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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 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 - 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. 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...
THE S&P 500 Index closed at the lowest level since early February while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 459 points Monday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Tech rout sinks stocks as lines of defense crumble

NEW YORK - The deepening rout in once high-flying technology shares sent U.S. stocks tumbling to start the second quarter, as fresh presidential criticism...
WALMART IS EXPERIMENTING with a number of ways to bring down its health care costs, including setting up accountable care organizations at many of its employment centers, where the retailer buys care directly from providers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Amazon isn’t only retail giant trying to remake health care

NEW YORK – Inc. says it wants to remake health care for its workers. But its biggest rival is beating it to the...
BOTH PASSENGER AND CARGO traffic at T.F. Green Airport in November increased year over year. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green passenger and cargo traffic continue upswing in Nov.

WARWICK – T.F. Green Airport has been getting busier. Passenger traffic at T.F. Green in November rose 21.5 percent year over year to 374,265 enplaned...

Health stocks, including CVS, slump as Amazon-led group unveils efficiency plans

WILMINGTON, Del. – Health care stocks plunged after three companies led by Internet giant Inc. said they plan to collaborate on developing ways...
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