Providence Business News http://ripr.org en The Bottom Line: RI EDC’s Long-Term Solutions For Economic Growth http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-ri-edc-s-long-term-solutions-economic-growth <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Marcel Valois. They discuss the EDC’s long-term and short-term plans to spark economic growth, and the agency’s future after January 1<sup>st</sup> when legislative changes reshape the agency.</p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:02:12 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 25228 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: RI EDC’s Long-Term Solutions For Economic Growth The Bottom Line: Survey Finds RI Businesses Optimistic http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-survey-finds-ri-businesses-optimistic <p>Rhode Island businesses say they&#39;re optimistic about the state&#39;s economy and their own prospects, though they&#39;re not yet confident enough to make major capital investments.</p><p></p><p>That&#39;s according to a new survey, as RIPR host Dave Fallon learns from Providence Business News&#39; Mark Murphy in this week&#39;s Bottom Line.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Dave Fallon 22718 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Survey Finds RI Businesses Optimistic The Bottom Line: The Secret to Luring Conventions to Providence http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-secret-luring-conventions-providence <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p></p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Kristin McGrath, VP of Sales with the Providence/Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau. Their discussion centers on Providence as an increasingly popular destination for conventions and festivals, like the gathering of HP Lovecraft fans taking place this weekend.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 19:53:54 +0000 Dave Fallon 20557 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: The Secret to Luring Conventions to Providence The Bottom Line: Creating a Major Water Authority http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-creating-major-water-authority <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 21:07:05 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 16168 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Creating a Major Water Authority The Bottom Line: The State of Manufacturing http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-state-manufacturing <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Bill McCourt, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association. They probe into a comprehensive survey of Rhode Island manufacturers on what manufacturers are seeking, the state of modern manufacturing, and what will be done with the findings.</p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 21:24:00 +0000 Dave Fallon 15782 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: The State of Manufacturing The Bottom Line: What's Next for the Superman Building? http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-whats-next-superman-building <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday it looks at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Grow Smart Rhode Island executive director Scott Wolf. They discuss proposals for the Superman Building, the costs of such development, &nbsp;urban residential living and trends in downtown office buildings.</p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p><p>You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50pm.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 20:11:00 +0000 Dave Fallon 14969 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: What's Next for the Superman Building? The Bottom Line: Women in Leadership http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-women-leadership <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday it looks at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Kati Machtley, director of the Women’s Summit at Bryant University about the changing themes in leadership and what the speakers of this year’s summit bring to the table.</p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p><p>You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50pm.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 11212 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Women in Leadership The Bottom Line: Restaurant Week http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-restaurant-week <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday it looks at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Robert I. Burke, proprietor of the Pot au Feu restaurant in Providence. They discuss “Restaurant Week”, the value of Johnson &amp; Whales, and how the industry is changing to accommodate younger diners.</p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 8764 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Restaurant Week