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Don’t charge employers for workers on welfare

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., is all set to propose legislation that proposes to put a tax on large businesses with employees who receive benefits...

Most read stories on PBN.com, June 2018

1. 2018 40 under Forty winners chosen POSTED ONLINE: JUNE 8. Providence Business News has chosen the winners for its 14th 40 Under Forty program,...
PINNACLE LOGISTICS will cease cargo operations in at T.F. Green Airport on July 31, the R.I. Airport Corp. confirmed Friday. / COURTESY THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pinnacle Logistics to leave T.F. Green, ceasing Amazon related shipping business...

WARWICK – Pinnacle Logistics LLC will cease operations at T.F. Green Airport on July 31, the R.I. Airport Corp. confirmed Friday, laying off 149...
CVS' STOCK PRICES JUMPED on a report that Amazon.com Inc. had shelved plans to ship prescription drugs for now. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

Amazon effect works in reverse as CVS investors get over fears

NEW YORK - CVS Health Corp., along with rival drugstores and drug distributors, rallied after a report that Amazon.com Inc. had shelved plans to...
A RENDERING of a glass-laden Superman Building in the Commerce RI Amazon HQ2 pitch. / COURTESY COMMERCE RI

R.I. releases most details of Amazon HQ2 pitch

PROVIDENCE -The R.I. Commerce Corp. released its Amazon HQ2 Request For Proposals response Friday on its website, Rhode Island for Amazon.Commerce RI redacted the amount...

Cities need more workers, not jobs

A funny thing happened after Amazon invited cities to compete for its second North American headquarters. Somehow other corporations got the idea that they...
SCOTT PETERSON is the vice president of U.S. tax policy and government relations for tax automation software company Avalara, based in Seattle. / COURTESY ALAVARA

Five Questions With: Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson, the vice president of U.S. tax policy and government relations for tax automation software company Avalara, based in Seattle, discusses a recent...

How low will retail go?

It’s hard to find anyone optimistic about the future of conventional retail as internet giants such as Amazon continue to accumulate customers. But where’s...

Marketing and sales: 5 ways to make 2018 your best year...

• Try something new.In their “Habits Across the Lifespan” study, Duke University researchers found nearly half of human behaviors are habit-based, regardless of age....

Surviving the retail apocalypse

Retail dies when based solely on the concept of visiting a store for a commodity item. To thrive in today’s market and emerge from...
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