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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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#1 Dad

#1 Dad

Aaron Kremer April 15, 2008 0

Sean McGlynn wasn’t so sure he wanted to start working with his dad again. The 37-year old tried that once before, and it didn’t turn out so well. Of course, that was immediately after

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Circuit City + Block buster =

Circuit City + Block buster =

Aaron Kremer April 15, 2008 0

So Blockbuster wants to buy Circuit City. What sort of movie would this be. A horror film? Maybe a romantic comedy? Blockbuster has been trying to swoon Circuit City with love letters, and now

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T-D looks in the mirror

T-D looks in the mirror

Richmond BizSense April 14, 2008 0

Newspapers have a hard time covering themselves. On Sunday the T-D looked inward. John Reid Blackwell, wrote about the mighty struggles at the paper’s parent, Media General. “In the past two decades, the company’s

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Really easy being green

Really easy being green

Richmond BizSense April 11, 2008 0

Virginia Business Magazine goes green for the April issue. (No, the paper doesn’t feel recycled, but the stories are all about the greening of businesses around the Commonwealth.) Like every piece ever written about

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