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DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP reported first-quarter profit of $50.2 million. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Dunkin’ Brands Group nets $50.2M in Q1

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., parent company of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins brands, reported profit of $50.2 million in the...
FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS Ltd. signed an agreement to buy the Canadian unit of Toys “R” Us Inc. for about $237 million. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JASON ALDEN

Fairfax agrees on deal to keep Toys `R’ Us Canada unit...

NEW YORK - Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., the investment firm run by billionaire Prem Watsa, signed an agreement to buy the Canadian unit of...

Reports of retail’s death premature

Earlier this month, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., reacted to news of rising mall vacancies by calling for help for the “millions of workers who...
CVS ANNOUNCED a new tool for its retail pharmacists to help patients save money on prescription drugs. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

CVS announces program aimed at lowering prescription drugs costs

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. announced a new program Wednesday designed to save its customers money on prescription drugs.The CVS Pharmacy Rx Savings Finder...
GGP INC., owner of the Providence Mall and the second-largest U.S. mall landlord, agreed Monday to be taken over by a unit of Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Mall mergers accelerate with buyout of GGP, Providence Place landlord

NEW YORK - As the age of Amazon takes its toll on retailers, mall owners are finding it may be better not to confront the...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA vetoed a city ordinance amendment what would limit the use of single-use plastic bags on the grounds that it would inordinately affect low-income families. Elorza called for more community engagement and said he still supports the reduction of the use of plastic bags. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Elorza vetoes single-use plastic bag ban for now, requests more community...

PROVIDENCE – Saying that it would inordinately affect low-income families, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday vetoed a city ordinance amendment that would...
OCEAN STATE JOB LOT will hold its 10th annual "Savings 911" discount week from March 22-28, providing first responders and public safety professionals with a 25 percent discount. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE JOB LOT

Ocean State Job Lot to hold 10th annual ‘Savings 911’ discount...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean State Job Lot is offering first responders and public safety professionals a 25 percent discount at any of its retail...

Toys R Us is said to miss vendor payments as woes...

NEW YORK – Toys R Us Inc. has missed payments to some suppliers in recent days as the U.S. division heads toward a likely...
CVS HEALTH CORP. PRESIDENT AND CEO Larry J. Merlo has vaulted the first hurdle in makiing the proposed CVS Health-Aetna merge a reality, as shareholders of both companies voted to approve the combination Tuesday. / COURTESY CVS HEALTH

CVS, Aetna shareholders approve merger

WOONSOCKET – By overwhelming margins, the shareholders of CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. approved the proposed merger of the retail pharmacy and benefits...
CVS HEALTH AND AETNA shareholders are voting Tuesday to approve the merger of the two companies. If the votes approve the deal, it still reuires regulatory approval to be completed. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS, Aetna shareholders voting Tuesday on merger

WOONSOCKET – Shareholders of CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. are voting Tuesday to approve the proposed merger between the retail pharmacy and benefits...
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