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GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Walmart Supports St. Pius V School’s Growing Gardeners Club

Walmart is helping children at St. Pius V School learn how to maintain, harvest, and expand a full raised vegetable and flower garden.

NEWPORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Collaborating with international leaders

This month, I was honored to attend the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations in New York where international leaders addressed poverty, equality, housing and homelessness.

14 transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island have between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There were 14 transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Shipments of household appliance manufacturing climb 4 percent in August

Shipments for household appliance manufacturing increased $68 million, or 4 percent, to $1.8 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in October.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report $12.7 billion in November sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in November 2019 were $12.7 billion.

U.S. transit and ground passenger transportation services report $1 billion in revenue for Q2 2019

Revenue for transit and ground passenger transportation services across the U.S. was $1 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019.

70 transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 70 transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

47 finance and insurance businesses in Providence County have between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There were 47 finance and insurance businesses in Providence County zip codes that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report 3.4 percent increase in year-over-year November inventories

Inventories held by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in November were valued at $27.8 billion, an increase of 3.4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

17 retail trade businesses in 2896 have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 17 retail trade businesses in Rhode Island ZIP code 2896 that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

12 real estate, rental and leasing businesses in 2896 have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 12 real estate, rental and leasing businesses in Rhode Island ZIP code 2896 that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Nine transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island have between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were nine transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

13 transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 13 transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report $70.4 billion in November inventories

Inventories held by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in November 2019 were valued at $70.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Residents receiving food stamps in May down 0.4% from previous month

About 149,735 Rhode Island residents were on food stamp rolls in May 2019, a decrease of 0.4 percent from the previous month, according to data obtained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

U.S. transit and ground passenger transportation services report 1.7% change in revenue from Q3 2019 to Q3 2018

Revenue for transit and ground passenger transportation services across the U.S. was $1 billion for the 3rd quarter of 2019, a 1.7 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report $9.5 billion in November inventories

Inventories held by paper and paper products wholesalers in November 2019 were valued at $9.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Seven transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island have between 100 and 249 employees in 2016

There were seven transit and ground passenger transportation businesses in Rhode Island that had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Shipments of electrical equipment manufacturing fall 3.7 percent in August

Shipments for electrical equipment manufacturing decreased $118 million, or 3.7 percent, to $3.1 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in October.

U.S. transportation and warehousing services report 1.2% change in revenue from Q3 2019 to Q3 2018

Revenue for transportation and warehousing services across the U.S. was $249.4 billion for the 3rd quarter of 2019, a 1.2 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018.

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