Hhgregg: Making its move into local electronics market (Roanoke Times)
When Hhgregg, an electronics and appliance retailer, opens in March at Valley View, will it be able to pull shoppers away from bigger competitors?
Big losses force sale of ice park. Sale could mean end to UVa. hockey club (Daily Progress)
The owners of the Charlottesville Ice Park are putting the Downtown Mall anchor up for sale and it will likely close later this year unless a buyer comes along.
The Self-Employed Push to Repeal the ‘Health-Care Tax'(Business Week)
Nine million self-employed workers essentially pay a tax on health-insurance premiums. It’s a relatively simple fix, but it amounts to billions in federal revenue
First-Time Owners Find Management Comes With Headaches (WSJ)
At some point, business owners typically need help to grow, Mr. Marram says, and that means hiring staff, delegating responsibilities, and learning to be effective managers. For the inexperienced, those management duties can be challenging, depressing and sometimes plain awkward.
Cool College Start-ups 2010 (Inc.)
College campuses across the country have lately become start-up hot spots. Here’s a second annual list of the students who are inventing the future.