PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - It's no secret any Rhode Island companies are struggling in atough economy, but not The Foxy Lady in Providence. The strip clubis actually thriving and is looking to fill 25 to 30 positions.
The club is having a job fair Saturday. While management islooking to hire exotic dancers, it is also hiring managers,waitresses and other behind-the-scenes positions.
During an appearance on the John DePetroradio show Thursday morning, club co-owner Tom Tsoumas saidonce The Foxy Lady cut its drink prices to 1979 prices, businessstarted to pick up again.
With the state'sunemployment rate at 10.3 percent and climbling, Tsoumas saidhe's expecting to be shocked by the quality of applicants Saturday.Due to the economic downturn, he said many of the people who showup may have normally applied for more conventional jobs in thepast.
He also said in his experience, an increase in the adultentertainment business has been an indicator of recovery duringother economic downturns.
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