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TRAFFIC AND CARGO at T.F. Green Airport both increased year over year in June. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green traffic rises 18.2% in June

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport in June increased 18.2 percent year over year to 387,916 total passengers, according to the most recent...

Don’t blame Amazon, Apple for today’s expensive market

The highest-valued stock in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, based on this year’s expected earnings, is not Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc. or any...
AMAZON.COM is already putting pricing pressure on retail pharmacy store-brand medications at CVS Health and Walgreens, competition that will only intensify as the online giant integrates its recent purchase of PillPack. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SARA HYLTON

Amazon is already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills

NEW YORK – As pharmacy chains await Amazon.com Inc.’s entry into the prescription-drug market, the online retail giant is already undercutting them for non-prescription...
AMAZON.COM has agreed to purchase Boston-based PillPack, allowing the online retail giant to enter the pharmacy business directly. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack purchase and...

NEW YORK – Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to buy the online pharmacy startup PillPack, jumping into the health care business with a deal that will...
PASSENGER TRAFFIC at T.F. Green Airport increased 22.5 percent year over year in April to 392,862 passengers, largely due to the introduction of discount airline options which were not operating in April 2017. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green traffic continues increase in April on discount airline traffic

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport in April totaled 392,862, a 22.5 percent increase from April 2017’s 320,804 passengers, according to the most...

Online retailers can be forced to collect tax, high court rules

NEW YORK - The U.S. Supreme Court freed states and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers...
A NEW JOINT HEALTH VENTURE for Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will be headquartered in Boston and be run by Atul Gawande. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Dimon, Bezos, Buffett tap Harvard’s Gawande for health firm

NEW YORK - Atul Gawande, a surgeon and journalist who has written extensively about the U.S. failure to grapple with rising health care spending,...
AMAZON ANNOUNCED that it is adding 2,000 more jobs at its panned offices in the Boston Seaport District / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL BERMAN

Amazon to expand Boston technology hub with 2,000 new jobs

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. said it’s hiring 2,000 people in Boston, expanding an existing technology hub that focuses on everything from machine learning...
AMAZON.COM INC., already a lender to small businesses, is now in early discussions to create a product for retail customers similar to checking accounts. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG

Amazon checking-account threat puts regional banks on defensive

NEW YORK - America’s regional banks are preparing to defend their turf.Amazon.com Inc., already a lender to small businesses, is now in early discussions to...

Can too much transparency hinder economic development?

There’s a running debate between the state and some outside parties about how much information related to luring business here should be shared with...
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