Providence Business Journal: The startup Rhode Island residents are most looking to create

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The pandemic has caused enough of an upheaval in the job market that new business starts have reached the highest rates in at least the past few decades.

In Rhode Island, fitness was the top search when residents researched potential business startups, according to a report issued Friday by SurePayroll, part of the payroll services company Paychex. The Ocean State shares that in common with two rural states: West Virginia and Wyoming.

Read the full article at the Providence Business Journal.


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