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Possible blues club in Jackson Ward

Possible blues club in Jackson Ward

Richmond BizSense May 15, 2008 0

According to a Times-Dispatch story, a developer wants to turn the historic Hippodrome Theater in Jackson Ward into a blues club of sorts. Don’t plan on going to a live blues concert just yet.

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A business workout

A business workout

Aaron Kremer May 13, 2008 0

This is where Rocky would train if he was from Richmond instead of Philly. No fancy, Drago-style Nautilus machines. No ab-flex roller bought from a TV special. No bikes for spinning class, no bench

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The Pipeline: Businesses on the move 6.09.08

The Pipeline: Businesses on the move 6.09.08

Aaron Kremer May 9, 2008 0

Thalhimer reported the following deals: Ruth & Ollie has leased 3,867 sq.ft. at 3445 W. Cary Street in Richmond and plans on opening July 14th. The furniture store currently operates in a smaller store

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Eat your own cooking says local hedge fund

Eat your own cooking says local hedge fund

Aaron Kremer May 6, 2008 0

Sometimes there’s a nugget of wisdom in even the corniest business cliché. Take “Eat your own cooking.” If a chef won’t touch the clam chowder, most likely the patron should lay off, too. (Insert

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Snag an award

Snag an award

Richmond BizSense May 5, 2008 0

Ohh the irony: Snagajob and its posse of hip .coms have slaughtered the cash cow formerly known as newspaper help wanted ads. Yet, the company has relied on the mainstream media to promote the

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Ad Report Card: The lady in the tub

Ad Report Card: The lady in the tub

Aaron Kremer May 1, 2008 0

This ad scores where most fail: it draws our attention. But do the ad’s creators, the local firm Becker and Calliott, rely a little too heavily on sex appeal

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Health care is area’s largest private employer

Health care is area’s largest private employer

Aaron Kremer April 22, 2008 0

Health care is now the largest private employer in the Richmond area, according to the Times-Dispatch’s Top 50 Employer story. VCU Health Systems ranked as the No. 1 private employer for the first time.

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Qimonda to cut 10% of global workforce

Qimonda to cut 10% of global workforce

Richmond BizSense April 22, 2008 0

Struggling computer chip maker Qimonda will layoff 10% of its global workforce, according to Reuters, which may include cuts at the company’s North American plant in Sandston. The company has not confirmed cuts, but

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Virginia college savings plans best in class

Virginia college savings plans best in class

Richmond BizSense April 17, 2008 0

Virginia’s college savings plans ranked as some of the best in the nation by Morningstar, which examines diversification, fees, flexibility, and the underlying funds of the plans. According to the research firm’s recent report,

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BlockCity?

BlockCity?

Richmond BizSense April 17, 2008 0

The movie-rental chain Blockbuster announced this week that it wants to buy Circuit City for more than $1 billion. What sort of movie would this be? A horror film? Maybe a romantic comedy? Blockbuster

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