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Hello: My name is …

Hello: My name is …

David Larter June 22, 2009 1

First Market Bank and Union Bankshares Corp., which merged at the end of March, have this week started brainstorming different names for the combined company

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VCU retail struggles to take hold on Broad

VCU retail struggles to take hold on Broad

Al Harris June 22, 2009 11

The rapid growth of VCU attracted a number of new businesses hoping to cash in on the expanding student body. But apparently students are a fickle bunch: Several businesses around campus have shuttered their

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Monday Q&A: Tact never loses value

Monday Q&A: Tact never loses value

Maya Smart June 22, 2009 0

Jacquelyn Small Thomas, owner of the Etiquette and Protocol School, says that recession be damned: Always reach for the bill when you invite someone, and if you drive a luxury car, don’t fret

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For Hire: Twitter and Facebook whiz

For Hire: Twitter and Facebook whiz

David Larter June 19, 2009 8

For the more than 60 PR and marketing firms in Richmond, it’s time to adapt, and quickly. A handful of local firms are betting that social networking is the lifeline, but that could

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Guest Opinion: The real deal on Twitter

Guest Opinion: The real deal on Twitter

John Lindner June 19, 2009 2

Important communications? Not necessarily. Quantifiable results? Not likely. But worthless for business? I’m not ready to go there yet

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The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 6.19.09

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 6.19.09

Al Harris June 19, 2009 2

Legacy Title & Closing leased 2,600 square feet at 4915 Radford Avenue in Henrico. Crystal Clear Water Treatment – Richmond, Inc., a water treatment contractor, leased 4,200 square feet in Henrico

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Hello, will you be my friend?

Hello, will you be my friend?

David Larter June 18, 2009 0

Welcome to the second installment of Richmond 2.0, an RBS series that explores how Richmond businesses use social networking. Today, it’s the websites LinkedIn and Facebook, where businesses are increasingly friending one another and

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Tougher runoff standards would slow growth

Tougher runoff standards would slow growth

Greg Pearson June 18, 2009 4

The state is seeking to reduce the amount of phosphorous runoff allowed by new developments, a measure that could limit the scope of new construction projects if it becomes law.

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Business Licenses 6.18.09

Business Licenses 6.18.09

David Larter June 18, 2009 0

The weekly haul of new business licenses. Best new company name this week: "Beautiful U"

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Web 2.0 has some Richmond businesses in a Twitter

Web 2.0 has some Richmond businesses in a Twitter

David Larter June 17, 2009 2

For all the talk about Web 2.0 “revolutionizing” business, professionals say the rules of blogging and Twitter are almost identical to those that apply to old-fashioned, face-to-face networking. In the first of a three-part

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