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TEXTRON REPORTED A $563 million profit in the third quarter, largely due to the $410 million post-tax gain from selling its Tools & Test Equipment product line. / COURTESY TEXTRON

Textron Q3 profit jumps on product line sale, revenue declines

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported a $563 million net income for the third quarter, or $2.26 per diluted share, a 254 percent increase from...
IN ITS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF DECLINE, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September per the R.I. Dept. of Labor and Training. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Slow, steady decline in unemployment stretches into September

PROVIDENCE – Continuing its slow and steady decline, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September,...

New law holds further ID theft protection for elders

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has announced a new layer of protection aimed at reducing the numbers of elder identity theft...

Five Questions With: Justin Marshall

Justin Marshall, a digital marketing specialist with Brave River Solutions in Warwick, spoke to Providence Business News about search engine optimization, or SEO, and...

Pell Center to host cybersecurity half-day conference Oct. 17

NEWPORT – The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University will host a National Cyber-Security Awareness Month event on...

EforAll South Coast names winners of Healthy Community pitch contest

FALL RIVER – Business-accelerator group EforAll South Coast has named the winners of its recent Healthy Community pitch contest, in which judges heard from...

Tech Collective to celebrate 10 years of Women in Tech...

PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective will celebrate 10 years of its Women in Tech programs on Tuesday, Oct. 23, with an interactive keynote speech and...

Tech Collective announces 2018 Tech10 Award winners

PROVIDENCE – Eighteen individuals will be honored by Tech Collective with 2018 Tech10 Awards, the technology association announced Tuesday.Victor Fay-Wolfe, a computer scientist at...
TEXTRON AVIATION has entered into an agreement to provide up to 325 aircraft to NetJets, a private aviation company. Above, the Cessna Citation Longitude, one of the planes that Textron will provide to NetJets. / COURTESY TEXTRON INC.

Textron reaches agreement to sell NetJets up to 325 aircraft

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. has reached a deal to sell up to 325 aircraft over the next 10 to 15 years to NetJets Inc.,...
Brian Boyle has been in training design and development for nearly two decades, but a recent experience in a small-business growth program kicked his project into another gear, with the expectation that it will grow its client base 40 percent in the last quarter of 2018. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Move beyond the day to day and capitalize on the extraordinary

Brian Boyle | CrossTrainer founderMy growth plan began with an ordinary conversation at a wedding in 2016. I mentioned to a guy that I...
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