PBN Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019 LEGAL SERVICES: Nixon Peabody LLP NIXON PEABODY LLP’s focus on employing an inclusive staff from diverse backgrounds is no...
MAN OF NOTE: Joel Hanks, far right, a bassist in a Sublime cover band called Badfish, has launched Providence Music Group, a boutique management agency. The other members of Badfish are, from left, Scott Begin and Patrick Downes. / COURTESY CHAD MARTEL

Rock ’n’ rock band member launches R.I. boutique agency to manage...

Driving the breadth of the country to perform in rock ’n’ roll shows, booking venues for gigs, managing every aspect of a touring music...

Why not try honorary ambassadors?

The late Robert J. Healey Jr. endeared himself to many Rhode Islanders during three unsuccessful runs for lieutenant governor, primarily on a platform of...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has announced the return of the #ThinkPVD campaign for 2019. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Will you make a point to shop local during the holiday...

The holiday shopping season is underway. One of the signature local kickoff events, Small Business Saturday Shop RI, will be held Nov. 30 at...
RIPTA CEO Scott Avedisian, at a stop at Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence. He says feedback from riders on the state’s plan to create multiple bus hubs in downtown Providence has been mixed. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY

Don’t try to satisfy everyone with downtown transit plan

In trying to serve all interests with its plan to create multiple bus hubs in downtown Providence, the R.I. Department of Transportation is in...
PAPER PUSHERS: David Spencer, right, CEO of Atlantic Paper & Supply, talks with sales representative Sean Borek. Spencer runs the company with his wife, Lisa, whose grandfather started the business in the 1940s. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

In digital age, paper-goods supplier is modern, but ‘still old-fashioned’

The third-generation family business, Atlantic Paper & Supply, has adapted through the years to changing methods of distribution and waning demand for some of...

Long honored for nonprofit work

NICHOLAS TROTT LONG, a Little Compton-based attorney, recently received the 2019 Dorothy Lohmann Community Service Award from the Rhode Island Bar Association. The award...
RJP PACKAGING has acquired Legacy Supply Inc. in Fall River.

RJP Packaging acquires Legacy Supply in Fall River

PAWTUCKET – The recent acquisition of Fall River-based Legacy Supply Inc. by RJP Packaging LLC is the company’s third acquisition since its founding in...
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