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Nondurable manufacturing industry Q1 net sales down 2%

The nondurable manufacturing industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 2 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Bank Rhode Island in Providence last evaluated by feds in 2017

Bank Rhode Island in Providence, Rhode Island received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Oct. 16, 2017.

Manufacturing industry Q1 net sales up 0.7%

The manufacturing industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 0.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Banknewport in Newport last evaluated by feds in 2016

Banknewport in Newport, Rhode Island received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on April 25, 2016.

Food industry Q1 net sales down 4.4%

The food industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 4.4 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beverage and tobacco products industry Q1 net sales up 5.9%

The beverage and tobacco products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 5.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Rhode Island ranks 20th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Rhode Island finished 20th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Expands CarePass Program Nationwide

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced that this week, customers will be able to enroll in CarePass at participating CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide, or online at CVS.com/carepass.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Providence Journal Announces New Advertising Leadership

The Providence Journal­­­, Rhode Island’s leading news organization, has appointed two new sales executives to lead the organization’s advertising sales division and to help local businesses navigate the increasingly complex media landscape.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry Q1 net sales down 3.6%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 3.6 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Home Loan Investment Bank, F.S.B. in Warwick last evaluated by feds in 2016

Home Loan Investment Bank, F.S.B. in Warwick, Rhode Island received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on July 25, 2016.

Apparel and leather products industry Q1 net sales up 3.2%

The apparel and leather products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 3.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Which college ice hockey program grossed the most in Rhode Island

Providence College, Brown University and Salve Regina University top the list of highest grossing men's college ice hockey programs in Rhode Island in 2016

Food industry reports $158.9 billion in Q1 net sales

The food industry had $158.9 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Printing and related support activities industry Q1 net sales up 1.4%

The printing and related support activities industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 1.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper industry Q1 net sales down 2.7%

The paper industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 2.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chemicals industry Q1 net sales down 0.3%

The chemicals industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 0.3 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and coal products industry Q1 net sales down 3.6%

The petroleum and coal products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 3.6 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beverage and tobacco products industry reports $46.7 billion in Q1 net sales

The beverage and tobacco products industry had $46.7 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report $13 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $13 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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