Greetings —   As we approach the holiday season, we want to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop local and shop locally online. Today, Rhode Island Commerce has partnered with Visual Thrive, the creators of, to promote in-state businesses to Rhode Islanders.    It is free to participate and to be listed in the directory — just upload your information HERE. features listings, images, social media links, and special sale information for Rhode Island businesses. Customers can even search by neighborhood or zip code.
Please feel free to share this invite broadly within your business community. If you have any questions, please click here. We appreciate all you are doing to stay healthy and productive this shopping season.   We wish you a safe and successful holiday season.   Sincerely, Rhode Island Commerce