Sunday, October 17, 2021



TIFFANY & CO. reported that third quarter net earnings were $94.9 million, a 5.6 percent decline year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Tiffany plunges as growth slows on weak Chinese tourist spending

NEW YORK - Tiffany & Co.’s revitalization efforts hit a snag in the third quarter as the luxury jeweler reported lower spending by tourists,...

Woodworker Manufacturing Days highlights field for students

CUMBERLAND – An invitation-only Manufacturing Days event for the next generation of woodworkers and machinery technicians was held Nov. 5 at Herrick & White...

Waters Corp. retains Maynard firm for expansion of manufacturing facility

TAUNTON – Waters Corp. has retained JM Coull of Maynard, Mass., for an expansion of its manufacturing facility in Taunton. The company is making a...
UNITED STATES factory orders for business equipment were weak in October for a third straight month. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Orders for U.S. business equipment trailed forecasts in Oct.

NEW YORK - Orders placed with United States factories for business equipment were weak in October for a third straight month, another sign that...
RHODE ISLAND'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continued to fall in October to 3.8 percent. October 2018 marks the sixth month of declines for the measure, declining 0.7 percentage points year over year. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Steady unemployment declines continue into Oct.

PROVIDENCE – In its sixth month of either 0.2 or 0.1 percentage point dips, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continued its decline...

Five Questions With: Linda Pearson

Blockchain is a buzzword in business, and a valuable tool in transparency for manufacturers and others. Linda Pearson is principal at Sansiveri, Kimball &...

Seltzer, soda maker rolls out new labels by Pawtucket artist

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Yacht Club Bottling Works is introducing new, individually unique labels for its 33 seltzer and soda flavors, the company announced, complete...
RUBIUS THERAPEUTICS reported a $26.4 million loss for the third quarter. The company does not yet generate revenue.

Rubius reports $26.4M loss for Q3

PROVIDENCE – Cambridge, Mass.-headquartered Rubius Therapeutics Inc. announced a $26.4 million net loss for the third quarter of 2018 Tuesday. The company reported an...
THE PRODUCER-PRICE INDEX in the U.S. increased 2.9 percent in October. The month-to-month PPI increase of 0.6 percent was the largest upswing since 2012. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Producer prices in U.S. increase in Oct. by most since 2012

NEW YORK - United States producer prices rose more than forecast in October for the biggest jump in six years on broad gains in...
POLARIS MEP has expanded the services it offers manufacturers, as well as the service partners it works with, to include marketing and sales, strategic planning, organizational development and cybersecurity.

Polaris MEP expands services for manufacturers

PROVIDENCE – Polaris MEP is expanding its services to include marketing and sales, strategic planning, organizational development, and cybersecurity, the nonprofit announced Thursday. The expanded...

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