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August 21, 2017

Business

Newport’s BedJet is Revolutionizing the Sleep Industry

Brick Market in Downtown Newport: home of boutique clothing stores, small eateries, Newport memorabilia shops, and… a globally renowned sleep technology start-up that’s currently out-engineering, out-innovating and outselling the billion-dollar brands in the mattress industry.   That’s right. Quietly nestled among the shops in Goddard Row is the headquarters of BedJet, founded by Newport resident

Rhode Island Is 2017’s 4th Worst State to Start a Business, Says WalletHub Study

With President Donald Trump proposing to slash the corporate tax rate to 15 percent while startup activity trends upward for three years in a row and reaches pre-Recession levels, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis identifying 2017’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business. To determine the most fertile grounds for planting and

Grow Smart RI Celebrates 2017 Smart Growth Award Winners

Albert P. Valliere, Jr. vice president and chairman of Nation Wide Construction, will receive Grow Smart RI’s Outstanding Smart Growth Leader Award at Grow Smart RI’s annual awards celebration on Tuesday at the Stadium Theater in Woonsocket. Valliere is among eight individuals and organizations that will be honored for their contributions on providing sustainable and

‘Craft for Causes’ and Tedeschi Trucks Band Tap Narragansett Brewery for Wheels of Soul Tour PPAC Date

Providence, RI  — Craft For Causes, a non-profit dedicated to bringing together the booming craft brew industry with live music in support of charitable causes, has announced its first full-scale, national initiative. This summer, Tedeschi Trucks Band will roll its Wheels of Soul Tour into 20 cities across America including a stop at the Providence